Yahoo aims to give the service a prominent position because the internet is increasingly made up of information in languages other than English.
"We have reached a turning point where over half the pages on the web are in non-English," Tomi Poutanen, senior director of international product management at Yahoo, told vnunet.com. "That drives the importance of translation services."
Yahoo also plans to add a translation button to its toolbar, allowing users to view a translation of a web page with a single click. Users were able to manually add the button to the tool bar, but it will become a standard option.
The new webpage also will provide users in Germany and France with access to the Translated Search feature that has been available as a beta in those markets since last summer.
It allows users to search foreign language websites in their native tongue and view a translated version of the sites.
Users clicking on the result are presented with a translated version of the webpage, or can choose to view the English original.
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