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Updated
June 20, 2022

WPML is fully compatible with Beaver Builder. Create your pages with Beaver Builder and then use WPML to translate your website.

Page in original content

Page translated to French

Beaver Builder is a complete drag-and-drop page builder that allows you to create and design websites that suits your needs. Thanks to Beaver Builder’s integration with WPML, you can translate all of the modules side-by-side.

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Getting Started

Start by installing and activating the following:

  • Beaver Builder plugin.
  • WPML core plugin, WPML String Translation and WPML Media Translation add-ons.

If you’re new to WPML, check out our Getting Started Guide. It quickly walks you through different translation options you can use.

Translating Pages Built With Beaver Builder

Beaver Builder is fully compatible with WPML’s Translate Everything mode, which automatically translates content as you add or edit it.

If you want more control over the content you translate, you can choose the Translate Some mode. This option lets you choose which posts or pages to send for translation and who you want to translate them.

To translate your page using the Translate Some mode:

  1. Edit a page created with Beaver Builder. You will see a Language box in the right sidebar.
  2. Click the plus button next to the language you’d like to translate your page into.
Click the plus icon in the Language box to translate your page

3. You will be taken to WPML’s Advanced Translation Editor. If you have translation credits, you can translate your content automatically and review the translations. Otherwise, enter the translations for each sentence manually and click Complete once you’re done.

Using the Advanced Translation Editor to translate pages built with Beaver Builder

You can also translate your page by going to Pages → All pages. Locate the page you want to translate and click the plus icon next to the language you want to translate your page into.

To learn more, read our page about translating content created by page builders.

Updating Your Page Translations

If you make any changes to your page or add new content, you will need to update your translations. Pages with translations that require updates will have a spinning arrows icon under the language flags.

Spinning arrows icon next to a page that requires a translation update

Clicking on the spinning arrows icon will take you to the Advanced Translation Editor. As shown in the example below, you will not need to re-enter the translations for previously translated content. In this case, we only need to translate our newly added Call To Action.

Updating page translations in the Advanced Translation Editor

Translating Texts From Plugins and Other Places

You may need to translate additional texts coming from your theme or plugin that are not part of your posts, pages, or taxonomies. To learn how to translate these texts, check out our page dedicated to String Translation.

Translating Menus

With WPML, you can translate your menus automatically, manually, or sync them across all languages. You can find your preferred translation method by reading our guide translating menus.

Translating Layouts Built with Beaver Themer

To learn how to translate layouts built with Beaver Themer, see our documentation page about building multilingual sites with Beaver Themer and WPML.

List of the Beaver Builder Modules Currently Translatable by WPML

The following textual elements in the Beaver Builder Modules are supported by WPML.

  • Button
  • HTML
  • Heading
  • Text editor
  • Accordion
  • Call to action
  • Callout
  • Contact form
  • Content slider
  • Countdown
  • Gallery
  • Icon
  • Icon Group
  • Map
  • Menu
  • Number counter
  • Posts
  • Pricing Table
  • Sidebar
  • Slideshow
  • Social Button
  • Subscribe Form
  • Tabs
  • Testimonials

Compatible Beaver Builder Add-ons

Known Issues

There are no unresolved compatibility issues between this plugin and WPML. Search all known issues.

Getting Help

If you need help translating your site built using Beaver Builder and WPML, visit WPML’s support forum.

Get WPML

You can test WPML for 30 days and see if you like it.
If you are not happy with our plugin, we will refund you within the 30 day trial period, no questions asked.