7.0 Translating the theme

This theme is very easy to translate as the .mo .po (pot) files are provided within the language sub folder of the theme.

In the main theme folder in wp-content/themes/onair you’ll find a “languages” folder.

It contains a model to translate the theme using Poedit or other .mo .po translation softwares.
1. Start up Poedit.

2. In Poedit goto File -> New from POT/PO file

3. Select and Open the pot file from the languages folder.

4. Enter your name, email address, your language and country (i.e. French fr_FR, German de_DE) to the setting form.

5. Click the Update button in the main Poedit UI.

6. Translate the strings you want to change, then save the file:
– For a plugin like filename-xx_XX.po with xx_XX for your language and country.
– For a theme xx_XX.po

Once done, remember to create click File > compile to MO

Via FTP upload both .po and .mo in the ‘languages’ folder of your theme, in your online website


7. In WordPress Admin,  settings -> general set the language of your country.

8. That’s it, go to your WordPress blog and see your translation in action.


Plugins translation:

Some strings are in a separate translation file, within each plugin’s folder.

Please remember to create the translation file of the plugin Theme Core. Its .pot file is in


– Save it as ttg-core-xx_XX.po with xx_XX for your language and country. Compile in .mo and upload both .mo and .po

For more information please visit: https://codex.wordpress.org/Translating_WordPress

You can download Poedit here: