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Drupal 8 Configuration Management by Stefan Borchert, Anja Schirwinski

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Chapter 8. Managing Configuration for Multilingual Websites

Drupal allows you to build comprehensive multilingual websites in which you can display content in different languages and translate the user interface.

While many features had been built into the Drupal core in previous versions, building multilingual sites was a very painful task.

In this chapter, we will take a look at how Drupal 7 deals with different languages on a site and how Drupal 8 is trying to fix the weaknesses from the previous versions.

Multilingual sites in Drupal 7

In Drupal 7, it wasn't very easy to create multilingual sites and make all your content and settings translatable. There were too many components that utilized different ways to translate content, and all of these ...

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