How to Add a Magento 2 Language Pack

How to Add a Magento 2 Language Pack

The ever-rising tide of globalization and E-commerce means that today’s online stores are being driven to expand beyond their boundaries, providing products and services to a varied number of countries, regions, and communities around the world having different cultures and languages.

Language translations help you localize the stores for multiple regions and markets. For Magento 2 stores, there is a challenge to serve multilingual visitors. Fortunately, it supports Magento 2 language packs. Admin can use the language pack to localize a store view for a particular region. It has translation files for different text content on your Magento 2 store.

Widen your customer base and grow the business, overcoming the language limitations in Magento 2 store! Enhance the customer experience by offering localized store based on their region.

Note: Admin is required to buy a language pack from Marketplace, suitable to his requirements.

Follow the below method to add a Magento 2 language pack after buying it.

Methods to Add a Magento 2 Language Pack:

  1. Via Admin Panel

    1. Install the language pack on Magento 2Install the language pack you have selected, from Component Manager.
    2. Create a store view for the required language
      1. Navigate to Admin Panel> Stores> Settings> All Stores1_Create-store-view
      2. Click the ‘Create Store View’ button2_Store-View-Information
      3. Fill in the required details such as Store, name, code, sort order and set the status to enabled.
      4. Save the Store View.
    3. Change the locale of the store view
      1. Navigate to Admin Panel> Stores> Configuration> General> Locale Options3_Select-Locale
      2. Choose the language required, uncheck the ‘Use Website’ checkbox after the Locale field and save the settings with the ‘Save Config’ button.
  2. Via the Command Line

    1. Log in to the Magento server as a system file owner
    2. Navigate to your Magento 2 root directory
    3. Run the below commands:

Done! If you find it hard to understand, comment below for the help.

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Sanjay is a co-founder at Meetanshi. He is a certified Magento developer who loves creating Magento E-commerce solutions. When he is not engrossed with anything related to Magento, he loves to play cricket.

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