Translating themes using WPML

The following article explains the process of translating your website into multiple languages using the WPML plugin. WPML is one of the most popular translation plugins on the market and our themes are compatible with them. 
Their official documentation explains how to translate a site with their plugin. However we’ve extended the documentation here to explain better how you can translate all elements on our themes.

1. Install Required Plugins

It is necessary to install the following plugins: 
  • WPML Multilingual CMS 
  • WPML String Translation
  • WPML Translation Management

2. Choose Languages

Setup WPML for the languages you need see tutorial here.
3. Translate Content
Then you need to translate all the pages, galleries, blog posts and other posts types which require translation. 
In order to do that, we recommend to edit the original page, duplicate it, and then translate it.

4. Translate Menu

After all the pages/posts are translated, it is necessary translated the Menu. https://wpml.org/documentation/getting-started-guide/translating-menus/

5. Translate Theme Options

The next step is to translate the theme options if necessary. 
You will want to go to the Flothemes Settings area and review each section for labels.
For example if we need to translate a label from the footer options: 

6. Translate Strings

Then it is necessary to look for any corresponding strings to the options in WPML > String Translations:

Video Tutorials

For more details, check the videos tutorials below. 
Plugin Setup and Content Translation
In the following video we explain how to setup the WPML plugin and start translating your content:

String Translation
In the following video we explain how to find and convert strings for labels throughout the site: