Multi-Language WordPress For Enterprises

Multi-Language WordPress For Enterprises

Multi-language is not a feature included in WordPress core, and plugin authors have been searching solutions for years.
This talk compares the most popular approaches to Multi-Language WordPress websites, highlighting the pros of using WP Multisite for the scope, that is the approach used by MultilingualPress, a plugin developed by Inpsyde.

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Giuseppe Mazzapica

September 13, 2018
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  1. Multi-Language WordPress For Enterprises Big WP Meetup London 13 September

    2018 Multi-Language WordPress For Enterprises Big WP Meetup London 13 September 2018
  2. Multi-Language WordPress For Enterprises Big WP Meetup London 13 September

    2018 One Post «Part» per Language One Post per Language One Site per Language Approaches to WP Multi-Language
  3. Multi-Language WordPress For Enterprises Big WP Meetup London 13 September

    2018 One Post «Part» per Language One Post per Language One Site per Language qTranslate MultilingualPress WPML Polylang Examples
  4. Multi-Language WordPress For Enterprises Big WP Meetup London 13 September

    2018 One Post «Part» per Language CONS Simple to get started No dev skills in majority of cases «Hijacking» of the content «Hijacking» of the edit screen Forward compatibility issues Custom API to get translation Problematic content filtering Vendor lock-in Limited editorial workflow PROS
  5. Multi-Language WordPress For Enterprises Big WP Meetup London 13 September

    2018 One Post per Language CONS Simple to get started No dev skills in majority of cases Easy to integrate Custom API to get translation Performance issues on content filtering Vendor lock-in Limited editorial workflow PROS
  6. Multi-Language WordPress For Enterprises Big WP Meetup London 13 September

    2018 One Site per Language PROS CONS No query filtering, best performance No «Hijacking» of UI No custom API to get translations No vendor lock-in Powerful editorial workflow Harder to get started for non-technical users Multisite increases chances of other plugin incompatibility
  7. Multi-Language WordPress For Enterprises Big WP Meetup London 13 September

    2018 MultilingualPress: the Inpsyde plugin for Multi-language It uses the «multisite» approach: in our experience, it is the best approach for enterprises: all its cons becomes irrelevant in enterprise context. Latest version is now available on multingualpress.org and soon also on WooCommerce marketplace.
  8. Multi-Language WordPress For Enterprises Big WP Meetup London 13 September

    2018 Questions? Giuseppe Mazzapica WordPress Engineer at Inpsyde @gmazzap