Make Polyglot sidebar work with your custom theme

If you need to publish the work on your WordPress blog in two or more languages, there is a great chance that you will be using Polyglot. It is a great plugin, works nicely and allows to publish multiple translation of your texts. I tried to enable the language sidebar in my theme, but somehow things got weird (the list was misplaced). Digging through polyglot code, I found a way to fix this behavior. Just follow those few simple steps…

– Enter WordPress Administration Area
– Edit Polyglot Plugin ( Plugins -> Polyglot -> Edit).
– Look for widget_polyglot function (~ line no. 907)
– Look for this line of code

– Delete the class=”language_item” part from this line, which becomes

– Save your work

Polyglot won’t use its hardcoded style anymore. It will rely on current theme styles for printing the language list. Enjoy 😉