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I have to translate a site for a client and I came to the word "About". I could translate it as "Riguardo a", but is it the right translation in the context?

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  • While is dedicated mainly to software, the Microsoft website Language Portal is quite helpful in similar cases. There is also a style guide for every language.
    – gabriele
    May 13, 2015 at 9:45
  • @gabriele Well, as to Italian, I don't know, as to "every language"... the Russian Microsoft-made translations of interfaces are notoriously bad. Well, just a little warning.
    – Evgeniy
    Mar 4, 2019 at 17:04

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Commonly the standalone "about" in computer related texts is translated as "informazioni". It is far from litteral but is the most intuitive word for the Italian reader, and the one he is used to.

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  • Perfect! Just what I needed to know. Thanks!
    – Alberto
    May 12, 2015 at 1:17
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Usually, in commercial/institutional websites, the Engish title About (or About us) is translated into Chi siamo (or Chi sono, for individuals). The correspondence between Chi siamo and About (us) is made clear by launching a web search in Google.

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I've seen also "su di me" if it's a single person and "su di noi" if it's a company. It gives more of a personal, approachable feeling.

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