Are you looking to build a multilingual website in HubSpot? There 's an out of the box solution for web, landing pages, and blog ... but not for automatically changing navigation and footer, and language messages (library). We have crafted a solution and build a HubSpot Module to solve that critical problem. Get it on the HubSpot Marketplace, and read here how to use it!
What is a multilingual website?
A multilingual website is a website that provides content in different languages. It helps an organization to extend its market, increase customer engagement, stay ahead of competitors, and boost SEO.
The HubSpot multilingual feature
For website pages and landing pages, HubSpot has a build-in system, where you can create a primary master page linked to x translated versions of that page.
An example. If you go the overview, you see a globe icon left of the title. This indicates that the page is translated, clicking the arrow you see all the linked translated pages:
The system automatically adds the language code at the beginning of the slug with or without country specification. You can choose plain English /en/ or English (UK) /en-gb/ . That HubSpot functionality is performant.
The HubSpot system does not help you, however, in "translating" your header and your footer, which means you need a new template for every other language.
Creating this is a challenge. You'll end up with lots of templates (different menus, different logos, and different texts), which are difficult to manage.
We, at leadstreet, created a multilingual language pack to solve this problem.
The Multilingual Language Pack
This pack allows you to create a global module, a multilingual header, and a footer that adapts based on the same language slug HubSpot is using (e.g., website.com/en/ or website.com/es/, etc.).
The pack consists of different modules. Each module changes an element based on the language slug: logo, text, cta, menu, search, etcetera.
In the pack, you find different modules that you can combine in a global header group. Below is the list of modules we offer to make a site multilingual:
- Modular Multilingual Logo
- Modular Multilingual Text
- Modular Multilingual CTA
- Modular Multilingual Menu
- Modular Language Switcher
- Modular Multilingual Search Input
- Modular Multilingual Dictionary
Download the modular multilingual pack in the HubSpot Marketplace
Modular Multilingual Logo
Have a different logo per language or a different logo link per language? We got it covered in our modular multilingual logo.
View the video and have a look at our step-by-step process below:
Modular Multilingual Text
Have a text on your footer or header, but it needs to be multilingual? Our Modular Multilingual Text can solve your problem. Watch the video and have a look at our step-by-step process below:
Modular Multilingual CTA
Same with the Multilingual CTA. This module creates a different language version of your CTA. Watch the video and have a look at our step-by-step process below:
Modular Multilingual Menu
Having a multilingual site requires a multilingual menu. This module lets you choose a menu based on the language. Watch the video and have a look at our step-by-step process below:
Modular Language Switcher
Need to navigate to other languages? Our Modular Language switcher does this for you: just add the slug of the language. Watch the video and have a look at our step-by-step process below:
Modular Multilingual Search Input
Need to translate the "search" placeholder on your search input? Our Modular Multilingual Search Input can help you with that. Watch the video and have a look at our step-by-step process below:
Modular Multilingual Dictionary
Blog in different languages? Our multilingual dictionary creates translations of the texts inside your blog, such as the "read more" message, or your tags. Watch the video and have a look at our step-by-step process below:
Some live multilingual website examples
In Europe, we are quite used to having websites in multiple languages. In Belgium, for example, we have 3 official languages: Dutch, French & German.
What is more, most of the companies have customers abroad, adding languages to the website.
Take a look at the websites of some of our clients and see how multiple languages are managed:
Get the multilingual module in the HubSpot Marketplace (99$)
These multilingual modules can avoid creating lots of templates, and keeping your files organized. What are you waiting for? Check out the HubSpot Marketplace, and get the module for only 99$.
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