Now, in WooCommerce, you may generate PDF invoices based on the client’s chosen language. With the Flexible PDF Invoices for WooCommerce and WordPress plugin, you will create an invoice in any language with WPML. You’ll be able to translate the plugin easier. Read the article to know how you can translate the plugin and your invoices in WooCommerce!
In this article you will learn how to:
- Flexible PDF Invoices & translations (WPML support)
- How to translate the plugin & PDF invoices
- Translate the Flexible Invoices plugin – 3 methods
The Flexible Invoices for WooCommerce plugin & translate the invoice with WPML
For some time now we have been boasting that we have been adapting the Flexible Invoices for WooCommerce and WordPress to the European law standards. We are making changes so that you can automatically invoice customers from around the world and save your time.
Translating the plugin
The Flexible Invoices plugin is translation-ready. It means that you can translate the plugin and invoices to any language thanks to the plugin’s support for WPML.
We know from you how important the functionality is to be able to sell and invoice in your customers’ languages. That is why we have implemented changes that make the plugin compatible with WPML. With this change, you can issue all types of documents supported by the plugin – invoices, corrections, OSS (formerly MOSS) invoices with correct VAT, VAT EU number on the invoice, currency exchange rate, reverse charge invoices.
What’s more, the plugin will generate these invoices in the language of your customer automatically!
How to translate the plugin & PDF invoices with WPML
What translations are supported by the Flexible Invoices for WooCommerce and WordPress plugin?
Currently, the plugin supports English, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, and Dutch. But we hope because of these changes the number of languages supported by Invoices will grow up. If you want to become the plugin’s translator, you can start doing it here. Once the translation is accepted, you will be added to the plugin description as the author of the translation.
We will also add the translation to the PRO version of the plugin.
Translate the Flexible Invoices plugin
You can translate the plugin using one of these 3 methods:
Translate the plugin with Poedit/ Poeditor
You may translate the .po file with the PO file editor. You will be able to translate all phrases that the plugin uses. Read more about this method.
Use WPML to translate the plugin
You can also use the WPML plugin to add your translation of Flexible Invoices.
To do that, use the String Translation tool. Open the String Translation screen and add translated phrases:
Use “flexible-invoices” and “flexible-invoices-woocommerce” text domains while working with the translations.
Use the Loco Translate plugin
Finally, you can use the free plugin to translate Flexible Invoices directly in your WordPress. This way is similar to the previous method with WPML. Take a look.
PDF invoices to invoice in WooCommerce with WPML
In summary, if you need to generate invoices in WooCommerce for customers from many countries. And when you want to create PDF invoices for your clients that support WPML, you could use Flexible Invoices for WooCommerce.
The Flexible PDF Invoices plugin is compatible with WPML & an invoice translated. That will help you when selling your products to customers from around the world. If you have any questions, let us know!
Did you know, that the plugin has a built-in VAT EU Number validation for OSS transactions as well?