Language configuration

Here's how to set up languages.

Single language mode

The installation comes with three languages and you can download more languages. 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.

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

For multilingual websites you can use the multi language mode. For example if you plan to translate an entire website. Open file system/settings/system.ini and change MultiLanguageMode: 1. Go to your content folder and create a new folder for each language. Here's an example:

Screenshot

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:

Screenshot

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 allows visitors to choose their language. The language selection can be integrated into your website, for example in the navigation or the footer.

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