Microsoft releases Web translating widget
Developers can now tap Microsoft to translate their Web page in such a way that users don't have to leave the Web site.
LAS VEGAS--Microsoft's research unit on Wednesday released a tool that allows Web developers to let users translate their Web site into other languages without having to leave the page.
The company said a tech preview version of the Microsoft Translator widget is available for download, allowing developers to offer users a pull-down menu to translate a Web page in multiple languages.
The main benefit of the widget is it allows users to translate the page without having to leave a site, unlike other approaches which require a user to go to another Web site first.
Microsoft announced the translation widget at thehere.