How To Create Multilingual Websites Using Kemet and WPML

Kemet is a fast, reliable and fully customizable WordPress theme suitable for business websites, blogs, personal portfolios and WooCommerce e-commerce websites. It is very lightweight and offers blazing fast speed. Built with SEO in mind. In this article, you will see how to translate websites built with Kemet using WPML.


Getting Started

You will need to have WPML Multilingual CMS, WPML String Translation, WPML Translation Management, and WPML Media Translation plugins installed and activated.

Make sure that the Kemet theme is activated, by going to the Appearance -> Themes page.

Setting up WPML

From your dashboard, go to WPML -> Languages to set default language, add languages to your sites and set up language switcher button. For more information, please check Getting Started With WPML

Translating Posts, Pages and Custom Post Types

On your dashboard, go to Posts or Pages, you should find a new column added with the available languages. To add a translation for that post/page, click on the plus icon '+', to edit an existing translation, click on the pencil icon

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Translating Categories and Tags

  1. Navigate to WPML -> Taxonomy Translation.
  2. From the Select the taxonomy to translate drop-down menu, choose Categories.
  3. Click on the plus icon to translate a specific category.
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Translating Menus

You can easily synchronize your language menus with WPML. For more information, please check menus translation tutorial.

Translating Strings From Kemet Theme

You can translate all the strings that come from Kemet theme by:

  • Going to WPML -> Theme and Plugin Localization.
  • Click on ‘Scan the theme for Strings’
  • After scanning is done, go to WPML -> String Translation, select 'kemet' to filter strings from Kemet theme.
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For detailed description, you can check refer to WPML documentation.

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