Drupal 7 Multilingual Sites

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140 pages

Book Description

Drupal is one of the most powerful and popular Content Systems at the moment. By making your site multilingual, you are opening the door to a whole new user base, in as many countries as you like. Use the localization and internationalization features of Drupal 7 to automatically detect where your site users are visiting from and select the content appropriate to them. The world is your oyster!

Drupal 7 Multilingual Sites guides you through the wild world of localization and internationalization with practical and real-world exercises that you can apply to your own website. You will go from to practice and acquire the skills you need to make a user-friendly Drupal 7 site that supports multiple languages.

You will follow focused chapter exercises to add multiple-language support for your user , content, and various parts of your site’s configuration such as system variables, menus, and blocks.

The latter half of the book fills in the details with step-by-step exercises for localizing the interface, the content, and the configuration. Drupal 7 Multilingual Sites will give you the knowledge and the skills necessary to configure your site to support your language needs.

What you will learn from this book

  • Understand the Drupal 7 localization structure and process
  • Enable your Drupal to display in different languages
  • Localize users based on language and country
  • Employ effective engine optimization (SEO) techniques for your multilingual site
  • Update blocks, menus, views, and panels to work with multiple languages
  • Set up language detection based on URLs, sessions, cookies, or domains
  • Create translatable content types to support multilingual content

A practical book with plenty of screenshots to guide you through the many features of multilingual Drupal.

Who this book is for
Any Drupal users who know the basics of building a Drupal site and are familiar with the Drupal UI, will benefit from this book. No previous knowledge of localization or internationalization is required.

Book Details

  • Title: Drupal 7 Multilingual Sites
  • Author:
  • Length: 140 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2012-04-18
  • ISBN-10: 1849518181
  • ISBN-13: 9781849518185