Read the Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog in 35 Languages

Posted on January 5, 2009  Comments (3)

I have added a Google gadget to the right side column of the Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog that translates our blog into 35 languages. I have been proving a direct link to 6 languages, so this is a great increase in languages covered.

All that is required to add this capability to your site is add a short bit of javascript from the Google Translate gadget site. And as they add more languages that additional coverage will automatically be reflected on your site.

The usability of the Google translate is excellent, I think. If you are reading the translated page, say in Chinese, and you follow a link to another page on our site it translates that page for you automatically.

I hope you enjoy this new capability.

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3 Responses to “Read the Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog in 35 Languages”

  1. Melbel
    January 5th, 2009 @ 8:18 pm

    Yeah, with some blogs, especially one of mine, it’s handy for viewers to have something like that. I would like my blog to actually be biligual but I don’t speak the language well enough to write it myself and I’m not sure if I can trust an online translator with that project. However, when I’m personally viewing a site in a foreign language I can usually see what the site is trying to say with the translator.

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