Also known as translation, an act of making content appear in the user's local language.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

2
votes
1answer
390 views

YouTube always localizing

Every time I log into YouTube my country is set to India. I have to manually change it to Worldwide (all) for world trending videos. Can anyone tell me how to change it permanently?
8
votes
7answers
16k views

How to force Google search to only return English results?

I'm in France and trying to use Google in English only. My Google settings are set to English everywhere: I've also clicked on the link "use google.com" but when I do a search, it still shows some ...
1
vote
1answer
614 views

How can I prevent the Google Maps Country Redirect?

Google maps has started to redirect me to my local country domain - from www.google.com/maps to www.google.at/maps. Is there any way to prevent this without using cookies? Llike the "No Country ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

Why do I see Russian articles while I don't speak Russian in Google News?

Where do I configure the languages of articles I want to see? Edit: Here is the context: I am French and I speak only French and English I am located in France No proxy, happens at home and at work ...
4
votes
3answers
3k views

How do I change the interface language in Google Groups?

Today I logged into Google Groups and, to my horror, that the interface language changed to Hebrew, probably because I'm accessing the site from Israel. (I speak Hebrew, but rather not use it on the ...
9
votes
1answer
492 views

Disqus - more options while customizing the text of the comment count link?

In several languages (eg. Polish) there are more than three grammatical cases used for number and noun, whereas Disqus support only cases "0", "1" and "more". What's the easiest way to implement ...
6
votes
3answers
37k views

Change Default Language in Google

All of a sudden, whenever I open any Google Page now, (whether logged in or not), it appears in the language of Hindi and I have to use Google Translator to Translate into English and use it. How can ...
5
votes
2answers
410 views

How to get Google definition search in other languages?

The previous version of Google's definition: search, showed some language options, so I could lookup the definition of a term in other languages. But since they updated it, I can't find those options ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Change language of Google websites?

Google have set my language to dutch but I hate it for a million reasons and one of these is when something is wrong I could get a lot more help if I get feedback from Google in English. Is there a ...
4
votes
3answers
5k views

Change the Google interface language

I know this will sound as a strange question, but I looked everywhere - and I cannot find the problem. When I am logged in, for any google service that I use, Google thinks my default language is ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Google Trends keeps coming up in Chinese

I'm having a problem with Google trends: it keeps coming up in what it looks like Chinese. I tried to eliminate several potential causes: Signed out of my Google account -> still in Chinese. ...
12
votes
6answers
17k views

How can I disable/reconfigure IMDB's automatic geo-location so it does not default to German?

Since a few months IMDB appears to be "detecting" that I'm coming from a a German IP address and automatically changes the UI to German. More specifically it shows the Germany movie title when it has ...
1
vote
0answers
91 views

Set language of browser for link expansion in slack

If I type in http://lang-8.com/ into a slack chat room on the web version, it comes up with Japanese language text, presumably because that's the default for that web site: http://lang-8.com/ ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

match and lookup function on google sheets match different japanese kanji

Checkout this google sheets: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dw0v_64uN2lCyB7FxfoBmQ5d1OVIBEemxe5TtPaiUFY/edit?usp=sharing Despite the fact that those two kanji characters are completely ...
3
votes
1answer
102 views

How to prevent Google from translating familiar pronouns into respectful pronouns?

When translating via Google from German to French, it always translates the familiar "Du" into the more formal "vous". For example, "Wo bist Du?" is translated to "Où êtes-vous?", instead of "Où ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Is there a way to change language in Trello? [duplicate]

Because seriously, looking at updates like "User added Enheter for nytenkning" or something (random typeish to illustrate) looks ridiculously stupid. I tried looking at the options, but there was ...
1
vote
0answers
203 views

Restrict YouTube recommendations to some language(s)

Is there any way I could restrict YouTube recommendations to just English, or better, English and some other languages too? My three years old loves watching cartoons on YouTube. He does not type ...
1
vote
1answer
76 views

How do I localize content in Google Sites?

I'm trying to put together a simple public website and business email account for a family member and I'd like to use Gmail for Work (with his own domain, I've done that for several other family ...
4
votes
1answer
8k views

How to make Google speak British English?

Google.co.uk and google.com spell World in IPA differently. But if you press the speak button, both pronounce it as /wərld/ (AmEng). See screenshot from and from How can I make sure Google UK ...
1
vote
2answers
57 views

Google Maps menu in Russian

I can't change Google Maps menu to English. English is my language of choice throughout Google, but in Google Maps the menu is in Russian. How can I change it to English?
4
votes
3answers
679 views

How can I force support.microsoft.com to display KB entries in English?

My browser's language preferences are set to (in order): [de-DE], [de], [en-US], [en], which works perfectly okay for 99,999% of websites I visit, since my mother tongue is German, with the notable ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Metric units in Google Maps?

Is it possible to tell Google Maps to use metric units? I know that for instance the German version does use metric units, but I'd rather use the English one.
4
votes
2answers
386 views

Google Search—set search language

When I'm searching on Google, I usually use English. But sometimes I need results in a specific language only (Czech). So I checked it in settings: But when I want to search, I now have only two ...
2
votes
2answers
478 views

How to change menu language in Draw.io?

I'm currently in Brazil and using Window 8 in English. But looks like Draw.io decide to use my ip to define the language of menus. The translation is good but I really prefer in English since all ...
3
votes
1answer
243 views

How to disable Google translating the search query language?

