In-Context Editor

View and edit translations on your website in real-time!

Provide your translators with visual context when adding and editing translations, so they can see where translations appear in your website. Here's how it works.

In-Context Editor Video Tutorial

Using the In-Context Editor with In-Progress Disabled

Follow these instructions when you don't have the Advanced In-Progress Workflow enabled.

  1. Click on Manage Phrases in the left nav bar.
  2. Click on the In-Context Editor link.
  3. Enter the desired URL into the address bar and press enter/return.
  4. Select a target language on the left.
  1. Select any content with a "box" around it that you want approved/edited.
  2. Either click on the translation itself, or click the Edit button to edit the translation.
  3. When ready, click the Publish button.

Using the In-Context Editor with In-Progress Enabled

Follow these instructions when you do have the Advanced In-Progress Workflow enabled.

Depending on which bin a phrase is in will change the options available to you when working with translations in the In-Context Editor. The same workflow that is used in the Manage Phrases page will be used in the In-Context Editor.

Phrases in Needs Review

For phrases in the Needs Review bin, you can use the In-Context Editor to review the translation, and either:

  • Publish the translation
  • Decline the translation
  • Propose a new translation (edit the translation)

Phrases in Pending or Needs Translation

For phrases in the Pending bin or Needs Translation bin, you can use the In-Context Editor to:

  • Propose a new translation (create the translation)

Phrases in Published

For phrases in the Published bin, you can use the In-Context Editor to review the translation, and either:

  • Propose a new translation (edit the translation)
  • Unpublish the translation

Troubleshooting the In-Context Editor

The In-Context Editor can sometimes fail to load due to certain browser security restrictions.

Please review the troubleshooting steps located on the page below.

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