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WordPress is a state-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.

More simply, WordPress is what you use when you want to work with your blogging software, not fight it. In addition, you can now use your favourite web software in Canadian English.


The latest stable Canadian English release of WordPress is available in two formats from the links to your right.

What’s Next?
With our famous 5-minute installation, setting up WordPress for the first time is simple. And should you run into any trouble along the way, our support forums are a great resource, where seasoned WordPress experts volunteer their time to help you get the most out of your blog.

Upcoming WordCamps


To install this beautiful shiny new version from scratch visit the download section to the right on the homepage and grab a copy. Then follow the directions in the “Read Me” file.

If you already have WordPress installed (Pre 3.3), then you can use the automatic upgrade link to upgrade to the US English version of 3.3.

Once you have 3.3 then add the wp-contents/languages folder and its contents to your site, and in your wp-config.php file change wplang to en_CA. Also the version of Twenty Ten and Twenty Eleven that is included in the download contains the Canadian English language files. That’s it, you’re done.

WordPress is also available in US English and British English.


WordPress 4.0 “Benny”

September 4, 2014

The Canadian English version of WordPress 4.0 is now released! Official Notice from the Core team: Version 4.0 of WordPress, named “Benny” in honor of jazz clarinetist and bandleaderBenny Goodman, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. While 4.0 is just another number for us after 3.9 and before 4.1, we feel we’ve put a […]

WordPress 3.9 “Smith”

April 21, 2014

Version 3.9 of WordPress, named “Smith” in honor of jazz organist Jimmy Smith, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. This release features a number of refinements that we hope you’ll love. The full description of the update can be read on the official post.

WordPress 3.8 is Out!

December 12, 2013

After lots of work by many. WordPress 3.8 is out in Canadian English. Update your sites now! It will look amazing! You can also read the release notes here.

WordPress 3.7 “Basie” in Canadian English, Eh!

October 24, 2013

It is that time that we get to release a brand new major release of WordPress. There are a lot of changes in the backend, not that you should notice. WordPress 3.7 “Basie” Posted October 24, 2013 by Matt Mullenweg. Filed under Releases. Version 3.7 of WordPress, named “Basie” in honor of Count Basie, is available for download or update […]

Error in 3.6 Build

August 6, 2013

There was an error with the original build of the Canadian English 3.6 that was giving version 3.6-beta3-24485. I have fixed the build if you have the incorrect version then use the built-in updater now, or re-download on the right.

Long Weekend, Long Awaite WordPress 3.6 Released

August 1, 2013

Hello everyone, it is the Thursday before the long weekend across Canada, and the next edition of WordPress 3.6. It is named Oscar after the legendary preformer Oscar Peterson.

WordPress 3.5.2 – Security Release

June 21, 2013

Good day folks! The core WordPress team has released an important security release. Please update you sites now. If there are any problems with the update, post a comment here. Update: The post about the update is here https://wordpress.org/news/2013/06/wordpress-3-5-2/ There was an issue with the original file. It has been rebuilt and can be updated now.

Support Questions

March 3, 2013

I have been getting quite a few questions in the contact form. Here are the common questions and answers. 1. I lost my password: You can find help here Resetting Your Password « WordPress Codex or if you are using WordPress.com then try here Passwords — Support — WordPress.com 2. My site is not loading/working: Try to find […]

WordPress 3.5.1 Security Release

January 27, 2013

The new version of WordPress is out. You are encouraged to upgrade to the latest version now. Details are available on the main WordPress blog.

WordCamp Victoria 2013

January 6, 2013

The first Canadian WordCamp of 2013 is taking place in the far western region of Canada, Victoria BC. The event is set for January 12th at The University of Victoria. More details and registration can be found at http://2013.victoria.wordcamp.org.