English language websites have been the backbone of WordPress’ rise to the top of the CMS market to date, but the rest of the world is queueing up to join the party.
Somewhat astonishingly, though providing multilingual content is an increasingly common site requirement, WordPress still does not have tools built into core to manage this. Users around the world have long turned to WPML as the standout plugin solution for WordPress and it’s the recommended option for supporting multilingual content in Kriesi themes.
In this article, we’ll cover the basics of the WPML plugin, step through how to set it up with our best-selling Enfold theme and finish with some pointers regarding multilingual SEO.
Let’s begin with some background on why providing multilingual sites is so important.