How to integrate, translate & publish multilingual Wordpress website with Text United

How to localize your Wordpress website and how to publish your translations

To localize your Wordpress website website, you can either Create a new website project and add the javascript code to your website's HTML code, or use the Text United plugin for Wordpress.

In this article we will show you how to publish your Wordpress website when using Text United's website translation.

If you want to translate your website using the Text United wordpress plugin, click here to learn more.

Scan your website and create a project

First - create a new website project.
If you are a new user, select Website Translation in the onboarding tutorial:

You can also create a new project by clicking Create project button in the dashboard and select Website:

In the next steps you will be guided to scan your website and choose a language(s) you want to translate it into. 

  1. Click SCAN to start scanning your website.
  2. In case your website contains subdomains, check the Find and include subdomains option

In the next step choose the language(s) you want your website to translate into and select whether you want the content of your website to be pre-translated with machine translation.

When you are done with language selections, click Continue.

 In the next step you can choose who will translate (or correct the pre-translated content):


Me and my team - you will create a project which is going to be translated by you and/or by someone from your team.

Professional full service - you will create a project which will be translated by professional translators selected and allocated by a Text United project manager. This is a paid service, for which you can request a quote in advance.

As the last step, click CREATE A PROJECT

Translate your website using the Overlay Editor

Now it's time to integrate Text United with your website:

  1. Add the java snippet to your home page HTML code (see the section below)

  2. Launch the Text United Overlay Editor directly on your
    website by:

  • opening your website and adding an extension at the end of the URL:

/#text-united-translation

 or

  • simply use CTRL+ALT+T keyboard shortcut while on the website.

You will need to login with your Text United credentials to access the overlay editor.

 
Check out the help article on how to use the Overlay Editor here.

How to Install the javascript snippet

To localize your Wordpress website, you need to install the Text United code snippet in the head section of the  HTML code of the website.

Click the project name to open the project details page. Copy the snippet code from the projects details page > Install code tab > COPY SCRIPT

Note: There are 2 versions of the snippet available. Select the first version of the snippet.

How to publish your translations

Once you have translated your website and you want to make the translations visible to your website's visitors click on the project name to open the project details page. Click on the Publish button in the top right corner.