Enabling entity translation for a content type
With Entity Translation enabled for "Node", you can set the translation mode (Entity Translation or Content Translation) for each Content Type. To enable translation mode for a particular content type, you need to edit the content type and click on the 'Publishing options' tab and choose under Multilingual support:
- "Enabled, with translation" for Content Translation
- "Enabled, with field translation" for Entity Translation
Note that the i18n submodules "Field Translation", "Multilingual Content" and "Multilingual Select" do NOT need to be enabled to use Entity Translation properly, and SHOULD NOT be enabled to use Entity Translation properly with an upgrade path to multilingual websites in Drupal 8.
How to enable translation for particular fields
Once entity translation has been enabled, you can make individual fields for the content type translatable by first editing the field and then going to the 'Field Settings' tab, checking the Users may translate this field checkbox, and saving the settings.
Translation of titles
By default in Drupal 7, titles are not fields. Titles of nodes can be converted to fields using the Title module as follows: