In website builder WebWave CMS creating multilingual websites is as easy as a pie. Tools, that we share, allow you to make a backup copy of a certain language version of a website and translate chosen content. If needed, you can build additional language versions from scratch. In this article you will learn how to build a multilingual website.

 

Create an additional language version of a website

Add a language menu

Default language

Subpages URL addresses on different language versions

Delete a language version

How to build an additional language version of a website as quickly as possible 

 

 

 Create an additional language version of a website

  1. In order to create an additional language version of a website, enter WebWave builder and at the top of it select "+" next to the languages versions list.


     
  2. In a new window select a new language:

 

 Don't copy content

By ticking a box next to "Don't copy content", you will create a new website from  scratch.

 

 Copy content from

By ticking a box next to "Copy content from", a new language version will be created as a copy of chosen language version. What remains to do is to translate its content into another language. 

 

 

 Add a language menu

In order to allow users to easily choose a language version of your website, add a language menu from the toolbar on the left side of the builder.

 

 

 Default language

The default language of your website is a language version of your website which will be displayed when a user enters your website. If you linked to your website a domain yourwebsite.com and set English as a default language,  users who enter the website will see the English version. Other language versions will be displayed under http://yourdomain.com/language, for example a german version will be available under http://yourdomain.pl/gr.

 

In order to choose a default language, select it on the languages list:

 

 

 

 Subpages URL addresses on different language versions

Let's say you have your website in two languages - English and German. Each version has two subpages - home page and contact. The English language has been set as default. You have a domain mydomain.com. The URL addresses will look more or less like this:

 

For the English version:

http://mydomain.com - home page

http://mydomain.com/contact - contact

 

For the German version:

http://mydomain.com/gr - home page

http://mydomain.com/gr/Kontakt - contact

 

 

 Delete a language version

To delete a language version of a website, go to the languages list and select red "x" next to the chosen language. If you delete a default language, another one will automatically replace it.

 

 

 How to build an additional language version of a website as quick as possible?

When you create an additional language version of a website, keep in mind that changes made within it will not affect other versions. The best practice here is to primarily focus on the website style and content of a one language version. And only after it's done you may copy content and add language versions. Then the last thing to do would be just the content translation . You won't have to spend hours on editing each version style. 

Multilingual websites

15 January 2019

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