Drupal Multilingual

How to create a fully multilingual website with Drupal.

Course Description

Getting a single language site setup with Drupal is fairly easy, but add multiple languages into the mix, and configuring your site becomes more challenging.

With Drupal, you can make it easy for content editors to translate content, and provide users with a multilingual interface that serves them up a site in their chosen or detected language. In this course, you’ll see the modules and configuration options you can select to make this process smoother. Most importantly, you’ll leave knowing how to plan and prepare for your next multilingual website.

Learning Objectives

You'll come away from the course with knowledge of:

  • The most important decisions to make when building a multilingual website
  • How to identify all the elements of a Drupal site that needs translation
  • How to configure the multilingual settings for content types to match the translations available
  • The difference between field-level and node-level translation and when to use each one
  • How to configure core and contributed modules for multilingual site building
  • Identify the challenges of translating Drupal’s user interface and plan a project accordingly
  • Have familiarity with Drupal’s localize.drupal.org website and how to take advantage of updates to module language files


  • How Drupal multilingual modules work
  • What steps you'll need to get a multilingual website up and running
  • Translating content
  • Translating configuration
  • Tips and tricks for creating a translation workflow

Who Will Get the Most Out of This Course

This course is ideal for site builders, developers and themers who want to learn how to create or update multilingual Drupal sites. 


What do I need to bring? You need to bring a laptop and charger to the course. Or contact us to rent a laptop.

Can I pay with a cheque? In most cases, we do accept payment by cheque. Contact us and we can issue you an invoice for the training.

What size is the class? Our classes usually have 6-10 participants, and we have a hard limit of 12 participants per trainer. 

Do you offer discounts for charities or individuals? Yes, contact us to receive a discount on the course.

Do you offer custom training? Yes, we can provide on-site, custom training for your team. Just get in touch with us and we can set up a training that fits your needs.

Do you offer refunds? Tickets are non-refundable, however it's free and easy to transfer your ticket to another person. Contact us to let us know if you'd like to transfer your registration.

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