Tutorial: Building Multilingual Sites

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If your site only supports one language, it effectively doesn't exist to much of the world. This walkthrough will discuss the decisions and tools for supporting multiple languages on your site.

The content of the tutorial is as follows (subject to later additions).

Terminology

The essential vocabulary for understanding accessibility issues.

Unicode

Dealing with translators

Once you have decided to run multilingual you then have to maintain multiple versions of your content.

Static content

Dynamic content

Multi-lingual search

Front-end challenges