My primary language is English and all the settings are set accordingly but I am fluent in a number of languages and use to search for things in them too. When I write a search query in a particular ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

How to make Google's interface always be in your chosen language across products - not just search

I would like to reference and revisit the following post - How do you make Google's interface always be in your chosen language? - that has yet to be answered sufficiently. Unfortunately none of ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

How to display Bing results only in a certain language?

Is there something similar to Google Advanced Search, where you can set the preferred language for the search results, for Bing?
3
votes
0answers
246 views

How to disable local geographic names on Google Maps?

For some reason Google Maps displays local geographic names for each country, even when the country uses non-Latin script, which makes it completely unreadable. Is there a way to force it to show ...
1
vote
4answers
779 views

How to force Google to not mind my location during search

I look for information about Tour de Pologne, the problem is that I want to know what foreign services say about it. I want to watch their videos with their comments but because I live in Poland I get ...
1
vote
2answers
50 views

Are there workarounds for when browser shortcut keys break for users with foreign language keyboards?

The shortcut to bring up the search interface in Trello is /, but a Trello user is reporting that the / key on his Swedish keyboard does not bring up search. I've seen this issue with other web apps ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Any way to auto-add “&hl=en” to URLs of Google services? [closed]

Google tries to "help" users understand English language content in its various services like Google Groups when the reader is located in presumably non-English speaking territories. There are a few ...
2
votes
0answers
108 views

GA, merging results for many subpaths

Recently I got access to Google Analytics account for a certain web application. This web application is multilingual, and language is specified as the first part of the URL path component, ie.: ...
2
votes
1answer
72 views

Alter the wording of the “Is required” notification

In Cognito Forms, when a user fills a field invalidly (or not at all) an Is required notice is triggered (in Russian). How may I alter the wording of such notification? (Also in Russian.)
3
votes
0answers
53 views

Is there any way to set localisation settings in Google Now? [closed]

Is there a way to set localisation settings for Google Now? Specifically, I want to change the fact that if I tap on the score of a football game, Google Now searches for "soccer" instead of ...
10
votes
2answers
2k views

How to make Simplified Chinese preferences on Wikipedia stick?

Chinese Wikipedia (维基百科) has the ability to convert its articles from Traditional to Simplified Chinese through a dropdown menu on its top left corner. This is great because although I can read ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

Why does Deezer default to French (or just does not show in the original language)

I have used http://www.deezer.com/ for a while now and it has always been in English. Recently it is showing everything in French. Google Chrome will auto-translate pretty OK but why is Deezer ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

How can I make Google do one-shot searches in a specific language only?

When I use Google to search the web, I usually get German results first and English results later when I use search terms that make sense in both languages. Since I am German and live in Germany, this ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Is there a way to change the language of an embedded Google Map?

I'm embedded a Google Map in my website and it always appears in the user's browser locale language, whereas I want it to always be in English. Is there any way to enforce this? Here's an example:
1
vote
1answer
142 views

Twitter localization: Single tweet with both an English version and a Japanese version

My product's Twitter followers come from various countries. Some want to read tweets in Japanese, others prefer English, etc. I usually post a tweet in Japanese immediately followed by its ...
4
votes
2answers
893 views

Internationalization of the GitHub wiki or GitHub Pages?

My project's wiki documentation is on Google Code, but unfortunately on Google Code every new contributor has to be validated by me beforehand, which is a pain. So I am considering switching to the ...
1
vote
0answers
141 views

How to type Katakana with Google Transliterate?

Google transliterate is a useful tool for typing foreign characters. However I have some problems when trying to use it to type in Japanese characters. It doesn't seem to offer anyway of inputting ...
1
vote
1answer
797 views

Google Analytics language suddenly changed to Polish

I haven't configured my language to Polish in any of the Google's sites ever. I am not living near Poland. My account language is English. Even when I'm logged out, Google Analytics is Polish to me. ...
2
votes
1answer
78 views

How to change google applications language?

I used to live in Brazil. But I'm now back in France (my country) and I would like to have google webs apps in French. When I log in to google from a French computer, google sets the language to ...
3
votes
1answer
266 views

GitHub in other languages

I came across this post on the GitHub blog: GitHub in your language, but I can't seem to find the option to use the GitHub website in another language. The links in the blog post that append a GET ...
3
votes
2answers
16k views

Default language for Google Maps

When using Google Maps the web often displayed in Vietnamese. (I live in Vietnam.) I want it default to be English. How can I do that?
3
votes
2answers
30k views

Testing website content in different countries [closed]

We have a website where different versions are served to readers based on the country they are from (using IP geo-location). Is there a web app that would allow us to test how the website looks like ...
0
votes
1answer
317 views

How to search results from certain language in Google?

As of today, I find that Google has changed its interface for filtering searched results to be from a certain language (such as Chinese). I can't find a way to do that. Can you please help?
-1
votes
1answer
442 views

Netflix forced language localisation

A friend of mine who went on an exchange to Denmark asked me for help, because sometimes he just wants to see movies in Spanish, or at least with the subtitles in Spanish. But he said that every movie ...
1
vote
1answer
11k views

How to make google.com not redirect to my country's local version of Google search? [duplicate]

When I try to load google.com in my browser (Firefox), Google redirects me to its local version of Google Search for my country: Notice how, even though the URL is google.com, the page is ...