Translate WordPress with GTranslate – WordPress plugin
It doesn’t work, what to do?
Please check GTranslate Support Forum and feel free to create a new topic if you cannot find answers.
What is GTranslate?
GTranslate is a multilingual solution for your website.
- Multilingual solution makes your website available to the world
- One click translation helps visitors to read your site in their native language
- Free automatic translation translates your site instantly upon installation
- Professional translation by a human being is available 24/7
- Customizable layout lets you choose the suitable layout for your site
- Analytics with Google provides insight into your audience and user activity
Is it FREE?
Yes! We have free version and paid versions with advanced features.
Unlike other translate plugins, which require you to pay for Google Translate API usage or other translate API usage, we also provide automatic translations for free.
What is the quality of translation?
In our free version we use Phrase Based Machine Translations provided by Google Translate, while in our paid versions use Google Translate Neural Translations which are very accurate for popular language pairs.
In the paid versions you can refine the automatic translations yourself or order professional translations or proofreading of a translated content.
You can get a translation cost estimate by using our Website Translation Cost Calculator
Are the translations provided free of charge?
Yes, we use Google Translate widget for website which provides free phrase based machine translations, which makes it possible to make your wordpress website multilingual instantly upon installation.
In our paid versions we use Google Translate state of the art Neural Translations which are included in the service price and there are no limits on the word count.
Besides we offer cost effective automatic translation proofreading service and also professional translation service.
You can get an estimate from our Website Translation Price Calculator
Can I modify the translations?
That feature is available only in our paid version. You will be able to make edits directly on the page without losing the context.
By the way, we can help you to translate your website with a cost effective approach by post-editing your automatic translated content.
The proofreading service will be done by a native speakers and if you want to take the quality to another service, we also have a professional website translation service available.
You can get an instant website translation estimate by using our Website Word Counter tool.
Which languages are supported?
Here is the list: Afrikaans, Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cebuano, Chichewa, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Corsican, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, Frisian, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hausa, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Hungarian, Icelandic, Igbo, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Javanese, Kannada, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Kurdish (Kurmanji), Kyrgyz, Lao, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Malayalam, Maltese, Maori, Marathi, Mongolian, Myanmar (Burmese), Nepali, Norwegian, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Scottish Gaelic, Serbian, Sesotho, Shona, Sindhi, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Somali, Spanish, Sudanese, Swahili, Swedish, Tajik, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Welsh, Xhosa, Yiddish, Yoruba, Zulu
Is it SEO compatible?
Our free version doesn’t give any SEO advantage.
For SEO features and multilingual SEO you need to use our paid versions which have all the SEO advantages.
Unlike other translate plugins, we provide you all the possible tools to match with your multilingual SEO strategy.
For example you can have your translated content available via sub-directories (https://example.com/es, https://example.com/fr) or sub-domains (https://it.example.com, https://fr.example.com) or even you can host the translated versions on a top level country specific domain or any other domain like (https://example.fr, https://example.de), which will increase your chances to rank higher in local search engine’s results pages.
What is multilingual SEO?
Multilingual SEO is a SEO strategy which uses new content generation technique by translating your original content and making your website multilingual. When you translate your website into many languages you actually create many new multilingual keywords targeted for international market. It helps to increase your search appearnce or impressions count on search engines results pages (SERPs), which can generate more traffic, increase sales and rise the conversion rate, because when the wording is in the correct language it is more effective.
Is URL Translation available?
In our paid versions we have a feature to translate URL of your website which will give you more SEO advantage.
For example http://example.com/about-us → http://example.com/sobre-nosotros
This is an important part of multilingual SEO strategy. When you have URL Translate option and translate also your website URLs also known us slugs, you are creating more keywords, which count as an improvement in your page rank for that keywords.
Does it translate emails too?
Yes, you can now translate WooCommerce emails too. Email translate feature is in beta testing stage, so if you notice any problems, please contact our live chat and let us know.
Please note that it is possible to notice partially translated emails at the beginning, but when our system learns more about your email templates everything will be translated.
How the free version differs from the paid versions?
What is a Translation Delivery Network?
Translation Delivery Network is a translation proxy which mirrors your website in different languages.
GTranslate TDN technology is a cloud-based approach to the website translation task. There is no need to alter your environment and install software to localize your website. You can have your multilingual website up and running in less than 5 minutes.
We will translate your content and host your translations in our cloud network. All the visits to your translated versions will be proxied through our network to your original website, so you will have a translated mirror of your website.
This keeps away the need to use additional resources on your server like storage to store translations, compute time to render the translated pages or network bandwidth to deliver the translated pages to your website visitors. All is done through our network.
Can I exclude some parts from being translated?
Yes, you need to wrap the text you don’t want to be translated with <span class=”notranslate”></span>.
With our paid versions you will have more control on the content which you do not want to translate. We have Skip Phrases, Skip Translations by CSS selectors and also Skip Pages features available.
You can read more about skipping translations on How to skip translations?
Which plugins are supported?
All plugins are supported.
Our technology allows us to translate what is visible on the page, since we are parsing the end result when your website is already generated and it doesn’t matter how the content is generated and by which plugin. We can translate all HTML websites.
If you notice that something is not translated, please contact our live chat and we will be happy to solve any issues. Usually the not translated content is being loaded on your website from 3rd party sources.
We also offer you to change the images and media content on the translated versions and by doing that you can also translate the texts inside images and videos.
How Translation Delivery Network works?
You just need to change your DNS records to add sub-domains or domains dedicated to your languages to our Translation Delivery Network.
So when someone visits the new added sub-domain we will show the translated clone of your website.
After that you can just configure and place the GTranslate Free widget on your site to enable language selection.
What are the server requirements?
There are no server requirements! Your website can be written in any programming language and hosted on any web server.
What about updates?
Updates are done seamlessly. Since the translations are hosted on our server we take care about updates. You just use up to date service every day. No need to worry about backups.
Do I need to pay for Google Translate API key usage?
No, we provide the automatic translations for free.
In our free version we provide Phrase Based machine translations from Google Translate. While in our paid versions we provide you state of the art Neural Translations from Google Translate. We also do not have limits on the number of words on your website unlike other translate plugins.
Unlike other plugins like TranslatePress or Weglot you do not pay for automatic translations additionally.
By the way we alse offer a cost effective approach for improving the website translations. You can get a automatic translation post-editing service from us, which will be done by a native speaker or order a professional translation. You can get an instant estimate for your website on Website Translation Quote
Can I test before making a payment?
Yes, we have a 15 days free trial for our new customers.
How does the 15 day free trial work for your paid version?
Trial is available for new customers only. If you do not wish to continue you may cancel any time during the trial period and you will not be charged anything.
How can I be sure that search engines will index my website translations?
You can check that this website is indexed in Google by searching for site:gtranslate.io.
How I can edit the translations or order professional human translations?
You need to go to the language you want to edit, for instance, French: http://domain.com/fr/ and add ?language_edit=1 to the end of the URL: http://domain.com/fr/?language_edit=1 and you will see the Edit buttons near each text. Read more at How to edit translations?
If you want us to translate your website professionally or provide you a proofreading service for automatic translated content, you can get an instant estimate from Website Translation Quote, where you will get a detailed document with the list of pages, unique word count and prices to translate them.