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    Hi there, I have 3 versions of my website, translated through Smartling.

    The English version is , Spanish is , French is .

    I’m looking for a method to present these options to a first-time visitor, and then remember their preference for subsequent visits. Like the UN website has here:

    Can anyone tell me the best way to go about this? Thanks!


    I think the easiest method would be to add a tiny flag icon in the upper corner that the user can click on to switch languages. Then once the language has been selected, save that preference to a cookie or local storage so you can switch the language automatically on subsequent visits.

    Another option would be to make a splash page with the language options and use the same process as above.

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