How To Translate WordPress Plugins

How To Translate WordPress Plugins

Loco Translate Plugin

If you are running a multilingual WordPress website, you may have come across the need to translate plugins that are not available in your language. Fortunately, WordPress provides an easy way to translate plugins using the Loco Translate plugin (Palleon is compatible with Loco translate plugin). Loco Translate is a WordPress plugin that allows you to edit WordPress translation files in your browser and integrate with automatic translation services.

You can also use the Loco Translate plugin to replace any static text in Palleon and Palleon plugins without making any code changes.

In this blog post, we will guide you on how to translate a WordPress plugin using Loco Translate plugin.

Step 1: Install and Activate Loco Translate Plugin

The first step is to install and activate the Loco Translate plugin. You can do this by going to the “Plugins” section in your WordPress dashboard and searching for “Loco Translate”. Once you find it, click on “Install” and then “Activate”.

Step 2: Select Plugin to Translate

After activating the Loco Translate plugin, go to the “Loco Translate” section in your WordPress dashboard. Here, you will see a list of all plugins installed on your website that can be translated using Loco Translate. Select the plugin you want to translate by clicking on it.

Step 3: Create a New Translation

Once you have selected the plugin, you will see a list of all the available translations. If the translation you need is not available, click on the “New Language” button to create a new translation. Select the language you want to translate the plugin into and click on “Start Translating”.

Step 4: Translate the Plugin

Now that you have created a new translation, you can start translating the plugin. Loco Translate provides an easy-to-use interface that allows you to translate each string in the plugin. Simply click on the string you want to translate and enter the translated text in the “Translation” field. Repeat this process for all the strings you want to translate.

Step 5: Save and Export Translation

After you have finished translating the plugin, click on the “Save” button to save your changes. Loco Translate will automatically generate a .mo file that contains all the translated strings. You can then export this file and upload it to your WordPress website.


Translating a WordPress plugin using Loco Translate plugin is a straightforward process that can be done by anyone. By following the steps outlined in this blog post, you can easily translate any plugin that is not available in your language. This will help you to provide a better user experience for your website visitors who speak different languages.

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