The following administration tools are available for managing websites and pages:
Multi Site Manager (MSM) enables you to use the same site content in multiple locations, while allowing for variations:
Translation allows you to automate the translation of page content, assets, and user-generated content to create and maintain multilingual websites:
These two features can be combined to cater for websites that are both Multinational and Multilingual.
You can efficiently create content for multinational and multilingual sites through the combined use of the Multi Site Manager and the translation workflow. Create a master site in one language, for a specific country, then use that content as a basis for the other sites, using translation where required:
Translate the master site into different languages.
Use Multi Site Manager to:
The following diagram illustrates how the main concepts intersect (but does not show all levels/elements involved):
In this, and comparable, scenarios MSM does not manage the different language versions as such.
For more advanced use-cases, MSM may be used across language masters as well.
For all use-cases it is recommended to read the following best practices: