Crowdin is a localization management software that will help you localize all your content, including website, mobile apps, games, desktop and web apps, help center, blogs, emails, and other content. Over 70+ apps and integrations are offered.
Crowdin software is a localization management solution for agile teams. It empowers companies of any shape and size to grow by reaching people who speak different languages.
More than a million users from all over the world registered to deliver their websites, mobile apps, games, docs, and other content in the language of their customers. Crowdin aims to provide the latest technology solutions that make translation and localization as easy as possible.
Getting started with Crowdin and WPML
To send content for translation toCrowdin, install the following plugins on your website:
- WPML Multilingual CMS – the core plugin
- WPML String Translation – this plugin will allow you to translate interface strings
Working with Crowdin via WPML
Here are the basic steps of working with WPML and Crowdin. For a full walkthrough, check out our page about using WPML with a translation service.
Connecting Your Website to Crowdin
First, you need to connect WPML with Crowdin. Part of this very simple process is to request your Crowdin API token.
If you don’t have a Crowdin account, you can register and create one by visiting Crowdin’s sign up page
To create a Token for your crowdin.com project, follow these steps:
Open your account > Marketplace → WPML → Install. When installing the app, you can configure the projects and people who will set it in Crowdin. Once the app is installed, open the Crowdin project you’re connecting and click New Token -> enter the name -> copy the token.
To create a Token for your Crowdin Enterprise project, follow these steps:
Go to Marketplace → Install WPML Plugin → open the project you want to integrate → create a token.
Once you have your Token, go to the Translation Services tab on the WPML → Translation Management page.
There, enter your Token to authenticate Crowdin.
Sending content for translation
Once your site is connected to Crowdin, you can start sending your content for translation.
Receive a quotation from Crowdin
Once your translation basket has been transmitted, complete your order directly in Crowdin.
Receiving completed translations
As soon as a translation job is finished by Crowdin, you will be ready to receive completed translations.
Canceling translation jobs
If for any reason, you want to cancel the translation of the pages sent from WPML to Crowdin, bear in mind projects can be canceled only by Crowdin. To do this, please contact Crowdin directly.
Read more about canceling translation jobs sent to a professional service.
Translating the Rest of Your Site
Once you’re done translating the content of your page, there could be untranslated texts in menus, sidebars, and similar places. No problem, you can use Crowdin to translate the rest of your site.