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Translate

Today The Daily Post had a Daily Prompt called Translate, and this is what it said:

Translate

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And this is my response:

Translate

WordPress.com has a widget called Google Translate, that allows people to translate your blog/website into various languages, and this widget was announced on WordPress.com News in a post called Your Site, Now In Other Languages: Introducing The Google Translate Widget.

Besides finally being available on WordPress.com, things have gone pretty good for Google Translate recently.

There have been improvements to Google Translate like Neural Machine Translation which Google has a post about called Found In Translation: More Accurate, Fluent Sentences In Google Translate, and improvements to the Google Translate app like:

I hope that Google Translate, other free translation tools, and free services that offer unique approaches to translating like the crowdsourced translation option in Duolingo continue to improve as things like artificial intelligence (AI) improves and helps us to improve translation tools.

The end,

-John Jr

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WordPress.com Finally Has The Google Translate Widget

File:Google Translate Icon.png
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Today the WordPress.com News blog/website released a post called: Your Site, Now In Other Languages: Introducing The Google Translate Widget.

In that post WordPress.com announced the release of the Google Translate Widget.

The Google Translate Widget uses Google Translate to translate your blog/website into other languages when someone uses this widget.

This widget has been requested many times for many years by many people (including me), probably since the early years of WordPress.com, and so it is long overdue and a bit late; but it is better late than never in this case I guess.

I have decided to enable the Google Translate Widget on my blog even though I do not really care about it now anymore (I am neutral about it now probably after giving up on it ever being released on WordPress.com years ago), but maybe it will prove helpful/useful to someone; and so I will try it out for now.

Thank you for finally releasing this widget after all of these years WordPress.com. 👴

The end,

-John Jr