SureCart is a powerful e-commerce platform that offers numerous translations out of the box.
But you still may want to change a text string here or there.
Or maybe SureCart does not yet offer a translation for your language.
In such cases, you can rely on the Loco Translate plugin, a popular and free tool that allows you to fully translate SureCart.
This tutorial will guide you through the process of using Loco Translate to customize the translation strings in SureCart.
Step 1: Install and Activate the Loco Translate Plugin To get started, follow these steps to install and activate the Loco Translate plugin:
- Log in to your SureCart dashboard.
- Navigate to the “Plugins” tab on the left-hand menu.
- Click on “Add New” and search for “Loco Translate.”
- Click on “Install Now” next to the Loco Translate plugin.
- Once the installation completes, click on “Activate” to activate the plugin.
Step 2: Access Loco Translate Settings After activating the Loco Translate plugin, you can access its settings to begin translating SureCart:
- Go to the “Plugins” tab on the left-hand menu.
- Click on “Loco Translate” to access the plugin’s settings.
Step 3: Choose the SureCart Translation File to Edit Next, you need to select the SureCart translation file that you want to edit:
- In the Loco Translate settings, click on “SureCart” under the “Plugins” section.
- Select the desired SureCart translation file from the list of available files.
Step 4: Customize Text Strings Using Loco Translate Now it’s time to customize the text strings in SureCart:
- In the translation file, you’ll see a list of available text strings.
- Locate the specific string you want to customize and click on it.
- Loco Translate will display the original and translated versions of the string.
- Edit the translated version to match your desired text.
- Click “Save” to apply the changes.
Step 5: Update SureCart to Reflect the Translations After customizing the text strings in Loco Translate, you need to update SureCart to reflect the changes:
- Return to your SureCart dashboard.
- Clear any cache if applicable to ensure the updated translations take effect.
- Visit your website and navigate to the pages/forms where you made the translations.
- Verify that the updated translations are now visible.
Congratulations! You have successfully learned how to translate SureCart using the Loco Translate plugin. This powerful tool allows you to modify text strings and customize translations according to your specific requirements. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can ensure a fully localized and tailored experience for your SureCart-based e-commerce website. Enjoy the flexibility and versatility offered by Loco Translate to create a seamless multilingual shopping experience for your customers.