Summary: Translate posts on Discourse using Microsoft, Google, or Yandex translation APIs.
- Each post is only translated once per locale which saves you
- Note that language detection is also run once for every post. Be careful when enabling this on old and large forums.
- Access Token is cached server side for faster translations.
- Translations are rate limited to 3 per minute (Could be made configurable)
Translation Services Supported
Follow the steps in Microsoft Translator API on Azure to obtain a subscription key. You may pick from any of the available subscription offers.
Under Admin > Settings > Plugins, enter the subscription key that you’ve obtained from the steps above.
- Under Admin > Settings > Basic Setup, enable allow user locale.
Click on My project
Click on the to create a new project
Enter your project name and click create
Select Enable API and search for Google Cloud Translator API. Look for the enable button and click it to enable the API. Note that there is no free tier for the Google Translator API so it may prompt you to enable billing.
Once you’re done, click on credentials in the left menu
Click create credentials and select API key. Copy the API Key and paste it into the
translator google api keysite setting.
- Does not translate text within polls generated by discourse-poll plugin.
- Images are enlarged upon translating.
- Allow admin to set quota and disable translation once quota has been exceeded.
- Disable translation for private messages???