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Translatable in SilverStripe 3


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tdma

27 October 2012 at 3:11am Community Member, 7 Posts

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

2 November 2012 at 11:47am Forum Moderator, 5511 Posts

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