A multilingual site in RapidWeaver

Besides developing a site targeted at a country that’s officially multilingual (like Belgium, Canada, and many, many others), there are other good reasons to make your site multilingual. Maybe you want to reach people that do not speak your language. An English counterpart of your current site may well be the way to go in that case.

Developing a website in several languages is becoming more and more common practice, and it can be quite a challenge. In this tutorial I will show you how to make a multilingual site in RapidWeaver that’s relatively easy to maintain and search engine friendly — while avoiding the common pitfalls.

Part I: SEO — make sure Google likes you
Part II: splash page — the pros and cons of using a splash page
Part III: structure — how to make a multilingual site in RapidWeaver
Part IV: cross-linking — how to direct your visitor to the corresponding page in another language
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