Adding content in multiple languages

You can create content in multiple languages in the Developer Portal.

Before you begin

You must have administrator or content author access to complete this task.

About this task

You can provide custom pages in multiple languages to your APIs and Products to improve your customer experience and understanding. By default, multiple languages are enabled in the Developer Portal.

Note: In API Designer, translations for APIs and products must be done within a document. For more information, see Using x-ibm-languages to create multilingual API and Product documentation.


  1. Log in to the Developer Portal as an administrator or content author.
  2. If the administrator dashboard is not displayed, click Manage to display it.
  3. On the administrator dashboard, click Content.
  4. If you are creating a new page to be translated, click +Add content.
    1. Click Basic page, then select type, for example Basic page.
    2. Enter a title for your custom page in the Title field.
    3. Enter your information in the Body field.
    4. Click Save.
    5. Click Translate.
    6. Click Add for the language you want to translate.
    7. Provide the language content.
    8. Click Save (this translation).
  5. If you are translating an existing page, find the page that you want to update in the list.
    1. Click Translate from the drop-down list for the page.
    2. Click Add for the language you want to translate.
    3. Provide the language content.
    4. Click Save (this translation).


You successfully created a translated version of your content.