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Tips on using SharePoint in a multilingual environment

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Modern Sites Will Let You Choose Site Language: Why It's Not A Big Deal

For the past two years, when you were creating a new modern Team or Communication site, SharePoint would not let you specify the language of the site. This was unlike classic sites, when the language could always be chosen.  But soon in Targeted Release, the modern site creation dialog wil...

30.07.18 08:07 PM - Comment(s)

PointFire 365 and PointFire Power Translator support a lot of languages, but language support is not the same for all languages.  Here is a current chart of which languages are currently supported and to what degree.


LanguageQualitySharePoint
AfrikaansNeuralN
ArabicNeuralY
Azerbaijani -Y
Bangla...
30.07.18 08:07 PM - Comment(s)
Code Redundancy in SharePoint Online Software

One of the ways in which writing reliable software for SharePoint Online differs from previous versions of SharePoint is all the extra redundancy that has to be built in.  It's a little like writing software for a space mission, deployed in an environment where it can be subjected to many types...

15.03.18 02:03 PM - Comment(s)
For on-premise SharePoint and to a lesser degree for Classic sites in SharePoint Online, there were several possibilities for language-specific styling.  The page is being displayed in Finnish?  You're going to need more space or smaller print.  Arabic? Things are different in right-t...
14.02.18 05:02 AM - Comment(s)
Do SharePoint Online modern sites support multiple languages?

Usually in SharePoint Online classic sites there are two types of multilingual support.  One is Variations, where you have different sites for different languages and users are sent to one site or the other depending on their language...
10.02.18 04:02 AM - Comment(s)