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Transifex is the leading provider of localization and translation of digital content for websites. The Transifex platform enables companies to produce high-quality translations by connecting their sources of digital content to the translation team of their choice.

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About Transifex

The Transifex localization automation platform helps companies manage, translate, collaborate and automate the overall localization process. The sophisticated technology underlying the Transifex platform allows companies to integrate localization directly into their continuous development process, streamlining the entire experience.

Transifex is a cloud-based application built to help technology companies manage localization of almost any kind of digital content from web apps and websites, video subtitles, marketing content, documentation, and more. Transifex gives Developers, Product Managers, and Architects the power, flexibility, and control they require while providing Marketers a fast, consistent and collaborative platform to quickly get projects live.

Transifex allows Developers, Translators, Product Managers, and Marketing Managers to all work together to create and deliver exceptional localized online experiences.

Getting started with Transifex and WPML

To send content for translation to Transifex install the following plugins on your website:

  • WPML Multilingual CMS – the core plugin
  • WPML String Translation – this plugin will allow you to translate interface strings

You can download them from your account. If you do not have an account yet, you can create a new one by choosing WPML Multilingual CMS or Multilingual Agency plans.

Working with Transifex via WPML

Here are the basic steps of working with WPML and Transifex. For a full walkthrough, check out our page about using WPML with a translation service.

Connecting Your Website to Transifex

First, you need to connect WPML with Transifex. Part of this very simple process is to request your Transifex credentials.

To learn how to retrieve your Transifex’s credentials, visit Transifex’s Help Center.

Sending content for translation

Once your site is connected to Transifex, you can start sending your content for translation.

Receive a quotation from Transifex

Transifex does not provide translation services directly. Transifex does have translation partners though and you can order translations within Transifex directly. Each translation agency offers translation services in a variety of languages.

Receiving completed translations

Once done, your site is ready to receive completed translations.

Canceling translation jobs

As stated above, Transifex does not provide translation services directly. However, once an order is submitted, the corresponding vendor starts working on the order asap so in case you need to cancel an already submitted order, you need to reach out to the support team at and they will coordinate with the corresponding vendor and cancel the part of the order that hasn’t started yet.

Read more about canceling translation jobs sent to a professional service.

Translating the Rest of Your Site

Once you’re done translating the content of your page, there could be untranslated texts in menus, sidebars, and similar places. No problem, you can use Transifex to translate the rest of your site.

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