How to Build a Multilingual WordPress Real Estate Site With Realtyna IDX and WPML
In some communities, a multilingual real estate site is all but mandatory. In others, it may help you attract international investors. Whatever your scenario, a multilingual real estate site can help you expand your client base and close more sales.
In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to build a multilingual WordPress real estate site with Realtyna IDX and WPML.
Buy Domain and Hosting
Unzip the WordPress file, upload the files to your webserver, and then access your URL to run the WordPress installation script.
Choose a Realtyna IDX Package
Choose a Theme
Pick a theme for your new site.
In your WordPress dashboard, navigate to Plugins, and then click Upload Plugin.
Navigate to Themes, and then click Add New.
Choose your WPML package and download (we recommend multilingual CMS).
Follow Step 5 to install WPML to your site.
Configure IDX Content
Customize the front-end property search and listing pages from the Widgets menu and WPL Flex.
Add pages for your IDX display, agents, neighborhoods, blogs, etc. Then use WPL short code to add features to the appropriate page.
Use WPML to create translations for each page.
Use WPML to translate text strings that are not related to pages or posts.
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