Support » Plugin: Google Language Translator » widget title

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  • Plugin Author Rob Myrick


    Hi wpelvis, yes you can use a text widget and use [google-translate] as shortcode inside of it.

    This will allow for having a title, since titles are provided with that widget type.

    I will add this feature in the next release, as I understand that would be convenient.


    Yes that was my first thought, but the design has each widget in a block of bg colour separate for each one, so that won’t work in this case.
    Yes would be a good option, is pretty unusual not to have it for widgets.

    Plugin Author Rob Myrick


    wpelvis, can you explain how having a text widget there would be any different from having GLT widget there (besides the title)?

    If each widget is separate bg colour, then a text widget would perform exactly the same as the Google Language Translator widget itself, except it would have a title.

    Can you provide a link to your website? I can look at CSS for you if you add the text widget and show me. Then I can change the CSS so that it looks the way you want.

    I would be very surprised if a text widget acts completely, totally differently than the GLT widget itself, but I guess it’s possible, as I always come to find new things. Haha.

    Thanks so much!

    ah sorry, I missed that you can put the shortcode into the text widget.
    I have actually just added the text with css using

    .scg_widget #flags:after{content:" Translate this page";}

    Just tried putting the shortcode into a text widget, but it just prints the shortcode.

    Plugin Author Rob Myrick


    Ohh, actually I gave you wrong shortcode from above. Try this instead. Sorry:


    That should work.

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