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Go-Global Program

We think that multilingual should be a basic feature for any WordPress theme or plugin and we’re willing to spend every effort to make it happen.

Our Go-Global helps turn WordPress themes into fully multilingual-ready. When we’re done, your clients can use the theme on multilingual sites, easily and smoothly.

Help wrapping static texts in GetText calls
Make sure that language-switching works perfectly
 Original theme or plugin authors only
 Public themes or plugins only (not for “work-for-hire”)

Note: This is a program for theme and plugin authors. Specific customer scenarios are resolved in our support forum.

You Get Happier Clients

By helping you turn your code into 100% multilingual-ready, we make it easier for all of us. When your clients run multilingual sites, they require less support from us and from you. This way, instead of supporting dozens of web-developers, who use your code, we take care of everything with you. It’s a win-win-win situation. You get more sales, WPML sells more and the clients receive better products.

How do I Get Started?

Contact us and apply. We ask you to provide us a with copy of your theme or plugin. We’ll create for you a demo site,  install your theme or plugin and ask you to populate it with a test content. Our team will test this installation with WPML and provide you with a feedback of what should be fixed in your code to make your theme or plugin Multilingual Ready.

           This is what we will check:

  • Translates strings by adding the proper WP prefix before the string

  • Translates plugin strings by adding the proper WP prefix before the string

  • Scans your custom post types, custom taxonomies and custom fields

  • Helps you when creating a wpml-config.xml file

We’ll create a free WPML account for you so you can make the needed fixes in your code and check it with your WPML installation. Do not worry, you are not alone in this process. Our experienced team will help and guide you through this easy process. After fixing it per our feedback, we will test again your code in the demo site and certify your theme or plugin as Multilingual Ready.

The next step “is enjoying the fruits of our hard work”. We will post your theme or plugin in our weekly bulletin and we will ask you to do the same so our clients know that your theme or plugin is compatible with WPML.

How it works

  1. Contact us and apply.

  2. Send us a copy of your theme or plugin.

  3. We will set a demo site and install your theme or plugin and ask you to populate it with a test content.

  4. We will test your theme or plugin with WPML  and provide you with a feedback of what should be fixed in your code to make your theme or plugin Multilingual Ready.

  5. We will create a free WPML.org account for you, so that you can download the recent versions of WPML and  test the fixes you have made  in your code.

  6. Once you are done fixing, send us your theme or plugin for us to test it.

  7. We will then add your theme or plugin to our theme compatibility or plugin compatibility pages and  announce it’s Multilingual-Ready in our weekly  bulletin.

  8. We will ask you to announce the same to your clients.

Theme and Plugin Authors

We would love to hear from you! Please fill out this form and we will get in touch with you shortly.
  • About you

  • About your theme or plugin

  • A link to your website. If you are on Themeforest or Codecanyon, enter the theme/plugin page
  • If you are an author on Envato's Themeforest or Codecanyon, enter your profile URL. This will greatly expedite processing your application.
  • Upload a ZIP file of your theme. If you cannot upload it, or you want us to download from your site, please include instructions for us in the next field.
  • What it does and what help you need for multilingual compatibility.
  • We need to know what custom post types, custom fields and entries in the wp_options, your code uses. This will help us set language attributes for your content types. If you are not using any custom content types, you can just enter 'none' here.
  • If your theme or plugin requires any other plugins for its functionality, please describe them here. List everything that we may need to use, including for optional functionality. Write 'none' if there is no dependency.
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