Falang multilanguage for WordPress


Falang is a multilanguage plugin for WordPress. It allows you to translate an existing WordPress site to other languages. Falang natively supports WooCommerce (product, variation, category, tag, attribute, etc.)


  • Easy setup
  • Supports all languages supported by WordPress (RTL and LTR)
  • When you add a language in Falang, WP language packages are automatically downloaded and updated
  • Easy to use: Translate Posts, Pages, Menus, Categories from the plugin or linked from the WP interface
  • Translate Posts and Terms permalinks
  • Translate additional plugins like WooCommerce, Yoast SEO, etc.
  • You can use Yandex to help you with the translation (more translation services may be included in later versions)
  • Displays the default language if the content is not yet translated
  • The Language Switcher widget is configurable to display flags and/or language names
  • Language Switcher can be put in Menu, Header, Footer, Sidebars
  • Image captions, alt text and other media text translation without duplicating the media files
  • Language Code directly in the URL
  • No extra database tables created, no content duplication
  • Very good website speed performance (low impact)
  • Contains translations for IT, FR, DE, ES, NL
  • Falang is not meant for WordPress multisite installations!

Falang’s goal is to let you translate everything on your page

  • Taxonomies
  • Menu items
  • Theme and plugin strings
  • Custom fields
  • Page builder content
  • Widgets
  • Shortcode outputs
  • URL slugs
  • WooCommerce products
  • Page title and description
  • Image alt text and captions

Also available

Known issues

  • Elementor preview needs to have “Show slug for main language” disabled in Falang Settings
  • When a post/page is restricted to one language, the Blog posts
    overview hides the post in the other languages. But in the single post
    view on the frontend you can still choose the other language(s) through the language switcher, resulting in a 404. This will be fixed in the
    next version.


  • The Post Listing translation panel
  • The Post translation panel
  • The Language Listing panel


  1. Upload the entire Falang folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory or install from WP Plugins
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Add languages
  4. Set the default language (main language of your site)
  5. Add the Language Switcher to your site
  6. Translate your post / pages / menus etc. to the other languages


  • Is Falang Translate free?
    Yes, but without on-site support.

  • Where to find help?
    First time users should read the Falang – Documentation, which explains the basics (with screenshots – in English).


نوومبر 25, 2020
I'm still in the process of setting Falang up and translating content for 4 languages,but really happy so far: menus, articles, pages and woocommerce products translation work out of the box. Just one sad note: I copy paste already translated (gutenberg-based) text from my old website, and pasting it in Falang's translation interface (classic editor) looses some layout (namely the paragraphs). The rest is copied just fine (images, links, iframes, inline styles...) [edit: great support from Stéphane, below, explained workaround] Thank you Stephane (and contributors) for the great job !
اکتوبر 13, 2020
It is very great plugin. I love to use for my website 🙂 It was a small problem with the translation of Header strings. First of all I use free worpress theme which is the Highlight (extension of the Mesmerize theme) and when I tried to refer a translation to the header title and subtitle unfortunatelly I could not find among the strings. I have got help from the Falang support, I can set translation by a dificult way in the Translation Options, 'theme_mods_highlight' name.
اکتوبر 16, 2020
This morning, "Falang for Elementor Lite" the first version 1.0 was released! Falang can be made compatible with Elementor by installing and activating an additional WordPress plugin "Falang for Elementor Lite". This can be found at: https://wordpress.org/plugins/falang-for-elementor-lite/ I would like to take this opportunity to thank the author Stéphane Bouey in particular for his commitment and, above all, his good support. He was listening carefully to the needs of Falang users. That is SUPER! That's why 5 stars are more than deserved.
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1.3.4 (02/11/2020)

  • change published/unpublished toggle
  • add user profile Biographical Info translation (for authorboxes)
  • fix HTML attributes in title and meta input display
  • fix HTML closing tag in WooCommerce attributes translation
  • fix parent construct in Admin filter