How To Add Google Language Translator In WordPress

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The place where we live, the language we speak is different from others. Due to diversity, website owners start thinking to make their websites’ language friendly.

Though most of the people understand English language but sill many countries have their own language and people don’t really into English.

To provide better user experience, website owners add Google language translator in WordPress. Google chrome automatically shows a translation option but not other browsers.

WordPress is a platform with many hidden features and you can translate your website to any language available in Google directory.

In this tutorial, you will learn the easiest way to add Google language translator in WordPress.

Adding Google Translate To Your WordPress Website.

As you know, WordPress repository is full of plugins and you can find a specific plugin for everything.

To allow translation, you have to install and active Google Language Translator plugin. Just go to Plugins>>Add New. Search and download the plugin.

After activation, you will see a new option in the settings’ section.

Just go to Settings>>Google Language Translator and the plugin’s settings will appear to you.

You will see a checkbox to activate the translation service of this plugin. There will be a list of languages. Either you select all the languages or some specific languages to translate into.

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On the right sidebar, you will see how Google language translator will appear on your website.

You can also change the default “Translate” text from the plugin.

After configuring, save the settings. Currently, you have just configured the plugin. It will not show anything until you add its widget in the sidebar.

Most of the website owners prefer to show the language translator in the sidebar. Though you can also show it in the footer area but it won’t be user-friendly.

Now go to Appearance>>Widgets and find the “Google Language Translator” widget and add it in the sidebar.

Either you drag and drop or use the one click option. The choice is yours.

Depending on the design of your website, it will appear. The language translator drop menu and icon will look the same as in the plugin.

If you want to change the size of the flag then it can be done from plugin configuration.

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I have changed it to Bulgarian. You can test it on your local server before using it on your live website. I hope you know how to setup WordPress in XAMPP.

Can You Now Add Google Language Translator In WordPress

Whenever people read something technical, they fret. Don’t you think it’s too easy to add Google language translator in WordPress?

Just install and configure the settings according to your requirements. No extra setting is needed. It’s one of the essential steps to take if your audience is from different parts of the world.

You can also add Google translator to WordPress without any plugin. If you still face any problem, feel free to drop a comment.

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by Ravi Chahar

A WordPress Professional and the LinkedIn Influencer. A coder by passion and a blogger by choice. WordPress theme development is his forte. He is your WordPress guy who will teach you how to solve WordPress errors, WordPress security issues, design issues and what not.

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  1. Hello Ravi,

    Another great article by adding Google Translator in WordPress. In addition, you can also use a plugin like qTranslate. It can also do the trick. Thanks for sharing, have a nice day.


  2. Previously, I was using few plugins or customize solutions to build multilanguage blogs. However, I found Google Language Translator is far way better and easy to setup and maintain. Now translation on my couple of blogs made easy with the help of it.

    ~ Nikhil Makwana

    1. Hey Nikhil,

      I have tested many plugins including Polylang. Google Language Translator is easy to configure. Many people try to embrace it’s working which can be done by adding it’s APIs using the manual method.

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