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Where can you change languages?

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Community Member, 182 Posts

9 November 2008 at 6:12am

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?


Community Member, 1 Post

11 November 2008 at 12:43pm


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:


Reload the backoffice in your browser en klaar is Kees.



Community Member, 182 Posts

11 November 2008 at 12:58pm

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.


Community Member, 7 Posts

19 November 2008 at 5:50am

I was wondering the same thing, and it looks like there is a ready-made solution:

More about the various options can be found here recommend you give it a read first.


Community Member, 16 Posts

19 November 2008 at 6:14am

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?