Adding locale Team (with Handbook)

This is the process the Polyglots Leadership team uses to create new localeLocale Locale = language version, often a combination of a language code and a region code, for instance es_MX denotes Spanish as it’s used in Mexico. A list of all locales supported by WordPress in team O2s on requests by users. To request a new team O2, please post a comment on

Add new Team O2 Add new Team O2

To create a new Team O2 go to:

  • The Global Site Network > Add New
  • Enter the lcoale code in the URLURL A specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL field
  • Enter a site title
  • Enter the default The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. email address for Admin Email
  • Select “Is the site a RosettaRosetta The code name of the theme for the local WordPress sites (eg. is a “Rosetta” site). All locale specific WordPress sites are referred to as “Rosetta sites.” The name was inspired from the ancient Rosetta Stone, which contained more or less the same text in three different languages. Team site?”

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Add Team Editors Add Team Editors

Go to the dashboard of the new site:

  • Go to Add Users
  • Add both users as Subscriber
  • Select the checkbox for not sending a confirmation email
  • Go to the Users list table
  •  Select both users
  • Use the “Change forum role to…” dropdown above the table to promote both as editors

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Add the Handbook Add the Handbook

(change fr-be to the correct Rosetta)

  • Activate the ‘Handbook’ pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party:
  • Create and publish a new page:
    (Just a title like ‘Handbook’ is sufficient)
  • Flush the permalinks: and ‘Save’
  • Visit and add under the ‘Handbook SidebarSidebar A sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme.’ the following 2 widgets:
    • Search
    • Handbook Pages
  • In the ‘Handbook Pages’ widgetWidget A WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user., tick the last box ‘List the home page’ and click ‘Save’ in that widget.
  • Check that the page is responding correctly: