Best practices for building multilingual sites in Drupal 8

Drupal is well known for building multilingual sites due to its native support for building multilingual sites and versatile multilingual API. 

Due to globalization, it is essential to have a multilingual site to sever the visitors in their own language and attract a very diverse audience.

In this session, we will be sharing lessons we learned while building a multilingual site that serves millions of requests a month.

We will discuss:

  • Drupal's capability to implement multilingual functionality.
  • How to set up the multilingual site which adheres to Drupal’s best practices. 
  • Drupal Core API that we can leverage in custom modules
  • Content architecture to consider while building multilingual sites
  • Configuration management for the multilingual sites
  • Content and configuration translations
  • Language negotiation plugins, configuration translation
  • Building multilingual search, handing translations in custom modules and translation deployment
Presentation Video
Friday, October 16
10:00am - 10:45am (PT)
Drupal for Beginners / Content Strategy