WPML is a powerful plugin for WordPress that helps user run a multilingual website. Thanks to lots of advantages and benefits, WPML is the most popular multilingual plugin in the world. Check the reasons below and find out why WPML is chosen to use by most of WordPress users.
- One WordPress Installation, Multiple Languages
WPML makes it easy to run a multilingual website with a single WordPress installation. Choose languages for your site and start translating content.
WPML comes with over 40 languages. You can also add your own language variants (like Canadian French or Mexican Spanish) using WPML’s languages editor.
You can arrange different language contents in the same domain (in language directories), in sub-domains or in completely different domains.
- Powerful Translation Management
Building a multilingual site is the first step. The challenge begins when your clients need to run it. They’re going to love you for choosing WPML!
WPML comes with state-of-the-art translation management. You can turn ordinary WordPress users into Translators. Translators can access only specific translation jobs which Editors assign to them.
Alternatively you can connect WPML’s powerful translation management with a translation service of your choice* for professional translation of your site contents. See also “Affordable professional translation” further down on this screen.
WPML sends notification emails, provides a translation management screen, a jobs-queue and side-by-side translation editor.
*Alternative translation services such as Cloudwords are available as of version 3.2.
- Multilingual E-Commerce
WPML lets you easily build and run multilingual e-commerce sites with WooCommerce. Enjoy complete support for simple and variable products, related products, sales and promotions and everything else that WooCommerce offers.
Running a multilingual e-commerce site with WPML is simple. WPML shows you which texts need translation and builds the complete translated store for you.
Visitors will enjoy a fully localized purchase process, starting with the product listing, through the cart and checkout and even localized confirmation emails.
- Translation for Theme and Plugin Texts
WPML frees you from the hassle of editing PO files and uploading MO files. You can translate texts in other plugins and in Admin screens directly from the String Translation interface.
You’ll see where the texts come from both in the code and in the site and translate right from within the WordPress Admin panel.
- Affordable Professional Translation
If you need help with translation, WPML connects you leading translation services.
Conveniently send content to translation directly from WPML’s Translation Dashboard. When translations complete, they appear back in your site, ready for publishing.
- Works with Most WordPress Themes
You don’t need to do anything special to create multilingual-ready themes. Just use the WordPress API functions and WPML takes care of the rest.
Since almost any theme or plugins that you can find works this way, WPML works smoothly without any effort.