Google has updated its translated results in Google Search help document to include which languages this works for.
Supported languages. Those supported languages for translated search results include Bengali, English, French, German, Marathi, Portuguese, Spanish, Tamil and Telugu.
Google added these details to the featured availability section of the help document.
More on translated search results. As we previously covered, Google Search Console can show you impressions and clicks your site gets for translated search results using the search performance report and filtering on the translated results search appearance.
When a user clicks on your result, Google Translate will also likely translate your page.
Google released its help document on translated results in November 2021. The help document explains how Google may automatically translate the search result snippets from the language it was written in, to the language of the Google Search results page:
- “Sometimes Google may translate the title link and snippet of a search result for results that aren’t in the language of the search query.”
Google said it does this because:
- “A translated result is a Google Search feature that enables users to view results from other languages in their language and can help publishers reach a larger audience.”
After the user clicks the translated search result link, Google said that “all further user interaction with the page is through Google Translate.”
Google said you can opt out of this through the notranslate meta robots tag. Here are more details on opting in or out of translated results.
Why we care. Now we know the specific languages this search feature currently works in. Google is giving us some idea of how these searchers are interacting with our site through Google Search. We can see what they are searching for, what pages they are accessing, on what dates, what devices and from which countries.