Using IndicIME plugin, you can very easily write in 9 Indian scripts: Bengali(Assamese, Bengali, Manipuri), Devanagari(Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Sanskrit), Gujarati, Gurmukhi(Punjabi), Kannada, Malaylam, Oriya, Tamil and Telugu. It does not require any software download for writing in Indian script. Using this plugin, visitor can directly type in Indic script in search box or comment. Blog owner now can directly type title, tag, excerpts (in short everywhere) in his/her langauge of choice. If you need help in typing, a quick reference image is shown when clicked question mark icon.
Typing is extremely easy. Typing follows “The way you speak, the way you type” rule. It is called transliteration. For example, choose “Devanagari” from the script list and try to if you type “bhaarat”. You will see that depending on the key you pressed, it will automatically be converted into devanagari script. Half letters and special letters are also very easy to write. Try to type “prashna”, “karma” or “padma” and you will see how easy it is to type in your favourite language. For reference of English and Indian script character mapping, please refer to the help by clicking on help (/question mark) icon.
- Unzip the file on your local hard disk.
- Upload all files to BLOGROOT/wp-content/plugins directory.
- Activate via WordPress Plugins tab.
- Go to Settings(/Options) Menu > Indic IME for setting your preference
Make sure that in your theme, in footer.php file wp_footer() function call exists.