Localization and Translation

  • Todd Tomlinson
  • John K. VanDyk


In this chapter, you’ve learned the following:
  • How the t() function works.

  • How to customize built-in Drupal strings.

  • How to export your customizations.

  • What portable object and portable object template files are.

  • How to download portable object template files and generate your own.

  • How to import an existing Drupal translation.

  • How to use style sheets for right-to-left language support.

  • How language negotiation settings affect Drupal.

  • How content translation works.


Source Node Locale Module French Translation Style Sheet Original String 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© Todd Tomlinson and John K. VanDyk 2010

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  • Todd Tomlinson
  • John K. VanDyk

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