Overview


Growing and managing an international directory or membership website can be challenging… especially if the members and users speak different languages.

The Google Website Translator add-on will add a drop-down menu to the website, allowing users to select their language. Once selected, Google Translate will be used to translate the front-end of the website to the user’s selected language.


How To Get This Add-On
  1. Websites with the VIP Add-Ons Club automatically have this add-on available:
    Join The VIP Add-Ons Club
  2. Purchase Individually: Google Website Translator Add-On


Enabling the Add-On


1. Settings » Design Settings » General » Header Colors:



This tool will appear in the header:








To revert the site back to the original language, use the "Show Original" button that appears at the top of the web page:



** Google Translate won't show the default website language as an option in the drop-down because technically, there is no need to translate it since that's the main language of the website. **




Additional Functionality 


With this add-on it is possible to limit the languages available that can be translated. To do this, follow the steps below.


1. Go to Settings » Advanced Settings, search for:


» translate_languages


Edit the languages here -


See the list of the languages using the link below:


https://cloud.google.com/translate/docs/languages


For additional questions, feel free to create a ticket HERE.