Launch with Confidence
Internationalization: Music to My Ears
9/12/2013
Launching a multilingual website for the masses, t...
Agenda
About Achieve
 Key Clients
 Achieve Services
 Core Values
Achieve: Multilingual Experts
The LatinGRAMMY‟s Before...
Achieve at a Glance
legal name
founded
headquarters
leadership
mission
primary
contact info
Achieve Internet, Inc.
1998
17...
Key Clients: Media & Entertainment
clients
Additional Key Clients
clients
Achieve Services
Achieve builds custom enterprise IT management systems to solve the most complex business challenges.
Ach...
Multilingual Experts
Enterprise websites have already begun the shift
to adopt an international online presence
A Growing Global Trend
Multilingual Resume
Achieve has deep experience creating multilingual
sites that reach an international audience
Multilingual Support
The Latin Recording Academy selected Achieve as their
development team for their new multilingual pro...
LatinGRAMMYs Before
LatinGRAMMY.com – Before
• Needed to update their website in time for the 14th annual
Latin GRAMMY awards.
• Previous site...
The Challenge
The Task at Hand
• Enhance the User Experience (UX) of the new platform.
• Develop a fully functional multilingual site to...
The Solution
2.
Prepare
content
types
3. Prepare taxonomy
vocabularies and
terms
4. Setup
localization &
international tools
5. Setup t...
Translation Capabilities
Filter form to quickly find
strings that need to be
translated
Filter between strings
that have a...
Translation Interface
Translation sets
Menu items
available under
translation menu
Going Global with Panels
The Panels module offered the ability to give the
LatinGRAMMY site flexibility and functionality ...
Panels Homepage Functionality
Implemented detection on
the block so each pane
was detected and given a
language
Certain bl...
Homepage Part II
Not all of the blocks had to
be translated using the
language detection, such as
photos and videos
Homepage Part III
This method was not
necessary for every pane,
just a tool we implemented
when needed
Content Admin Interface
Thumbnail of each content
block to make content editing
and entry easier for site
admins
Intuitive...
Panels Admin Interface
35 Panels
pages in total
The whole site
was built on
Panels
LatinGRAMMYs After
Achieved a Global Reach
• Enhanced the UX
• Increased user engagement
• Expanded LatinGRAMMYs
marketability
• Broadened gl...
Seamless Support in 3 Languages
User Experience (UX)
• Met client UX
requirements
• Increased functionality
• Responsive Design
Launch with confidence
q & a
Thank You
Ron Huber
 CEO
 Rhuber@achieveinternet.com
 800.618.8777 o.
Rob Montero
 Senior Engineer
 Rob@achieveintern...
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    1. 1. Launch with Confidence Internationalization: Music to My Ears 9/12/2013 Launching a multilingual website for the masses, to support the 14th annual LatinGRAMMY Awards.
    2. 2. Agenda About Achieve  Key Clients  Achieve Services  Core Values Achieve: Multilingual Experts The LatinGRAMMY‟s Before  Out Dated Theme  Poor User Experience (UX)  Limited Translation Abilities The Challenge  New Platform  Multilingual Support  Content Migration The Solution  Language Support  The Panels Module  Translation Administration The LatinGRAMMY‟s After  Great UX  Multilingual Support for New and Old Content  Updated Codebase  Responsive Design
    3. 3. Achieve at a Glance legal name founded headquarters leadership mission primary contact info Achieve Internet, Inc. 1998 1767 Grand Avenue, Suite #2 | San Diego, CA 92109 | U.S.A. Ron Huber, Chief Executive Officer Achieve leverages best-in-class Open Source web application development experience, and tools to create optimized platforms for enterprise clients. 800.618.8777 | info@achieveinternet.com Achieve is a leading software development company that leverages Drupal to develop advanced enterprise web and mobile solutions for an array of clients in varying verticals. Achieve has a singular goal: To help you launch your advanced digital platforms with confidence. Our ethos is “it‟s not magic, it‟s excellence,” and our all-star developers deliver on that promise with every new project we take on by consistently exceeding client expectations.
