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Last updated by Andreas W. 4 months ago.

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June 10, 2019 at 9:18 pm #3990433

linusK-2

Tell us what you are trying to do?
Hi, my website hidden link is set to deafult language swedish but now i want to change it to English. Can i change the deafult language to English and keep the URL to be hidden link for the English version?
I still want the start site to be hidden link and not hidden link or something like that. I just want the language to change.

Is there any documentation that you are following?

Is there a similar example that we can see?

What is the link to your site?

June 10, 2019 at 10:57 pm #3990711

Andreas W.
Supporter

Languages: English (English ) Spanish (Español ) German (Deutsch )

Timezone: America/Lima (GMT-05:00)

Hello,

Thank you for contacting the WPML Support Forum.

Go to WPML -> Languages -> Site language and verify that English is set as default language.

Now go to WPML -> Languages -> Site URL Structure and disable the checkbox "Show directory for default language"

Now the English homepage if set as default language should redirect to hidden link
while the second language Swedish would redirect to
hidden link

https://wpml.org/documentation/getting-started-guide/language-setup/language-url-options/

I hope this answered your question. Let me know if you need further assistance.

Kind regards
Andreas

June 11, 2019 at 8:45 am #3993361

linusK-2

Hi,

Thanks for quick reply.

By doing it this way will it be bad for my seo in any way?

Best Regards
Linus Koskinen

June 11, 2019 at 6:02 pm #3997915

Andreas W.
Supporter

Languages: English (English ) Spanish (Español ) German (Deutsch )

Timezone: America/Lima (GMT-05:00)

Hello,

No, there shoudl not be an issue about SEO with this site structure and WPML.

For any question and some tips in regards to Multingual SEO please read the following documentation:

https://wpml.org/documentation/support/multilingual-seo/

https://wpml.org/documentation/plugins-compatibility/using-wordpress-seo-with-wpml/

Kind regards
Andreas