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June 14, 2024

Learn how to translate Jupiter with WPML and build a multilingual website.

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Getting Started

Start by installing and activating the following:

  • Jupiter
  • WPML
  • WPML String Translation

How to Translate Jupiter with WPML

WPML can translate any Jupiter element. This includes pages, posts, custom posts, portfolios, and more.

To translate Jupiter elements with WPML:

  1. Go to WPML → Translation Management.
  2. Select the content you want to translate.
  3. Choose languages and send for translation.

Translate Categories and Tags

To translate categories and tags with WPML:

  1. Go to WPML → Taxonomy Translation.
  2. Open the dropdown menu and select the taxonomy you want to translate.
  3. Enter your translations and save.

Translate Texts From Your Theme and Plugins

Besides the content coming from posts and pages on your site, there are usually some texts coming from other places. These additional texts most commonly come from themes and plugins. To translate them, you need to use String Translation.

To translate texts with String Translation:

  1. Go to WPML → String Translation.
  2. Search for the texts you want to translate.
  3. Enter translations and save.

Setting Theme Options

With WPML, you can set the same theme options for all languages. Or, set different options for each language.

To set the same theme options across all languages, go to SettingsGeneral and check the Unify Theme Options box.

    Checking the box to Unify Theme Options

    To set different theme options for each language:

    1. Go to Plugins and Deactivate WPML.
    2. Then, go to Jupiter → Theme Options and expand the Advanced tab in the left sidebar.
    3. Click on Export Theme Options and copy the code.
    Copying the code from Export Theme Options
    1. Next, Activate WPML and return to JupiterTheme Options.
    2. Expand the Advanced tab and click on Import Theme Options.
    3. Using the language switcher in the top admin bar, select the language you want to import settings to.
    Using the language switcher in the top admin bar to change languages
    1. Finally, paste the code you copied and click Import. Remember to Save Settings.
    Pasting the code to Import Theme Options

      Known Issues

      Right now, there are no unresolved compatibility issues between this theme and WPML. Search all known issues.

      Getting Help

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