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Spotlight: Content Translation for Drupal 7

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This tutorial covers a topic in Drupal 7 which may or may not be the version you're using. We're keeping this tutorial online as a courtesy to users of Drupal 7, but we consider it archived.

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Sprout Video

When it comes to translating your site’s content in Drupal 7, we have two possibilities. There is the core “Content translation” module and the contributed “Entity translation” module. They have quite different approaches to translation. So, in this lesson we'll compare the Content and Entity Translation modules, and take a look at how node translations work.

Additional resources

Video about the difference between Content and Entity
Using Drupal, 2nd edition
Using Drupal source code