Getting a single language site setup with Drupal is fairly easy, but add multiple languages into the mix, and configuring your site becomes more challenging.
With Drupal, you can make it easy for content editors to translate content, and provide users with a multilingual interface that serves them up a site in their chosen or detected language. In this course, you’ll see the modules and configuration options you can select to make this process smoother. Most importantly, you’ll leave knowing how to plan and prepare for your next multilingual website.
You'll come away from the course with knowledge of:
- The most important decisions to make when building a multilingual website
- How to identify all the elements of a Drupal site that needs translation
- How to configure the multilingual settings for content types to match the translations available
- The difference between field-level and node-level translation and when to use each one
- How to configure core and contributed modules for multilingual site building
- Identify the challenges of translating Drupal’s user interface and plan a project accordingly
- Have familiarity with Drupal’s localize.drupal.org website and how to take advantage of updates to module language files
- How Drupal multilingual modules work
- What steps you'll need to get a multilingual website up and running
- Translating content
- Translating configuration
- Tips and tricks for creating a translation workflow
Who Will Get the Most Out of This Course
This course is ideal for site builders, developers and themers who want to learn how to create or update multilingual Drupal sites.