Diction is an international language services provider based in Eastern Switzerland. Diction is ISO-certified and committed to providing personal service, efficient processes and qualified experts. Send and manage every aspect of your project with the specially developed Diction WordPress plug-in.
Diction is a leading Swiss language services provider, offering translation, proofreading, copywriting, terminology management and many other services in a wide variety of specialist areas and languages. We use state-of-the-art technologies, cutting-edge solutions and a certified quality management process to ensure our services are of the highest standard.
Diction’s ISO 17100, ISO 18587 and ISO 9001 certifications give you the peace of mind that comes with knowing your language-services partner delivers the highest quality in every area. Diction AG also offers expertise in machine translation and post-editing with dedicated tools.
Getting started with Diction AG and WPML
To send content for translation to Diction, 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 Diction AG via WPML
Here are the basic steps of working with WPML and Diction. For a full walkthrough, check out our page about using WPML with a translation service.
Connecting Your Website to Diction
First, you need to connect WPML with Diction. Part of this very simple process is to request your Diction API token.
You can directly get in touch with Diction by calling on +41 81 750 53 33 or by sending an e-mail to email@example.com. Diction will provide you with a WPML API token as well as an account for its customer portal at kundenportal.diction.ch.
Sending content for translation
Once your site is connected to Diction, you can start sending your content for translation.
Receive a quotation from Diction
Translations are automatically started when submitted to the Diction WPML service. If you would like to review or amend your order, log in to kundenportal.diction.ch using the credentials provided by Diction. Your order will be listed in the “Orders” section, and a cost estimate will also be provided.
Receiving completed translations
Once done, your site is ready to receive completed translations.
Completed translations will be reported back to WPML and are available for synchronization and import directly in the WPML plug-in. You can also review complete translations at kundenportal.diction.ch.
Canceling translation jobs
Jobs cannot be canceled through the WPML plug-in. To cancel a job, please log in to your account at kundenportal.diction.ch and navigate to the “Orders” section. From there, you can click the order in question, which will open a pop-up window. Click cancel to cancel the order.
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 Diction to translate the rest of your site.