5 Best WordPress Translation Plugins (Free)

Translating your website is not a big issue to deal with nowadays. Just a few simple steps and your website would be translated in minutes. And to help you do that, there are hundreds of WordPress translation plugins available for you to choose from. However, with a large number of WordPress translation plugins available, we know how difficult it is to choose the one that best suits you. So, in order to help you choose from a smaller scale, we have compiled a list of 5 best WordPress translation plugins to help you translate your website without affecting your wallet. That means we are going to discuss the 5 best WordPress translation plugins that are free and that we think are the best ones till date.

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So, without any further ado, let’s get started.

5 Best WordPress Translation Plugins (Free) 



Polylang is a free WordPress translation plugin that will allow you to create a multilingual content in as many languages as you need. You can choose your preferred language from your profile and the plugin will automatically download the respective WordPress language packs for you.


  • Supports RTL languages
  • Automatic download (and updates) of the preferred WordPress language packs
  • Supports custom post types, taxonomies, sticky posts and all default WordPress widgets
  • A customizable language switcher
  • Translate posts, pages, media, categories, post tags, widgets, menus, and more



Google Language Translator


The Google Language Translator is a must-try WordPress translation plugin in our today’s top 5 list. You can get the translation of your website done instantly with the help of this translation plugin. The translations are provided in various languages. Thus, you can quickly change the language of your website into any of your desired languages without too much of a hassle.


  • Provides more than 60 languages
  • Functions on Google Language API
  • Provides a language selector box
  • Layout Options
  • Shortcodes





Transposh is one of the easy-to-use translation plugins that adopts a novel approach to translation/translating websites. The plugin facilitates a combination of human and automatic translation. The customization of this plugin is also pretty easy. Your website visitors can simply select any text on a translated page and add their own translation. Yet again, it is a must-try WordPress translation plugin.


  • Support for any language
  • Widget Appearance Options
  • Automatic Translation Mode
  • Ability to search all the translated languages
  • RSS Feeds Translation
  • Drag and Drop Interface
  • Professional Translation



qTranslate X


Another powerful free WordPress translation plugin is qTranslate X. It is similar to Polylang plugin in functionality. The plugin offers an easy interface to create multilingual content. Users can switch languages while editing post to simultaneously work on content in different languages. It has a growing list of third-party add-ons, and they allow you to integrate qTranslate with various other platform and plugins as well.


  • One-click local switching – switches languages while editing posts
  • Provides language switching buttons
  • An abundance of various languages
  • Easily to set up and customize
  • Translate the theme custom fields
  • Useful listings of plugins (with update information)
  • One language for each URL



GTranslate – Google Translate


GTranslate is a free Google Translate plugin for WordPress. It allows you to add a language switcher that is powered by Google to easily translate your WordPress site. It hides suggest better translation popup and also the Google Translate bar from the top. The plugin also provides you an option to open the translated page in a new window. This feature helps you to switch back and forth between the original and translated content.


  • Language Switcher (powered by Google)
  • Translated page in a new window option
  • Google Analytics integration
  • Posts and pages translation
  • RTL Language Support
  • Floating Language Selector
  • Lazy loading for language flags to boost performance



Finally, here ends our today’s list of 5 Best WordPress Translation Plugins (Free). We hope the list helped you to choose the best WordPress translation plugin for your website.

Have I missed out any other awesome free WordPress translation plugin? Do let us know about them in the comments below.


1 thought on “5 Best WordPress Translation Plugins (Free)

  1. Alexander Borealis says:

    Hi there.

    This is a great list of plugins.

    I hope you could review ConveyThis translate next time. It has free plan which is limited for 5000 words, very easy settings and besides machine translation which is by the way performed translations without accessing user’s database, it has also access to the professional translators right from the user’s account.


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