The Translation Connector for Drupal

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The Smartling Connector extends the Drupal interface for seamless management of the translation process, and leverages capabilities of Smartling’s Platform. Easily installed with minimal developer support, the combination of Drupal and Smartling provides users with a powerful technology solution to manage the translation and localization process with full visibility and control across the entire organization.
Drupal Translation Connector


How Does the Translation Connector for Drupal Work?


Step 1. Submit content for translation.
Whether you are translating individual pieces, or managing large amount of content at once, the powerful platform is able to detect and handle any Drupal nodes or field types. Access detailed information for every item, including the publication status, when the item was last updated, and a list of current languages. Select your target languages and send to Smartling with one click.

Drupal Bulk Submit For Translation

Step 2. Translate your content leveraging Smartling’s automated processes.
Smartling’s Translation Management Platform gives you complete transparency into time and cost, with real-time reporting and analytics long before the job is complete, allowing you to analyze process efficiencies and, over time, improve your translation process.

Smartling Global Fluency Platform

Step 3. Monitor and track progress without leaving your Content Management System (CMS).
After content has been submitted, the Smartling Submissions Page will display a progress indicator for each language. You can add additional languages, make changes to the content, filter and search content by type and keywords, and check the status of selected items.

Drupal Submissions in Progress

Step 4. Get translated content back and publish.
Once the content is translated, reviewed and approved, automatically publish the translations to Drupal. No copy-paste required, which gives you more time to focus on other tasks at hand.




Key Benefits and Capabilities of Smartling’s Drupal Connector


Faster Time to Market and Significant Cost Savings
Speed up time to market by eliminating 90% of the manual translation and localization processes.

  • Automation
  • Automatic change detection for content updates
  • Translation memory

Smartling Dashboard

Complete Control and Visibility
Track the status and cost of translation projects, and communicate directly with all stakeholders. Customize translation workflows to streamline, expedite and adapt to changing business requirements.

  • Centralized project management
  • Robust custom workflow engine configurable per language
  • Direct line of communication
  • Issue management tool

Translation Workflows

High-Quality Translation
Avoid time-consuming and costly edits, access full visibility into the entire translation process including internal review.

  • Dynamic in-context view
  • Style guide and glossary
  • Fuzzy Matching
  • Internal Review

High Quality In-Context Translation

Flexible Translation Options
Work with professional translators of your choice – including specialty translation agencies, freelance translators, internal employees and more – across all translation projects and target languages.

Professional Translation Options

Analytics, Benchmarks and Insights
Measure and analyze process efficiencies, translation turnaround times and cost

Translation Platform Reporting