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Mark Senff

WordPress Translation Plugins Part 3 – Alternatives to WPML

In part one of this series, we looked at WPML, the popular translation/multilanguage plugin. Part two focused on the plugin’s more advanced features and extension options.

But what if WPML is just not for you, for whatever reason? Here are some alternatives to consider.

WordPress Multilanguage

WordPress Translation Plugins Part 2 – WPML’s Advanced Features

In part one of this series, we saw how WPML can help you to serve the main contents of your site in more than one language, and how those various translations can be linked to eachother, so that a translation of anything is just one click away.

But, that was just limited to posts, pages, categories and menus — really just the core WordPress functionalities. It’s really just the tip of the iceberg, and we can go much further with that. Let’s look at some options that will make a site truly translateable, with some WPML add-on plugins that are either very handy, or apply to very popular plugins.

WordPress Multilanguage

WordPress Translation Plugins: WPML…and the Rest

So, I live in Montreal, Quebec (that’s Canada). You might wonder why that is relevant information on a site like this, where we deal with WordPress development.

Simple: bilingualism.

Over here, English and French are spoken. And so the issue of having a fully bilingual site comes up more often than not. Using WordPress, do we tackle this by creating 2 separate websites, each in its own language? Or maybe just create one site but have 2 versions for each and every individual post/page?

Envira Gallery – Can it Beat the Mighty NextGen Gallery?

While NextGen Gallery currently rules as the most popular gallery plugin for WordPress, Envira Gallery takes it on by claiming to be fast, simple, and efficient. Does it live up to its promises? It sure looks like it…!

Review: Divi theme

Elegant Themes has been known for offering high-quality themes for a while now. One of their latest themes is Divi, which they present as “the smartest and most flexible theme in our collection“, as well as “the most powerful theme we have ever built, and quite possibly the only theme you will ever need.

Review: Cherry Framework

Before I started reviewing Cherry, I had never worked with any WordPress theme framework at all. Sure, I’ve had my share of creating and editing existing WordPress themes, but an actual theme framework? I had no idea what to expect. Hence, what follows are the adventures of someone who’s about to take his very first steps in Theme Framework Land.

Which Form Builder Should I Use?

Of all the form plugins out there, it seems that the mighty Gravity Forms is the undisputed king. But of course, that doesn’t mean you should blindly use it just because “everybody else uses it”. How do other plugins compare? Are there any others that are worth considering? We’re going to take a look at two others: Formidable and Ninja Forms and see how they measure up against the current top choice.

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