Talking Drupal
Talking Drupal is a weekly chat about web design and development by a group a guys with one thing in common, we love Drupal. With hosts Stephen Cross, John Picozzi and Nic Laflin.

Topics

  • General thoughts and experiences with multi-language websites
  • Basics of translation
  • Process of translation in Drupal
  • Things to consider: Content (nodes), menu system, switching between languages, fixing strings (string override), layout
  • Localization issues
  • Common misconceptions
  • Multilingual modules
  • Other multilingual options

Module of the week

Simplify - https://www.drupal.org/project/simplify

Simplify allows particular fields to be hidden from the user interface. This helps to de-clutter forms and present a more user-friendly experience to content editors.

Modules

  • https://www.drupal.org/project/i18n
  • http://drupal.org/project/entity_translation
  • http://drupal.org/project/variable
  • http://drupal.org/project/webform_localization
  • https://www.drupal.org/project/stringoverrides

Resources

Amazon investment in Aquia - http://venturebeat.com/2014/08/13/amazon-throws-money-into-drupal-hosting-company-acquia/

Modules that extend i18n: https://www.drupal.org/node/1305992

Lingotek - http://www.lingotek.com/drupal

Hosts

  • Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross
  • Jason Pamental - www.hwdesignco.com @jpamental
  • John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi
  • Nic Laflin - www.nLightened.net @nicxvan
Direct download: TalkingDrupal060.mp3
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