Language configuration

Here's how to set up different languages.


The installation comes with three languages and there are more languages to download. The default language is defined the system settings. A different language can be defined in the settings at the top of each page, for example Language: en.

Single language mode

If you want to translate individual web pages, it's okay to use the single language mode. To translate a page, copy and save it under a new name. Define the language at the top of each page, so that the standard language will not be used.

Here's an English page:

Title: About us
Language: en
Birds of a feather flock together.

A German page:

Title: Über uns
Language: de
Wo zusammenwächst was zusammen gehört.

A French page:

Title: À propos de nous
Language: fr
Les oiseaux de même plumage volent toujours ensemble.

Multi language mode

If you want to translate an entire website, it's best to use the multi language mode. Open file system/config/config.ini and change MultiLanguageMode: 1. Go to your content folder and create a new folder for each language. Here's an example:


The first screenshot shows the folders 1-en, 2-de and 3-fr. This gives you the URLs http://website/ http://website/de/ http://website/fr/ for English, German and French. Here's another example:


The second screenshot shows the folders 1-en, 2-de, 3-fr and default. This gives you the URLs http://website/en/ http://website/de/ http://website/fr/ and a home page http://website/ that automatically detects the visitor's language.

To show a language selection, you can create a page that lists available languages. This provides visitors the possibility to choose any language. You can add a link somewhere on your website, for example in the footer.

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