Best-practice for Multilanguage content ?

Hi Folks,

some suggestions for multiple-language support : (source)

* 1 Space per language

* Bitvoodoo Language plugin

* languagetags per article with childpages as language versions

Any other ideas or experiences to implement multi-language wikis ?

Josh

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languagetags per article with childpages as language versions

doesn't sound practicable.

-- links like Definition:en and Definition:de are ugly

-- the handling of different page titles in different languages is not solved

Bitvoodoo Language plugin

is somewhat better

-- it works only with small pieces of text.

-- the language macro may interfere with other amcros like the excerpt marco.

1 Space per language

best solution so far

++ you can have the same or different page titles

++ you can have the same page title in other spaces too without any trouble

-- the linking between the different language versions has to be done manually.

Hi,

i am also seeking for "best practice" to establish a multilingual wiki site.

So can someone provide me some links / urls, to get an approach / idea how to deal with that issue? I asked the sales department, but could not get any public wiki pages based on 2 languages or more.

and i am asking why this topic is not on the agenda of Atlassian??

kind regards

Dursun

We use the Bitvoodoo Language plugin.

That means every page has different parts for the different languages, inserted within the specific {english}, {german} , etc. tags. The language chosen at settings determines which language automatically appears, both on the wiki page and in the PDF export.

Works well for us.

We are seeking some solution for this subject and the bitvoodoo add-on seems to be a viable way to solve it but its only licensed for the server version. What about the cloud customers? Has anyone found a solution like bitvoodoo for cloud customers?

Just noticed your "source" link but it won't let me delete this answer. :(

Hi everyone,

another solution for managing multiple languages in one single Confluence space would be our Scroll Translations addon, however it's also currently only available for Confluence Server.

For 2016 we're planning to have a closer look at Confluence Cloud compatibility. You can vote and watch the corresponding improvement in our JIRA system: https://k15t.jira.com/browse/VSN-1828

Cheers,
Nils

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