101Translations

is an Irish company which uses professional, native translators with at least three years' experience to translate businesses of all sizes. 101Translations was created in 2002 and places special attention on quality control.

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Getting started with 101Translations

To send the content for translation to 101Translations, please ensure that you have the following plugins installed on your website:

  • WPML Multilingual CMS – the core plugin
  • WPML Translation Management – this plugin will allow you to connect to 101Translations
  • WPML String Translation – this plugin will allow you to translate interface strings

You can download them from your wpml.org account. If you do not have an account yet, you can create a new one by choosing WPML Multilingual CMS or Multilingual Agency plans.

101Tran slationswill be available on the  Translation Services tab found on the WPML -> Translation Management page. This page is available only after registering WPML. The entire process takes a few minutes.

If you need any help with the WPML plugin configuration, go through our getting started guide or simply ask a question on our support forum.

Connecting your website to 101Translations

To connect WPML to 101Translations, all you need is the API Token.

Go to WPML -> Translation Management to select your translation method. Click the button Yes, show me the available translation services.

Selecting translation method

Find 101Translations on the list of translation services and click Activate.

In the next screen, select whether you already have a 101Translations account or need to register.

If you have an account, click Yes, I already have an account and enter your token on the following screen.

Requesting an account

If you clicked No, I don’t have an account, you can request an account and your API Token by visiting 101Translations’ contact page.

Once you have your API Token, go to the Translation Services tab on the WPML -> Translation Management page. There, enter your API Token to authenticate 101Translations.

Congratulations! Your 101Translations account is now connected to your WordPress website.

Sending content for translation

Now, you are ready to send content for translation. For detailed steps, please visit our dedicated documentation page.

Receiving a quotation and authorizing your translation

Once your translation basket has been transmitted, 101Translations will be notified immediately and will proceed to carry out detailed analysis and quoting of the batch.

101Translations will email you a detailed quote for the batch, with terms and conditions of business and simple instructions on how to authorize the translation.

Receiving completed translations

As soon as a translation job is finished by 101Translations, it will be ready to be delivered to your website.

Depending on your configuration, translations will be delivered automatically or can be manually fetched from your WordPress admin panel.

To check your configuration, go to WPML -> Settings, locate the Translation Pickup mode section and verify the selected option.

Select translation delivery method
Checking translation delivery method

When automatic delivery is selected, translations will be delivered to your website automatically as soon they are complete. At any time, you can check the status of translation jobs.

If you choose the option to fetch translation manually, you can download completed translations from the WPML -> Translation Management page. Click the Check status and get translations button at the top of the page.

Canceling translation jobs

If for any reason, you want to cancel the translation of the pages sent from WPML to 101Translationss, bear in mind that:

  • You cannot manually delete or cancel jobs from the Translation Jobs tab on your website.
  • The project can be canceled only by 101Translations
  • . To do this, please contact 101Translations directly.

Depending on your Translation Pickup mode configuration, the cancellation request can be sent to your website automatically through XML-RPC. Otherwise, you must click the Check status and get translations button on the Translation Dashboard tab to refresh the status and see the changes.

As a result, WPML will remove all canceled jobs from the Translation Jobs tab.

Connecting your site to 101translations

Once all the required plugins have been installed and activated, all you need at hand for connecting WPML to the translation service is your 101translations API Token.

Requesting a 101translations account

You can request a 101translations account by simply visiting the 101translations website and clicking the “Contact” button.

 

101translations Homepage

 

Alternatively, you can just contact us at info@101translations.com with the details of your website project, the scope, and languages of the required professional translation, along with your contact details including your phone number.

Receiving your API Token

After submitting your request, a member of the 101translations team will analyze all your information and contact you to discuss your project requirements in detail. Once you have discussed your project, the 101translations team member will email a unique API Token to you. You will need this API Token to be able to connect with 101translations through WPML.

Activating and authenticating 101translations

Login to your WordPress website, visit the WPML->Translation Management admin page and click on the Translation Services tab.

Translation Services tab in WPML
Translation Services tab in WPML

 

Scroll down to Available Translation Services and click Activate to activate 101translations.

Activating 101translations
Activating 101translations

 

Once the service is activated, click the Authenticate button. This is where you will need the API Token obtained in the previous step.

