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"Loco Translate" is the official Loco plugin for WordPress

This plugin helps you translate themes and other plugins directly in WordPress admin. You don't need a Loco account to use it. It's entirely separate from the main Loco site.

Translating WordPress

Before you start using this plugin we recommend you familiarize yourself with some conventions:

User guides

Loco Translate was originally built for developers to localise their own themes and plugins. 100,000 downloads later it has become popular with a wider range of people. Select the guide most appropriate for you.

System requirements

  • Any modern web browser will run the front end. Internet Explorer must be at least version 9.
  • Most Unix-like servers capable of running WordPress will run the back end.
  • The plugin is tested on PHP 5.3 and up. Older versions of PHP may work, but are not officially supported.
  • Solaris is not supported. It requires file system functionality not available in PHP when running on Solaris.
  • PHP under Windows is not officially supported.
  • Apache mod_security is known to cause problems with WordPress and it affects this plugin.