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Switching between 2 languages - best way
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brd1984




msg:3861767
 3:59 pm on Mar 3, 2009 (gmt 0)

Does anyone know of a good way to switch between content on a billingual site?

I've seen it on a number of sites and I presume it is javascript?

Thanks

 

Fotiman




msg:3861817
 4:57 pm on Mar 3, 2009 (gmt 0)

It is probably NOT JavaScript, as JavaScript should be used to enhance, not as a requirement for content. It's likely that there is some server side language (PHP, JSP, ASP, etc.) that controls which content is served.

coopster




msg:3862787
 6:56 pm on Mar 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

Or the HTTP Server itself. For example, Apache has Content Negotiation [httpd.apache.org].

sandblocks




msg:3864934
 8:58 am on Mar 7, 2009 (gmt 0)

What you might be referring to is a Google translate link. Tools like this allow you to have your site content translated automatically.

[translate.google.com...]

Other than something like this, Fotiman is right -- you need to control translation on the server site. For a smaller site I would just recommend duplicating and maintaining the site in another language. For complex sites you'll need some kind of programming involved.

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