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Translation & Multilanguage

JNews contains several texts (strings) that you may like to translate for your website’s need. We provide an easy method to manage your site’s frontend translation string.

Not only that, even if you want to create your site to support multi-language, you don’t need to worry. JNews fully supports popular multilingual plugin like Polylang and WPML.

In this part, we will guide you how to setup and manage your site translation including multi-language. There are a few things that we’ll explain to you on this part :

  1. Frontend Translation
  2. Backend Translation
  3. Multi Language

 

1. Frontend Translation


To enable frontend translation on your website, you just need to install JNews – Frontend Translation plugin. You can easily install and activate this plugin from Plugin Dashboard by go to JNews Dashboard → Plugin

Right after you’ve done with the plugin activation, next you can setup the plugin settings to fit with your website’s need. You can access frontend translation setting by simply hit the Translate or go to JNews Dashboard → Translate Frontend

As you can see on the image above. You need to turn on Enable Translation option at first to activate frontend translation feature on your website. Then, you can begin doing translate JNews by click Translation String tab. Don’t forget to hit Save Changes button right after you finish doing the translation.

 

2. Backend Translation


You may want to translate the whole string on JNews (including backend). In this case you can use Loco Translate plugin to achieve that and it’s well tested with JNews. You can easily to install and activate this plugin from Plugin Dashboard by go to JNews Dashboard → Plugin

Right after you’ve done with the plugin activation, next you can go to WordPress Admin → Loco Translate→ Themes to setup and begin doing translation. Please check the following attached images :

Info

Please note that you only able to translate backend string with Loco Translate. If try to doing translation for frontend string, it won’t work and you will need to use JNews Frontent Translation instead.

 

3. Multi Language


For creating multi-language website, JNews fully supports popular multilingual plugin like Polylang and WPML. In this part, we will guide you how to set it up through Polylang and WPML plugin.

Please note that you will required to install JNews Frontend Translation plugin for frontend string translation. FYI, based on performance reason, we will recommend you to use Polylang instead of WPML plugin.

 

Multi Language – Polylang

You can easily to install and activate this plugin from Plugin Dashboard by go to JNews Dashboard → Plugin

Right after you’ve done with the plugin activation, next you can go to WordPress Admin → Languages to add new language that you want to use on your website. Please check the following attached image below :

For more complete documentation about Polylang like translate post, page, menu, widget and etc you can check this out.

As we said previously, about frontend string translation you will need to install JNews Frontend Translation plugin. You can do frontend string translation with the same method as before and just need a minor setup.

You can access frontend translation setting by go to JNews Dashboard → Translate Frontend and please check the following attached images below :

 

Multi Language – WPML

Since WPML is a premium plugin, you will need to buy this plugin here. After that you will need to install and activate this plugin. Please check this article for more complete information about uploading a plugin into WordPress.

Right after you’ve done with the plugin activation, next you can go to WordPress Admin → WPML to add new language that you want to use on your website and do another related settings. Please check the following attached image :

For more detail documentation about using WPML plugin like translate post, page, menu, widget and etc you can check this out.

As we said previously, about frontend string translation you will need to install JNews Frontend Translation plugin. You can do frontend string translation with the same way as before and just need to do minor setup.

You can access frontend translation setting by go to JNews Dashboard → Translate Frontend and please check the following attached images :