Cisco CMX does not
contain any language translation engine. Administrator must edit each language
page individually and manually translate all text entries.
The portal page
translations are not supported for right-to-left languages such as Hebrew and
To support multiple
pages by a portal page, each page must have the desired languages added to the
page before it can be enabled. Multi-language support can be added when the
portal is created. The non-English languages can be disabled or re-enabled one
at a time when translations are completed.
multi-language support, the admin user should perform the following tasks:
Create a portal.
Add the languages
that have to be supported.
- To add a language, click the
inside the portal editor. Select the language from the drop-down, and click
Language. Only the Enabled languages(languages
that are selected) are used.
translations for each language that is enabled.
portal translation is currently being viewed by selecting different language
from the drop-down list above the preview area in the portal editor.
elements' translations are portal specific, which means, translating a text
element in one portal does not effect a text element in another portal.
the registration fields' translations are shared across all portals. When a
field is changed in one portal, the field is changed in every other portal.
translations are correct by using the Live View, switching between each
language and verifying translation, and then saving the portal.
When the splash page
is displayed to an end user, Cisco CMX uses the browser's settings to determine
the end user's most preferred languages. It then selects the preferred language
that is available and displays that version of the portal. An end user can
manually select a different language by using the drop-down list on the
top-right corner of the splash page.
End-user devices will
have a predefined language. This list of preferred languages is passed as part
of the HTTP header. Cisco CMX analyzes the HTTP header and displays the closest
available translation of a portal.
For example, if a user
prefers languages such as English, Spanish, and French (in this order) and the
portal only has languages such as Russian, Spanish, Italian, German, then
Spanish is displayed because it is the most preferred language from among the
To view a portal in a
different language, a portal user can use the Language drop-down list to select
from the list of available translations.