Do you want to reach more people or customers? Why not make your website multilingual? The article that we’re sharing today will guide you how to do that.
How to Easily Create a Multilingual WordPress Site
Do you want to translate your WordPress site in multiple languages? Wondering where to start? In this article, we will show you how to easily create a multilingual WordPress site.
No you do not need to setup a multi-site or have separate WordPress installs for each language. You will be able to easily translate your WordPress posts, pages, tags, categories, and themes into as many languages as you like.
We will look at both common approaches adopted by WordPress multilingual site owners.
The first approach allows you to manually translate all the content into languages of your choice.
The second method does not actually create a multilingual site, but instead it adds machine translations of your existing content by using the Google Translate service.
It goes without saying that manually translating your content is a much better approach. This allows you to maintain quality throughout your website. You can translate the content yourself or hire professionals to do that.
If you do not have the resources, and you still want users to be able to see content in other languages, then you can go for Google Translate. This will add a multi-language switcher for users to select a language, and the content will be translated using Google Translate. The downside of this approach is that the quality of translations will not be as good.
Let’s start by looking into building a multilingual WordPress site with manual translations.
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