If the internet is a window to the world, not all websites are multilingual. It’s up to you to translate the web pages you need for your daily life that are not available in your native language. Several solutions allow you to do this directly in your web browser. Here’s how to go about it.
Translating a Web Page in Google Chrome
On the Desktop Version : The Chrome browser is linked to the Google search engine and Google Translate. Consequently, it has a translation module to translate an entire web page. To use it, follow these steps:
- Right-click on the web page in a foreign language.
- Select « Translate to English » (or your preferred language) from the context menu.
And to revert to the original language? Click on the source language displayed in the box next to the URL of the page.For Automatic Translation You can configure automatic translation directly in Chrome’s settings:
- Click on the three dots to access the browser menu.
- Select « Settings, » then « Languages. »
- Check or uncheck the option « Offer to translate pages that are written in a language I don’t know. » Bonus: You can enable or disable translation for a specific language
On the Mobile Version :
Chrome, for Android and iOS, has a built-in translation module with a similar activation process. When on a foreign language site, click on the three dots, then select « Translate. » A box will appear at the bottom of the screen where you can change the language or save your preferences. To enable automatic translation, follow the same steps as for the desktop version of Chrome.
Translating a Website: Other Browsers
On Microsoft Edge The browser automatically detects the language of a page. To translate it, right-click and select « Translate. »On Safari By default, Safari is set to automatically translate to your preferred language. In case of any issues, perform a smart search, then click on the « Translate » button. You can also install plugins, like TranslateMe, if you prefer to use a specific tool.For Official Documents, Opt for Certified Translation! Learn more about certified translation.The Example of Firefox Firefox doesn’t have a built-in solution for translation, so you need to download a plugin such as Google Translate, Reverso Context, or SYSTRAN Translate PRO. Here’s how to install it:
- In the search bar, choose a plugin.
- Access the extensions page.
- Click « Add Extension. » The search engine will request permission to install the extension; select « Add » to confirm your request.
- To the right of the URL bar, click on the extensions icon, then open the options.
- Configure 当該 options, and your browser is ready to translate!
Translate All Your Documents in a Few Clicks
No matter the type of translation you need, you require quality. Translation engines are trained with the vocabulary of your industry and organization, so you get an appropriate translation. This is perfect for translating your emails and PDF documents!Several solutions allow you to automatically translate web pages into your preferred language. This way, you can access any desired pages, regardless of your target language. Want to learn more about web page translation?