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,
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.