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By using our Translation tool, you’ll be able to import the available translations offered on our WordPress Translation System.
To translate the booking app and admin app, you’ll need to:
- Download the Translation Pack
- Apply the Translation Pack to your site
Our translations are crowd-sourced, meaning that our wonderful customers volunteer to add in these translations.
If you don’t see your language listed or some phrases are missing in your pack, please seee our other guide on how you can contribute translations.
By default, Simply Schedule Appointments is available in U.S. English. And as of November 2020, we have other translations far enough along to be usable for many cases:
- Portuguese (Portugal) / Português
- Portuguese (Brazil) / Português do Brasil
- Hungarian / Magyar
- Swedish / Svenska
- Italian (Italy) / Italiano
- Russian / Русский
- Turkish /Türkçe
- Estonian / Eesti
- German (Formal) / Deutsch (Sie)
- German / Deutsch
- Spanish (Spain) / Español
- Spanish (Mexico) / Español de México
- Spanish (Venezuela) / Español de Venezuela
- French (France) / Français
- Dutch / Nederlands
- Dutch (Belgium) / Nederlands (België)
- Polish / Polski
- Danish / Dansk
Downloading a Translation
To download and install an in-progress language pack, head to Settings > Translations.
On the translation screen, select one of the available translations from the dropdown menu:
Then click the Download and install button.
The language pack will be fetched, downloaded, and installed into the correct folder on your WordPress site.
Installed Language Packs
You’ll see the language packs that you’ve downloaded listed at the bottom of the screen:
Under the name of the language pack, there’s a link to Improve this translation. If you see any missing or incorrect translations, you can use this link to head right to where you can fix them.
Refreshing Language Packs
Since our translations are always being improved by contributors, it’s helpful every now and then to refresh your language pack so that you can make sure you’re using the latest version.
If you’re interested in contributing to our language packs, find more information here.
Using the Translation Pack
Once you’ve got your language pack downloaded and installed, there are five different ways that you can put that to use on your site:
Note: Your notification Subject and Messages don’t auto-translate, you’ll have to re-write them in your preferred language. Help guide: Emails Not Translating with Language Pack
Note x2: If you don’t like the translations included in the pack, please see our guide on Editing Phrases and Labels in Calendar.
Set the Global Language for Your Site
From the WordPress dashboard, head to Settings > General and look for the Site Language setting:
Set the Language for Your User
Each user can select their own language. To change your preferred language for your user, from the WordPress dashboard, head to Users > Your profile and look for the Language setting:
Use a Multilingual Plugin
Using the SSA Locale Shortcode
The default [ssa_booking] shortcode displays the Booking Calendar in your site’s default language.
However, you can override your site’s default language by using the following shortcode format:
For example, to display your booking calendar in Danish, the shortcode looks like this:
Your language must be in our language pack list, if not you’ll need to contribute translations to your language pack. See our other guide on how you can contribute translation.
File a support ticket with our five-star support team to get more help.
File a ticket
Display the Booking Calendar on Your Site
Emails Not Translating