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Translation Software Compatibility

Translation Software Compatibility

In the interest of selecting the most qualified translator, we sometimes work with preferred vendors who do not work in the same technology that we typically work with. In our translation workflow, we use SDL Studio as our preferred translation technology and this has...
Translating in Word: Creating a Table of Contents

Translating in Word: Creating a Table of Contents

Before translating a document that contains a lot of chapters, it’s always a good practice to make sure your Table of Contents (TOC) is set up correctly. Table of Contents that are manually created need to be manually updated in translation as well. This can be...
Translating PDFs? Remember, a PDF is not a Source Document

Translating PDFs? Remember, a PDF is not a Source Document

Always keep in mind: A PDF is not a source document and Translating PDFs is not working in the source document. We get many requests sent to us where the document for translation is in a PDF format. However, translating PDFs is not a one-step preparation process. The...
WPML integration for WordPress Translation

WPML integration for WordPress Translation

Organizations seeking a WordPress Translation Solution now can directly connect with Language Solutions for professional translation integration services. WPML is a downloadable plugin for WordPress that manages not only the translation workflow, but also can be...
Quality Control in XLIFF Bilingual Files

Quality Control in XLIFF Bilingual Files

XML or (eXtended Markup Language) has revolutionized how we deal with translation of online content and offline content. XML based content can now be found in almost about anything. In the translation industry, we have been working for a while with XML Localisation...
Why Context Matters in Global Brand Management

Why Context Matters in Global Brand Management

Translating your global brand into context based languages can cause a lot of headaches. Take for instance the example of using adjectives in French. Adjectives are words that describe the noun. In English, adjectives are pretty simple. You place the adjective in...