How can I install the Elia plugin? [1/3]

In this guide we will be showing you how to translate your website pages into Basque by using the Elia plugin. The Elia plugin, designed for websites developed using WordPress, is the outcome of the collaboration between the Elhuyar Foundation and the PuntuEUS Foundation. This plugin will enable you to make your website multilingual by offering you the chance to translate the existing content on your website into Basque. Specifically, it gives you the possibility of translating from Spanish, French, English, Catalan and Galician into Basque.

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To start using the plugin, you will need to add the Elia plugin to your WordPress website. There are two ways of doing this.

From the plugin catalogue

The quickest way is to click on the Add new option in the Plugins section of your website manager.

The WordPress plugin catalogue will be displayed. Find “Elia” in the search box and the Elia plugin will be displayed in the results. When you click on the “install now” button, WordPress will begin the installation process.

Using the FTP

You can also install the plugin using the FTP. The most recent version of the plugin is available at When you click on the download option, you will obtain the plugin files in a compressed zip file.

After extracting these files, you will need to upload them to the server on which your website is located by using the FTP. Specifically, you will need to put these files in the wp-content/plugins/ folder.

If you want to read the next number of the series of articles, read the article How should I configure the Elia plugin?