Tor-Björn Fjellner

GSM consultant with international experience. Specializing in Product and Project Management, Value Added Services and Number Portability.

Most commented posts

  1. Adjusting Google Analytics analytics.js (Universal analytics) for meaningful blog statistics — 6 comments
  2. Shaping Windows 8.1 and adding Russian custom phonetic layout — 2 comments
  3. Whatever you do, never activate your Trados Studio 2017 before trial period has ended! — 2 comments
  4. Surrounded by telecoms — 1 comments
  5. Bug report — 1 comments

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Slides from presentation about i18n in Athens on June 10 2023

So here are my slides for the presentation “Enable truly global use of your code – avoid the typical i18n pitfalls” that I made on June 10, 2023 at WordCamp Europe. Please share it with your developers, along with the link to my main article on typical i18n errors in WordPress. Watch or download the …

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Tobi’s talk on WordPress i18n (Internationalization) at WordCamp Europe 2023 in Athens

I’ll be giving a presentation at WordCamp Europe 2023! If you are at the venue, please come to Track 2 on Saturday morning (June 10th) at 11 o’clock local time. And ask all your developer friends to join you! You can also watch online via direct streaming, navigate to and find the right stream …

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Open message to the app developers for DIA, Condis, and more – you’re excluding customers arbitrarily

Screenshot from Google Play in the phone

I’m not able to install or use the DIA Club app or the Condis app. This is probably due to a simple misunderstanding from the app developers – They have indicated that their apps should be available for Spain. But this setting is used in a stricter way than they may expect. As a result, …

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Renfe discriminates foreigners

While at the hotel, I installed the Android app “Renfe Ticket” and bought my ticket. It worked all perfectly. But when I later needed to show this ticket in order to get on the train, the app complained that I had no connection to the internet. (However, everything else on the internet was working perfectly …

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Security is more that just https – just missed me as a customer

A few weeks ago “Thirst”, the newest book by Jo Nesbø, was released in Swedish. (It will be realeased in English tomorrow.) I wanted to buy it and found that one of the best prices was offered by By the way, if it wasn’t for a direct link from, I’d never found the …

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A good tool to get better quality in WordPress translations

First of all, a big “Thank you” to those of you, who have contributed and continues to contribute in making WordPress available in various languages, including Swedish. All translation of WordPress core, and most translations of plugins and themes are handled via the online platform GlotPress. Anyone is welcome to take part in this work. …

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Whatever you do, never activate your Trados Studio 2017 before trial period has ended!

Trados 2017 License expired

I just discovered a weird bug in Trados Studio 2017, and it may cost me 1-2 working days! I started using Trados Studio 2017 (and got it in trial mode mid November 2016. On December 14, when some 2-3 days remained of the trial period I decided to activate my copy. Everything worked fine. Since …

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Solved “Stream is offline” in facebook live preview

I spent several hours this morning trying to figure out why it didn’t work. I was attempting to stream video to facebook live from my Windows PC with OBS encoding software. The encoding software was happily transmitting to somewhere, but the facebook preview in the publishing tool kept on reading “OFFLINE – If your video …

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Now and then, I answer some questions over at Yahoo answers. Today, I noted an interesting thing. One of my answers suddenly had -1 comments! How could this ever happen? Well, I happen to know half of the story, so I can make up at least of part of the rest. There was one comment …

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Bug report

Hi there. I wanted to file a bug report, but couldn’t find any link for where to do it. So I post it here instead… I’ve been using unfriend finder on Chrome for a while, and it works reasonably well, although the intermediate ad page before reaching the useful interface is a bit exhausting (especially …

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