How to Translate a Webpage in Opera Browser?

The Opera browser does not have a built-in feature to auto-translate a webpage into the readable language. However, we can use the Opera Add-on known as Google Translate (not made by Google) to support the web-page translation into understandable language per prefer settings.

The Opera Browser is one of the most reliable browsers in the world. With its superfast speed and its ability to always provide its users with the absolute best features, enhanced settings, and advanced privacy and security.

Most people get attracted to the Opera browser because it is safe and reliable. It has also outshone Chrome in several aspects and many prefer it over Chrome.

With Opera rolling out regular updates all the time, it is bound to have an update for translating a webpage that is not in a language you know or understand.

With everything going online and international, we are bound to stumble upon websites that are not in English. In such a case, the Opera Browser has the extension support to keep you afloat.

The day before yesterday, my younger sister was applying for colleges online. She was also looking at French Universities to apply to. However, not all of them had their instructions written in English on their website.

My sister got paranoid and gave up all hope of applying to this college. Unless I introduced her to Google Translate add-on within Opera browser.

Translate a Web Page on Opera

We often come across websites or manuals on international websites that are not in our native language or any other language that we seem to comprehend. It may cause inconvenience since a lot of important information can be left out due to the language barrier.

With the Google Translate – Opera browser add-on, we can actually translate the webpage into a known language. Though this not officially supported by Google, the developer has very much integrated what we need into this add-on or extensions. However, there are certain limitations like every other translation service does; it cannot translate the text within the images or picture.

Here are the steps to translate a webpage on the Opera Browser:

  1. Launch the Opera Browser on the computer.
  2. Click on the Menu opera logo in the top-left corner.
  3. Click on Extensions from the drop-down list, and select Get Extensions.
    You will see the Opera add-ons store in a new tab.
  4. Search for Google Translate in the add-on search bar (added the direct link below).
  5. Click on + Add to Opera on the right corner.
    Google Translate Add-on on Opera Browser
  6. Select Google Translate add-on from the plugin add-ons.
    Google Translate Extension on Opera BrowserA dialog box will open for translation.
  7. Paste the phrase or sentence you want to translate, and then click the Translate button.
    Google Translate Opera Add-on Translation Window

Alternatively, you can open the desired foreign website, and select the text you want to be translated for you. By doing so, Google Translate automatically recognizes it for you and translates the text to your desired language.

We can also use the keyboard shortcut — Alt + Ctrl + P to auto-translate entire webpage within Opera browser.

Translation Shortcut in Opera Browser for Google Translate Add-on

These methods will help in the successful translation of any web page that you want. If you want the process to be less cumbersome, you can select or copy a long piece of content or use the keyboard shortcuts and your job will be done in a few minutes.

Download Google Translate

Bottom Line: Translate Webpage in Opera

With everything being so advanced everywhere, we often find ourselves in situations where we’ve to deal with international clients or their websites that are written in a language we hardly recognize.

The Opera add-ons have a solution for that as well. The add-ons provide additional support and services to Opera users. Google Translate stands out as an exceptional way to translate texts, phrases, or webpages on the Opera Browser.

After I introduced my sister to Google Translate on Opera, she was ecstatic. The language was no longer a barrier for her to apply to foreign universities. It boosted her confidence and she freely read through all those French instructions at once.

How has a translation of a webpage eased your way into browsing international websites?

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6 Responses

  1. steve says:

    Ctrl-Alt-P didn’t work for me, and could not find any other option to translate a page.
    So for me – useless.
    Sorry about that.

    • Editor says:

      Hi Steve, the extension seems to be broken. The shortcut is neither working for me. However, you can invoke the translator using Ctrl+Alt+Z keys.

  2. Ziyad says:

    Works perfectly for me using Cntrl+Alt+P 🙂

  3. Filip says:

    ctrl alt p doesn’t work, which is the only thing I want

    • Editor says:

      Do you have any extensions that block the function keys?

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