Is there a way to make a multilingual site with Lay? Is using a plugin an option?
Hm I don't think so
It would be a nice add-on :money_with_wings:
Well I haven't tried it but maybe it works to create a Multisite like this: http://codex.wordpress.org/Create_A_Network
Then you would create one site for one language and another for another language and in your menu you would just have a button to switch the sites.
Not sure if any multilanguage plugins will work with lay theme. At least they wont work on the frontend-side I guess. :/
Did anyone reach any solution to this problem yet? Otherwise I might try it out and get back to you @arminunruh
I found this solution from the semplice-theme forum. Dunno if it works with this theme though. When Im at it – Is it possible to have two different front-pages, one for each different language so to say. Found something desirable in that regard here with french and english menus. Seams to be generated by the WPML-plugin.
Custom links keeps opening in new tabs, even without checking in the "open in new tab"-option. Any solution to this?
Thanks for a great theme Armin!
Looking forward to trying it out :thumbsup:
"Custom links keeps opening in new tabs, even without checking in the "open in new tab"-option. Any solution to this?"
Yea I need to fix that.
Hm I didn't make lay theme with multilanguage support in mind. So I'm really not sure if it works with WPML.
What you can do is create a multisite network: https://codex.wordpress.org/Create_A_Network
With that you can basically create two independent websites like website.com and en.website.com
That's not a perfect solution cause the sites are independent so there's a lot of stuff to do that could be automated if it was working with a real multilanguage plugin.
If anyone thinks this is a dealbreaker then you can write me to firstname.lastname@example.org and have your money back.
This does provide another issue however.
When entering the license-key I can only activate one of the two sub-directories within the network - since each subdirectory requires its own theme. Furthermore this generates issues when it comes to having a similar layout on the two, forcing me to do some adjustments in order to mimic the registered site with the other.
When entering the license-key I can only activate one of the two sub-directories within the network - since each subdirectory requires its own theme.
I wrote down the issue. I'm not sure if and when I'm going to work on this. Even if you can't activate the other website, everything should still work. It will just say "Unregistered" in the top of the admin panel.
Furthermore this generates issues when it comes to having a similar layout on the two, forcing me to do some adjustments in order to mimic the registered site with the other.
Yea, lay theme is not really working well for multi-language I think.
have you been able to work on the multisite issue and found a solution to it? Or does one have to create a network in order to have multilingual sites?
I love your theme, but would love it even more if multilingual sites where possible :-)!
i will work on multilingual one day but for now multilingual is not possible to do by yourself.
does anybody ever tried to use PolyLang plugin for multilang websites? I just tried it the other day on my local website and seems to work perfectly.
I would like to know if someone of you has already tried it, in order to understand if I have to expect a future incompatibility with lay theme...
i use it on www.matteroffact.de and it works out 90% I’d say ...
The things, that don’t work are as follows (if you already solved one of those – would be happy to hear from you...):
1b) click on DE in the right corner for the German contact site –> The form is visible.
1c) if I now edit the English contact form in the backend, the German one will be not visible anymore in the frontend – but the English one ... (and so on)
2a) Start on matteroffact.de (the default page language is set to EN), then click DE in the right corner for the German language, click on any site and then on the logo in the left top corner –> The main intro and the English homepage will appear
I think besides that two bugs, the plugin is doing very well.
Woud be happy, if anyone has some hints.
Best and greetings from Cologne
Laytheme can't really do multilanguage right now.
Soon a new redeveloped version of the gridder will replace the old gridder of lay theme and it will have multilanguage support with qtranslateX. Thx 4 your patience :)
I have just read your last post. Do you have news about how yo make multilingual website now?
If is it possible do it now? Only with qtranslate? If not which other plugins are working?
we're working on making multilanguage possible with the qtranslatex plugin. i can't tell you when exactly it will be done!
Thanks for your answer!
I have actually already translate the website with polylang and the switcher works perfectly with alla the pages but not with the front page.
Do you know if there is a way to set the front page in order to have to have it in both languages?