The multilingual contents are very important for the sites which has targeted audience belongs to multiple language groups. It may be because they are residing on different parts of world. When your site is information oriented and you want to connect more quickly to targeted audience it is very important that you serve them content in their regional language. Localization is very large area which required thoughtful approach to deal with contents with different languages carefully. Drupal
There are many complexities also involved in localization which can create issues while implementing it in real system. So, it is always good to understand nitty gritty of that area.
Obvious questions which comes to mind while addressing above requirement will be, how do we manage different version of same content in different languages? How do we identify which content version to server to which audience? Strong web content management system will have answer to all those questions. Drupal also provide you various different modules which can help you to deal with all those challenges. Majorly you will come across two modules when you try to look for multilingual support in Drupal.
Entity Translation module allows you to translate your existing entities in different languages. It is now added in Drupal 8 core. If you are using Drupal 7 and wants to use it you can follow upgrade path from Drupal 7 to 8
Steps to setup multi lingual content using entity translation module are as follow:
provides extended multilingual options for nodes. These options help accommodate a variety of translation workflows by controlling how the language for nodes is set.
For more information about FTP
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