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How to create a multilingual WordPress website

Here is how to create a multilingual WordPress website using cPanel at
Install WordPress
o Log into your cPanel account
o Go to the "Software" section and click on "WordPress Manager"
o Click "Install" to set up a new WordPress installation
Choose a Translation Plugin
o There are several translation plugins available for WordPress such as:
 WPML (paid)
 Polylang (free)
 TranslatePress (free)
o recommends using WPML as it is the most robust option
Install and Configure WPML Plugin
o Once WordPress is installed, log into your WordPress admin area
o Go to Plugins > Add New
o Search for "WPML" and install/activate the plugin
o Go to WPML > Languages and select the languages you want to translate into
o Configure language URL formats (e.g.,
Translate Content
o WPML will scan your site and allow you to translate:
 Posts
 Pages
 Custom post types
 Themes
 Plugins
 Widgets
o You can hire professional translators through WPML or translate yourself
Configure Language Switcher
o Under WPML > Languages, you can configure a language switcher
o This allows visitors to easily switch between languages on your site
By following these steps with's cPanel and the WPML plugin, you can create a fully multilingual WordPress site to reach an international audience. The WPML plugin makes translation management easy.

Updated on: 08/05/2024

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