One of the distinctive PrestaShop features is that it comes with multi-language functionality, so you can run a web-store in different languages. In this guide we will find out how to add languages to your PrestaShop store.
If you are not from an English-speaking country, you might want to manage your store in your native language. How can you do that?
Now let’s see how you can add or delete languages in your PrestaShop store.
Log into your PrestaShop admin panel.
Navigate to Localization > Languages.
There you will see the list of enabled languages. You can disable or delete the language you do not need.
To disable the language, click the green icon next to the language you want to disable.
To delete the language, click the arrow icon on the far right (next to the Edit button) and click "Delete".
You can also add a new language here.
Click "Add New language" button at the top right corner.
Now you will need to fill out the new language information:
You can check the full list of languages available for PrestaShop and download any of them at https://www.prestashop.com/en/translations.
All you need to do is to find the language you need, click the drop-down with the engine version and click "Download". Please note that some languages might not have full translation.
Let’s see now how you can setup a default language for your store.
You can set the specific language as a default one or set the browser language as the default, so that the store language will switch to the language of the customer’s browser.
PrestaShop is well known for its flexibility when it comes to adding and configuring languages options. That is why this eCommerce platform is widely used all over the world. Have some questions or suggestions for this guide? Feel free to share them with us in the comments below and don't forget to check out Prestashop themes from TemplateMonster.
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