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Zanto manages translation of your whole wordpress site to other languages and provides a language switcher to switch between translations.

Author:Ayebare Mucunguzi Brooks (profile at
WordPress version required:3.0
WordPress version tested:4.1.1
Plugin version:0.3.4
Added to WordPress repository:13-12-2013
Last updated:30-03-2015
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Total downloads:18 436
Active installs:20+
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Zanto WP Translation enables you to convert blogs in a multisite into translations of each other. It provides a language switcher to switch between the different translations of pages, posts, categories, custom types and custom taxonomies. The plugin keeps track of what has been translated and what has not and provides an intuitive interface that allows you to carry out translation. The number of languages you can run are unlimited. Get more WordPress multilingual, Localization and Internationalization addons from here multilingual addons or keep up to-date with the best Internationalization and localization practices at

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  • Translation of posts, categories, custom taxonomies, custom types.
  • Browser Language re-direct i.e re-direct users to their preferred language in their browser language settings.
  • An easily customizable language switcher.
  • Ability to use custom made Language switcher themes.
  • Add a language parameter to the URL for SEO purposes
  • Ability to create multiple translation networks within the same multisite. i.e blog A is a translation of Blog B and C. Blog X a translation of blog Z, while all blogs are in the same multisite.
  • Different languages for both the front and back end.
  • Each admin will have his admin language preferences stored
  • Over 60 in-built languages and flags.
  • Ability for users to add their own native languages i.e from the ones not included.
  • Integrated support for domain mapping plugin
  • Translated posts highlighting to prevent double translation
  • Copy posts data from one blog to the translation area
  • A translation editor to translate all posts from one blog to all others without switching between blogs. (Additional Translation Manager plugin required)
  • Create and Manage translators from a single blog. Translators have their own dashboard. (Additional Translation Manager plugin required)
  • Assign Translations to individual translators.(Additional Translation Manager plugin required)
  • Export and Import XLIFF translations for posts taxonomies, comments, custom fields. (Additional Translation Manager plugin required)


Learn how to use Zanto WP Translation plugin with these tutorials


  • The french translation shall be ready soon for both the site and plugin

Please let us know if you would like to contribute a translation.