WordPress by default will be installed in the English language. If you installed your WordPress through Softaculous and want to change the language of your WordPress site to your native language, you can use the WordPress Language plugin to translate your WordPress dashboard into the language you want. The following steps will teach you how to use the WordPress Language plugin.

Important! The WordPress language plugin will only change the language of or WordPress dashboard. The WordPress Language plugin does not translate your website into another language.

Steps to install the WordPress Language plugin

  1. Log into the WordPress Dashboard.
  2. Add new plugin WordPressGo to the plugins on the left and click Add New.
  3. Search plugins WordPressType Language in the Search bar and click Search Plugins.
  4. install plugin WordPressFind the WordPress Language plugin and click Install Now.
  5. Click OK WordPressClick OK.
  6. Activate teh plugin WordPressAfter the WordPress shows the installation was Successfully installed, click Activate plugin.
  7. list of plugins WordPressYou should see the WordPress Language plugin in your List of Installed Plugins. It should show "Deactivate".

    Language Switcher WordPressNow you will see a Language switcher at the top of your WordPress Dashboard. You can select the language from the list.

    Dashboard in German WordPressWhen you switch the language, your site will show like the image to the right.

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