TranslatePress – Translate Multilingual sites
Experience a better way to translate your WordPress site and go multilingual, directly from the front-end using a friendly user interface.
TranslatePress is a WordPress translation plugin that anyone can use.
The interface allows you to easily translate the entire page at once, including output from shortcodes, forms and page builders. It also works out of the box with WooCommerce.
Built the WordPress way, TranslatePress – Multilingual is a GPL and self hosted translation plugin, meaning you’ll own all your translations, forever. It’s the fastest way to create a bilingual or multilingual site.
Multilingual & Translation Features
Translate all your website content directly from the front-end, in a friendly user interface (translation displayed in real-time).
Fully compatible with all themes and plugins
Live preview of your translated pages, as you edit your translations.
Support for both manual and automatic translation (via Google Translate)
Ability to translate dynamic strings (gettext) added by WordPress, plugins and themes.
Integrates with Google Translate, allowing you to set up Automatic Translation using your own Google API key.
Translate larger html blocks by merging strings into translation blocks.
Select specific html blocks for translation using the css class translation-block.
<p class="translation-block">Translate <em>everything</em> inside</p>
Place language switchers anywhere using shortcode [language-switcher], WP menu item or as a floating dropdown.
Editorial control allowing you to publish your language only when all your translations are done
Conditional display content shortcode based on language [trp_language language=”en_US”] English content only [/trp_language]
Possibility to edit gettext strings from themes and plugins from english to english, without adding another language. Basically a string-replace functionality.
Translation Block feature in which you can translate multiple html elements together
Native Gutenberg support
Note: this WordPress translation plugin uses the Google Translation API to translate the strings on your site. This feature can be enabled or disabled according to your preferences.
Users with administrator rights have access to the following translate settings:
select default language of the website and one translation language, for bilingual sites
choose whether language switcher should display languages in their native names or English name
force custom links to open in current language
enable or disable url subdirectory for the default language
enable automatic translation via Google Translate
Powerful Translation Add-ons
TranslatePress – Multilingual has a range of premium Add-ons that allow you to extend the power of the WordPress translation plugin:
Pro Add-ons (available in the premium versions only)
Extra Languages – allows you to add an unlimited number of translation languages, with the possibility to publish languages later after you complete the translation
SEO Pack – allows you to translate meta information (like page title, description, url slug, image alt tag, Twitter and Facebook Social Graph tags & more) for boosting your website’s SEO and increase traffic
Translator Accounts – create or allow existing users to translate the site without admin rights
Browse as User Role – view and translate content that is visible only to a particular user role
Navigation Based on Language – configure and display different menu items for different languages
Automatic User Language Detection – redirect first time visitors to their preferred language based on their browser settings or IP address
Language by GET parameter – enables the language in the URL to be encoded as a GET Parameter
You can test out TranslatePress – Multilingual plugin by visiting our demo site
Upload the translatepress folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
Go to Settings -> TranslatePress and choose a translation language.
Open the front-end translation editor from the admin bar to translate your site.
Where are my translations stored?
All the translation are stored locally in your server’s database.
What types of content can I translate?
TranslatePress – Multilingual plugin works out of the box with WooCommerce, custom post types, complex themes and site builders, so you’ll be able to translate any type of content.
How is it different from other multilingual & translation plugins like WPML or Polylang?
TranslatePress is easier to use and more intuitive altogether. No more switching between the editor, string translation interfaces or badly translated plugins. You can now translate the full page content directly from the front-end. This makes TranslatePress a great alternative to plugins like Polylang and WPML.
How do I start to translate my WordPress site?
After installing the plugin, select your secondary language and click “Translate Site” to start translating your entire site exactly as it looks in the front-end.
Will it slow down my website?
TranslatePress will have little impact on your site speed. For more details see Top WordPress Translation Plugins Compared Based on Page Load Time
Where can I find out more information?
For more information please check out TranslatePress – Multilingual plugin documentation.