Enabling this module allows you to have different settings on each domain. These settings include domain email address, site slogan, front page, menu settings etc. If you want your subdomain to have separate theme, you need to enable Domain Theme submodule. This module allows you to set theme for subdomain. Imagine a scenario where we have multilingual sites with domains de. Now, we want to create subdomains for this site. Both de. Similarly, both en. That's so easy now : Feel free to catch more quick solution blogs and your feedbacks would be very valuable.
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Cookbook: Build a non-English D7 website. How you can build a new website using Drupal 7 with only ONE (non-English) language. Making a Drupal 7 site multilingual can be a time-intensive process for developers. To address this issue, the Drupal community went to work to.
How may we help you? Yes, add me to your mailing list. Contact Us. Saurabh Dhariwal. Make multidomain work in multilingual site The website we manage uses multilingual features. Recently, the requirement came up to make subdomain on this site. The following is step by step guide to create subdomain and make it work with multi language.
You have two options to solve this issue. Option 1: Copy following code in your settings. More details: - Almost all of the contents in the Turkish site will have its corresponding content in the English site. In my personal view, I will consider if the new language site will be mostly identical to the existing one or not. Indeed, more painful, but I think it is what you should go for.
Because in the long run you'll achieve the best possible solution for also addressing your requirement " Almost all of the contents in the Turkish site will have its corresponding content in the English site ". If you do go for such a multi language implementation, you'll run into some typical issues questions for which many contributed modules will actually help you out the most painful part is to know which module is available to solve which issue. To get you started in getting used to the pains? Think about how you would address those challenges if you'd be using multiple sites I'm not sure it's possible So i18n and other modules related to it is the way to go.
I'd take into consideration who will maintain the content of the page. I've done some multilanguage sites already and i have to admit, that not every content editor will follow the sometimes hilarious ways of managing multilingual content in drupal. I'd say the work of maintaining two complex single sites can easily equal the effort that has to go into making a site truely multilingual.
Another thing to consider if you are using 'entity reference' and referencing nodes to other nodes. This will be bit complex to non technical users. Other than that you'll be good to go with " internationalization". There won't be any need to change the template files. It will use the same template that is in currently use. The main thing to consider when asking to solve multi lingual issue by creating multiple instances of the same site same code base but different database or using Drupal's multi lingual system is:.
The main thing you gain by setting up Drupal to be ML, is that all content is available in a single site.
You can provide information about which languages the content is translated into and links to see the translated content. You only need a single login. Solving the ML issue is only something you need to solve once. Create a new language site will always take a certain amount of time depending on complex your Drupal site is.
Machine Learning. GUI Application Development. I have bit of experience working with Drupal multilingual sites. For example you can set the language according to the url pattern used to display the page. Drupal 8 Multilingual guide drupal. Creating a different site per language means and different ip address per site, correct?
On the other hand creating separate sites allow you manage the content better. I have a few times, tried being asked to limit the access of certain users, so they only could make changes on the local site. For big companies where branding and control can be important, solving this issue can be quite troublesome.
Implementing custom access control on nodes based on language is doable, but once the site start using modules like panels, it's not really possible to manage user control. Having the content on separate sites instantly solve these issues. Overall most people will benefit from using ML solution. With entity translation handling ML in Drupal 7 isn't that bad.
There are many blog posts and experiences all over the internet that can help you in most situations. I've seen separate site route work well in some situations. Usually site that doesn't have a lot of content, like e-commerce sites are viable for this. Note that no matter which solution you end up choosing, there will be pains you have to overcome. What you need to do, is pick the solution where these pains are manageable and acceptable for stakeholders.
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Ask Question. Asked 2 years, 9 months ago. Active 2 years, 9 months ago. Viewed times. Sitting on this for a bit, but this is very close to being either a "too broad" or "primarily opinion" based questions. Creating a different site per language means and different ip address per site, correct? And even if you create that second site for the other language, won't you to use the drupal's mulitlingual features to translate nodes, terms, menu items and so on?
I think it shouldn't be closed. We currently have one answer that is "I think" and just a bunch of links, another "personal view" with little substance, one short answer, and another that is an "another thing to consider". We the mods talked about this question. It doesn't fit into the Stack Overflow engine of asking questions that has a correct answer.
Still we feel that the question has merit and in time the answers provided could as well. So we converted this into a wiki. Jimmy Ko. Thanks for your answer. Yes, most of the contents in the Turkish site will have its corresponding content in the English site.