How to Install Google Translate on WordPress – The internet is a medium that is accessed by people or users from all over the world and of course there are many websites or blogs written in different languages. And most bloggers use the global language, namely English, because English is the language most widely used and most people understand it in various countries.
But in fact there are still many people, not all of them can understand and understand English. Even though you create a blog in the local language or Indonesian, it does not rule out that your blog is visited by people from various countries who have different languages, so from the many language differences it is a good idea for you to make your blog have translation facilities, so that visitors from any country can understand what you are writing without the need to copy your writing to a translator such as google translate.
And one of the easiest ways to create a WordPress blog You have the translate facility is to use the help of Google Translate.
Many of you may be wondering why you should use Google Translate as a translation tool, when it becomes clear that the text translated by this tool is quite messy. I myself don’t deny that this technology still needs to be significantly improved, but I think Google Translate is a powerful tool that is better than other translation tools and it can be very helpful for users who don’t know what blog language you are using. This is why in this post I will tell you how to integrate Google Translate on your WordPress blog with or without plugins.
1. Adding Google Translate to WordPress with Plugins
This is the preferred method for most people, as it is easier to set-up and configure. The first thing you need is a plugin Google Language Translator. Please download, install the plugin and activate it. Or read my guide on how to install a plugin if you don’t understand it here » A complete guide on how to install plugins on WordPress.
After you activate the plugin, a new menu will appear called Google Language Translator. And please open the plugin’s settings page in the menu Settings »Google Language Translator.
The first thing you need to do is make sure that the checkbox allowing plugins is checked:
Another option can be used to select the layout of the translator and the main language used on your website. Once you are done with the setup you need to copy the shortcode at the bottom [google-translator].
And now install the translator menu on your WordPress sidebar by going to Appearance »Widgets, Please add a new Text widget to the sidebar and paste the shortcode in it. Save widget settings and check your website and see the results in the sidebar of your blog.
2. Adding Google Translate in WordPress without Plugins
1. Visit the Google translate manager address here
2. You will be faced with a page to register for the site before you can use this tool. In the first tab you are required to enter a domain name and select the original language of your site and click the “Next” button.
3. The second tab is the Settings plugins. In this section you can choose whether your site can be translated into all language options or according to your own language preference. And at the bottom there is an option to display the translator menu. If you have, you can click the “Get Code” menu.
4. Now this last tab contains the code that you need to install on your WordPress site.
5. Please copy the code above and place it in the section where you want the Google translate plugin to appear on the WordPress site. And please open your blog and see the results.
Above is a tutorial that provides Google translate facilities on your WordPress blog in two ways, namely with a WordPress plugin that is easier and also by utilizing the Google translate code directly. And I hope this article is useful and helps you. 🙂