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How to Export the Product in Multi-Language Using Akeneo in WooCommerce

Updated 28 October 2022

WPML is a plugin which makes it possible to run fully multilingual e-commerce sites using WooCommerce and Akeneo WooCommerce WPML Integration.

WooCommerce is an open-source e-commerce that allows you to sell anything. It is the world’s favourite shopping cart solution that gives both the developer and merchants full control.

WooCommerce plugin has over 39 million downloads as a plugin and is currently active on more than three million websites and is the most popular eCommerce platform in 2018.

The current market of WooCommerce is more impressive and it covers 42% per cent of the space on the entire internet. WooCommerce quickly became popular for its simplicity of installation and ease to customize.

Akeneo is an open-source Product Information Management (PIM) tool that centralizes your product in one place and you can manage the product. You can import/export products from different channels like E-commerceOnline Marketplace, and Print Catalogs.

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Akeneo PIM provides the solution for centralized, product data collection, management, and filtration of the product. We export the product from Akeneo to the e-commerce channel in a single language.

But when you have a multilingual website and you want to export your product data in multi-language. For this, you have to export the product data for each language separately. It will take more time and resources to export the products.

However, we can install the WooCommerce WPML plugin and turn the e-commerce website content multilingual. Before WPML we were unable to export the product in Multilanguage with Akeneo. Now Webkul has introduced the WooCommerce Akeneo WPML integration.

Akeneo WooCommerce WPML integration exports the categories, attributes, and attribute terms in multi-languages.

Create Product in Akeneo

To create a product in Akeneo, go to navigate to Products and click Create button. Now, you need to choose the product type as– Product or Product Model.

You can know how to create a product in Akeneo from this link.


Export the Product to WooCommerce

Now to export your product data you need to create a job profile and execute it. First, go to Exports>Create Export Profile and enter a unique code, label and select a job profile.

WooCommerce WPML

After creating an export profile you can see that you can export the product in a single locale. If you are running a multilingual website then with the Akeneo WooCommerce connector you can export the product in a single language.

WooCommerce WPML

For exporting the product to the Different locales you have to run the export job many times. It will take more time and management costs. After running the export job you can see the product in the WooCommerce store.

WooCommerce WPML

If you select the other language like French then the product will not be shown in the product catalog.

WooCommerce store products

You can see the product has been exported in a single language. If you want to see the product in other languages you have to export it again. You can also check the product WooCommerce customer panel.

WooCommerce store products at front-end

Export the Product with Akeneo WooCommerce WPML Plugin

Before the Akeneo WooCommerce WPML plugin, we are unable to export the product in Multilanguage with Akeneo. Now Webkul has introduced the WooCommerce Akeneo WPML integration.

After installing this module you can export the product in multilingual to your WooCommerce channel. You can see that WPML is added in the WooCommerce connector setting.

Enable export in WPML

Now you can choose the locales and export the product details from Akeneo to WooCommerce in multi-languages. You can check the product details after exporting with Akeneo WPML integration.

Product in Different languages

You can check the product also in the WooCommerce customer panel. If you select your product-supported locale then product details will change.

WooCommerce store products at website

WooCommerce WPML – Support

For any issues related to this module, please create a support ticket at Also, for any pre-sales queries or customization discussion, please drop an email to [email protected]

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