Multilingual Contact Form 7 with Polylang

Beschreibung

This plugin makes it possible to use Contact Form 7 forms on multilingual pages by using Polylang and its string translations.

Other than existing solutions you don´t have to create a form for each language, but you can use one single CF7 form for all languages.

How does it work?

With this plugin active, you can setup translatable placeholders in your forms, emails and form messages.

The placeholders are using curly braces, like this: {Text to translate}.

When these are setup, you can then translate the strings in Languages > String translations, filter for „Contact Form 7“

Translate form messages

This plugin gives you two ways of translating the form messages.

The simple way: You only have to make sure the form messages are all set to the english default values. Then they are automatically translated via the normal plugin language pack.
You may have to update your WordPress language packs after setting up your languages in Polylang.

The custom way: Set the strings (or part of strings) you want to have translated in curly braces and they will appear in the Polylang string translations where you can translate them.

Screenshots

  • Make strings translatable by putting them into curly braces

  • Translate strings in the Polylang String translations

  • Example contact form in different languages

Installation

  1. Upload the zip to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‚Plugins‘ menu in WordPress
  3. You also need the plugins [Contact Form 7] (https://wordpress.org/plugins/contact-form-7/) and [Polylang] (https://wordpress.org/plugins/polylang/)
  4. Create a from and add the strings that have to be translated in curly braces, e.g. {Your Message}
  5. Translate the strings in Polylang via Languages > String translations, filter for „Contact Form 7“
  6. Create a page for the form for every of your website´s languages and add the same form to all of them

FAQ

Why are the form messages not translated ?

Make sure the form messages are set to their english default values (which might not be the case if the general UI language is different to english).
Also make sure the Contact Form language packs for all your site´s languages are installed.

Alternatively you can add curly braces around the message texts, so they are translatable via the Polylang string translations

What about feature X

Just go to the support forums and kindly ask for it, then we´ll see what we can do. Thank you!

Rezensionen

3. Oktober 2022 2 replies
I do enjoy using your plugin. But have a small request - PLEASE add if (function_exeist()) checks or smth similar to chech if polylang is installed and activated before trying to register translations.
26. Mai 2022 1 reply
Лучший. До этого ставил другой плагин, сложный, муторный, так и не смог перевести, а тут за пару минут...
1. April 2022 1 reply
Grate plugin, Is very easy to use. Just one thing, translations message only works when English language is the language site in WP settings, I hope this will can fix. Thanks
6. Feber 2022
Simple and easy plugin to translate Contact form on one place. Thank you Andreas!
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Mitwirkende & Entwickler

„Multilingual Contact Form 7 with Polylang“ ist Open-Source-Software. Folgende Menschen haben an diesem Plugin mitgewirkt:

Mitwirkende

Änderungsprotokoll

1.0.4

  • fix fatal errors when polylang is not active
  • fix strings with special characters not being translated
  • fix pipes feature for select, checkbox, radio

1.0.3

  • fix ajax response messages not being translated

1.0.2

  • fix issue of strings needing a second reload after language change to be displayed correctly
  • fix form lang attribute to be set to current locale

1.0.1

  • remove test setting

1.0.0

  • Initial release