Translate a path

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This feature requires the Globalization Solution. Contact your Account Manager to learn more.

Authors can make their paths available in other languages through the translation feature. The following elements of a path can be translated:

  • Title of the path
  • Description of the path
  • Path sessions’ titles
  • Email reminders

Before translating a path, ensure that the courses for the path are also translated. For more information on translating courses, click here.

The full workflow for making a path available in a new language is:

  1. Declare a new language
  2. Translate the path in the new language
  3. Make the path available to learners in the new language

You may optionally assign translators, who will be in charge of translating the contents (but cannot change the structure of the path, or the original content).

Declare a new language

This allows you to translate your path, without making it public.

  1. At the top of the homepage, click Paths
  2. Find the path you would like to translate, then on the right side, click Edit pen.svg
  3. At the top of the page, click Translate translation.svg
  4. Click ADD NEW, then select the language(s) you'd like to add
  5. Click ADD LANGUAGE(S).
  •  
    • Arabic
    • Armenian
    • Bengali
    • Bosnian
    • Bulgarian
    • Catalan
    • Chinese (Simplified)
    • Chinese (Taiwan)
    • Chinese (Traditional)
    • Croatian
    • Czech
    • Danish
    • Dutch
    • English
    • Finnish
    • French
    • German
    • Greek
    • Gujarati
    • Hindi
    • Hungarian
    • Indonesian
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Kazakh
    • Khmer
    • Korean
    • Lao
    • Latvian
    • Lithuanian
    • Malay
    • Norwegian
    • Oriya
    • Polish
    • Portuguese
    • Punjabi
    • Romanian
    • Russian
    • Serbian
    • Slovak
    • Slovenian
    • Spanish
    • Swedish
    • Tamil
    • Te Reo Maori
    • Telugu
    • Thai
    • Turkish
    • Ukrainian
    • Urdu
    • Uzbek
    • Vietnamese
    • Welsh

Assign a translator to a language

The translator cannot edit the original contents of the path (unless they are also the author or a co-author of the path).

  1. At the top of the homepage, click Paths.
  2. Find the path you would like to translate, then on the right side, click Edit pen.svg.
  3. At the top of the page, click Translate translation.svg.
  4. Under the Translators column, click plus.png.
  5. Select the translator(s), then click off of the popup.

Translators then receive an email inviting them to translate the path, with a button to open the translation interface directly. This email is the only way for translators to access the path; make sure their email notifications are enabled. If needed, you can send reminder emails.

To remove a translator from a language, follow the steps above and unselect the user on step 5.

Send a reminder email to the translators of a language

You can send a reminder to users who have a translator role on a language. This will instantly send the same email as the one that was sent when they were first added as translators.

  1. At the top of the homepage, click Paths
  2. On the right of the name of the path, click Edit pen.svg
  3. At the top of the page, click Translate translation.svg
  4. Under the Actions column, click 3Dots.svg
  5. Click Send notification email to translators

Translate the contents

As an Author, Co-author, or translator, you can also translate the contents of a path.

If you’ve been added as a translator, click the button TRANSLATE THIS PATH in the notification email you received to access the translation interface.

You can also access the translation interface by following these steps:

  1. At the top of the homepage, click Paths
  2. Find the path you would like to translate, then on the right side, click Edit pen.svg
  3. At the top of the page, click Translate translation.svg

The translation interface for paths is split into two tabs: Manage and Translate (the Translate tab will not be visible until at least one language has been added).

Under the Manage tab, you can add languages and assign translators to the path.

  1. Click ADD NEW, then select the language(s) you'd like to add
  2. Click ADD LANGUAGE(S)
  3. Assign the translator(s) to the language(s) added

Under the Translate tab, you can see the Reference content (in gray, which cannot be edited) on the left, and the Translated content (which you can edit) on the right.

From here, you can:

  1. Translate the title and description of the path
  2. Translate the steps within the path
  3. Translate the session title(s)

All changes are instantly saved when you click outside the text field.

If you want to make the language available to learners directly after translating the contents, toggle on the Available option.

Make a language available to learners

Once your path is translated, you can make that language available to learners.

  1. At the top of the homepage, click Paths
  2. Find the path you would like to translate, then on the right side, click Edit pen.svg
  3. At the top of the page, click Translate translation.svg
  4. In the Manage tab, under the Available column, enable the language(s).

Learners will now be able to select the new language in the top bar, from the path homepage, or when they are playing the path.

If the path is available in the learner’s profile language, it will be displayed in that language. Otherwise, it will be displayed in the default language assigned to the path. Once a learner opens a path in a specific language, it will open in that language the next time (even if they access it from a page where the path appears in another language).

You can remove the language from the list of available languages by following the steps above, and unchecking the box at step 4.

Delete a translated language

This will also delete all the translation content for the associated path.

  1. At the top of the homepage, click Paths
  2. On the right of the name of the path, click Edit pen.svg
  3. At the top of the page, click Translate translation.svg
  4. Next to the language you would like to delete, click 3Dots.svg under the Actions column
  5. Click Delete
  6. Click CONFIRM
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