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End of life for GTranslate Pro

Products eventually reach their natural end of life for various reasons including new and better technologies becoming available. We are stopping future development of GTranslate Pro version and encourage you to upgrade to one of our new plans (Startup, Business, Enterprise).

Starting from 2008 we offered GTranslate Pro version which is a PHP software. Like all software it has some drawbacks. Which includes server incompatibility because of software requirements, limited server resources like disk space and CPU usage, frequent software updates. On 2012 we have launched our Translation Delivery Network technology or Translation Proxy, which basically is a hosted GTranslate Pro version. With it you shouldn't worry about server requirements, resources and software updates, since now we take care all of that for you letting you enjoy up-to-date service every day. Over time it became more popular, technologically advanced and faster. Now you can use it on any web-server and your website can be written in any programming language. With URL Translation now you will get SEO advantage over Pro version which did not have such functionality. You may have a sub-domain URL structure for translations or keep sub-directory URL structure. Even you may have a separate domain for each language and we will host translations on that domain. Check all features on Features page.

Now the time has come to upgrade your GTranslate Pro version to our Translation Delivery Network service.

The transition process is very easy. Please check the Upgrade Documentation for more info. If you wish we can do it for you as well. You will be able to keep your current URL structure and indexed pages.

If you have edited your translations, you may send us your .human files and we will include them in our translation cache.

If for some reason you do not wish to upgrade, then you may continue using it without updates and support from us. Also for new translations you will need to buy Google Translate API key and use it with your Pro license.

10 Benefits of Having a Multilingual Website

  1. Reason 1:

    Times are Changing

    With the growing number of people buying online from all over the world, there is a massive potential to attract them with their native languages. Expand your reach in all seven continents and gain more profit.

    "Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them." - William Arthur

  2. Reason 2:

    Think Global

    A multilingual website is fast becoming the most cost effective marketing tool. It provides a great opportunity to capture new users. It also allows you to build relationships with existing customers and give your product or service an international outlook.

    "The internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow." - Bill Gates

  3. Reason 3:

    Social, LOCAL, Mobile

    Future of business lies in social, mobile, and LOCAL. A study by European Commission in 2011 revealed that 9 in 10 internet users in the EU said that, when given a choice of languages, they always visited a website in their own language. Plus 42% would "never" and 38% only would "occasionally" search for or buy items from sites that were not in their native language.

  4. Reason 4:

    New Stream of Customers

    Non-English speaking users are actively looking for the solution for their problem. Perhaps, they also search for a product that fulfill a particular need. Understanding them before your competitors can give you a winning edge.

    "You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new." - Steve Jobs

  5. Reason 5:

    Show Your Customers That You Care!

    Multilingual websites show that you think about your customers. It's a psychology of a customer that they want personalization and if they think you care about their preferences, they are more likely want to do business with you.

    "If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful." - Jeff Bezos

  6. Reason 6:

    Build Trust

    For numerous cultures, there is an issue of TRUST regarding the matter of purchasing over the web. Online experience based on a native language helps customers feel safe while making a buying decision.

    "Trust opens up new and unimagined possibilities." - Robert C. Solomon

  7. Reason 7:

    Stay Ahead of Your Competitors

    There is overwhelming competition in online business and when you go multilingual, a business can get an amazing advantage over its competitors.

    "The early bird catches the worm." - English Proverb

  8. Reason 8:

    Exploring The Globe

    Who doesn't want international recognition? Every business leader starts with a goal to take their product or service international. Multilingual websites defines that you think, work, and deal on a global level.

    "Globalization has changed us into a company that searches the world, not just to sell or to source, but to find intellectual capital - the world's best talents and greatest ideas." - Jack Welch

  9. Reason 9:

    Tap Native Search Engines

    In France, Japan, and China, neither of the Big 3 (Google, Yahoo, and Bing) are not the default search engines. Baidu is popular in China, Acara in Japan, and Voila in France. These search engines are the key to tap these potential markets and only a multilingual website can help in this.

  10. Reason 10:

    Increase Sales by 400%

    By just adding Spanish, French, German, and Italian languages, a 400% increase is observed in sales for different businesses working online. Simply put, 100% increase with every language added to a website.

    "I like to think of sales as the ability to gracefully persuade, not manipulate, a person or persons into a win-win situation." - Bo Bennett

Want to take your business to the world?

Check out GTranslate and learn HOW TO BUILD A MULTILINGUAL WEBSITE.

Source: cloudways.com/blog

A world of languages

According to Ethnologue.com there are at least 7102 known languages alive in the world today.

Twenty-three of these languages are a mother tongue for more than 50 million people. The 23 languages make up the native tongue of 4.1 billion people.

The graphic represents each language within black borders and then provide the numbers of native speakers (in millions) by country. The colour of these countries shows how languages have taken root in many different regions.

A World of Languages

Introducing JSON format translation

JSON Multilingual Globe

In modern web applications data is being transferred through AJAX requests using JSON format. Previously we were not translating JSON format, so some parts of the website was staying untranslated.

Not any more!

Now we made it possible to define which keys in JSON object can be translated. You may check the GTranslate TDN Documentation for more technical information. This feature helps GTranslate to provide deeper translation of your website.

If you need help implementing this feature for your website you may contact ClickFWD who can help you. They have already made it possible for JReviews extension for Joomla.

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