You can create a new language translation of an item or classification. The system displays all language translation in which an item or a classification exists in the following way:
NOTE: If you have created more than six language translation, on the respective item page the system displays only the first six language icons. To view all created languages, click More translations… link of the respective item. To display all languages for all items on the page, click Show all translations link in the upper-right corner of the page.
NOTE: Other translation icons are not displayed, when you edit an ecommerce product.
If you are not using multiple languages, the system does not display language icons next to items and classifications.
NOTE: Before you create an item in a different than the default language, you must have added this language in the settings of Sitefinity.
For more information, see Administration: Language settings.
To create a new item in a certain language, perform the following:
NOTE: For ecommerce products, you must first create the product in the default language and then perform the next procedure.
NOTE: If you click the Compare translations link, the system opens a different translation of the item. The translation serves only as reference. You can change the displayed translation, by selecting the respective language in the Translate from: dropdown box.
NOTE: When an item exists in different languages, each translation is displayed with its respective page translation.
For example, a news item in Spanish is displayed in the News widget in the Spanish version of the page, the English news item is displayed in the English version of the page. If the French translation of the page contains the News widget, but there is no French version of the news, the widget does not display anything.
To switch between different language translations of a page you must add and configure the Language selector widget to the page.
NOTE: To use a different file for different languages, in Step 3, click » Use another file for this translation » or upload another file for this translation.
NOTE: When a media item exists in different languages, each translation is displayed with its respective page translation.
For example, a video in Spanish is displayed in the Video widget in the Spanish version of the page, the English video is displayed in the English version of the page. If the French translation of the page contains the Video widget, but there is no French version of the video, the widget does not display anything.
Perform the following procedure:
On the page of the respective content item, you delete a language translation by selecting the respective language in Languages dropdown box and performing one of the following:
IMPORTANT: The system asks you if you want to delete only the current translation of the item or all translations of this item.
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