How to Translate a Webpage Text in Firefox Computer?

Learn how to auto-translate a website page in Mozilla firefox computer. Firefox does not have a built-in translation. However, you can use the browser add-on.

When you are passionate about something, you search for as much information as possible regarding that subject. Sometimes, there might be a very interesting piece that unfortunately might be written in another language. Thanks to technology, you can always translate these webpages.

By default, Mozilla Firefox has no function for translation. Add-ons can do all translations of web pages. In this article, I will take you through very simple steps to enable you to translate your web pages and read the information available there.

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Unlike Firefox, the other browser like Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge does offer the feature to translate within. But using the Firefox Add-on will somehow manage to help you translate the webpage.

How to Translate in Firefox using Add-on?

Mozilla Firefox has several translator add-ons on its Add-on site. Just search for a translator and select any of your choices – be sure to use the reviews and ratings to guide your decisions.

In this example, we shall use the Google Translate Add-on because it is simple and straight to the point.

Here are the steps to translate the page in Firefox computer:

  1. Launch the Mozilla Firefox browser on the computer.
  2. Visit the Firefox add-ons page and search for Google Translate.
  3. Click on Install and follow the steps to install the add on to your browser.
  4. On the address bar, enter the link to the webpage you would like to translate.
  5. Go to the Translate icon.
    At the top right-hand corner shown by the letter T and right-click on it.
    Translate page with Google Translate in Firefox Computer
  6. Select the option of a Translate page with Google translate.
    This will open another tab with a translation for that webpage.

You can change the language you would like to translate the webpage too. For example, if it brought results of the translation from Dutch to English and yet you wanted Dutch to French, you can easily make changes here.

Bottom Line: Firefox Translate Webpage

Why Google Translate? It supports up to 109 languages, and it is likely that you will find the translation for whatever you are looking for from the service. It is against the background of its extensive library of languages. I prefer it over other add-ons. In fact, some add-ons link you back to Google translate when you attempt to translate a webpage.

I am very passionate about football and the transfer window is a nervous period when you are eager to know which player your team is bringing in or sending out. Multiple articles are written linking players from team to team.

Given the diversity in the world, not all these articles are in English. I use the google translate add-on to translate webpages that may contain information I am interested in.

So far, this has worked for me perfectly. I have been able to keep up with what’s happening regarding the transfer window in Spain, France, England, China, Germany among other places.

Install the Google translation add-on on your Firefox browser and read the webpages in your favorite language.

What topics are you passionate about? Do you sometimes stumble upon articles in your areas of interest but written in other languages? 

Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.

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