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Localize

Website translation & localization software for businesses

Localize

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Exceptionally easy content localization...

Reviewed a year ago

Overall, a great and simple solution for our needs

Pros

Ease of integration, functional interface

Cons

Speed to gather content changes not fast enough

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Thanks for your review Ricardo! Im so glad you find Localize so easy to use! Thank you for continuing to choose Localize!

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Best online localization software I've found

Reviewed 7 months ago
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Localize is so easy to use, and it has GREAT documentation.

Cons

Really there's not much to not like, I can't think of anything!

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Hi Jon! SO happy that you are loving your experience with Localize!

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Good for static sites

Reviewed 7 months ago
Pros

Good for static website translation, allows us to work in 3 languages.

Cons

Not great for changing platforms or non-static sites. Best for static marketing sites.

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Hi Andy! Thank you for taking the time to leave your review! It sounds like you might not be utilizing Localize to its full potential. Localize works great with dynamic sites! Check out this help doc to find some best practices using var tags! After implementing this, if you are using machine translations, you can also set your content to auto-translate. If you have any questions on other ways you might be able to improve your experience, please let us know! :) https://help.localizejs.com/docs/setup-guide https://help.localizejs.com/docs/labels#section-auto-approve Jamie

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Excellent Language Translation Tool for Web Apps

Reviewed 25 days ago
Pros

Translation of phrases Easy implementation Easy to user user interface Many languages to choose from

Cons

Reactive translations, requires a user to navigate the pages and request a language with the tool before translation will be requested

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Easy to implement. Quick to get results.

Reviewed 3 months ago

I was able to get a translation of my website in several languages, live, quickly, without the help of an engineer.

Pros

Localize is a great and easy way to add localization to your website without needing the help of an engineer.

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Nothing comes to mind? i generally loved the tool.

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Great tool to localize your websites

Reviewed 8 months ago

We needed to localize several webapps across multiple teams in very short time frame. We could not have achieved the results without this tool. The translators are happy to use the tool and required minimum guidance. Developers adapted to the new tool quickly.

Pros

LocalizeJs (LJS) was very easy and fast to set-up and start showing results in target language. All the phrases/strings from your apps go to the same tool and are easy to see and manage. The tech support/help is very responsive and helpful to deal with all kinds of problems you might have.

Cons

Since LJS pushes all the strings from your Webapps to their tool, it is little bit tedious to find all the data that must not be send to the tool, e.g. confidential user information etc. You still have to find a way to localize possible 3rd party components on your Webapp, because at least we were not able to translate them properly with LJS. The tool is not geared towards deployment flow, where you have DEV, QA, Staging and Production environments and you have to move phrases/strings between different environments.

Vendor response

Thanks for you feedback, Jussi! It's great that you and your team were able to accomplish so much in a short time frame, thank you for choosing us! If you visit the following link you'll see how Localize actually does support different environments: https://help.localizejs.com/docs/multi-site-deployment-environment I would also like to encourage you to shoot us an email (support@localizejs.com) anytime you think of an improvement we can make. User feedback is so incredibly valuable to us. Jamie

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Easy human translation for international wordpress website

Reviewed a year ago

Good! Nice and easy to get my website translated into multiple languages via a human being, utilising the wordpress CMS.

Pros

We needed to professionally translate our microsite into multiple languages to suit our global audience. Localise ticked all the boxes, especially with the human translation offering and the WP integration.

Cons

he lingo used. As a new user and someone who uses SaaS apps all the time, the word 'Phrases' didn't resonate with me and felt like it over complicated a very straight forward process: I want to translate my whole website into x language. There is also the added complication of having to buy credits too, but thats no biggy. I logged a couple tickets in the 'translate my website via a human' process in the end. It shouldn't be this jagged.

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Thanks for the awesome review, Andrew! I will surely pass on your feedback!

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Simple and Powerful

Reviewed 8 months ago

Localize is exactly what you would hope to experience from a company—powerful services, easy to set up, and up-and-running quickly. Saved an enormous amount of time and potential stress with their solution.

Pros

I love how quickly you can get Localize up and running. I was able to get it implemented on a client's site within minutes. Although I initially felt overwhelmed about this client request, Localize solved my problem with their amazing solution.

Cons

Nothing—wish we had found the service sooner.

