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Multilingual blogs (or sites) spotted in the wild:
Multilingual blogs (or sites) spotted in the wild:

* [ Climb to the Stars]
==== Full translations side-by-side ====
* [ Serendipity/Diacritics]
* [ merdeinfrance] (tone may be offensive)
* [ Dangereuse Trilingue]
* [ emanuelle]
* [ Franz Kafka's diaries] (de/en)
* [ spiekermann]
* [ Technologies du Langage] (many posts translated rather faithfully in English)
* [ 09h09]  

==== Fully translated blogs in one tool ====
* [ Kafka's Diaries] (de/en)

===Parallel blogs (not really a solution to the problem stated, more like a workaround)===
==== One language per post, language varies ====
* Hoder Derakhshan: [ English] and [ Persian]
* [ Dangereuse Trilingue] (no translations)
* Dave: [ French], [ English], and [ Japanese] (different content)
* [ Technologies du Langage] (translations for many posts in separate posts)
* Loïc Le Meur: [ French] and [ English]
* [ jej] (Polish in main column, English posts in sidebar)
* Céline Graciet: [] (English) and [] (French) - a freelance translator's blog: identical content, but separate comment threads.
* [ skriker] (possibly some multilingual content via global language preference)
* [ Polinesia] (defunct) Spanish/English/Portuguese

===Parallel (everything translated one-to-one and side-by-side)===
==== Mixed and other ====
[ merdeinfrance] (tone may be offensive)

===Parallel (language choice passed through URL)===
* [ Climb to the Stars] (all posts have other-language summaries)
[ kafka/en]  
* [ Serendipity/Diacritics] (some posts in multiple versions, the rest with other-language summaries)
[ kafka/de]  
* [ ozh] (some posts togglable by javascript)

==== Separate blogs ====

''Two separate blogs in distinct languages, not aligned by date or in translated pairs.''
Not really a solution to the problem stated, more like a workaround

* [ jej]
* [ Hoder Derakhshan]
* and (a freelance translator's blog: identical content, but separate comment threads)
===Interwoven (paragraph by paragraph)===
* and (different content)
[ emanuelle]
* and
===Two languages per post (complete translation)===
[ spiekermann]
[ 09h09]
===Two languages per post (toggleable by Javascript)===
[ ozh] (wordpress)
===One language per post===
[ martinepage]

== Code Samples ==
== Code Samples ==

Latest revision as of 00:53, 16 September 2017

Back to multilingual-brainstorming.

Examples of multilingual blogs

Multilingual blogs (or sites) spotted in the wild:

Full translations side-by-side

Fully translated blogs in one tool

One language per post, language varies

Mixed and other

Separate blogs

Not really a solution to the problem stated, more like a workaround

Code Samples


<div class="post" lang="en">

	<p class="date-permalink">permalink here</p>
	<h2 class="post-title" id="post-1259"><a href=""
        rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link: Requirements for a Multilingual Wordpress Plugin">
        Requirements for a Multilingual Wordpress Plugin</a></h2>
    <div class="other-excerpt" lang="fr"><p>Quelques réflexions concernant un plugin 
    multilingue pour WordPress.</p>
	<div class="post-content">
	<p>My blog has been bilingual for a long time now. Rest of post content...</p>


<div class="post" lang="fr" xml:lang="fr">
	<h3 class="storytitle" id="post-247"><i>wicket</i> = <i>guichet</i>!</h3>
	<div class="postbody clearfix">
	<div class="meta1">
	<p><span class="otherversion" lang="en" xml:lang="en">
	<a href="" 
	title="English version" rel="alternate" hreflang="en">※ english version </a> </span> 

From the Canadian government

<html lang="en">
<td valign="bottom" width="150"><table width="150" summary="Our tables are used for the page layout. 
Nos tables sont utilisées pour la mise en page." border="0" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="0">
	<td width="75" align="center"><a title="English" href="/main_e.html">
	<img src="/images/englishbt.gif" alt="English" height="27" border="0" width="91"></a></td>
	<td width="75" align="center"><a title="Français" href="/main_f.html" lang="fr">
	<img src="/images/francaisbt.gif" alt="Français" height="27" border="0" width="91"></a></td>

From Wikipedia

The Wikipedia navigation uses no attributes, except for language-specific classes. Example :

<li class="interwiki-ar">
<a href="">العربية</a></li>
<li class="interwiki-bg">
<a href="">Български</a></li>
<li class="interwiki-cs"><a href="">Česky</a></li>
<li class="interwiki-en"><a href="">English</a></li>
<li class="interwiki-eo"><a href="">Esperanto</a></li>
<li class="interwiki-es"><a href="">Español</a></li>
<li class="interwiki-fr"><a href="">Français</a></li>
<li class="interwiki-is"><a href="">Íslenska</a></li>
<li class="interwiki-lt"><a href="">Lietuvių</a></li>
<li class="interwiki-nl"><a href="">Nederlands</a></li>
<li class="interwiki-pl"><a href="">Polski</a></li>
<li class="interwiki-ru">
<a href="">Русский</a></li>
<li class="interwiki-sv"><a href="">Svenska</a></li>