page last edited on 13 February 2018
You may notice that some texts and labels do not get translated when you switch the language selector.
For example, in the screenshot above you can still see the addons’ descriptions and the link ”View more addons in Marketplace” displayed in the English language - instead of German. Well, things like this happen pretty often. In fact, addons’ descriptions are fetched from the Marketplace, so a language package has no power over their translation. As to the ”View more addons in Marketplace” link, the respective label simply does not have a value for the German language.
If we compare our installed translations in the Languages section (Store setup > Translations), we will see that the English language package has many more labels than the German one:
So it’s only natural that a lot of things will not be translated automatically.
Luckily, you can fix any text label lacking a translation in any of the installed language packages by editing it manually. For example, to add a German translation for the link ”View more addons in Marketplace”, do as follows:
In the Translations section (Store setup > Translations) of the Admin area, select the Edit labels tab.
Search for the label ”View more addons in Marketplace”:
Now that we have found the label, we can see all the languages in which the label does not have a translation - the codes for these languages are greyed out (see the “DE” language code displayed in pale grey):
Choose Deutsch as your target language:
Click on the label to add the translation you require. Be sure to save your changes.
(More detailed instructions on editing text labels and their translations can be found in the Editing text labels section of this manual.)
That is all. After switching the language in your store’s Admin area to “DE” you should be able to see the text of the link translated.
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