Your Site, Now in Other Languages: Introducing the Google Translate Widget

As much as we think and act locally, language support is becoming critical to most Small and Medium Businesses. Visitors to your town, from other places – need to access your services. Emigration and globalization are facts of the future.

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https://en.blog.wordpress.com/2016/11/25/google-translate-widget/

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Internationalization is very important to us, and we’re striving to make sites across WordPress.com accessible to all, such as your international followers and multilingual readers.

Today, we’re thrilled to introduce the Google Translate Widget, which allows you and your site visitors to instantly translate your content into 103 languages currently supported by Google Translate.

Languages currently supported by Google Translate. Languages currently supported by Google Translate.

How it works

To enable automatic translation on your site, add the Google Translate Widget in your Customizer by going to My Site(s) → Customize → Widgets. Once enabled, your site visitors will be able to access a dropdown menu in your sidebar or footer and automatically translate the content into 100+ languages.

A blog post in English. A blog post in English.

The blog post above, automatically translated into French with the Google Translate Widget. The blog post above, automatically translated into French with the Google Translate Widget.

Additionally, you can also send readers to a specific language version of your site by adding a language…

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