View a translated CMS site

Activating an internationalization plugin provides a quick way to see translated strings for CMS menus, breadcrumbs, and links. For a full translation, you must translate the instance manually.

About this task

The following example explains how to view a translated site in Japanese.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to System Definition > Plugins.
  2. In the Go to filter, select Name, enter I18N, and then press the Enter key.
  3. Activate both the I18N - Japanese Translations and the I18N: Knowledge Management Internationalization Plugin v2 plugins.
  4. Refresh the browser.
  5. In the Language picker in System Settings, select Japanese.
  6. Browse the site to see the translated language strings.
  7. Navigate to the ESS Portal. The path is: http://Instance Name.service-now.com/ess/.
  8. Browse the site to see the translated language strings in the ESS Portal.