Select Language at Signup

Give new users the ability to select which language to use at signup.


  • WordPress 3.8 compatibility


December 17, 2013 - version
  • WordPress 3.8 compatibility

May 10, 2013 - version 1.0.5
  • Blog languages are not set without any table.
  • Plugin recoded.
  • Fixed notices when getting key.
  • Fixed SQL Injection issue
  • Changed styles on signup form
  • Added more error control on signup form.

June 19, 2011 - version 1.0.4
  • Fixed: Language list not to include irrelevant language files

January 15, 2011 - version 1.0.3
  • 3.1+ compatibility update

November 30, 2010 - version 1.0.2
  • Internationalization

June 17, 2010 - version 1.0.1
  • WP 3.0 Multi-Site compatibility. This version is NOT backwards compatible.

April 1, 2009 - version 1
  • WPMU 2.7 Compatible

Downloads 18,038

Compatibility Multisite 4.2

Select Language at Signup lets a new user choose which language they want to use when signing up.

If your users are multilingual this plugin is simply wonderful. Give users the ability to select what language fits their needs from the start.

Simple Configuration

Install our Languages for WordPress pack (it’s got 76 different languages!), then activate this little plugin.

A select your language option is then added to your signup page.

A simple selector is added to the signup page

With a ton of languages to choose from.

A heap of languages to choose from

Let users choose the language that works best for them. Offer a WordPress experience that fits everyone.


To install

1. Download the Languages for WordPress

2. Unzip the downloaded files to a folder on your hard drive.

3. Create a new languages folder on your hard drive and add all the .mo file to your languages folder.

4.  Log into your install using FTP.

Refer to these instructions if you are new to using FTP.

5. Locate the languages folder on your computer.

6. Open up your wp-content folder in your WordPress directory (located within your public_html folder).

7. Select the new languages folder you created on your computer and drag it into your wp-content folder in your WordPress directory.

8.  Install the Select Language At Signup plugin.

9.  Go to Network Admin -> Plugins and Network Activate the Select Language At Signup plugin.

To Use

Once network activated the Select Language at signup option automatically appears on your sign up page.

Changing Language network wide

1. Go to Settings in the Network Admin dashboard.

2. Select the default language.

3. Then click Save Changes.

Changing language on a per site basis

Users can override the default network language settings and set their own preferred default language using Settings > General.

1. Click on Setting > General in the site admin dashboard.

2. Select the default language under site language.

3. Then click Save Changes


Bold Features

Connect users from all over the world to your network.

  • Users set language at signup
  • Adds selector to signup page
  • 76 language options with Languages for WordPress
  • Built for Multisite
  • Automated setup
  • Integrate with any theme
  • Simple styling
  • Customized WordPress Experience
  • Multiligual network