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Issue #1861934 by Kristen Pol, pixelite, YesCT, Sutharsan, Outi: Rework help...

Issue #1861934 by Kristen Pol, pixelite, YesCT, Sutharsan, Outi: Rework help text for UI translations and importing po files.
parent 0b8c5860
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* Installation
* Building and customizing your site
* Multisite configuration
* Multilingual configuration
* More information
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mv drupal-x.y/* drupal-x.y/.htaccess /path/to/your/installation
2. Optionally, download a translation.
By default, Drupal is installed in English, and further languages may be
installed later. If you prefer to install Drupal in another language
- Download a translation file for the correct Drupal version and language
from the translation server:
- Place the file into the dedicated translations directory. By default this
directory is:
If the directory doesn't exist, you should create it. Make sure your file
is named drupal-VERSION.LANGCODE.po (for example, the German
translation for Drupal 8.0 should be named
For detailed instructions, visit
3. Create the Drupal database.
2. Create the Drupal database.
Because Drupal stores all site information in a database, the Drupal
installer will attempt to create this database for you. If you create the
......@@ -114,7 +95,7 @@ INSTALLATION
Take note of the username, password, database name, and hostname as you
create the database. You will enter this information during the install.
4. Run the install script.
3. Run the install script.
To run the install script, point your browser to the base URL of your
website (e.g.,
......@@ -194,7 +175,7 @@ INSTALLATION
chmod go-w sites/default/settings.php
chmod go-w sites/default
5. Verify that the site is working.
4. Verify that the site is working.
When the install script finishes, you will be logged in with the site
maintenance account on a "Welcome" page. If the default Drupal theme is not
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you may be experiencing problems with clean URLs. Visit to troubleshoot.
6. Change file system storage settings (optional).
5. Change file system storage settings (optional).
The files directory created in step 4 is the default file system path used to
store all uploaded files, as well as some temporary files created by
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on an existing site, remember to copy all files from the original location
to the new location.
7. Revoke documentation file permissions (optional).
6. Revoke documentation file permissions (optional).
Some administrators suggest making the documentation files, especially
CHANGELOG.txt, non-readable so that the exact version of Drupal you are
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"Modifying Windows file permissions" ( in the online documentation.
8. Set up independent "cron" maintenance jobs.
7. Set up independent "cron" maintenance jobs.
Many Drupal modules have tasks that must be run periodically, including the
Search module (building and updating the index used for keyword searching),
......@@ -384,6 +365,14 @@ settings, consult
For more information on configuring Drupal's file system path in a multisite
configuration, see step 6 above.
By default, Drupal is installed in one language, and further languages may be
installed later.
For detailed instructions, visit
......@@ -166,7 +166,8 @@ function locale_help($path, $arg) {
case 'admin/config/regional/translate/import':
$output = '<p>' . t('Translation files are automatically downloaded and imported when <a href="@language">languages</a> are added, or when modules or themes are enabled.', array('@language' => url('admin/config/regional/language'))). '</p>';
$output .= '<p>' . t('For situations where translations need to be manually imported, this page imports the translated strings contained in a Gettext Portable Object (.po) file, which can be downloaded from the <a href="@url">Drupal translation server</a>. Alternatively, a .po file may need to be imported after offline editing in a Gettext translation editor. Importing an individual .po file may be a lengthy process.', array('@url' => '')) . '</p>';
$output .= '<p>' . t('This page allows translators to manually import translated strings contained in a Gettext Portable Object (.po) file. Manual import may be used for customized translations or for the translation of custom modules and themes. To customize translations you can download a translation file from the <a href="@url">Drupal translation server</a> or <a href="@export">export</a> translations from the site, customize the translations using a Gettext translation editor, and import the result using this page.', array('@url' => '', '@export' => url('admin/config/regional/translate/export'))) . '</p>';
$output .= '<p>' . t('Note that importing large .po files may take several minutes.') . '</p>';
return $output;
case 'admin/config/regional/translate/export':
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