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Hey Bryan! Thanks for the review. Reducing the stress around localization is the name of the game! So glad you found us!

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Simple translation services

Reviewed 8 months ago

Localization of our website is much faster and less expensive than contracting with most translation services. Instead of waiting for major content updates, we can get translations almost instantly.

Pros

It's very easy to keep translations up-to-date on our website and we don't need to have multiple copies of each page to store translated content.

Cons

The service isn't fully automated, so we still have to manually approve phrases for translation every few days.

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Hey Josh! You actually can automate your ENTIRE workflow! We truly pride our product on being extremely versatile! Our default settings are chosen to match the most popular use case. Check out the link below to see how you can automate your own projects! https://help.localizejs.com/docs/labels#section-auto-approve

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Easy to setup, easy to use and translates with a high accuracy.

Reviewed 8 months ago
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The API and documentation is very easy to use. We were able to get it set up quickly. Translations are pretty accurate and we are able to have people go in and update strings with no problems.

Cons

When you need to expand to offer more languages the pricing can get pretty expensive.

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Hi Blake! Thank you for the amazing review, I am so glad that you were able to get setup not only quickly, but EFFICIENTLY as well. That's great! Please let us know if you need anything, or have any questions! Jamie

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Website Localization with Ease

Reviewed 8 months ago

The development effort involved with translating a platform of our size would have been cumbersome - both in the initial implementation, as well as in ongoing support. With Localize, we were able to support localization of our platform with less than a month of development effort. With the support of localization, we are now able to reach and appeal to a broader audience.

Pros

Localize has an easy to use interface and has enabled our team to translate our platform with minimal development or administrative effort.

Cons

The only feature that caused any (very minimal) trouble for our team is the default to enable automatic archiving. We have an introductory assessment that is only periodically revisited, so the phrases were quickly moved to the archive and therefore did not show as immediately translated upon the next identification. Disabling the automatic archiving resolved this for us.

Vendor response

Hi Britt! We typically set our default setting for the most popular use cases, though we do have great pride in the versatility of our product. I'm so glad that you and your team were able customize Localize to your specific needs. Please don't hesitate to reach out if you need anything! Jamie

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Quick Site Translations - Little Technical Heavy Lifting

Reviewed a year ago
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The best thing about Localize is that there's little to no tech required to get a site translated into another language whereas other solutions in this space require deeper integration and custom code to translate text strings on a webpage.

Cons

While there's little technical implementation, it means there's some sacrifices you have to make from a consumer experience standpoint. More specifically, because this is a java script solution, the page does render as it would normally for a quick moment and then the translations start appearing. Depending on how quickly the JS loads, it might be noticeable to the user that we're swapping around content.

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Fastest way to translate your site / app in multiple countries at once

Reviewed a year ago

Fantastic customer service. Beautiful product. Never had technical issues.

Pros

Easy to navigate interface. You just start using it and you get it, no classes needed. Every translator I used never had a problem.

Cons

Price can get steep as your needs increase.

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There's no reason to not support multiple languages now

Reviewed a year ago

We have interviewed people in their native languages for blog posts. Being able to accurately translate these posts has allowed us to engage with their own following and cross-promote our brands a lot more effectively. We can translate the most important parts of our website as needed based on our site data such as which country people are accessing it from. It's demand-driven and very cost-effective.

Pros

The ability to automatically translate text instantly, refine it or override it yourself, or upgrade the machine translating to business quality language in such a simple interface is invaluable to us as we try to grow internationally. We've found Localize to be really flexible in terms of how we integrate with our website and how we use it amongst our staff.

Cons

We haven't hit any issues so far and implementation was well documented.

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Thank you for this awesome review, we appreciate you taking the time to help us spread the word about Localize!

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Localize works for us!

Reviewed a year ago
Pros

We've been using Localize since 2015. Localize has provided us with easy to manage website translations. We're able to provide access to our internal translators who log in and see the wording required for translation. It's very simple and runs in the background. New words are automatically uploaded into Localize

Cons

Initially it took a while to translate due to the amount of words but this was as expected and over time this has become easier. It requires a developer to integrate but this was expected. Tagging phrases that didn't need translating took a while.

