Just like Google Translate, jQuery plugins can be used to the same effect when it comes to having your own language translator integrated in your website. Check out these cool jQuery Translator plugins. Enjoy!
1. jQuery Translator Plug-in
With the jQuery translator plug-in, web pages are easily translated into scores of languages without modifying any HTML. You need only supply script references and initialize the translator plug-in.
2. jTextTranslate: A jQuery Translation Plugin
The plugin works with the Google Language API and can be used to translate a text in all the languages provided by the API.
Is a jQuery plugin which allow site-owners to offer their visitors some easy and fancy ways to translate their content in more than 30 languages. It uses the Google translate API. You can have Inline translation with menu, Word translation or Translation with remote trigger.
4. jQuery Translator
Came across Google’s ever handy Ajax translator API and I thought I’d write a quick jQuery plugin for it.
5. jQuery Google Translate Plugin
The jQuery Google Translate Plugin lets websites and applications integrate the simplicity of jQuery plugins with the Google Translate API programmatically.
6. jquery.tr – Translation plugin
Is a jQuery plugin which enables you to translate text on the client side.
> Uses a predefined dictionary.
> Translates into languages with several plurals.
> Uses cookie information if jQuery.cookie is available.
> Designed to be used by CouchApps.
7. Ajax Translator Revolution Lite jQuery Plugin
Is a script for translating websites, with a nice user interface.
Provides a set of options to customize the translator to accomplish any translation task, such as:
> Select exactly what parts of the page should be translated and exclude others
> Remember user selected languages and auto translate feature
> Show languages flags and names, or just names, or just flags
8. Lingua Localization Plugin
Lingua is a jQuery plugin which simplifies web app localization through automated processing of text files containing language-specific key/value pairs. The text files are very simple to create, they are easy to update by translators, and they are easy to deploy and use. The plugin also supports a degree of automated translation by specifying #-prefixed keynames which match element IDs in your HTML.
jQuery plugin that adds buttons to text input fields which allow the user to easily enter special characters. This plugin is particularly useful for things like language learning sites, translation sites, etc…. Any situation where you don’t expect your users to have the hardware to easily enter special characters.
> Pluralization, interpolation & “nested lookup” support for your translations
> Uses XHR to get a JSON dictionary (or load it your own way & format)
> JSLint-ed, QUnit-ed
> Similar to Rails’s i18n but sans backend needed
> No global pollution (hides under jQuery.jsperanto)
> Works with : IE6+, Firefox 3+, Safari 3+, Chrome, Opera 9+
> Depends on jQuery 1.3.2+ (uses $.ajax, $.each, $.extend)
Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.