Drupal - Multilingual Content


In this chapter we will learn about multilingual content. That means your content can be written and will be displayed in different languages. For this you may either install a multilingual content module or an Internationalism module.

Following are the steps to multilingual content.

Step (1): Click on Modules from the menu bar.

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Step (2): Check the Multilingual content box from the modules and click on Configure.

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Step (3): Next, you will get the Multilingual settings page as shown below.

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Languages for content:

  • Enabled language only:When you check this box you can only view languages that are enabled.

  • All Defined languages will be allowed: Only the defined languages will be allowed.

Here we have three different tabs where you can make the required changes.

  • Selection: Here you can select nodes, taxonomy according to language

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    • Select nodes by language: Check box if you want nodes by language.

    • Select taxonomy terms by language:If you want taxonomy terms by language then check this box.

    • Skip tags: Write those tags which you don't want to include.

    • Enable for specific pages: If you want to enable settings for specific pages then use this.

    Click on save once completed.

  • Variables: Select variables to be set.

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    • Menu Settings: Manages menu settings.

    • Site Information: Helps to make changes on site.

    • Feed settings: You can set your feed description.

    • Regional Settings: Change time zone and day.

    • Theme Settings: Specifies managing themes.

    • User Settings: You can use this to set users.

    • User emails: Any issues related to user emails can be done.

    • Examples: You can give examples.

    Click on Save When you complete with settings.

  • Node Options: Help you set nodes.

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    You can hide content translations and change the language here. Then later, click on Save configuration button.

  • Strings: Change format of the page here.

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    Change and translate strings using Translatable text formats settings. You can even change sources as you choose many languages. Click Save button.