Gtranslate is a perfect WordPress plugin that adds a translation widget onto your WordPress website for translating the content into 58 most spoken languages across the world.
The entire language translation is done automatically and all you need to do is just download and install the plugin in your WordPress theme.The free version of Gtranslate WordPress plugin directs your webpage to Google Translate webpage.
The plugin’s pro and enterprise version translates your webpage in a professional way unlike the general translation.
This tutorial helps you in installing the Gtranslate plugin without any issues.
You must first reach the ‘Plugins’ option and then click on ‘Add New’ option and start the search process by entering ‘Gtranslate’. Immediately a plugin by the name ‘gtrans’ gets displayed and it’s not the actual plugin that you have been looking for.
You need to install it and then reach the settings page of this plugin. A page gets depicted that has a direct link to the actual plugin that you want to utilize for your WordPress website. From there, you must click on the link that you see at the top of the settings page and later download the plugin into your personal computer.
If you have ‘gtrans’ plugin pre-installed on your WordPress, you can skip the first few steps of the process. On downloading it, you can now start installing the actual plugin by uploading the WP-gtranslate zip file.
Upon successful uploading, you can point to the ‘Settings’ menu to view the Gtranslate plugin. When you observe, both the gtrans and Gtranslate appear in the list and to further configure it, you can click on the Gtranslate.
A list of widget options get appeared when you click on the plugin and from there you can make modifications in the settings as per your requirements. Once you are done with the plugin configuration, you can save it.
On configuring, you must point to ‘Appearance’ and select the ‘Widgets’ option to insert a widget onto your WordPress website. From the widgets, choose the Gtranslate widget and drag it to the sidebar. Even the gtrans widget is available that has nothing to do with the translation and it just adds an intro page to your website with few demo tutorials.
On adding the widget, you can let the visitors translate the web page into their native language and for advanced translation, you are always suggested to utilize the professional or enterprise version.