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This thread is resolved. Here is a description of the problem and solution.

Problem: The client wanted a way to translate their entire website easily.

Solution: There is no "Translate Everything" process that will give you all the items that require translation in a single CSV or collection of files.

When you "send" a number of translations to the Translation Queue using Translation Management, you can then export "Translation Jobs" as XLIFF files for translation using a desktop tool. You can find more information about XLIFF files here: https://wpml.org/documentation/translating-your-contents/using-desktop-cat-tools/configuring-xliff-file-options/

You will be able to export a lot of items as ".xliff" or ".po" files that are editable with a software like PO Editor (hidden link) or QTranslate (hidden link), and you can import them back into WPML using the same tools. You will find features to export translation items in the different tools mentioned above.

Relevant Documentation: Translation Management (https://wpml.org/documentation/translating-your-contents/)

Theme and Plugin Localization (https://wpml.org/documentation/getting-started-guide/theme-localization/)

String Translation (https://wpml.org/documentation/getting-started-guide/string-translation/)

Taxonomies Translation (https://wpml.org/documentation/getting-started-guide/translating-post-categories-and-custom-taxonomies/)

Media Translation (https://wpml.org/documentation/getting-started-guide/media-translation/)

WooCommerce Multilingual (https://wpml.org/documentation/related-projects/woocommerce-multilingual/)

Author Posts
September 23, 2019 at 6:34 pm #4626145

natasjaS-2

Hi there,

I want to translate my dutch website to english, through bulk editing in csv file or xml or whatever. So everything from url path, to pages and posts, als elementor pages and stuff in elementor that is visible on the website, woocommerce, taxonomies, categories etc...
how can i do this?
Please let me know, because clicking every category or page or post to translate will be a killing and time consuming.

debug not necessary

Kind regards,
Natasja

September 24, 2019 at 2:18 pm #4632385

Izzi Hassan
Supporter

Languages: English (English )

Timezone: Asia/Karachi (GMT+05:00)

Hi,

There is no “Translate Everything” process that will give you all the items that require translation in a single csv or collection of files.

However, WPML does come with some tools to help you manage your translations:

I suggest going through these articles and attempting some translations in a sandbox or development environment.

When you “send” a number of translations to the Translation Queue using Translation Management, you can then export “Translation Jobs” as XLIFF files for translation using a desktop tool. You can find more information about XLIFF files here:
https://wpml.org/documentation/translating-your-contents/using-desktop-cat-tools/configuring-xliff-file-options/

You will be able to export a lot of items as “.xliff” or “.po” files that are editable with a software like PO Editor (hidden link) or QTranslate (hidden link), and you can import them back into WPML using the same tools. You will find features to export translation items in the different tools mentioned above.

Please let us know how you get along and I will be happy to provide more specific support for any issues that might come up.

September 28, 2019 at 10:16 pm #4659307

natasjaS-2

My issue is resolved now. Thank you!