Where mass translations need to be made or a client doesn’t have their own translator in-house, Cloudwords offers a translation service with multiple vendors to choose from.
Table of Contents
- A Cloudwords account
- Cloudwords API key linked in the Kurtosys App under System Administration | Clients | Translation Providers
- Languages must be added in WordPress Network Admin. Network Admin | Kurtosys Features | Translations
- Translator Users must be added in WordPress Network Admin. Network Admin | Kurtosys Features | Translations
Submitting a Post for Translation
- Create the post in WordPress including all text, images and layout requirements.
- Hover over the post in the WordPress list of posts so that you can click Edit. This will give you access to the post widgets.
- Scroll down to the Translations widget.
- Use the dropdown arrow to Select language for the post to be translated into.
- Click ADD NEW LANGUAGE to add rows to the Translations table for additional languages. Repeat the above 2 steps as necessary.
- Click Save draft for a post still in draft status or click Update for a post that has already been published.
- Click the pencil icon (in any of the rows) to access the translation editing space.
- Click REQUEST TRANSLATIONS (#). The number in brackets will match the number of languages selected for translations.
- A pop up will display to confirm your translation request, click SURE, GOT IT. The request will be sent to Cloudwords, projects will be created for each translation requested.
The translation process will be completed on the Cloudwords site.
The translations’ Statuses in the WordPress widget will be updated to Translation requested.
- Log in to your Cloudwords account.
- Work through the Cloudwords process ending off with approval of the translations to be returned to DXM.
Translations Ready To Share
After Cloudwords translations have been approved, the completed translations’ statuses in the WordPress widget will be updated to Ready to Share.
Click the preview icon to confirm the translated post matches what is expected.
Click the pencil icon to make further edits to the translated post if needed.
Share Translated Post
- Scroll to the Sharing widget.
- Use the dropdown arrow to select a language for the applicable site, e.g. the German translation for the German Institutional site.
- Click the share icon, then click the Share pop up.
- Click Save draft (for a post in draft status) or Update (for a published post). The share icon will turn green when the post is successfully shared, this may take a few minutes.
- Repeat this process for all Ready to Share translations.