Integrations

Connect a Yext Account

This article is for Account Owners and Project Managers

The Smartling Yext connector allows you to translate Yext content in Smartling. Translations are requested from within Yext, and translated content is automatically sent back to your Yext instance.

The connector supports translation of Locations, Menus, and Products.

If you are using a Smartling Essential, Business, or Pro plan, see this guide.

For Smartling Enterprise plans:

Install Connector

  1. Log into your Yext account.
  2. From the Smartling page in the Yext App Directory, click Install.
  3. Enter your Smartling login credentials.

Configure Connector

Authenticate

  1. Create a Yext project type in Smartling.
  2. From within this project, click Project Settings > Yext Settings.
  3. Authorize Smartling to access your Yext account by clicking Connect to Yext.
  4. Enter your Yext login details and click Sign In.

Once you log into Yext, your Yext content will be visible in Yext > Yext Content. From here, you can select which content you'd like to translate.

Configure

Language Configuration

  1. From within your Yext Smartling project, click Project Settings > Yext Settings.
  2. In the Language Configuration section, map your languages in Yext to the languages in your Smartling project using the drop down.
  3. Click Save.

Smartling can only return translations to Yext for languages that are enabled in your Yext account. Contact your Yext representative to activate new languages.

Custom Field Configuration

Once you connect your Yext account to Smartling,  your Custom Fields will be pulled into Smartling (Project Settings > Yext Settings). You can select a format to translate your custom fields using the drop down next to each field (HTML or Plain Text), or you can choose not to translate a custom field by setting it to Don't Translate.

For Smartling Essential, Business, and Pro Plans:

Install Connector

  1. Log into your Yext account.
  2. From the Smartling page in the Yext App Directory, click Install.
  3. You'll then be prompted to create your Smartling Essential for Yext account.
  4. Once you click Submit, you'll be prompted to enter your project details.
    1. Name for your project
    2. Connector type: Select Yext from the drop down
    3. Linguistic package
    4. Target languages
  5. Click Create Project.
  6. You'll be prompted to log into Yext by clicking Login to Yext.

Once you log into Yext, your Yext content will be visible in Yext > Yext Content. From here, you can select which content you'd like to translate.

Ready to start translating Yext content? Learn how in our Yext translation guide.

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