How the Connector Helps You Manage Your Translation Lifecycle
The Lionbridge Connector for Episerver (Connector) is a plug-in module for Episerver. It provides a range of features and user interface enhancements in Episerver that enable you to select, send, monitor, and retrieve assets for translation into any language Episerver supports.
These features automate the process, which dramatically reduces the effort and time required to export and re-import assets that need to be localized. This is very helpful when translating many assets or ensuring that translated assets are quickly re-imported to meet deadlines.
When you use the Connector, you manage your translation lifecycle entirely from within Episerver:
- The Connector exports your assets from Episerver in XML format and delivers these content files to the central, hosted Clay Tablet Platform.
- The Clay Tablet Platform delivers your content files to your translation providers, based on routing rules that your company chooses and the Lionbridge Connector Team implements.
- When the translated content is ready, the Clay Tablet Platform retrieves it from your translators and delivers it to the Connector.
- The Connector automatically imports the translated assets into the correct location in Episerver.
You can then review, revise, reject, or publish the translated assets as needed.
Note: Neither the Connector nor the Clay Tablet Platform performs any translation. Similarly, the Lionbridge Connector Team does not provide any translation services. Your company chooses the translation provider that performs the translation.