How do you manage documentation in several languages?


More of a documentation structure/organization question.

What should be the best way to manage documentation in several languages?

I have a few modules, bundled in a few topics, and I would like to provide the same document in several languages. Do I simple create multi-language versions of the same modules and create different topics?

Thanks for any insight. Regards.

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Davin Studer Community Champion Apr 07, 2015

Hi Davin, thank you for this answer, any idea of the release date of the cloud version ?

All the best,

Davin Studer Community Champion Jan 22, 2018

I do not work for either company so I do not have any idea if they are planning a cloud version of their add-ons.

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Enterprise Translations Hub for Atlassian Confluence was built for exactly the use case you describe. One base language, and translate all from within Confluence into multiple different languages..  Features include:

  • Confluence documentation translated on demand (automated)
  • Search returns results in language searched for, not all languages
  • Per language table of contents, and corresponding documents - per space 
  • Rapid translations in a secure environment (enterprise-grade)
  • Real-time translation status and progress reports
  • In-Confluence "post-editing" panel to correct translations following run (i.e., tune the translation engine)
  • Post-edits saved back to Translation memory, allowing for accuracy growth
  • Version support between iterations of the documentation
  • Translated vocabulary tailored to your context
  • 100+ languages supported
  • in-app Machine Translator (MT) engine support, including: 
    • AppTek Omnifluent
    • Asia Online
    • Google Translate, Enterprise version
    • Language Weaver
    • Microsoft Translator, Enterprise edition
    • Microsoft Translator Hub (for Enterprise)
    • SDL BeGlobal
    • And any other MT engine that has an API

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