What is Polylang?
Polylang allows you to create a bilingual or multilingual WordPress site. You write posts, pages and create categories and post tags as usual, and then define the language for each of them. The translation of a post, whether it is in the default language or not, is optional.
How to install and set up
Start WordPress and login to WordPress Dashboard
Start WordPress from Shifter Dashboard
Login to WordPress Dashboard by clicking [Dashboard] button
Navigate to Plugins menu, then click [Add New]
Search “Polylang” and click [Install Now] button
Setting up Polylang plugin
Complete initial setup
We install Japanese as a sub secondary language.
Set English is primary, Japanese secondary in this sample.
You’re almost ready
Scroll down to the bottom of page, click [Return to the Dashboard]
Check the language installed
Check URL modifications
Navigate to [Settings] menu
Click [Settings] under URL modifications
Keep all settings default.
Set Language Switcher to theme’s widget
Navigate to Appearance to Widget
Make sure Language Switcher is added to Blog’s sidebar
Make some posts and publish
Add some posts in both languages.
Stop WordPress and generate an artifact to check ‘Language Switcher” works.