Submitting & Retrieving Content

Adobe Experience Manager Touch

This article is for Account Owners and Project Mangers.

The Smartling Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) Touch connector allows you to translate AEM content with context. Translations are requested from within AEM, and translated content is automatically sent back to your environment.

The connector supports translation of pages, i18n dictionaries, and tags via AEM Translation Projects.

Request Translations

Once you have installed and configured the AEM Touch connector, you can begin submitting content to Smartling for translation.

In the AEM Touch Page Editor, the Smartling: Translate as Job menu item will allow you to submit the current page and child pages for translation.
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Translate Pages

  1. From the Sites view, open the page for translation in the AEM Touch Page Editor by selecting it and clicking Edit.
  2. Select Smartling: Translate as Job from the Page Information menu to bring up the Smartling - Translate window.
  3. Type in a Job Name for this submission and select a Due Date for translation, if applicable, or select an existing job to add this submission from the Add to Job tab.
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    • Check Authorize Job if you'd like to authorize the content for translation automatically.
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    • Check Include all Sub-pages to include all of the current pages' sub-pages in the submission.
    • Select the languages to translate in this submission.

Translate Content in Bulk

The Include all Sub-pages option in the Smartling - Translate window allows bulk submission of a page and all of its sub-pages.

Not seeing all of your page content available for translation in Smartling? Check that all of the relevant Properties are included for translation in Tools > General > Translation Configuration for the context path being submitted in AEM.

Include Visual Context with your Translation Request

A Visual Context capture tool is built into the AEM Touch connector, helping linguists get your translations right the first time - reducing translation cost and time to market.

If Visual Context is not displaying properly in Smartling, your AEM Administrator should check the Smartling settings in AEM's Web Console Configuration page, or enable a Proxy Connection in Smartling - Network Settings

Check the Status of Translations

The Smartling Connector creates a smartling-auto Project folder in AEM, with subfolders for each date content is submitted. To check the status of a Job, go to the corresponding folder within the smartling-auto Project and open the Translation Project. Click the ... icon on the Job to view the contents and State of each page in the Job.  For more detailed translation progress information, check the Job status in the Smartling Dashboard.

Download Translations

AEM will download translations automatically after all of the content in the Translation Project is published. There may be a delay after content has been translated as the download process runs once per day. The AEM Touch interface does not allow for manual download of translations from Smartling.

Handling Updates to AEM Content

The AEM Connector does not automatically resubmit pages with updates. To resubmit a page with updates, use Smartling: Translate as Job again to submit the page again and create a new Job. Only new strings that were not submitted previously will be created and added to the new Job.

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