The following procedure allows you to install the Falang’s plugin which includes:
- The Falang plugin
- The Falang widget
Install the plugin
You need first to go on the Plugins > Add new plugin of your Wordpress admin site
The first steps are to configure your site language. Go to Falang > Languages. You can see the English language is installed by default.
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.
Check the default language don't show the slug. This mean your site still use wwww.mysite.com and not www.mysite.com/en/. The search engine url are still the same.
Browse your site , the site still working only the default language image is displayed. We can now add a language and start the transaltion
To add a language , in the Falang > Languages list click on the add language button.
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
Translate a menu item
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.
Edit the french tranlation for the "Download" men item,
Check the front-end , you will see the menu item translated.