Newspaper and Newsmag are multi-purpose themes that are often used for blogs, news, and magazines. In this tutorial, we’ll teach you how to create multilingual WordPress sites using the Newspaper theme and WPML. The process is the same for Newsmag theme.
- Getting Started
- Translating Pages and Posts
- Translating Pages Built Using the WPBakery Page Builder
- Translating Pages Built With the tagDiv Composer
- Translating Categories and Tags
- Translating Texts From the Newspaper Theme, Plugins, and Other Places
- Translating Menus
- Known Issues
- Getting Help
Start by installing and activating the following:
If you’re new to WPML, check out our Getting Started Guide. It quickly walks you through different translation options you can use.
With WPML, you can translate your site’s content in two ways:
- The Translate Everything mode translates your posts, pages, taxonomies, products, and more as you add or edit them.
- The Translate Some mode allows you to control what content you translate, and who translates it. You can choose from translating content yourself, sending it to individual translators, or enlisting the help of a translation agency.
In the example below, we’ll show you how to translate a post by yourself.
- Go to Posts → All Posts and find the post you’d like to translate. Click on the plus icon under the language you want to translate your post into.
- This will take you to the Advanced Translation Editor. If you have translation credits, you can translate the content automatically and review the translations. To enter your translations manually, press the plus button for each line and click Complete once you’re done with them all.
Please note that if you have multiple posts on a page, you will need to translate them all before translating your page. Otherwise, the translation of your page will be incomplete.
The Newspaper theme comes bundled with the WPBakery Page Builder (formerly known as Visual Composer).
Visit our documentation page on how to translate pages built with WPBakery Page Builder.
WPML allows you to manually enable the translation of custom WPBakery Page Builder modules and their attributes. Check out our guide on registering page builder modules.
You can translate pages built using the tagDiv Composer in the same way you would translate pages built using the WPBakery Page Builder. The example below shows a simple page built using the tagDiv Composer.
Please note that you can only use one page builder at a time. You can work either with tagDiv Composer or with the WP Bakery Page Builder.
With WPML, you can translate post categories and custom taxonomies in a number of different ways. To find your preferred method, check our tutorial on translating post categories and custom taxonomies.
Besides the content coming from posts and pages on your site, there are usually some texts coming from other places, such as themes and plugins.
To learn how to translate these texts, take a look at our documentation page about translating strings.
The Newspaper theme allows you to create and customize menus. You can also create a Mega Menu with Sub-categories.
With WPML, you can choose between translating your menus automatically, manually, or syncing them across all your languages. For more information, see our guide to translating menus.
In case you need help translating your site built using Newspaper and WPML, visit WPML’s support forum.