How to Test or Demonstrate SDL Web Translation for Free!

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One of SDL Web’s standout features, is the ease of translation. The ability to initiate translation, directly from the content management system, and it automatically be updated once translation is complete is a clear differentiator. In this post I’ll show you how to sign up for a free trial, and plumb it into SDL Web, to aid demos and proof of concept projects. 1. Sign-up for SDL’s Lanugage Cloud Pop over to and create a free account. Once you’ve got your account setup, you can then select the free trial tier from the options. 2. Setup an API Key Now […]

Translation Manager & SDL Web 8

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Recently, I’ve been working more frequently with Translation Manager and SDL Tridion. It is a great plugin, with extension points, customization possibilities and drastically streamlines translation processes. Then came SDL Web 8, and as part of an upgrade proposal, I though what’s new with Translation Manager… It turns out quite a bit. The changes which will be most notable to SDL Web editors are: Translation Job Metadata Many times I’ve been asked, can we send additional information to the translators, like a link to view the content in context or instructions on maximum character length. Well now this is possible with […]