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Hands-On: Site-Wide Variables

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    with Addison Berry
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    Before we can translate
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    the various site-wide variables like the site name or slogan,
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    we need to let Drupal know which ones we want to make translatable.
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    To do this, we'll need to use the Variable Translation module.
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    So in this lesson, we're going to enable a multilingual variable--
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    the site name-- and then we're going to actually translate
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    the site name in the user interface.
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    So this is a very different process from how
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    we've done other user text translation.

Hands-On: Site-Wide Variables

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Before we can translate the various site-wide variables, like the site name or slogan, we need to let Drupal know which ones we want to make translatable. To do this, we’ll need to use the Variable translation module from the Internationalization package. In this lesson we'll enable a multilingual variable so that we can see how to translate the site name.