Drupal 8 Multilingual (setup, tips and tricks) for a good user experience.

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In this session we will explain how to setup a multilingual site and deal with the common pitfalls. We will explain our setup of how to implement a multilingual site and focus on making the multilingual experience easy to use for a user and the site’s webmaster. We will discuss the pro’s and con’s of multilingual choices that have to made in the early life-cycle of a multilingual site. We will show some custom code tweaks and links to patches to make it work just right.

In this session we will cover:

  • How to setup the languages

  • Configure content translation settings

  • Menu translation

  • Config translation

  • Block translation

  • Language selection

  • Pathauto

  • Contrib modules.


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