Drupal is a free content-management framework that is customizable and perfect for anyone looking to create a simple website or application. Drupal offers free modules and themes that help you create your ideal web audience and deliver your message, grow brand awareness, and build your community.
If you’re running a Drupal site and think it could benefit from website translation, we’ve gathered the top solutions that will work best for your CMS.
1. Drupal Connectors
Translation connectors can seamlessly integrate with your CMS to assign content to your linguist or language service provider for translation. The ideal connector can provide streamlined and customization localization across your whole website while also producing accurate translations at ideal speeds.
Any well-designed connector will enable you to have full creative control and choose exactly what content you want translated, down to page tags, metadata, page assets, component strings, and more. Since you connect with your CMS, in this case Drupal, the user interface is intuitive and aids workflow. Lastly, you get full transparency and visibility into the process, including “pricing preview” information and volume of work translated.
MotionPoint offers an integrated connector for your Drupal website which boasts the above capabilities as well as some additional, powerful features:
- Automated workflow that allows you to push, receive, and publish translated content
- Supports translation of images specific to your CMS
- Supports i18n dictionary translation within the connector
- Ability to approve and reject translations
- Control over the frequency or time of day when you request translation from vendor
- Robust administrative control
Considering a connector for your simple translation needs? You may deal with long development times and high cost and effort to configure the connector to get along with your customized CMS. It may require ongoing work to ensure the integrations properly function after upgrades or updates.
2. Proxy Solutions
Looking for a translation solution that could fit all your needs? MotionPoint’s proxy technology handles everything from automating content detection to security and maintenance updates in order to make website translation less complex and less costly. You are able to operate independently of your CMS or technology stack, eliminating the technology and personnel challenges of localizing online content. Proxy translation uses the same code and content from your origin website, which enables continuous operation and translation.
Unlike the other options about, our proxy solution gives you:
- Translation services
- Continuous maintenance and updates
- Project management
- Automatic workflow management
- Quality assurance
- 24/7/365 managed server hosting
Which Approach is Right for You?
Which translation solution is right for your Drupal website? If you want a simple, hands-off approach that saves you money and internal stress, you may want to opt for MotionPoint’s proxy solution. With flexibility, ease of integration, scalability, and significant cost savings, we make website translation a breeze.
Want to weigh your options? Reach out to us today to get a demo.Last updated on June 21, 2023