Translate your blog!

Great tip thanks Pete

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After reading on some other blogs about the new WordPress translate feature, I looked it up.

They have now provided a way for people all over the world to translate your blog into one of 100 languages. This is really easy too. All the reader has to do is to is choose their desired language from the drop-down menu, and the blog post is instantly translated into that. It is immediate, and happens as you watch, with no need to refresh the post.

And it’s free as well!

Go to your site admin dashboard. On the left menu, choose the paintbrush icon, ‘Appearance’. From the menu that appears, select ‘Widgets’. All the available widgets will be shown. Just choose the Google Translate widget, and drag and drop it to where you want it to appear in your sidebar from the list displayed. It appears immediately on your sidebar, next to…

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7 thoughts on “Translate your blog!

  1. Thanks for the re-blog, Kate. Some comments have informed me that these translations can be inaccurate. I tried it in French (the only other language I can understand) and it was good enough. Things like the Labour Party translate as ‘the party of the workers’, etc. But it is better than nothing. Though I can’t speak for Zulu, or Mandarin!
    Best wishes, Pete.

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