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Filenames to latin

Sanitize filenames to latin during upload.

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Plugin sanitizes cyrillic (Ukrainian, Russian, Belorussian), German, French, Polish, Spanish, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Greek, Swedish, Finnish, Latvian, Estonian and other filenames to latin characters during upload. Plugin converts filenames to lowercase automatically.

List of sanitizing letters:

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Author webvitaly
Contributors webvitaly
Tags belorussian, cyrillic, czech, estonian, filename, finnish, french, german, greek, hungarian, latvian, media, mongolian, polish, Russian, sanitize, slovak, spanish, Swedish, ukrainian, upload
  1. filenames-to-latin screenshot 1

    filenames converted without and with the plugin

  1. Install plugin and activate it on the Plugins page
  2. Now your media filenames will be sanitized to latin automatically

2.5 - 2016-11-17

  • Added support for Mongolian language (thanks to Jeremy Skelton)
  • Added support for Slovak language (thanks to Corneliuscz)
  • Bugfixing and adding new special chars

2.4 - 2016-10-20

2.3 - 2016-10-16

  • Added support for Latvian language (thanks to Degi)

2.2 - 2016-06-05

2.1 - 2016-03-18

  • Minor changes and code refactoring
  • Published plugin to GitHub

2.0 - 2014-01-30

  • rewrite the plugin's code completely
  • combine 2 arrays of letters into 1 associative array for easier updating
  • add exceptions for some languages
  • added Swedish letters (thanks to Leah -

1.8 - 2014-01-08

  • added Greek letters (thanks to senortiago)

1.7 - 2013-07-24

  • minor changes

1.6 - 2013-03-02

  • added Czech letters (thanks to Jiri)

1.5 - 2013-01-13

  • fixed German letters (thanks to Bjoern)

1.4 - 2012-10-31

  • minor changes


  • added Hungarian letters


  • converting filenames to lowercase automatically


  • added Belorussian, German, Polish, Spanish and many other letters


  • initial release
Version 2.5

Requires WordPress version: 3.0 or higher

Compatible up to: 5.0

Last Updated 17 Nov 2016

Date Added: 02 Nov 2011

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