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The word “translate” may be vague. There are 2 intentions in this section:
- Translate your site from English to your language (German, French, Italian..)
- Build a multilingual website with various languages: En, De, Fr..
For each problem, we have a respective approach.
Translate Your Site
If your language is not English and you want to translate theme terms into your language, here’s some options:
- Quick Translation: The Fox has a Quick Translation panel right in Customizer for translating most important words: Next, Previous, More, Read More, Search, View all..
- Full Translation: For full translation of the theme, you’ll need to use a translation plugin such as LocoTranslate
1/ Quick Translate
, you simply go to
Customize > Quick Translation
, you’ll see list of words you can translate there. Note: It contains not all words of the theme hence if the word you need to translate is missing, you’ll need to use a plugin (for instance, LocoTranslate below)
2/ Using LocoTranslate to translate all words
. It works for all themes having *pot files, including The Fox.
Build Multilingual Site
is a free plugin to build a multilingual WordPress site and The Fox is compatible with Polylang. Hence in this section, we’ll present a step-by-step guide how to make theme work with Polylang.
as its instruction.
Dashboard > Languages > Translation
Click “View all group”, you’ll see an option named “Fox”. Choose it, you’ll see available strings that can be translated into other languages.