1. Integration, Setup & Onboarding
Easy to complex, depending on client architecture and requirements
2. SEO Support
Excellent, Content extracted by default, Search engines crawl translated content. URL translation is supported,
Content extracted by default.
Advanced: DNS setting or CDN is used to serve translated content
SEO domain might be different.
3. Site Search
Available; dedicated search layout effort needed.
4. Latency, Performance
Highly scalable, lowest latency.
Great use of global Content/Translation Delivery Network (CDN).
Rely on the viewer’s device (mobile/ tablet/desktop). Start after the page+dictionary loaded. Tiny overhead, flickering possible upon the first load.
5. Deployment options, URL, header, titles
DNS and/or CDN configuration.
Subdomain (ja.example.com) or subdirectory (example.com/ja) For better latency, existing CDN caching can be leveraged CDN is needed for subdirectory.
Equal to the original.
Proxy does not modify existing site security
Not applicable .
Client-side translation does not impact site security.