Language Website Tips

I always wanted to have a double language website, I did have one a few years ago when I found a good plugin called Xili language (I think) but then it was discontinued (as all the plugins for WordPress) so I decided to keep the English version and delete the Italian one.

But having an Italian version was always on my to do list, I tried other plugins but each one of them has flaws and I always ask: “will they keep up with new Wordpess version?”. So I decided to look for another way to have both languages.

At first I thought of stop using WordPress and start using Joomla since this “script” has a way to have a multi-language website, but I didn’t want to learn everything again, how to use it and how to code a theme, so I looked around a bit more.

At the end I opted for the multi-site version of WordPress. I think it’s the best way to have a multi-language website.

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WordPress Tips 2018

A few weeks ago, I coded my theme from scratch and I wanted to have my own emoticon like previously, but with the new WordPress I couldn’t without the same old plugin which wasn’t updated in years. Since I wanted to have up to date code, I tried a new one. But nothing. Reading online I discovered that now WordPress uses emoji, using scripts that are full of errors and making the website slow.

I tried to follow tutorials online but nothing worked…

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Screencapping with VLC Media Player

Sometimes I use screencaps from the WWW, but sometimes I need a specific scene or time frame longer than what I can find especially when i need to do animations, so I screencap with VLC Media Player. I used to use VirtualDub but it doesn’t work with Windows 10 and it wasn’t updated in a long time. But since I use VLC to watch my long list of Tv-shows, why not using it to screen capture?

So here What I do.

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