XTM Connect - Kontent by Kentico User Guide for Translation requesters

Adding content or content group to translation queue

To add content or content group to translation queue to XTM:
  1. If you are using:

    • the embedded iframe:

      1. Log in to Kontent by Kentico CMS using your credentials.

      2. From Projects tab select the project the content item of which you want to add to translation queue.

      3. From content listing select the content item you wish to add to translation queue to XTM.

      4. Scroll down and find the XTM Connect Custom element and continue with the next step.

    • the separate application, continue with the next step.

  2. Log in to the XTM Connect - Kontent by Kentico with your end-user credentials.

  3. Determine the next step:

    • If you want to add single content item to translation queue, navigate to Add content tab and continue with the next step.

      Note

      The separate Add content tab (to add a single content item) is only available when using the iframe.

    • If you want to add multiple content items to translation queue, navigate to Add content group tab and from the listing select content items you wish to add to translation queue. Continue with the next step.

  4. In the left-hand panel provide the following parameters:

    • XTM Customer

    • XTM Template

      Note

      XTM Templates are configured in XTM and all the settings are respected in Kontent by Kentico, except for source and target languages – they are taken from Kontent by Kentico

    • Source language

    • Target languages

    • Project name

      • selecting single content item from the listing results in adding the KONTENT_ prefix to the project's name followed by the content item's name suffix, for example:

        Example 3. Project name - single content item

        KONTENT_XTM DEMO KONTENT PROJECT_Untitled content item


      • selecting multiple content items from listing results in adding the KONTENT_MANY_CONTENTS_ prefix to the project's name followed by a content group's unique numeric ID, for example:

        Example 4. Project name - multiple content items

        KONTENT_MANY_CONTENTS_20210913113624


    • optionally provide a Description of your project

      • By default, selecting single content item from the listing results in adding the name of the selected Kentico content item. You can choose the description of your own.

      • By default, selecting multiple content items from the listing results in adding the names of the selected Kentico content items separated with a comma. You can also choose the description of your own.

    • optionally send your content (single or multiple) to an already existing Active XTM projects (for more information check Continuous project)Add an entry to a continuous project

    • optionally set a Due date

  5. Click Add to queue.

    This will add your single or multiple content items to the Translation que tab listing where you can edit a content item before sending it to XTM and then choose to manually send an entry for translation.

    Note

    By default, items are queued for an hour.