Multi Language site on 2 domains or 1 with plugin?

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  1. RuthSam

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    I have been testing a little around with qTranslate the only WP plugin I could found that should work. However, there are so many errors in there that I consider simply to buy the country domain for the secnd language and copy the site and translate it.

    Is that's OK in SEO point of view? or will I get dublicated content or similar issues?
     
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    In all my tests the result is alot better with a separate domain / site for another language target. So far i havent had any problems with dup content but i also linked those sites together using the language option so that g would notice that i simply offer the same stuff for different language speakers.

    Hope this helps :D
     
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    Perfect.. thank you very much. It also seems to be easier to setup with 2 domains.
     
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    Totally ok. I even worked for a company who had 2 identical pages for different countries (Ukraine and Russia were both in russian) and it worked fine along with their .us .bg .kz domains
     
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    You can distinguish two sites of different languages by using domains with the name of a specified language at the start of URL. It'll be beneficial and easier task for you. For example:en.name.domain/page Its for englishch.name.domain/page Its for chinese.
     
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    I'm currently playing around with this as well. I tried plugins at first, but they were abysmal. What I'm planning on doing now is creating a subdomain for the Spanish version of the site (es.site.com) and working with my client's employee to translate the English content to Spanish.
    https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/189077?hl=en