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Italian Localization

Italian Localization

In order to attract Italian customers and clients, you will have to familiarize yourself with the idea of Italian localization. Italian localization is the process of adapting the language, appearance, and functionality of a product or Web site for Italy. Italian presents a variety of unique challenges to Italian localization professionals.

Italian Localization

To ensure a positive reception of your software, website, and documentation, it is a good idea to work with an experienced localization company. Your localization service provider should employ native Italian teams of localization specialists who understand how to anticipate and solve the myriad of potential Italian localization issues.

Some examples of localization issues:

Website IssuesItalian Localization Requirements
Color schemeInoffensive colors for example
Date, time, currency formatsChange to standard Italian formats
eCommerce paymentsEnable various payment methods such as bank transfers


Software IssuesItalian Localization Requirements
Time-to-marketTranslation memory tools help speed translation
High user expectationsTesters should be Italian speakers


Documentation IssuesItalian Localization Requirements
Text lengthAccommodate possible text expansion/contraction
Printing Italian fontsEmbed fonts in PDF file for printer


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