How to Talk About Your Website in Spanish
We live in the age of technology where knowing how to talk about your website in Spanish is essential, especially in multilingual work environments.
Maybe you’re a web designer or developer and you want to explain your work to someone who speaks Spanish, or you’re learning Spanish online and want to know what everything online is called—whatever the case, I’ve got you covered with the basic, key vocabulary you need!
The first thing you need to know is that a website in Spanish is called el sitio web or la página web.
Ready to dive into all the rest of the website-related terminology and everyday vocabulary to enhance your conversations when you’re talking about a website in Spanish?
Vocabulary: Your Website in Spanish
While many different types of websites exist, they all have certain things in common. Check them out:
|La dirección web||Web address (URL)|
|El correo electrónico||Email address|
|El hosting||Web hosting|
|El buscador||Search engine|
Types of Websites
There are all kinds of websites on the internet. We all go through hundreds of them on a daily basis! The first thing you need to know is what type of website you’re talking about, so here are the different types of websites in Spanish and the vocabulary related to them.
You know blogs, right? You’re in one right now! Blogs are super common now. Everyone has one, from influencers to businesses. Here’s the vocabulary you use when talking about the technical layout of a blog.
|El pie de página||Footer|
|La barra de búsqueda||Search bar|
Tienda en línea
Online stores or e-commerce websites are also very famous, and useful! Don’t you just love shopping online and have all the packages arrive at your doorstep? Tiendas en línea make that happen.
|El carrito de compras||Shopping Cart|
|La tarjeta de crédito||Credit Card|
|Los datos de facturación||Billing information|
|La dirección de envío||Shipping address|
Sitios de Redes Sociales
Social media is everywhere! You likely use one (or all) of these free social hubs, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and many more that have taken over everyday communications on the internet. Knowing the vocabulary surrounding these websites in Spanish is extremely important for businesses and for personal purposes.
|La foto de perfil||Profile picture|
|El nombre de usuario||Username|
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Página de inicio
Every website has a homepage, which is the first website everyone sees. The best homepages have well-designed elements and layouts that capture your attention and inspire you to explore the rest of the website.
|La información de contacto||Contact information|
|La barra de navegación||Navigation Bar|
Página de aterrizaje
A landing page is a specific page used for marketing purposes. This website drives visitors to it where it asks them to take a specific action like subscribe to a newsletter or try a free trial of a product.
|La prueba gratis||Free trial|
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Spanish Vocabulary: Web Designers vs. Web Developers
There is a difference between a web designer and a web developer. While both of them work to create amazing websites, they do very different things. Creating a website is not easy! The web designer and the web developer use different tools to do their job. I’ve prepared a list of vocabulary related to these two jobs so that you know exactly what you’re talking about next time you mention a website in Spanish!
Web Designer – El Diseñador Web
Web designers focus on the aesthetic part of the website. They use different software to create stunning designs that impress audiences. Of course it’s not all just about pretty colors and beautiful images. Web designers have to look at the website from a reader’s perspective and work to improve what’s called the “user experience,” which often leads to higher traffic and higher conversions or sales.
When a web designer talks about a website in Spanish, this is the vocabulary they’re likely to use:
|La paleta de colores||Color palette|
|La rueda de colores||Color wheel|
|La marca de agua||Watermark|
Web Developer – El Desarrollador Web
Here is the vocabulary that a web developer uses when talking about a website in Spanish:
|La base de datos||Database|
|La dirección IP||IP address|
|El lenguaje de programación||Programming language|
|La experiencia de usuario||User experience|
Conversations about Websites in Spanish
Now that you have all this new vocabulary, it is time to put it into practice!
Here are some examples of phrases you can use while talking about your website in Spanish.
Persona 1: ¿Cuál es tu correo electrónico?
Persona 2: Mi correo electrónico es _____ @ (arroba) _____ .(punto) com
What’s your email address?
My email address is _____ @ (at) _______.(dot) com
Persona 1: ¡No encuentro el blog que estoy buscando!
Persona 2: Usa la barra de búsqueda para encontrarlo.
I can’t find the blog I’m looking for!
Use the search bar to find it.
Persona 1: ¿De qué trabajas?
Persona 2: Yo soy diseñador web.
What do you do?
I’m a web designer.
¡Gracias por seguirme en mis redes sociales!
Thank you for following me on my social media!
Puedes visitar mi página web en cualquier momento.
You can visit my website at any moment.
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