Vendor response

Thank you for continuing to choose us year after year, we appreciate you! I also wanted to point out this help doc below that might be able to save you some time approving phrases by blocking the ones you dont want from ever coming in! :) https://help.localizejs.com/docs/setup-guide#section-attribute-notranslate-or-translateno

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Definitely eases development!

Reviewed 8 months ago
Pros

As a developer, you just write everything in English and the rest is handled by the marketing guys, which is pretty cool.

Cons

There are some smaller bugs now and then, but nothing too bad

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Localize was created to take away some of the heavy lifting previously required by developers. So happy to hear we've made your job easier!

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Great product for a price

Reviewed 9 months ago
Pros

Easy SDK to integrate into your frontend App or backend server. The API itself is pretty easy to use and the documentation has plenty of examples to integrate into your product.

Cons

The starter plans are reasonable if you want to translate into a few languages. That works if you're only focused on launching in a few markets. It gets a little pricey if you want to translate into all major languages. But if your product has reached that scale you should be able to afford this service which will save you the overhead of hiring translators and administrators to keep track of updating new messages.

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Hi Shashank! Im thrilled to hear that you found our developer tools and documentation clear and easy, that is always the goal! Thank you for your awesome review! :)

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Best-in-class product but paired with a boxy pricing structure

Reviewed a year ago
Pros

Downright easiest and most efficient way to translate a website into multiple languages.

Cons

The several layers of limits within the pricing structure is unfortunate, from limits on page views to machine translations to collaborators.

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Thank you for taking the time to leave this review, we're so glad that you find Localize to be to quickest and most efficient TMS solution. We hear your concerns about our pricing structure, we believe that you'll actually find our rates quite competitive when weighed against our competitors.

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Great Service

Reviewed a year ago

For the purposes of my website, it is very much "set it and forget it".

Pros

Easy and intuitive to use. Good customer support.

Cons

No significant complaints. The software works well for me.

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Thank you for being a local Localize user!

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Bizzindex Review

Reviewed a year ago

I could not continue the usage of Localize since the price issue.

Pros

It provides multiple languages to choose from.

Cons

The price is high. The code snippet decrease speed and load time on the website especially that there are many code snippets to be added from other service providers.

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Hi Jassim! I'm so sorry to hear that you no longer use Localize. I do however think that you will find our pricing quite competitive when compared to our competitors. :)

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Generally happy with the product

Reviewed a year ago

We are happy with the Localize and will continue to use it.

Pros

The Editor is nicely and to translate pages is simple and fast.

Cons

The export option by page should be possible. Right now all the sentences are just mixed.

Vendor response

Thank you for your review Jan! Im glad to hear how happy you are with Localize! I have passed along your feedback regarding exporting phrases by page to our development team. I would also like to encourage you to please shoot us an email (support@localizejs.com) any time you think of something that we can improve upon. User feedback is so valuable to us as we continue to grow. Thanks again!

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Quick to wet up, perfect for offering multi language support on your webflow website

Reviewed 10 months ago
Pros

Localize is super easy to set up. And highly customizable.

Cons

One problem is that when you change a single letter in your text the translation disappears from the online website without any warning. So be aware to reconnect the old translation to the changed original text.

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Thanks for your great review and for being a loyal Localize user!

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Great platform for businesses of all sizes to create content.

Reviewed 6 months ago

i am trialing the software and getting to know it. At this point not comment.

Pros

The software platform is very easy to use and the dashboard is excellent.

Cons

The software is a bit pricey especially for us who needs more functionality than just the basic version.

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Thanks for checking Localize out, Gregg! We're so glad you find it very easy and straightforward. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to reach out to our success team at support@localizejs.com :)

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Great product

Reviewed a year ago
Pros

It is very user-friendly and easy to learn how to use.

Cons

Sometimes when competing a step in the translation process you have to go back a few steps; it isn't always 100% intuitive.

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We appreciate you taking to time to leave this review! We're so glad that you overall find Localize very easy to use. Please never hesitate to reach out to our support team if you ever have any questions at all!

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Quick and easy solution for develop in one language and host in multiple languages

Reviewed 9 months ago
Pros

1. Quick and easy access 2. User friendly UI 3. hassle free way to translate in new languages

Cons

bit expensive as compared to the translations

Vendor response

Thank you, Shwetha! We love when our users rave about the ease of Localize!

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