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Where can you change languages?


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raamklaza

9 November 2008 at 6:12am Community Member, 182 Posts

I found the lang directory but where can you set the language for the frontend or the backend?

Is there a way for flexible language settings, so that the user can set it in the admin and frontend themselfs?

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Slieric

11 November 2008 at 12:43pm Community Member, 1 Post

Hoi,

You can change the backend language in _config.php which is a file in the sapphire directory.
There's a commented line for i18n settings. Uncomment it and change it to:

i18n::set_locale('nl_NL');

Reload the backoffice in your browser en klaar is Kees.

Cheers.

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raamklaza

11 November 2008 at 12:58pm Community Member, 182 Posts

Is it also possible for the visitors to change the front-end language?

That i add a field in the cms with language english, german and dutch. And then on the front-end they choose.

If the page isn't available in their language you can set a default language which takes over.

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AndrewK

19 November 2008 at 5:50am Community Member, 7 Posts

I was wondering the same thing, and it looks like there is a ready-made solution: http://silverstripe.com/Language-Chooser-Widget-2/

More about the various options can be found here http://doc.silverstripe.com/doku.php?id=multilingualcontent recommend you give it a read first.

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Nuttydo

19 November 2008 at 6:14am Community Member, 16 Posts

I am trying to implement a form for newsletter signup and want to change the word submit (what the site visitor sees, not logged in users) on the submit button into German. Where do I do this?