Sunday, September 11, 2016

Tech Tip: Google Translate Widget

Hey guys!

Here's a quick and easy tip for translating your page to and from other languages on blogger.

1) Go to your blog, and at the top, click "Design"

2) On the left side of your screen, you should see a tab that says "Layout". Click it.

3) On this page, you'll see a general layout of your blog.  There should be a couple of places that say "Add Gadget". Click on that in the appropriate box, where you'd like the translate option to appear.

4) Search for Google Translate and follow the step-by-step instruction to add the Google Translate bar to your blog. Don't forget to save!

Here are the steps in (crappy) German! See if it works! 

1) Auf dein Blog legt das Wort "Design". Klick es.

2) Auf der Linken siehst du "Layout". Klick es.

3) Hier ist die Anordnung des Blog. Such "Add Gadget" und find Google Translate vor Liste. Befolg die Richtung zu Google Translate beitragen.

4) Vergiss sichern nicht!


  1. What a fun idea for a tip, Sara! Fantastic! And did you see the Beatles Google Translate video last week? Google Translate is better than nothing, but it is not without its problems: Google Translate Sings: The Beatles. :-)

    1. Oh yes! I would never rely on it for an accurate translation, but it can at least give you the gist!
      And no I haven't seen it, but I'll check it out. It already sounds hilarious.