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I set up a multilingual blog site with Drupal 8 (in English and Japanese). What I want to do is create a blog in two languages. The default language is English. Mostly, the author will be translating the articles to Japanese and sometimes no translation.

So for the nodes I have to display the original content if there is no translation available with japanese url.

For ex: http://example.comarticle/article-title is the english node and I have no translation for this node. So http://example.com/ja/article/article-title should show the English node content where ja is the japanese language code.

Is there any way to do this?

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  • Isn't this is Drupal's default behavior? Where exactly do you need help? – Hudri Dec 20 '19 at 12:46
  • No drupal is giving a 404 page for untranslated nodes. – Prajila V P Dec 20 '19 at 12:50
  • As a workaround: The the canonical urls (e.g. /node/123 and /ja/node/123) are always available in all languages. – Hudri Dec 20 '19 at 12:56
  • This is indeed Drupal's default behaviour - but only for canonical URLs. Your problem is that you don't have an alias for /ja/article/article-title, so it's rightly a 404. – Clive Dec 20 '19 at 15:46

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