Different Admin and Theme Languages

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You can choose different admin and theme languages. By default, there’s only 1 language and it’s defined in the WordPress configuration files.

Instructions: Add the following code to the functions.php file of your WordPress theme.
Don’t define WPLANG in your wp-config.php file to put this code in action.

// setup one language for admin and the other for theme
// must be called before load_theme_textdomain()
function set_my_locale($locale) {
	$locale = ( is_admin() ) ? "en_US" : "it_IT";
	setlocale(LC_ALL, $local );
	return $locale;

add_filter( 'locale', 'set_my_locale' );

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