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Using an English WordPress install and publishing posts in Dutch? Those pesky English dates produced by <?php the_time(); ?> and <?php the_date(); ?> were getting on my nerves too, hence this plugin. Automatically converts english months and days (except for the initials, so far) to their dutch equivalent.


  1. Copy the mp_dutchdate.php file to your WordPress plugin directory.
  2. WordPress ‘Qoşmalar’ menyusundan qoşmanı aktivləşdir
  3. There you go!1. Copy the mp_dutchdate.php file to your WordPress plugin directory.
  4. WordPress ‘Qoşmalar’ menyusundan qoşmanı aktivləşdir
  5. There you go!


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  • 1.8 Added more filters as suggested by Marco Steinbrecher
  • 1.7 Cleaned up code, Edited readme.txt
  • 1.6 Repaired wrong translation of ‘March’ & translated months are now all lowercase. Fix by Kim Alders.
  • 1.5 added filter for get_comment_date(). To translate the comment date you’d need to swap <?php comment_date(); ?> with <?php echo get_comment_date(); ?> in your template files. Inspired by Kim Alders.
  • 1.4 Added translation for <?php the_modified_time(); ?>, <?php the_date();?> and <?php the_modified_date(); ?> template tags
  • 1.3 Previously omitted August > Augustus, corrected in this version. Now also removes st, nd and th.