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Items in your catalogue (products, documents, and folders) can be in one or more languages. For each of these translations, there may be one or two versions available: draft and published. The draft is always available, whereas the published version is only created when a translation is published, either programmatically or through the Crystallize PIM user interface.

Here’s an example for a multilingual product called "Le Petit Prince":

  • French Translation
    • Draft (/le-petit-prince)
    • Published (/le-petit-prince)

  • English Translation
    • Draft (/the-little-prince)
    • Published (/the-little-prince)

  • Norwegian Translation (item is not published in Norwegian)
    • Draft (/den-lille-prinsen)

Once a translation is published, it becomes available to the Catalogue API and Search API. A translation can also be unpublished if needed, which revokes this condition. 

As further changes are made to a translation, those changes are automatically saved to the draft version. Publishing the translation transfers these changes to the published version.

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