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Theme translation with Poedit and Loco Translate Plugin

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All our themes is translation ready by default and comes with proper “.po” and “.mo” files. These file is located in “languages” folder of each theme.

Translation through Poedit:

  1. Download and install Poedit.
  2. Go to /wp-content/themes/[theme name]/languages folder and open en_US.po file in Poedit.
  3. In the window that appears you have all the strings that were used in this theme, so you just need to go    through them and write a translation.
  4. When you’re done go to File > Save as and save your translation in a *.po file as lang-code_country-code.po lang-code are found here and country-code are found here  . For example, de_DE.po will be German translation .po file.
  5. A .mo file will be automatically created in /wp-content/themes/[theme name]/languages folder.
  6. Open wp-config.php in root folder and write define('WPLANG', 'lang-code_country-code'); in this file. For example, to define German you should write define('WPLANG', 'de_DE');

After these steps simply go to your admin panel and navigate to Settings->General. Define that language from this dropdown list.

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Translate with Loco Translate Plugin

1. Navigate to wp-admin->Plugins->Add New.

2. Search of Loco Translate in plugin search box.

3. Install and active Loco Translate plugin.

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4. Navigate to Translate->Manage Translations->Packages

5. Click on New Language

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6. Choose the desired Language from the Dropdown Menu and click on Start translating button.

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7. Search and select the string text you want to translate in source text window.

8. Add the translation in [desired-language] translation window.

loco49. Click on Save button when translation complete.

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