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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.

And now you can use your favourite – yes, you read that correctly, favourite with a ‘u’ – web software in the Queen’s English, or something closer to it anyway.


Download the latest version from here, and you’ll have everything you need for a full WordPress installation which speaks (forgive us) proper English. You won’t need to change a thing: it’s all been done for you. Howzat!

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.

Download WordPress 4.3.1 .zip — 7.1 MB

Download .tar.gz — 6.5 MB

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For help with installing or using WordPress, consult our documentation in your language.



Installing this version of WordPress is the same as any other. Follow the instructions in the WordPress Codex, or see the “Read Me” file included in the download if you need a reminder. If you already have WordPress installed and would like to use the en_GB locale, follow the instructions to Manually Install Language Files from the WordPress codex.


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Update 2015-11-09: Note that since this was published four years ago, the technical aspects of translations have changed. Projects in GlotPress do need to be 100% translated for language packs to be deployed with core, plugins and themes. This post is kept for posterity. I thought it was time we got started on a “proper” […]


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