Falang multilanguage for WordPress

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Falang is a multilanguage plugin for WordPress. It allows you to translate an existing WordPress site to other languages. Falang natively supports WooCommerce (product, variation, category, tag, attribute, etc.)

Free vs Pro

Pro version: has on-site support and language filtering – documentation

Concept

  • Easy setup
  • Supports all languages supported by WordPress (RTL and LTR)
  • When you add a language in Falang, WP language packages are automatically downloaded and updated
  • Easy to use: Translate Posts, Pages, Menus, Categories from the plugin or linked from the WP interface
  • Translate Posts and Terms permalinks
  • Translate additional plugins like WooCommerce, Yoast SEO, etc.
  • You can use Google, Azure, Yandex, Lingvanex to help you with the translation (DeepL services may be included in later versions)
  • Displays the default language if the content is not yet translated
  • The Language Switcher widget is configurable to display flags and/or language names
  • Language Switcher can be put in Menu, Header, Footer, Sidebars
  • Image captions, alt text and other media text translation without duplicating the media files
  • Language Code directly in the URL
  • No extra database tables created, no content duplication
  • Very good website speed performance (low impact)
  • Contains translations for IT, FR, DE, ES, NL
  • Falang is not meant for WordPress multisite installations!

Falang’s goal is to let you translate everything on your page

  • Taxonomies
  • Menu items
  • Theme and plugin strings
  • Custom fields
  • Page builder content
  • Widgets
  • Shortcode outputs
  • URL slugs
  • WooCommerce products
  • Page title and description
  • Image alt text and captions

Quick start video

Falang and Falang for Elementor Lite
(French version with english subtitles)

Also available

Known issues

  • Elementor preview needs to have “Show slug for main language” disabled in Falang Settings
  • The WooCommerce attribute slug doesn’t have to be translated

Sawir-shaashado

  • The Post Listing translation panel
  • The Post translation panel
  • The Language Listing panel

Rakibaad

  1. Upload the entire Falang folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory or install from WP Plugins
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Add languages
  4. Set the default language (main language of your site)
  5. Add the Language Switcher to your site
  6. Translate your post / pages / menus etc. to the other languages

SBI

  • Is Falang Translate free?
    Yes, but without on-site support.
    Purchased licenses come with 1 year on-site support.

  • Where to find help?
    First time users should read the Falang – Documentation, which explains the basics (with screenshots – in English).

Dibu-eegisyo

19 Sebteembar, 2022
It was exactly what I was looking for. Simple and effective. Solved my problem.
9 Sebteembar, 2022
I mean, ratings says all. Pure 5 stars! Falang multilanguage is a brilliant and easy to use plugin. Updates are constant and support is AMAZING. If you like it, tell your client to buy it. It is worth every penny. High five to developer. 10/10
10 Agoosto, 2022
After spending many hours searching for a solution for a multi-lingual site, I came across Falang. It exactly solves my use-case. I don't need translation services and don't want to pay for an expensive premium plugin that includes 'translation credits' .. and it actually works! I use Divi so installed Falang for Divi Lite.. also seamless and totally useful I'm so happy I'm going to buy the (modestly priced) premium version anyway even though I don't need to for my functionality (which is rare for me!) I did spend a few hours getting setup with my second language which is NZ Māori, which is not in Falang's or Wordpress' predefined languages. See my post in the Support section on this.
22 Juunyo, 2022
For my e-commerce website, I actually tested a lot of translators for Woocommerce: TranslatePress -> Bug with the B2B for Woocommerce plugin GTranslate -> Impossible to translate everything correctly with automatic and manual translation Weglot -> Recurring payment system for mandatory automatic translation (it seems the same as Gtranslate) WPML -> Too heavy. My website was too slow WPGLOBUS -> Unpleasant to translate the menus with coding strings I was pleasantly surprised by Falang for its ease and simplicity, and efficiency. In short, Falang translator was the best value for money and simplicity, better than other competitors plugins. Finally, the support is excellent and fast! Try it and you'll love it!
22 Juunyo, 2022
Best plugin ever. Have try other multi language plugin, but for me, falang more simple on arranging all translation post, so it's more suitable for me. But I have problem on translating meta description on translated page, I'm using All in One SEO plugin, and already add custom field for translated description field on post, but the meta description still not changing.
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1.3.29 (26/07/2022)

  • add Google translation service
  • add custom meta action thanks to @frogerme
  • change meta post field translation to textarea
  • add free message on post/menu translation page