Configuring site-level translation services


You can pre-configure combinations of settings for a translation service at the site level, making it easier for editors to send assets to the translation service without configuring every individual job. For example, you can pre-configure several Lingotek settings, and apply those settings to many translations. Editors can override the site-level settings for individual translations.

To configure site-level translation services:

  1. Click menu > Admin > Sites & Settings.
  2. In the Sites & Settings widget, click the site for which you want to configure a translation service, or click Global to configure a translation service for all sites.
  3. In the Edit Site or Edit Global widget, under CMS, expand Translation.
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    Translation widget
  4. From the Available Locales list, configure all the locales in which your site appears. (Brightspot uses this field to limit the target locales when submitting an asset for translation.)
  5. Create a service for the site by doing the following:
    1. Under Default Service Settings, click add_circle_outline. A selection field appears.
    2. Click search. A content picker appears.
    3. Under Create, click New Lingotek. A content edit form appears.
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      New Lingotek form
    4. In the Name field, enter a name for this translation service.
    5. In the remaining fields, select the project, workflow, filter, and vault as required.
    6. Click Save.
    7. Click Back to Add to Default Service Settings. You return to the content picker.
    8. Select the translation service you just created, and close the content picker. You return to the Edit Site or Edit Global widget with the selected translation service in the Default Service Settings list.
    9. Repeat steps a–h to configure additional translation services.
    10. Click Save.
  6. Under Type Settings, do the following:
    1. Click add_circle_outline. A form appears.
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      Type setting form
    2. Under Types, select the content types you will be sending for translation.
    3. (Optional) Under Completion Action, configure what Brightspot does with the returned translation.
      • If you select Workflow, select the workflow to which Brightspot sends the returned translation.
      • If you select Draft, Brightspot saves the returned translation as a new asset with a status Draft.
    4. Under Service Settings, select one or more translation services you created in step 5.
  7. Click Save.

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