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The following procedure allows you to install the Falang’s plugin which includes:

  • The Falang plugin
  • The Falang widget
Note : If there are 404s in the frontend, it is necessary to save WP > Settings > Permalinks again and clear the browser cache.

Install the plugin

You need first to go on the Plugins > Add new plugin of your Wordpress admin site

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The first steps are to configure your site language. Go to Falang > Languages. You can see the English language is installed by default.

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The second step is to add the widget , with only one language your site will work like before.

Configure the Widget

On the Widget page Appearance > >Widgets , drag on drop a The Falang Language switcher to the postion you want. In this example the Right Sidebar.

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Default Settings

Check the default language don't show the slug. This mean your site still use and not The search engine url are still the same.

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Front-end Display

Browse your site , the site still working only the default language image is displayed. We can now add a language and start the transaltion

site switcher 1

Add Languages

To add a language , in the Falang > Languages list click on the add language button.

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The updated language list display the language available for translation. You can change here the default language. With Falang The default language is the main language you write your content

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Translate a menu item

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Open the Falang > Translate menu, and filter the list with the string "download". In the exemple below it's a 4 site language , English (default, German, French and Cambogian). 

  • The German menu item is translated and published (visible in front)
  • The French don't exist and not published
  • The cambogian (khmer) is translated but not published.

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Edit the french tranlation for the "Download" men item, 

don't forget to publish the menu item

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Check the front-end , you will see the menu item translated.

It's work because the menu item is a custom type, for other type the translation must be done in the page.

site menu 2