Weglot edit translations manually and in visual editor
Weglot is known to have a really accurate automatic WordPress translation, but certainly some people will prefer to have perfection and that Weglot edit translations.
It is possible to edit translations manually in two ways to give that optimization to the content.
Keep reading to learn more about how you can edit translations in Weglot from the dashboard and the visual editor.
Weglot edit translations from dashboard
In the Wegot Review, we have talked about how great is this plugin.
It can be considered among the best WordPress translation plugins, because using Weglot is like having a big team of translators on your side in just few clicks.
Installing Weglot it is super eays, thanks to the integration that is done to WordPress through an API key.
Once Weglot is installed in your WordPress Website, the multilingual plugin will start to automatically translate your content.
In difference between Weglot vs Google Translator, is that Weglot integrates other translation engines on their platform, improving the quality of their translations.
We all probably have known that even though Google Translator has improved, its translations are not really top quality.
Here it is where the difference and big advantage begins of Weglot.
Weglot quality is really high in terms of translation, compared with other translation engines.
But of course, there will be moments, where the web owner or content manager will prefer to optimize the content, or even localize the content.
Weglot has conveniently two ways to manual edit translations.
One of it, is by going to the main dashboard and select the desired language that is prefered to be edited.
In the translation editor of Weglot, there will be two columns.
On the left side, the text strings of the original language will appear, and on the right side the destination languages.
Just by searching the text that is desired to be translated, Weglot will filter the strings and the user can manually edit the translation.
Weglot edit translation by Page URL
Another way of doing the manual edition of the translations is by filtering out by URL.
There are also two ways to filter the Page URL content, either in the dashboard section Translations – URLs or from the left side column of the translation editor.
By going this way, the strings that will appear on the columns will be the only ones corresponding to the Page content.
It will filter out the text. But there is an easier way in Weglot to edit the translations manually, the Visual Editor.
Weglot edit translation with the Visual Editor
To open the visual editor you can go to Weglot Dashboard then Translations, and then select Visual Editor.
Then Weglot will show a button to start editing.
Weglot Visual Editor is one of the best ways to manually edit translations in your website.
With the Visual Editor, you can directly see which words, sentences or phrases can be translated.
This way, you know exactly where the content is.
Weglot will show a pencil next to the text, and just by clicking it, it will appear a box of the original language text string, and the destination language.
In this box, the user can also do the manual edition of the translations in Weglot.