    4. 4. Key Clients: Media & Entertainment clients
    5. 5. Additional Key Clients clients
    6. 6. Achieve Services Achieve builds custom enterprise IT management systems to solve the most complex business challenges. Achieve makes integration easy so you can focus on what is most important to your business – your customers. Optimize the performance of your web site or application to increase productivity and streamline operations. Achieve has vast experience in creating global web solutions that far out perform the competition. „Going Mobile‟ is no longer an option. With Achieve you won‟t have to compromise design for utility. Application Development Integrated Communications Infrastructure Services Globalization Services Mobility & End User Services
    7. 7. Multilingual Experts
    8. 8. Enterprise websites have already begun the shift to adopt an international online presence A Growing Global Trend
    9. 9. Multilingual Resume Achieve has deep experience creating multilingual sites that reach an international audience
    10. 10. Multilingual Support The Latin Recording Academy selected Achieve as their development team for their new multilingual property.
    11. 11. LatinGRAMMYs Before
    12. 12. LatinGRAMMY.com – Before • Needed to update their website in time for the 14th annual Latin GRAMMY awards. • Previous site offered a poor User Experience (UX). • The old content was not multilingual optimized. • Site was not mobile optimized. • There was a lack of brand consistency between LatinGRAMMY.com and GRAMMY.com
    13. 13. The Challenge
    14. 14. The Task at Hand • Enhance the User Experience (UX) of the new platform. • Develop a fully functional multilingual site to include the following languages: • English • Spanish • Portuguese • Migrate over 1,000 pages of pre-existing content. • Implement a fully Responsive theme.
    15. 15. The Solution
    16. 16. 2. Prepare content types 3. Prepare taxonomy vocabularies and terms 4. Setup localization & international tools 5. Setup translation management tools 6. Create roles for translators 7. Enable language 8. Setup language negotiation 9. Translate content 10. Test translation workflow 1. Identify globalization type Internationalization: The Achieve Way
    17. 17. Translation Capabilities Filter form to quickly find strings that need to be translated Filter between strings that have and have not been translated, by language as well Context based translation so the site admins can understand where it is being used and where it is coming from
    18. 18. Translation Interface Translation sets Menu items available under translation menu
    19. 19. Going Global with Panels The Panels module offered the ability to give the LatinGRAMMY site flexibility and functionality with an easy to use and intuitive back-end interface. Other benefits: • Multilingual capabilities • Quicker deployment time of new pages • Admin configurable • Extremely flexible • Multiple different page layouts • Caching options for improved performance • Scalability
    20. 20. Panels Homepage Functionality Implemented detection on the block so each pane was detected and given a language Certain block elements were not translatable with the block translation Behind the scenes look at what the Panels layout looks like
    21. 21. Homepage Part II Not all of the blocks had to be translated using the language detection, such as photos and videos
    22. 22. Homepage Part III This method was not necessary for every pane, just a tool we implemented when needed
    23. 23. Content Admin Interface Thumbnail of each content block to make content editing and entry easier for site admins Intuitive back-end interface to enhance the UX for the site admins
    24. 24. Panels Admin Interface 35 Panels pages in total The whole site was built on Panels
    25. 25. LatinGRAMMYs After
    26. 26. Achieved a Global Reach • Enhanced the UX • Increased user engagement • Expanded LatinGRAMMYs marketability • Broadened global reach • Support for 3 languages • Simplified the translation process • Increased time to market of new site updates • Better promotion for the 14th annual LatinGRAMMY awards
    27. 27. Seamless Support in 3 Languages
    28. 28. User Experience (UX) • Met client UX requirements • Increased functionality • Responsive Design
    29. 29. Launch with confidence q & a
    30. 30. Thank You Ron Huber  CEO  Rhuber@achieveinternet.com  800.618.8777 o. Rob Montero  Senior Engineer  Rob@achieveinternet.com  800.618.8777 o. Esteban Solano  Web Engineer  Esteban.solano@achieveinternet.com  800.618.8777 o.

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