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Norwegian Website Internationalization

Norwegian Website Internationalization

Norwegian website globalization (G11n) is a two-step process, including Norwegian website internationalization (I18n) and Norwegian website localization (L10n). Website internationalization deals primarily with the functionality of a website, enabling back-end technologies to function or support any language and locale, in this case, Norwegian. Localization deals primarily with the front-end or linguistic and cosmetic aspects of a website, including locale-specific content, cultural correctness, translations, and site design.

Norwegian Website Internationalization

Whether your project is simple (such as a straight HTML-based Norwegian website) or complex (such as a dynamic, database-driven Norwegian web application), the website internationalization process is the first step in ensuring your website’s global interoperability. During Norwegian website internationalization, any language- or culture-specific assumptions in your website’s code base is “neutralized”; your website will then be primed for efficient localization into Norwegian.

Your localization company should have solid experience in handling Norwegian website internationalization issues, including:

  • Reviewing and analyzing the source website.
  • Resolving issues related to Norwegian address, time, date, and numerical formats.
  • Externalizing text strings for ease of Norwegian translation.
  • Website testing, including bug reporting and fixing.

You will need to provide your localization company with the following information, collectively referred to as a “Website Internationalization Kit.” This information allows your localization company to analyze your website and to determine its Norwegian internationalization requirements. This kit includes:

  • URL of the website(s).
  • Any passwords or login instructions.
  • Summary of website architecture.
  • Summary of any technologies and/or development tools used to develop the website.
  • Any source code for the website including HTML/XML, Web-driven applications, applets, database servers, multimedia products such as FLASH presentations, and web applications such as online calculators or surveys.

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