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Spanish Localization

Spanish Localization

To attract Spanish-speaking customers and clients, you will have to familiarize yourself with the idea of Spanish localization. Spanish localization is the process of adapting the language, appearance, and functionality of a product or website for Spanish-speaking markets. Spanish presents a variety of unique challenges to Spanish-speaking localization professionals.

Spanish 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 Spanish-speaking teams of localization specialists who understand how to anticipate and solve the myriad of potential Spanish localization issues.

Some examples of localization issues:

Website Issues Localization Requirements
Color scheme Inoffensive colors for example
Date, time, currency formats Change to standard Spanish formats
eCommerce payments Enable various payment methods such as bank transfers


Software Issues Localization Requirements
Time-to-market Translation memory tools help speed translation
High user expectations Testers should be Spanish speakers


Documentation Issues Localization Requirements
Text length Accommodate possible text expansion/contraction
Printing Spanish fonts Embed fonts in PDF file for printer


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