Authenticating 101translations
Authenticating 101translations

 

A pop-up window will appear in which you can paste or enter your 101translations API Token. After entering the value, click the Submit button.

101translations authentication dialog window
101translations authentication dialog window

 

Congratulations! Your 101translations account is now connected to your WordPress account.

Now, you are ready to send content for translation.

Sending your content for translation

To send pages for translation, go to the Translation Management module (WPML->Translation Management).

Translation Management

 

Select the pages you want to translate by clicking the checkboxes in the first column. Next, select the target languages by checking the boxes, and click the Add selected content to translation basket button.

Selecting documents to send for translation
Selecting documents to send for translation

 

Go to Translation Management and click on the blinking tab at the top of the page, called Translation Basket. By clicking this tab, you will see a list of all the pages (jobs) that you added to the basket, as well as the languages these items are to be translated into.

Here, you can verify the content you wish to translate, remove pages you incorrectly added, and change the Batch name. The Batch name will be visible on the Translation Jobs tab and will help you find projects. When you are ready, simply click the Send all items for translation button to send everything to 101translations.

Sending items for translation
Sending items for translation

 

When the translation basket’s contents have been successfully sent to 101translations, you will see a confirmation message, as shown in the following figure.

Basket contents successfully submitted to 101translations
Basket contents successfully submitted to 101translations

Click on the Translation Jobs link you are given in the confirmation message or click on the Translation Jobs tab at the top of the screen. From the next administration screen, you can see the Batch you just sent for translation.

Jobs in progress
Jobs in progress

Receiving a quotation and authorizing your translation

Once your translation basket has been transmitted, 101translations will be notified immediately and will proceed to carry out detailed analysis and quoting of the batch.

101translations will email you a detailed quote for the batch, with terms and conditions of business and simple instructions on how to authorize the translation.

Receiving completed translations

As soon as a translation job is finished by 101translations, it will be ready to be delivered to your website.

Having your completed translations delivered to your site

Depending on your configuration, translations will be delivered automatically or can be manually fetched from your WordPress admin panel.

To check your configuration settings, open WPML->Translation Management and click on the Multilingual Content Setup tab. Find the Translation Pickup mode section and check the selected option.

Select translation delivery method
Select translation delivery method

The Translation Service will deliver translations automatically using the XML-RPC option implies that a translation will be delivered to your website automatically as soon as it is ready.

Jobs complete
Jobs complete

The site will fetch translations manually option implies that completed translations can be downloaded from the Translations Dashboard (WPML->Translation Management) by using the Check status and get translations button at the top of the page. Once the jobs are fetched, their status in the Translation jobs tab will be changed to “Complete.”

Fetching completed translations manually
Fetching completed translations manually

Canceling translation jobs

Although you cannot cancel individual translations from WPML, you can delete an individual job or an entire project from 101translations by contacting your 101translations Project Manager.

NOTICE: Be aware that cancellation requests for previously submitted work should be sent as soon as possible since 101translations cannot cancel translation work that has already been completed: unless your commercial terms state otherwise, you will be charged for the work completed.

Having your canceled translations returned to your site

Depending on your Translation pickup mode configuration, when a project is canceled, information will be returned to your site automatically or after you have manually checked for canceled translations by clicking the Check status and get translations button in the Translation Management Dashboard.

Thus, if you select the Translation Service will deliver translations automatically using XML-RPC option, all you need to do is wait for its delivery.

If you select The site will fetch translations manually option, you will need to click on the Check status and get translations button.

Checking for canceled jobs in manual translation pick up mode
Checking for canceled jobs in manual translation pick up mode

When a project is canceled, it is removed from the Translation Jobs tab in WPML.

Canceled jobs removed from the Translation Jobs tab
Canceled jobs removed from the Translation Jobs tab

 

FAQ

Translations are ready but haven’t been delivered to my site. What should I do?

Go to the Translation Jobs tab and click the Synchronize status button next to the batch you want to fetch. This will trigger a synchronization with 101translations’ servers and all translation jobs belonging to that batch will be downloaded to your site in a few minutes.

Synchronizing status
Synchronizing status

You may also have to click the Check status and get translations button at the top of the Translation Dashboard page if XML-RPC is not available for your site.