If you are building and/or maintaining a website with Google Sites, your creation just acquired new powers. Google announced today it has integrated language translation functionality directly into Google Sites. When you visit a Google sites website in a different language, you should be presented with an optional translation menu.
If you are not using Google Sites for your web presence, do not despair… Free code can be added to provide the same translation functionality.
We’ve seen an amazing number of innovative announcements from Google in the past few weeks. What could be next? A holodeck, perhaps?!
Automatically translates a blog in 41 different languages by wrapping four different online translation engines (Google Translation Engine, Babelfish Translation Engine, FreeTranslations.com, Promt).
Google translation services support 51 languages, according to today’s announcement. I haven’t started utilizing theWordpress plug-in here on my main blog, however. I’m interested to know which WordPress file should be used to insert the Google translation code. If you know please comment here.
If you enjoyed this post and found it useful, subscribe to Wes' free newsletter. Check out Wes' video tutorial library, "Playing with Media." Information about more ways to learn with Dr. Wesley Fryer are available on wesfryer.com/after.
On this day..
- Remembering Bob Sprankle on EdTechTalk - 2015
- Widget of Recent Student KidBlog Posts with Yahoo Pipes and RSS Dog - 2014
- 99¢ Podcast: Narrated Slideshows - 2011
- Help Needed: A Name for an Uncut Audio Channel - 2010
- Microsoft admits stealing 80% of Plurk website code to build Chinese Microblog - 2009
- Expectations and Standards for Students - 2009
- Dust Bowl Oral History preserved via Gabcast - 2008
- Hyperconnectivity and Convergence are coming: Our schools need to embrace digital media NOW - 2008
- Question for ESC 10 Educators - 2007
- How is cooking like teaching and learning? - 2007