Translate Jimdo

This Jimdo Website integration guide shows you how to translate Jimdo Websites in a few easy steps. Follow this tutorial to create a multilingual Jimdo Website translated to other languages for your international customers.

Below is a step by step guide for integrating Localize into your Jimdo Website.

If you do not have a Localize Project yet, signup here!

1. Go to your Jimdo Dashboard. Select your website and click "edit". Then, click “Menu” in the edit page

2. Click "Settings" under the menu.

3. Under the Settings menu, select "Edit Head."

4a. Once in 'Edit Head,' insert the Localize Code Snippet and then hit the "Save" button.

<script src="https://global.localizecdn.com/localize.js"></script>
<script>!function(a){if(!a.Localize){a.Localize={};for(var e=["translate","untranslate","phrase","initialize","translatePage","setLanguage","getLanguage","detectLanguage","getAvailableLanguages","untranslatePage","bootstrap","prefetch","on","off","hideWidget","showWidget","getSourceLanguage"],t=0;t<e.length;t++)a.Localize[e[t]]=function(){}}}(window);</script>

<script>
  Localize.initialize({
    key: '[[app:key]]', 
    rememberLanguage: true,
    // other options go here, separated by commas
  });
</script>

4b. Add Initialization Options

Add any desired options to the Localize.initialize() call above, check here for the full list of possible options.

Some popular options include:

  • autoApprove - use to fully automate your translation workflow
  • localizeImages - allows for localization of images in your site

5. Reload your website.

  1. Visit your website in a browser.
  2. Select one of your target languages using the language switching widget.
  3. Refresh the page.
  4. Lather, rinse, repeat, for each page in your site.

Localize will automatically begin to detect new content on the pages that you visit, and will bring it into your dashboard.

6. Approve phrases

Then head on over to the Manage Phrases page to approve phrases in the Localize dashboard.

7. Phrases not showing up?

If you are not seeing phrases show up in your Pending bin in the Localize dashboard, follow the troubleshooting instructions here.


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