Originally written
July 5, 2017
Updated
April 22, 2020

Jupiter is a multi-purpose WordPress theme. It offers many templates for you to base your website on. It has many features like premium sliders, unlimited colors, advanced theme options and more. This documentation page provides instructions on how to translate the different elements of the Jupiter theme using WPML.

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Getting started

Make sure that the Jupiter theme is activated, by going to the AppearanceThemes page.

Make sure that the WPML Multilingual CMS, WPML String Translation, WPML Translation Management, and WPML Media Translation plugins are activated.

WPML translation tools

WPML offers two translation editors you can use for translating your site’s content:

Besides translating your site content yourself, you can also:

Translating pages

With WPML, you can translate any types of contents in your site, including pages and posts. For an easy start, read our Getting Started Guide.

Translating pages built with WPBakery Page Builder

The Jupiter Theme comes bundled with WPBakery Page Builder.

Visit our documentation page for exact steps on how to translate contents build with WPBakery Page Builder.

Adding translation support for custom WPBakery Page Builder modules

WPML allows you to manually enable the translation of custom WPBakery Page Builder modules and modules’ attributes. Check out our guide on defining page builder shortcodes in the language configuration file.

Translating Employees pages and categories

Jupiter theme comes with many custom content types like Clients, Employees and, Faqs. To translate Employee items or any custom post type items, you need to follow the same steps as for translating any other types of pages. Visit our documentation page for exact steps on translating the contents yourself.

Click on the plus icon to translate the Employee item

Employee Categories can be translated while translating your pages, on the Translation Editor screen. There, you can translate the Employee elements as well as your Employee Categories.

Additionally, you can translate your Employee Categories on the WPMLTaxonomy Translation page. Select the Employee Categories from the drop-down menu and a list of your categories will appear. Click the plus icon to translate a category for the respective language and use the dialog box that appears to add your translation.

Keep in mind that the translations of categories are universal: if you make a change, they will be updated everywhere.

Translating texts from Jupiter theme, plugins and other places

Besides contents coming from posts and pages on your site, there are usually some texts coming from other places. Most common examples are themes and plugins.

To learn how to translate these texts, read our documentation page about translating strings.

Translating menus

With WPML, you can easily synchronize your language menus. For more information, please see our complete menus translation tutorial.

Translating sliders

Jupiter comes bundled with Slider Revolution. Read our documentation on how to create multilingual sliders using Slider Revolution to translate any slider created using the Slider Revolution plugin.

Setting theme options

You can synchronize the theme options across the different languages on your website or set the options to be different for each language.

Synchronizing the theme options for all the languages

  1. Activate WPML.
  1. Navigate to SettingsGeneral and check the Unify theme options for all languages for WPML plugin option.
    1. Click on the Save Changes button.
Unify the theme options

Setting different theme options for each language

  1. Ensure that WPML is deactivated
  1. On your WordPress dashboard, navigate to JupiterTheme OptionsAdvanced tab then click on Export Theme Options
    1. Copy the code to a text file as we will use it later.
Copy the code inside the export theme options
  1. Activate WPML
  1. Go to JupiterTheme OptionsAdvanced tab then click on Import Theme Options
    1. Use the language switcher to select a specific language
Choose a specific language using the admin bar language switcher
  1. Paste the code that you have from step 3
    1. Click on the Import button then Save Settings
Import the theme options and save
  1. Repeat steps 6-8 for all the other languages

Getting help from our support

In case you need help translating your site built using Jupiter and WPML, visit WPML’s support forum.

Need help with building and maintaining your site?

If you need help with building or maintaining your site, take a look at our list of WPML Contractors. They are experienced developers specialized in developing multilingual sites.