Wix Multilingual: Customizing Your Site Menu per Language

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Customize your site menu per language so your site visitors see content relevant for their demographic. You can also reorder items or hide some of them per language. Doing so may improve your site's SEO by matching search queries in different languages. 
A screenshot of the Multilingual language editing mode for the site menu in the editor
In this article, learn how to:

Translating your site menu

Translate your site menu so visitors can browse in their own language, making your site more inclusive. For example, translating "Emergency Services" to "Services d'Urgence" for French visitors ensures they can quickly find critical help. 
Wix Editor
Studio Editor
  1. Go to your editor.
  2. Click the Switch Languages panel at the top of the editor.
A screenshot of clicking the Switch Languages drop-down at the top of the Wix Editor.
  1. Select the relevant language.
  2. Select your menu type and follow the steps: 

Changing the order of menu items per language

Customize your site menu for each language so visitors see the most relevant content. For example, a French version of your site might prioritize "Women's Clothing," while the German one may show "Men's Clothing" first. Changing the order in one language doesn't affect others.
Handling right-to-left languages like Arabic or Hebrew?
Review and customize your menu's menu items order manually to verify the order is correct.
Wix Editor
Studio Editor
  1. Go to your editor.
  2. Click the Switch Languages panel at the top of the editor.
A screenshot of clicking the Switch Languages drop-down at the top of the Wix Editor.
  1. Select the relevant language.
  2. Select your menu type and follow the steps: 

Showing or hiding menu items per language

Show or hide menu items for each language to promote different content to different site visitors. For example, you might display "Local Events" on the Spanish site and hide it on the English site. Adjusting visibility in one language doesn't affect others.
Wix Editor
Studio Editor
  1. Go to your editor.
  2. Click the Switch Languages panel at the top of the editor.
A screenshot of clicking the Switch Languages drop-down at the top of the Wix Editor.
  1. Select the relevant language.
  2. Select your menu type and follow the steps: 

FAQs

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