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Managing Languages

 

Language management is a powerful language management tool provided by SHOPLINE. You can add corresponding language ranges from the admin panel, to display different language information to customers from various countries.

 

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Language Range Settings Visible to Customers

If you need your website to be viewed by your customers in localized languages, with differentiated content for different markets, use this feature.

To add languages for the online store, perform the following operations:

  1. From your SHOPLINE admin panel, go to Settings > Language.
    1-1-1 Language Management portal.png

  2. Click Add language.
  3. Scroll the scrollbar, choose a language from the menu, and click Save.
    1-1-3 Add language button.png

  4. In the language list, click the Assign languages to markets icon. In the displayed dialog box, click Add to market and then click Complete.
    1-1-4 Assign language.png

 

Next, to provide the language selector on your store website, follow the steps below:

  1. From your SHOPLINE admin panel, go to Online Store > Design.
    1-2-1 Online store design.png

  2. In the left pane of the editor, select Header or Footer.
  3. The right pane displays corresponding settings for your configuration. Enable Display the language selector.
    1-2-2 Language selector.png

  4. Click Save.
Note: Before you add a language, ensure that you have the translated language materials for the language.

 


 

Language Translation Update

After you complete the language settings, to ensure that customers can see the translated content, import the language materials or use a third-party plugin to fill in the language materials.

Please perform the following operations to import the language materials on the panel:

  1. From your SHOPLINE admin panel, go to Settings > Language.
  2. Enter the designated export email address, and click Export.
  3. Fill the translated language materials in the form.
  4. Click Import, and import the filled-in form.
    2-1 Import and Export Lan materials.png

Fields of the exported form:

Field Description
Type Type indicates the type of the field being translated. For example, if the title of a product is translated, Type is PRODUCT.
Identification Identification indicates the ID of the field being translated. For example, if the title of a product is translated, Identification is the ID of the product.
Field Field indicates the module corresponding to the field being translated. For example, if the title of a product is translated, Field is title.
Locale Locale indicates the language for the field being translated. For example, if the title of a product is translated into French, Locale is fr.
Market Market indicates the market for the field being translated. For example, if the title of a product is translated into French and the European market is covered, Market is Europe.
Status Status indicates whether the field being translated expires. Outdated indicates that the field has expired and the original content of the field in Default content has been changed.
Default Content Default content indicates the default content of the field being translated. For example, if the text content is configured as nice clothes for Product from the admin panel for the title of a product, Default content is nice clothes.
Translated Content Translated content indicates the translated content of the field being translated. For example, if the text content is configured as nice clothes for Product from the admin panel for the title of a product and needs to be translated to the French phase beaux vêtements, Translated content is beaux vêtements.

 

Note: In addition to importing the exported form for translation materials update, you can also use the third-party plugin UGC multilingual visual translation for language update.
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