Your website can be created in multiple languages from the beginning or you can create it in one language first and then translate it into other languages. In the vacation rental business, it is really important to meet the needs of guests from all over the world. Find out more on this topic in our Blog post on Why you should create a multilingual vacation rental website.
Set up your website in different languages
- Go to Menu and select My Websites.
- Choose the website you want to translate, click Edit and select Settings.
- Select the Active Languages tab and click Add another language.
💡 Note: You can find the languages available by default in the drop-down menu. If you want your website in a different language, please contact us.
💡 Note: Now your website is configured to have an additional language and your guests can select from your active languages via a drop-down menu of flags. Please make sure to translate all your content and descriptions.
Translate your website content
To have your entire website translated you need to ensure to translate all the content of your pages as well as the descriptions and details of your property.
|To translate...||do the following:|
|System content||Some parts of your website content and structure are automatically configured by the system, such as certain property details (see screenshot). These can be translated by using our Custom Translations tool. Find out more about how it works in this article.|
💡 Note: The language that will be shown in Google search results when a guest is looking to find a vacation rental like yours, depends on 3 different factors. First of all the language of the shown results depends on cookies which store customer-specific information on language preferences for your website. Secondly, the language settings of your guest's browser can influence the search results. The last factor can be the location of the guest's IP address.