What is the best way to translate a page on a wordpress blog

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I recently found a keyword with over 27,000 monthly searches and only 305 WEBPAGES targeting the exact phrase. Unfortunately, my site is in English and according to google trends, the vast majority of searches for this term are in Indonesian Tagalog, Romanian, Serbian, Croatian, Hungarian, Greek and Italian.

So, what I would like to know is what is the best way to go about translating the post (on a wordpress blog) into those languages. Obviously, I would like to have the post cached in those languages so that they can be specifically indexed by google.

Should I add a translation widget? If so, which one? Are there any that do a good job of translating rather changing the language without changing the syntax and resulting in copy that is difficult to understand?

Or would I be better hiring a professional translator to translate the post and have multiple copies of the same post on the blog.

I apologize if I have posted this in the wrong forum... wasn't sure whether to put it in website design or programming.

Anyway, thanks in advance for your help

Julia
#blog #page #translate #wordpress
  • Profile picture of the author shoeb000
    There are lot of WP plugins for translating the WP blog.
    you can compare the features what they offer and can select one, depending on your need.

    I have seen more reviews about the following plug in...
    WordPress › Global Translator « WordPress Plugins
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  • Profile picture of the author Istvan Horvath
    Yes, there are a lot of plugins and "translator machines"... and they all suck!

    NEVER rely on a machine translation if the content is important for you!

    As a side note: I know all these languages (Romanian, Serbian, Croatian, Hungarian), countries and cultures. Don't bother: you will never make a dime trying to sell to them
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  • Profile picture of the author IM-software
    Hi,

    Istvan Horvath is definitely right. Nothing compared to the human mind, which (who) is magical.
    However, if your content isn't much too sophisticated nor sensible, you can add this GG snippet (piece of code) to your WP's sidebar.php, or search-form.php file through:
    Appearance > Editor > sidebar.php or search-form.php

    Please, visit my signature below to see it "live".
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  • Profile picture of the author thewebprograms
    Very Nice wordpress Plugin....
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  • Profile picture of the author Nedwhite
    GTranslate Tells us – Get translations with a single click between 58 languages (more than 98% of internet users) on your website with the help of Google Translate automatically!
    This was some pretty big shoes to fill so i gave it a try and it worked great! In my opinion GTranslate by edo888 worked the best of any translater i have used in the past. They go on to say…the module uses Google Translate automatic translation service to translate your web page with Google power. With 58 available languages your site will be available to more than 98% of internet
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  • Profile picture of the author omy123
    I always believe that the Google API for translation is the best one.. You should go for that
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