I have installed several plugins, but there are a lot of, which doesn't support my language. I found solutions, which supports to write multilingual content, but can't handle language of plugins or maybe translate it automatically with help of some webservice.

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    to translate a plugin you don't need a plugin, it's quicker to use the opensource software Poedit (poedit.net) and put the files .po and .mo in the directory of the plugin. This is for no-updatable plugins, otherwise, for plugins of wordpress.org, it's a little bit more complicated. – mmm Jan 13 '18 at 17:59
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    Note: If you download a plugin from WordPress.org that isn't available in your language, I would highly recommend to suggest translations via translate.wordpress.org so others benefit from it as well. – swissspidy Jan 17 '18 at 13:18

Poedit is the way to go fro translating most of your plugins.

WPMl is doing quite a good job, though, at parsing plugins and themes strings for translation purposes. You should give it a try.


There are many translation plugins. I'd say check out Loco Translate: https://en-ca.wordpress.org/plugins/loco-translate/

Features include:

  • Built-in translation editor within WordPress admin
  • Create and update language files directly in your theme or plugin
  • Extraction of translatable strings from your source code
  • Native MO file compilation without the need for Gettext on your
  • Support for PO features including comments, references and plural forms
  • PO source view with clickable source code references
  • Protected language directory for saving custom translations
  • Configurable PO file backups
  • Built-in WordPress locale codes
  • Loco works great. – D. Dan Jan 15 '18 at 14:48

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