Thanks for the detailed instructions carocat. I'm trying to follow them to the letter, just not sure how many letters and symbols and spaces etc. I need to fill in when I try to open the widget. I'm just not too tech savvy, as timethief will attest ;-) However, I was really impressed when I saw the Google translation of my blog - good enough for me! I'd just really like to have a button that will make it easy-peasy for my Spanish-speaking friends to read my stuff.
So tell me, if I type this into the top little box of the text widget (because there are two boxes, there, right, a skinny little one on top and a bigger one below), do I include the quotation marks either side of the long url I got from the google translation or not? Here's what I typed in:
<h ref="http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Flianadevine.wordpress.com%2F&langpair=en%7Ces&hl=en&ie=UTF8">Haz clic aqui por espanol
(well, that doesn't look quite right, but you get what I mean)( it was like <h ref="my long url here">Haz clic aqui por espanol ) then when I clicked on "save changes" in the widgets menu, it didn't appear to save it - I checked on the sidebar of my blog, even tried refreshing it, but no go. Wha' happened? PS I also tried it without the quotation marks, with no success. I should add that I've not used the text widget yet, so maybe I'm not familiar with how to configure and save them.
OK, I'm a newbie, but I'd appreciate even MORE detail!