Exclude pages from translation using URLs

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Add website URL to exclude from translation

The exclusion by URLs is a global rule that avoid the translation of page or a set of page using URLs, rapidly. 

This is some an important rule that helps to exclude from translation, for example, a large part of your website that has no interest to be translated. To add such rule, connect to your Linguise dashboard > click on Rules > Add new rule.

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You will then be able to add the replacement details, mainly:

  • The rule title (visible only by you in Linguise dashboard)
  • The URL where you want to apply the translation exclusion
  • The option to keep the URL itself translated or not
  • The languages’ selection to apply the exclusion

Exclude content from translation using URLs

The URL exclusion can be executed using:

  • A single URL
  • A wildcard URL set
  • URL + Regular expressions

For example, you can target only your blog main page like that:

 

Or exclude the whole blog with all its articles using a wildcard with the blog URL

In this example: the blog main URL (/blog) and all its articles (/blog/a-post-about-something) content will be excluded from translation

Avoid or keep the URL content translations

Once you’ve setup the URLs to exclude from translations, you can also choose to:

  • Keep the URL multilingual (/fr/page-traduite)
  • Totally remove the translation from the URL content (/page-not-translated)

Exclude URL from translationt by language

The URL exclusion you’ve added can be applied only in some specific language or in all languages.

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In this example: .blog URLs will be excluded from translation only in Spanish language.