Canadian English Theme Translations

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The core WordPress project, have now opened up supported themes for translation into local languages. This has opened up thousands of new text strings to translate from US English to Canadian English.

If you would like to assist, then you can head on over to and start translating.

We will then review all submitted stings for accuracy. You can post a comment to this post of the themes you have contributed to.

WordPress 4.0 “Benny”

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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 little extra polish into it. This release brings you a smoother writing and management experience we think you’ll enjoy.

WordPress 3.9 “Smith”

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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!

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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!

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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 in your WordPress dashboard. This release features some of the most important architectural updates we’ve made to date. Here are the big ones:

  • Updates while you sleep: With WordPress 3.7, you don’t have to lift a finger to apply maintenance and security updates. Most sites are now able to automatically apply these updates in the background. The update process also has been made even more reliable and secure, with dozens of new checks and safeguards.
  • Stronger password recommendations: Your password is your site’s first line of defense. It’s best to create passwords that are complex, long, and unique. To that end, our password meter has been updated in WordPress 3.7 to recognize common mistakes that can weaken your password: dates, names, keyboard patterns (123456789), and even pop culture references.
  • Better global support: Localized versions of WordPress will receive faster and more complete translations. WordPress 3.7 adds support for automatically installing the right language files and keeping them up to date, a boon for the many millions who use WordPress in a language other than English.

For developers there are lots of options around how to control the new updates feature, including allowing it to handle major upgrades as well as minor ones, more sophisticated date query support, and multisite improvements. As always, if you’re hungry for more dive into the Codex or browse the over 400 closed tickets on Trac.

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Error in 3.6 Build

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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

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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

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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

There was an issue with the original file. It has been rebuilt and can be updated now.

Support Questions

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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 then try here Passwords — Support —

2. My site is not loading/working: Try to find your answer here

3. A WordPress site has information I want taken down. You need to contact the site owner or their web host. WordPress is open source software users can install on a web server, it is not hosted by us. If it is on a site then you should report it here A good resource on this topic is available here What Do You Do When Someone Steals Your Content « Lorelle on WordPress.

Also if it is a general support question and not specific to the Canadian English translation the there is a support forum at

WordPress 3.5.1 Security Release

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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.