Drupal 7 vs. Drupal 8: A Contrast of Multilingual Support
As you likely know, creating multilingual websites in Drupal 7—with its web of modules and dependencies—is not for the faint of heart.
What takes Drupal 7 20-plus contrib modules to support is now part of core in Drupal 8. Its four multilingual core pillars—Language, Interface, Content, Config—make Drupal 8 a relieving contrast to Drupal 7’s old patchwork of multilingual afterthought.
In this Tech Talk, we will:
- Review the Drupal 7 multilingual landscape in contrast to Drupal 8’s core multilingual capabilities
- Demonstrate how to properly prepare a Drupal 8 website for multilingual support
- Show the traditional process of translating Drupal 8 websites
- Explore how Acquia and Lingotek can help with the translation process for Drupal 8 websites