Translation

Diff content can be translated to, and from, any language. Here are instructions on how to select a language to write in, translate blog posts and pages, and how to add support for additional languages in the Diff interface. 

How to write in your language of choice

  1. First, log in to Diff (use the “Login with MediaWiki” button).
  2. Then, start a new draft
  3. In the panels next to the editing interface, look for the “Languages” option at the top of the sidebar.
  4. From the dropdown menu of languages, select the language you want to write in. 
  5. Write your post and be sure to hit Publish when you’re done!

How to Translate

Translation menu with “duplicate” option highlighted

Posts

Posts that have not yet been published:

  1. First, log in to Diff.
  2. Then, find the post you want to translate. 
    1. The Posts page has a list of all blog posts with a search box if you need help finding the post you want to translate. 
  3. Select “Edit” to open the editor.
  4. In the panels next to the editing interface, look for the “Languages” option at the top of the sidebar.
  5. Select the duplicate icon from the Languages menu. It looks like two overlapping pages.
  6. Find the language you want to translate to in the list of languages.
  7. Click the + icon next to the language.
  8. The editor will load a copy of the source post, ready to be translated into the language of choice.
  9. Be sure to hit Publish when you’re done!

Posts that have been published:

  1. First, log in to Diff.
  2. Then, find the post you want to translate. 
    1. The Posts page has a list of all blog posts with a search box if you need help finding the post you want to translate. 
  3. Select the + icon in the column of language codes for the language you want to translate the post into. If you don’t see the language code you need, see the Help section below.
  4. The editor will load a copy of the source post, ready to be translated into the language of choice.
  5. Be sure to hit Publish when you’re done!

Pages

Diff has only a few pages of content, but they are some of the most important pages as they describe how to use Diff! Here’s how to translate Pages. 

  1. First, log in to Diff.
  2. Then, find the page you want to translate. 
    1. Pages has a list of all blog posts with a search box if you need help finding the post you want to translate. 
  3. Select “Edit” to open the editor.
  4. In the panels next to the editing interface, look for the “Languages” option at the top of the sidebar.
  5. Select the duplicate icon from the Languages menu. It looks like two overlapping pages.
  6. Find the language you want to translate to in the list of languages.
  7. Click the + icon next to the language.
  8. The editor will load a copy of the source page, ready to be translated into the language of choice.

Interface

Page titles, menus and other interface elements can be translated.

To see available interface elements to translate, log in to Diff and visit Strings translations

Help

If you can’t see other languages in the interface, make sure “Show all languages” is selected from the top editing menu.

If you see too many languages in the list of posts or pages, you can hide the columns of languages you want to see.

Don’t see your language listed? Contact us and we’ll add it to the list of options. Please note, you can start a draft in any language and before publishing we can create a new language configuration.