When you’re promoting your site, it’s easy to think about everything in English (or your site’s native language). But 75% of the Internet speaks a language other than English, which means there are huge audiences out there that you might not be reaching.
Read this post to learn how translating your site can boost your traffic, some real-world case studies of it happening, and some tips on the proper way to translate your site to boost your sites’ traffic.
If you are looking to translate your WordPress website then the most popular way is by using WPML. One of its criticisms has been its slow load page times. However, WPML has now revamped its String Translation which will reduce load page times by more than 50% when you use the plugin.
Offering a multilingual site makes sense in today’s globalised world. Plugins like WPML make this easier for you, but more importantly it makes it easier for your visitors, allowing them to switch languages with just a push of a button.
For any website owner with global ambitions, being able to easily create multiple language versions of your site is essential. Remember, only 360 million people speak English natively, compared to over 400 million Spanish speakers and almost a billion Mandarin Chinese speakers. There are almost 7.5 billion people in the world, so, only 20% of your potential readers and customers are in our cosy little English-speaking bubble.
The WordPress Multilingual Plugin, commonly known as WPML, is the most well-known multi-language plugin for WordPress. Amir Helzer, the owner of WPML, has announced that he is about to re-structure his pricing, to enhance the sustainability of his product. This has been welcomed by the majority of his customers but, even so, you may wish to get in on the old pricing while you can.
If you are ready to make your brand internationally known, it is time you start thinking about how to best structure your website so that you can maximize its presence amongst this new audience base.
How you structure your international website in terms of domain architecture is just as important as presenting content in multiple languages for your site visitors.
Today we are going to look at the different ways you can structure your WordPress website to target multiple languages or countries, discuss when to use each method, and examine how using the WPML translation plugin can help your efforts to expand your brand overseas.
The demand for multilingual websites is on the rise thanks in large part to those striving to reach a more global audience. Having a worldwide reach draws more traffic to your blog, encourages more consumers to make purchases, and ultimately helps you build a more successful website.
The best solution for those looking to make their content available to site visitors in more than one language is to create a multilingual website. Fortunately, there are many WordPress multilingual plugins available on the market today to help with just that.
Have you ever wondered what it would take to create a multilingual WordPress site? After all, your site visitors are from across the globe and likely speak many different languages than the primary language your website displays.
Well, today we are going to take it down a notch and give you just the basics. Keep reading to find out why you should consider translating your website’s content and how to create a multilingual WordPress site using the ever-popular WPML translation plugin.
Creating a multilingual website is now easier than ever. Thanks to the improving WordPress core and some well-developed WordPress plugins you now have help with managing your translated content. With very little effort, and a whole lot of added functionality, you can now share your content with readers from all around the world in the language they are most comfortable with.
There are plenty of great free WordPress plugins on the market that can assist you with creating a multilingual website. However, today we are going to focus on the best plugin choice available: WPML. Though a premium plugin, you will see that it quickly pays for itself with its vast array of features.
That being said, let’s look at how you can create a multilingual website using WPML.
WPML 3.4 and WooCommerce Multilingual 3.8 introduce an updated user interface and much improved workflow for translating WooCommerce sites. This update comes from extensive usability testing and helps compatibility with many WooCommerce extensions.