The New Smart Language Connector for Microsoft CMS 2002
EDM Software is proud to introduce the Smart Language Connector for Microsoft
CMS 2002. Finally, multilingual web site management made easy.
The Smart Language Connector for 2002 takes advantage of the powerful content
management solution that is Microsoft CMS 2002, the power and security of the
.NET Framework, and the expertise and experience of years of working in a
multilingual environment. Through the use of ISO standard language codes,
Wordlets (defined below), enhanced Multilingual Placeholder controls, and
direct inheritance off of the Microsoft CMS 2002 API, the Smart Language
Connector plugs into Microsoft CMS 2002 natively to provide a complete,
connected, and seamless experience to both the end user and the content
contributors and moderators.
Click here for a walkthrough about Content Management,
the difficulties of current CMS solutions, and how the Smart Language Connector
helps solve those problems - or read below for more information on the Smart
The Smart Language Connector provides the Microsoft CMS 2002 template developer
with several new Placeholder controls that allow the storage of content in any
number of languages (instead of the single language instance that the base
Placeholder controls allow.) Both the base Html and Xml Placeholders have
been extended - the SLC provides the template developer with both a basic Html
Multilingual Placeholder, as well as an Xml Multilingual Placeholder.
Smart Language Connector API
The Smart Language Connector also provides the template developer with an
advanced API that makes programming templates to take advantage of the
multilingual properties of the Smart Language Connector a breeze.
Creating custom "View Site In" menus, examining page properties, building
multilingual navigation - it's all brought together through the Smart Language
To make the site experience complete, the Smart Language Connector introduces
"Wordlets" - translatable language elements that can be used where Placeholders
are not practical. Wordlets make sure that copyright notices, commonly
used phrases, and other language elements not open to the content contributors
can also be translated, maintained, and reused - to be sure that every
language element on the template participates in multilingual
For more information on the Smart Language Connector for Microsoft CMS 2002, and
how it - combined with Microsoft CMS 2002 and the .NET Framework
- can help your company manage multilingual websites without losing
any of the features or ease that are the underpinnings of content management -
please fill out our contact form.