WordPress Connector

WordPress Connector Install Via WP Engine

The WordPress Connector is available to sites managed via WP Engine. Follow the steps below to instal and configure the Connector.

Create and Configure a Site from WP Engine

  1. From WP Engine, in the Installs field, click Add install.
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  2. Complete the form and select Multisite.
    • The install will take several minutes.
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  3. Now, login to WordPress and navigate to My Sites > Network Admin > Dashboard.
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  4. Install the following plugins:
    • Multilingual Press
    • WP Crontrol
    • Smartling Connector

Configure Multilingual Press and Create Translated Sites

  1. Go to My Sites > Network Admin > Sites and edit your primary site.
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  2. Go to the Multilingual Press tab, choose your default language and save it.
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  3. For each language:
    • Click Create Site.
    • Complete the form and select the main site. (If you want to set up subdomains you will need to contact customer support.)
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Configure WP Crontrol

  1. Edit your wp-config file and add the line: define('DISABLE_WP_CRON', true);
  2. Return to your main site Dashboard and go to Tools > Crontrol.
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  3. Locate smartling_cron_task.
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  4. In the Event schedule field, select the desired interval, and save it.
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  5. If you want to save your interval, go to Settings > Cron Schedules.
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  6. Complete the form and save it.
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