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Language Settings

There are two different language settings here at WordPress.com: your Blog Language and the Interface Language.

If you’re looking to create a multilingual site, check out the information found here.

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Blog Language
Interface Language
Translating Your Site Interface & Admin Screens

Watch the video below for a quick overview of how it works, and read below for more examples and settings.

Blog Language

The Blog Language is the language in which you write your blog. Each blog has its own language setting, so if you have multiple blogs associated with your account, each one can have a different language setting.

This setting can be changed from your Site Settings page.

Select Blog Language

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Interface Language

The Interface Language is used to change the language throughout WordPress.com and is specific to each WordPress.com account (it does not change between blogs). There are many interface languages currently available. You can find out more on the Translate WordPress.com page. Here is a list of the popular languages on WordPress.com.

English
Español
Português do Brasil
Deutsch
Français
עִבְרִית
日本語
Italiano
Nederlands
Русский
Türkçe
Bahasa Indonesia
简体中文
繁體中文
한국어
العربية
Svenska

This setting can be found on your Account Settings page towards the bottom of the section.

Set Interface Language

Here is a gif showing all of the available languages:

Interface Language Options

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Translating Your Site Interface & Admin Screens

You may find that some elements of your dashboard and theme have not been fully translated. The full translation of WordPress.com is an ongoing process, and you can become a part of it. We appreciate your patience and assistance.

You can help translate WordPress.com themes into more than 100 languages. Learn how to get started on our translation portal site.

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