Translating Idea Spaces or Co-creation Communities

We are making it easier to run a truly global platform and encourage users, regardless of their preferred language, to participate, by allowing Idea Space and Co-creation Community Admins and Managers to translate community content.

If the content is translated, when a user accesses the content, they will be presented with the content in their selected language. If the content has not be translated to their language, they will be presented with the content in the default language.

The following fields can be translated for Idea Spaces and Co-creation Communities:

  • Name
  • Description

 

Translating a New Idea Space or Co-creation Community 

1) Navigate to Admin Menu > Add Idea Space or Co-creation Community.

2) Select the default language for the Idea Space or Co-creation Community from the Language button in the top right hand corner of the page. The initial default language will be the default language for the site. 

3) Complete all required fields for the Idea Space/Co-creation Community for the default language.

4) To translate the Idea Space or Co-creation Community, from the Language button, select another language from the drop down list, e.g. Spanish.

5) Enter translations for the Idea Space or Co-creation Community Name and Description. 

6) To add additional translations, just repeat Step 4 for each required language.

7) To add your community, click Submit.

 

Translating an Existing Idea Space or Co-creation Community 

1) Navigate to the Idea Space/Co-creation Community and select Manage > Edit Idea Space or Edit Co-creation Community.

2) To translate the Idea Space or Co-creation Community, from the Language button, select another language from the drop down list, e.g. Spanish.

3) Enter translations for the Idea Space or Co-creation Community Name and Description. 

4) To add additional translations, just repeat Step 2 for each required language.

7) To save your changes, click Submit.

Note: Other Idea Spotlight content can be translated including: Admin Panel, Home Page, Forms, Conversations and Challenges.

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