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Last updated by Bruno 6 months, 1 week ago.

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April 10, 2019 at 10:21 pm

camilaG-2

This plugin only makes a duplicate of my content but doesn't translate anything

April 11, 2019 at 12:00 am #3582099

Bruno
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Languages: English (English ) Portuguese (Brazil) (Português )

Timezone: America/Sao_Paulo (GMT-03:00)

Thank you for contacting us. There are two ways to translate the content of your site:

1. Manual Translation: You or some translator translates your website:
- https://wpml.org/documentation/getting-started-guide/
- https://wpml.org/documentation/translating-your-contents/

2. Automatic Translation: Advanced Translation Editor translates content from your site:
- https://wpml.org/documentation/translating-your-contents/advanced-translation-editor/

You can follow the links above and check our documentation which format best suits you.

If this is not what you are asking, can you please elaborate a little more so I can better understand? Sometimes screenshots illustrating what you mean may go a long way to clarify what words fail to transmit so if you like make use of "upload an image" below the comment area.

Thank you.

April 11, 2019 at 4:35 pm #3590667

camilaG-2

Hi Bruno and thank you for your reply. I have the auto-translation tool activated, but still, do I need to hire someone to translate the page or what? If so, this plugin doesn't make sense. Is the same as duplicating the content manually and translating it by myself...

April 11, 2019 at 6:29 pm #3592045

Bruno
Supporter

Languages: English (English ) Portuguese (Brazil) (Português )

Timezone: America/Sao_Paulo (GMT-03:00)

Hi Camila,

You can hire a professional translator, use ATE (which is an automatic translation system - which is a paid service as well) or manually translate your content (you or some translator you want - external translator).

The WPML allows these three forms of translation and you can choose the one that best suits your needs.

That is, you can hire a professional translator to translate the content, just as you can translate the content yourself (or some translator friend, for example) or use ATE, which will do the automatic translation.

Please, let me know if I can help with any other questions you may have about it. I'll be happy to help.

Thank you.