Here’s a video showing how the translation process for WordPress sites is conducted:
Easy right? Here are the 5 steps to follow to get your site translated in no time:
Step 1) Installing WPML in WordPress
To start translating with the WPML plugin, you need to have it installed on your site. You can do it yourself or the guys at ICanLocalize can also do it for you. The company also promotes some developers who are available to help you with WPML, so you will never be on your own with WPML.
|Install yourself||ICanLocalize install it for you|
|Setup cost:||Free||Get quote|
|Translation cost:||0.06-0.14 USD per word*||0.06-0.14 USD per word*|
|Recommended for:||Web developers||End users, WordPress admins|
|Get WPML WPML costs $79. When you purchase, you get a $30 coupon for translation.||contact|
* Translators will apply for your project and give you their per-word quotes.
Step 2) Translation Cost
Log in to your site, go to WPML -> Translation Management -> Translation Dashboard. You will see a button to Get quote.
This will start the quote wizard. It will ask you which languages you’re translating from and let you choose the content for translation.
At the end of the quote wizard, you will get the cost of translation for your site.
Step 3) Choosing your translators
Go back to the Translation Management screen in your CMS. Click on Translators. There, choose the source and target languages, chooseICanLocalize and add translators.
You can invite all translators to apply to do your project, or choose specific ones to invite. Choose the translators that you like best.
Step 4) Send content to translation
Go to the Translation Management -> Translation Dashboard page. Choose the documents to send to translation. Scroll down and choose the translation languages and the translator. You’ll notice that the translators you’ve chosen will appear there.
Click on the button the Translate selected documents and it’s sent to ICanLocalize.
Step 5) Deposit payment
The system calculates the required payment for the work and will ask you to deposit it. Once you do that, your translators are notified and start working.
When translations complete, they appear back in your site.
Have you used the WPML multilingual plugin and ICanLocalize WordPress content translation service? Let us know about your experiences in the comments section below!