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WPML consists of a core plugin and various add-ons. The core, WPML Multilingual CMS, is always required. You can install any combination of the add-on plugins to enhance your WordPress site’s functionality.

WPML Multilingual CMS

As the core plugin, WPML Multilingual CMS allows you to build and manage a multilingual WordPress site. You can select from various translation methods to translate pages, posts, custom types, taxonomies, and more. Your site’s visitors can then enjoy your content in their preferred language.

WPML String Translation

The String Translation add-on enables you to translate text outside of posts and pages, including text from themes, plugins, widgets, and admin screens. This ensures every aspect of your WordPress site is multilingual-ready.

WPML Media Translation

WPML Media Translation lets you upload and showcase different images for different languages on your WordPress site. With this add-on, you can make your media content more relevant to your audience’s language and culture.

WPML Sticky Links automatically manages linked pages and ensures your internal links don’t break when you update permalinks or translations. It offers a smooth browsing experience for your multilingual audience.

WPML CMS Navigation

WPML CMS Navigation provides navigation elements tailored for multilingual WordPress websites. Once you add simple single-line PHP functions to your site, you can display elements such as breadcrumbs, dropdown menus, and sidebar navigations.

Compatibility Plugins Between WPML and Other Plugins

WooCommerce Multilingual

Allows you to use WooCommerce and WPML to run multilingual and multi-currency e-commerce sites. Seamlessly translate products, product variations and categories, store pages, emails, and more. Additionally, you can set prices and process payments in multiple currencies, offering global customers a localized shopping experience.

Gravity Forms Multilingual

Enables WPML to translate Gravity Forms and correctly display the translated forms on your website’s front-end.

Contact Form 7 Multilingual

Choose from flexible translation methods and use WPML to translate the forms you create with Contact Form 7. 

BuddyPress Multilingual

Lets you use WPML to translate your entire BuddyPress and BuddyBoss website or create sub-communities based on preferred languages.

Advanced Custom Fields Multilingual

Lets you use WPML to translate the field content and labels you create with Advanced Custom Fields. Works with ACF and ACF PRO.

Ninja Forms Multilingual

Integrates with Ninja Forms and WPML to give you a fast and easy way to translate your forms.

WPForms Multilingual

Lets you use WPML to translate the forms you create with WPForms. Fully compatible with WPForms and WPForms Lite.


Makes your WPML-powered multilingual site compatible with SEO plugins Yoast SEO and Rank Math, optimizing your site for search engines in multiple languages.


Extends the capabilities of the WPGraphQL plugin and WPML, allowing you to easily query, filter, and retrieve language-specific data and translations.

WPML ElasticPress

Works with the ElasticPress plugin to extend the search capabilities of Elasticsearch to all the languages on your WPML-powered site.

MailChimp for WordPress Multilingual

Integrates MailChimp with your multilingual WordPress site, enabling you to use WPML to translate email marketing campaigns for global reach.

WPML All Import

Lets you import multilingual content to WordPress using WP All Import and WPML plugins.

Available in both the Multilingual Blog and Multilingual CMS account types.

Available in the Multilingual CMS account type only.