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Workaround for the translation of form labels for multilingual sites < SS 2.3.2

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Community Member, 127 Posts

21 July 2009 at 3:23pm

Edited: 21/07/2009 3:27pm

Multilingual sites require also the form field labels to be translated, however that does not work yet with sites < SS 2.3.2. (SS 2.3.2 creates a complete new form for each language so you recreate the fields and label them in the language).

There is a workaround to translate the labels of the fields which works for SS 2.3.1 sites and is especially useful for everyone using the Multilingual Content - alternative to 'translatable'.

It requires activation of i18n and a small patch in /sapphire/forms/FormField.php.

All details are explained here Workaround for the translation of form labels in SS 2.3.1, however it is buried deeply in that thread there, so I post this note here to make it easier to find.

Hope it helps someone!