goes multilingual!

Today we installed a new feature on our site for visitors – a multilingual content translator. Wow, that’s a mouthful! Basically it means there is now a very easy way to translate ALL the textual content on, from the default English language, to any other language of your choice (well, almost any). This can be simply done at a click of a button, so it is very quick to swap between languages.

Try it out right now, it can even be fun just to see what other languages look like; even some that you have never seen before.

If you hover over any text that has been translated you can see a pop up displaying the text in the default language (English in this case). Users can show the original English text again by clicking the ‘View original web page’ link at the very top of the page, or by clicking the ‘Original Page’ item from the drop down box.

Apart from the demonstration of the translator tool above, you will normally find it located to the right of every page in the sidebar. It is included in this same position on all the pages of our site, so you can get to it quickly when you need it. Just select your preferred language from the drop down box and all text on the site automatically changes to the language you selected!

There are plenty of languages to choose from, over 40 in fact – so our site content should cater for the majority of site visitors! languages available to you for translation into include:

Languages available for translation:

  • Albanian
  • Arabic
  • Bulgarian
  • Catalan
  • Chinese
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Estonian
  • Filipino
  • Finnish
  • French
  • Galician
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latvian
  • Lithuanian
  • Maltese
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Slovak
  • Slovenian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • Vietnamese

Also, because the translator is powered by Google, you can be assured that they will continue to refine and update this handy little tool. So, don’t be surprised if even more languages are supported soon.

Enjoy! :)

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