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Getting Started with the Lionbridge Connector for Drupal TMGMT

The Lionbridge Connector for Drupal TMGMT is a plug-in to Drupal's Translation Management Tool (TMGMT) module. Its functionality is displayed to the users as part of Drupal TMGMT. The Lionbridge Connector supports all browsers that Drupal TMGMT supports.

The Connector supports Drupal 7 and 8. The version of the Connector described in this document supports Drupal 7. For information about Drupal 8 support, please contact Lionbridge Connector Support. For details, see How to Contact Lionbridge Connector Support.

Upgrading from version 1.x of the Connector

When upgrading from version 1.x of the Connector to the current version:

  • You can use the older Connector version to finish processing jobs submitted with that version.

Recommendation: When all jobs submitted with the older Connector version are complete, uninstall the older version.

  • You must use the newer Connector version to submit and process all new jobs.
Upgrading from version 2.0 of the Connector

When upgrading from version 2.0 of the Connector to the current version:

  1. Complete the processing of all jobs sent with the older version of the Connector.

Warning: If you proceed to the next step without completing all jobs, any jobs that are in progress will be aborted.

  1. From the Drupal user interface, uninstall the older version of the Connector.
  2. On the server, delete the connector folder.
  3. From the Drupal user interface, install the newer Connector version.
To get started with the Lionbridge Connector:
  1. Install and configure the TMGMT module, including adding the languages you require and configuring specific content types for translation. For detailed instructions, refer to the Drupal TMGMT documentation, at https://www.drupal.org/node/1489984.
  2. Download the package for the latest version of the Lionbridge Connector from the following link: https://www.drupal.org/project/lionbridge_translation_provider.
  3. In Drupal, select Modules from the menu and then click Install new module to install the Lionbridge Connector package you downloaded in the previous step.
  4. Add the Lionbridge Connector as a translator to Drupal. For detailed instructions, see Adding Lionbridge as a Translator in Drupal TMGMT.
  5. Enable multilingual support for content types on your website. For detailed instructions, see Enabling Multilingual Support for Content Types on your Site.
  6. Enable multilingual support for individual fields of each supported content type. For detailed instructions, see Enabling Multilingual Support for Individual Fields.

Note: By default, enabling multilingual support for content types automatically enables multilingual support for all the fields of that content type.