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Translatable in SilverStripe 3


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tdma

Community Member, 7 Posts

27 October 2012 at 3:11am

Guys,

Reading on the internet about how to do a multi-lingual website in SS I am confused. Is it still necessary to install the extension Translateable in version 3 or is it included now?

I know the languages have to be added manually to the site config, and a default has to be chosen before rebuilding the database.

Is there any recommended way for making a language changer and does SS by default use the user browser language?

As for the text in the template (header/footer), I already found this can be solved using a dirty trick (see http://www.silverstripe.org/template-questions/show/8620)

Thanks!

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Willr

Forum Moderator, 5513 Posts

2 November 2012 at 11:47am

It's a module which you can download and include (lot's of sites don't need all the overhead of translatable). It should support 3.0.

Lots of documentation about the module and recipes on https://github.com/silverstripe/silverstripe-translatable/blob/master/docs/en/index.md