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Add Hreflang Tags to Localize Your Website

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Add Hreflang Tags to Localize Your Website
on January, 25 2017
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Whiteboard - How to Add Hreflang Tags

When you start your website localization project, you’ll learn a lot of new terms. One of the most important of these is “hreflang tags.” What are hreflang tags? Hreflang tags tell Google what language you’re using on any given page. This is important so that search engines know to deliver the right language version to the right audience. Website localization is all about delivering an optimum user experience and serving your customers better in all markets.

Creating different language URLs for your website is simple. You just have to know a little bit about coding. Ideally, you’ll have a team of developers behind you who can create hreflang tags each time you localize your website into a new language. But, if you’re experimenting with website localization on your own, there are plenty of resources to guide you. Check out our simple whiteboard video below and add hreflang tags to your website with ease!

Website Localization using Hreflang Tags2017-01-25 Hreflang tags are important in website localization as they show Google which language a page is in. Find out how to create them in our whiteboard here.

We hope that you enjoyed watching our whiteboard! Watch this space for further informative videos to come and be sure to contact us if you’d like your website localization project managed by professionals. From expert content writing and native translators, to local developers and market specialists, we can help you corner global market share.

AUTHOR
Christina Comben

Christina Comben is Content Manager at Day Translations. Qualified to MBA level and motivated by challenge, change, and continued learning, Christina has lived and worked her way around the world, garnering in-depth knowledge of diverse office environments and varying industries, from media and entertainment to education, health, and information technology.

  • Ronnie Avelino

    Wow. The video makes me easy to understand how to properly use the Hreflang tags. Thank you so much.

  • Sean Patrick Hopwood

    I love how this explains something so specific. Many people don't know what they need to translate their website.

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