Translate your Weebly website
Discover how to translate a Weebly website and display it in multiple languages with Weglot.
Looking for a simple way to display your Weebly website in multiple languages? Weglot is the perfect solution for it. We’ve developed a simple way to detect your website content and translate it in any language you want.
Weglot works with all your Apps and all Weebly themes and it follows Google multilingual SEO best practices so that all your translated pages are indexed on Google.
- Simple to setup: Connect Weglot and we’ll do the rest. No coding required
- All your website is translated: Weglot detects all your content, metadata and images included
- An SEO-friendly solution: All your translated pages are indexed on Google
- 100% compatible: Weglot works with all Weebly Themes and Apps
See Weglot in action
Explore how Weglot works with this translated Weebly demo website: https://www.weglot-translate-wee-bly.com/
This demo website was created with Weebly in English and then translated in French with Weglot. You can change the language with the language switcher at the bottom-right corner of the website.
Let’s translate your Weebly website
1. Create a Weglot account (~ 1 minute)
Your Weglot account will be the place where you’ll have all your translations and where you will manage them. Simply create a Weglot account here.
2. Enter your domain URL and the language desired (~ 1 minute)
In this step, simply enter your domain name and the language you want to translated your website into (DO NOT USE your temporary domain name ending with .weebly.com). Click “Next” to go to the next step.
In the example:
- the domain is: www.weglot-translate-wee-bly.com
- the original language is: English
- the translated language is: French
3. Configure the subdomains in your DNS records (~ 5 minutes)
Here comes the most important step: you will add new entries to your DNS (Domain Name System) records to connect Weglot to your website. The subdomains will display the translations of your Weebly website once configured!
Don’t worry, it’s quite simple to do. You have two possibilities here: either you manage your domain name via Weebly or via another domain provider (Google Domain, 1to1, GoDaddy, …).
A. If your domain name is managed by Weebly
Simply go on your Weebly website dashboard, click on your website name on the top-right corner and select on “Domain” as shown below:
Then select the Domain that is connected to your website:
There, you will have a table called “DNS records”. Click on “Edit”:
Finally, click on “+ Add Record” at the bottom, choose CNAME and add the entries shown on your Weglot installation process. In the end, it should look like the screenshot below. Click “Save”.
B. If your domain name is managed outside of Weebly
If you bought your domain on an external provider (like GoDaddy, 1&1, Gandhi, Google Domain, etc…), go to your account and access the DNS section to add the entries.
If you are not sure how to do it or where it is, we can help you. Just email us at email@example.com.
4. Validate the DNS entries
When you’ve added and saved your entries, go back your Weglot account tab, click “Check DNS” and you should have two green check icons. It might take a few minutes to configure so don’t worry if it’s not green right away. Wait a few minutes and try again. When the two green check appear, it means the DNS entries were successfully configured! Then, click on “Next”.
5. Install the Weglot library (~ 3 minutes)
It’s very simple, you just need to do the following steps (also shown in the GIF below):
- Under “Add code to pages”, in “All pages”, select “Load code on each new page” in the dropdown
- Click on “Apply”
6. It’s done!
Go to your website, and you should see the language button at the bottom right. It might take a few minutes to appear so don’t hesitate to wait a bit.
Try changing the language when the language switcher appears, your website is now translated! You can now go to your Weglot dashboard to manage all your translations.