When you install WordPress, the default language is English in general. However, after WordPress installation is complete, you can change it as needed. WordPress supports more than 70 languages, you can change it to any available one. In this article, I will show you how to change WordPress language.

Please keep in your mind that to change language for WordPress is will to only change the language for WordPress dashboard. The page and post content will leave as it was written.

Let’s take a look at how to simply modify WordPress language.

How to change WordPress language

First, log into WordPress dashboard. Go to Settings > General option.

WordPress settings

Next, scroll down General Settings page to reach Site Language option. Then click the drop-down menu to choose your mother tongue and click on Save Changes button.

Change WordPress language

Easy right?

Wrapping up

In short, the built-in feature to change language for WordPress is to only change language for WordPress back-end, namely WordPress admin dashboard.

I hope this guide helped you learn how to change WordPress language. You may also be interested in our guide on how to change site title and tagline in WordPress.


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