How to translate your Genesis Child Theme

Apr 20, 2016 | Genesis framework Tutorial | 1 comment

In this tutorial I show you How to translate your Genesis Child Theme to other language using the great plugin Genesis Translations.

This plugin translates your Genesis Chil Theme easily with one of the available languages. No need to fuss about with your functions.php file or uploading .mo and .po files. Just install this plugin and you have it!

Currently there are the following translations are available: Danish, Dutch, Italian, German, Finnish, Romanian, Vietnamese, Bulgarian, Swedish, Spanish, French, Indonesian, Turquish, Greek Hebrew, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese-Brazilian, Hungarian, Japanese, Chinese and Icelandic.

You can check the list of languages being worked on in this link.

Install Genesis translations plugin

Installation of this plugin works like any other plugin out there. Either:

  1. In your WordPress dashboard, hover over Plugins.
  2. Choose “Add new”.
  3. Type “Genesis Translations” in the box and press “Search Plugins”.
  4. Once you have located the plugin, click Install Now.

How to translate your Genesis Child Theme - Lovely Confetti Tutorials

This plugin has no configuration options, you only need to activate it and will be translated into the language in which we have configured your WordPress.

Setting up WordPress Site Language

You don’t need to modify WPLANG in wp-config.php file. All you have to do is go to Settings > General > Site Language, and select your language (or install a new language).

How to translate your Genesis Child Theme 2 - Lovely Confetti Tutorials

Genesis Translations doesn´t translate texts in comments area, for this proposal you need Genesis Simple Comments

Install Genesis Simple Comments Plugin

Genesis Simple Comments plugin adds a new menu item to the Genesis menu allowing for easy changes to the Genesis Comments including comment title, not comment text, pinsg title, reply label, email field label, comment awaiting moderation text, submit button label,…

How to Translate your Genesis Child Theme 3 - tutorial - Lovely Confetti

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