Plugin Easy Language for WordPress

Extends a WordPress website with the function of Easy and Simple Language

Translate your WordPress website into Easy Language

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In the course of the accessibility of Websites and online shops Easy language is an essential building block to make the statutory requirements implement. In addition, plain language expands your target group and can improve the conversion rate of your website or webshop. 

Automate translation into plain language with AI

In addition to manual translation, the WordPress plugin for plain language also offers automated translation with the help of AI.

To do this, the plugin connects an external translation tool via an interface (API). The translation tool is not developed by us, but by a third party. of our partners offered.

As soon as you enter a valid API key, you can automatically translate any page or post into plain or simple language at the touch of a button. 

You can of course adapt and optimise the AI-based translation manually. 

The plugin is compatible with these page builders

Further page builders on request



WP Bakery



Our partners for AI-based translation into plain language

You have the choice between three different providers:

  1. SUMM AI
  2. capito
  3. OpenAI (ChatGPT)

To use the respective service to its full extent, you need an API key from the provider

Comparison of our translation partners


Get started straight away with a 9,000 character test quota
  • Simplifications for German (English and French*)
  • Simplifications through AI and customised programming
  • Language levels: easy language, simple language
  • Test quota (9,000 characters) included in the plugin free of charge and without registration
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Test 2 weeks free of charge after registration
  • Simplifications for German (English and French*)
  • Simplifications through AI and customised programming
  • Language levels: A1 (very easy language), A2 (easy language), B1 (simple language)
  • Registration (free of charge), thereafter 9000 characters can be used free of charge, registration via Capito website required
2 weeks testing


About ChatGPT
  • Simplifications for German (English and French*)
  • Simplifications through AI at your personal request
  • Language levels: enter your own Promt (prompt)
  • Registration (free of charge) and booking via OpenAI website required

Compatible with multilingual plugins

Technically, the Easy Language is another language such as English or French. However, the Easy Language is not (yet) a standard language according to ISO 639-1 and is therefore not included in the common plug-ins (WPML, Polylang, TranslatePress). If you already have a plugin for multilingualism in use, our plugin adds the easy language. 

Test without obligation

You can test our Pro version of the plugin free of charge and without obligation for 4 weeks. If you like it, we charge 50 euros net/month for an annual subscription. 

Current regulations, laws and the Barrier-Free Accessibility Improvement Act (BFSG)

Since the 22 December 2016 is EU directive for accessible websites WCAG 2.1 for public institutions are in force.

Provisions at the federal level:

In Germany, the Barrier-Free Information Technology Ordinance (BITV 2.0) has been in force since 25 May 2019. The BITV 2.0 implements the requirements of the above-mentioned Directive (EU) 2016/2102 on website accessibility for public authorities um. However, BITV 2.0 only applies to websites of institutions under public law that are subject to the Covenant subordinate are.

Provisions at country level:

The accessibility and plain language requirements for websites of institutions and bodies of the Federal statesare covered by the respective equality laws of the Länder. This means that the federal states have their own procedures for implementing the EU directive. An overview of the digital accessibility of public bodies in the federal states can be found here. BITV 2.0 in the Länder

With our plugin for easy language of WordPress websites, the already existing regulations can be technically implemented. The translations or simplifications can be created completely manually or with the support of AI.

Provisions for the private sector from 2025

The Barrier-Free Act (Barrierefreiheitsstärkungsgesetz) is effective from 28 June 2025 apply. As of this date, manufacturers, traders and importers with electronic business transactions (this includes e-commerce or an online shop) are also obliged to implement the provisions on accessibility and plain language.

As of this date, it is not sufficient to design individual websites barrier-free or to offer them in plain language. Instead, the Complete service barrier-free and in easy-to-understand language are available.

Important questions on the topic: Which websites and webshops are affected?

  • Regional authorities (municipalities, municipal associations, federal states and federal government)
  • Staff and real corporations (chambers of industry and crafts, professional chambers and universities)
  • Corporations under public law
In addition, the Barrier-Free Information Technology Ordinance (BITV) applies to associations in which at least one public body is involved.
  • e.g. if the association is predominantly financed by the federal government,
  • or the association operates beyond the area of one country
  • or the Federation owns the absolute majority of the shares in the association
  • or the Federation is entitled to an absolute majority of the votes in the association
Predominant financing by the federal government is assumed if it contributes more than 50 percent of the total funds.

For websites subject to BITV 2.0, at least the homepage and the accessibility statement must be available in plain language. 

The Barrier-Free Act (Barrierefreiheitsstärkungsgesetz, BFSG) covers manufacturers, distributors and importers of products as well as service providers.

-> Products that are to be designed barrier-free:

  • Computers, notebooks, tablets, smartphones, mobile phones
  • ATMs, ticket and check-in machines
  • Televisions with internet access
  • E-book readers
  • Router

-> Services are to be designed barrier-free

  • Telephone services
  • E-books
  • Messenger services
    on mobile devices
  • Services offered (including apps) in interregional passenger transport
  • Banking services
  • e-commerce (this includes online shops and websites)
  • Passenger transport services (for urban, suburban and regional transport services only interactive self-service terminals)

Exceptions small enterprises

Micro-enterprises (less than ten employees and no more than €2 million annual turnover) providing services are exempt from the law.

Exception to the exception

However, micro-enterprises that put products into circulation are covered by the FSOA.

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