We get asked about translation a lot in our support forums, which isn’t at all surprising, a good chunk of our membership speak English as a second language. As your WordPress enabled website or blog is going to be accessed by people from all over the globe, it’s important that you incorporate language translation Plugins in your site. So, here in this post we have compiled a list of some of the best free WordPress plugins for Google translate.
Keep in mind that these plugins can help you to reach a lot of new users. By being able to translate your valuable information in to different languages your popularity strongly increases! The following are some of the best free WordPress Google translate plugins you may want to install in your own website. If they are browsing for pleasure, they are not going to waste their time trying to find a solution. I know I would not, so why should they?
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1. ResponsiveVoice Text To Speech
ResponsiveVoice is a HTML5-based Text-To-Speech library designed to add voice features to WordPress across all smartphone, tablet and desktop devices. It supports 51 languages through 168 voices and has no dependencies. Shortcode to place Listen button anywhere on the post or page. Easy access to content for website users, tap to listen to your page or post read aloud. A more functional website for a range of users including visually impaired and the elderly.
2. CM Tooltip Glossary
CM Glossary Tooltip is a plugin for WordPress that enables you to parse posts or pages for defined glossary terms, by adding links to a glossary term page that contains the definition of the term used. The CM Glossary Tooltip plugin, when enabled, displays a tooltip containing the definition when users hover over the term. CM Tooltip creates a glossary index with all terms used.
This module uses Google Translate automatic translation service to translate your web page with Google power. Google Translate is a multilingual service provided by Google to translate written text from one language into another. It supports 90 languages. Google Translate offers a web interface, mobile interfaces for Android and iOS, and an API that developers can use to build browser extensions, applications and other software.
4. Ackuna Blog Translator
A free translation button provided by Ackuna allowing visitors to translate your website into 90 languages. Ackuna is powered by Google Translate and combines all it’s translation functionality into one small, easy to use button. Once installed, the button will appear at the top of the individual posts.
5. SZ – Google for WordPress
Plugin to integrate Google’s products in WordPress with particular attention to the widgets provided by the social network Google+. The Google products are many and so this plugin will be a kind of development “step to step” which will be developed a little bit at a time depending on the availability of time that we can devote.
6. Share Buttons by E-MAILiT
Easily add multiple social networking share features to your WordPress powered site. A variety of button styles and social sites are available and can be customized to match your site. Analytics are available to show you how many people are sharing your site. Integrated social life-cycle engagement suite. Make easy for your visitors to connect with you, through social profiles, blogs, feeds and other social sources on the internet, saving space from the website canvas.
7. GSpeech – The Best Text To Speech Solution
GSpeech uses Google power and allows to listen any selected text on your site. It is the best text to speech solution for WordPress. It uses Google power to provide you the best quality of automatic text to speech service. Feature to set greeting audio for your users. Feature to set different greetings for loged in users. Speaking menus. Users can listen menus when they hover them. Ability to set custom events! More than 50 languages supported by Google! Unlimited text to speech! Place speaker wherever you want!
8. Google Translate WordPress
This Google Translate WordPress Plugin dynamically adds a Google Translate widget to the upper right of your users’ screen. This will allow visitors to translate your website content to any language. Set your website’s default language. Track translation usage with Goolge Analytics. Enhanced widget positioning.
Socializer! helps your visitors to share your blog on top social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, by eMail (including gMail), even translate your pages, get short links, get HTML Reference links and Share links in order to use them on their sites or share them with their friends and in forums, explore your blog even more in Google Search, Follow you on your Facebook, Twitter and Gooble Plus profiles.
10. Transposh WordPress Translation
Transposh translation filter for WordPress offers a unique approach to blog translation. It allows your blog to combine automatic translation with human translation aided by your users with an easy to use in-context interface. You can watch the video above, made by Fabrice Meuwissen of obviousidea.com which describes basic usage of Transposh, more videos can be found in the change log.