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Support for Multilingual Community Forums

Posted by Adrian Speyer on Feb 18, 2014 4:32:14 AM
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Multilingual forum

A community is a gathering of like minded people, but sometimes they do not all speak the same language. With our Multilingual plugin (available on the Advanced plans and up) the admin interface and the context menus can be changed to a members' preferred language. While we do not translate the posts, we can make the interface work in a native tongue.

To get a new language (or as we call them locales) loaded, contact our support team, and have them enable the language(s) you desire. You can also have them set the default language to something other than english if you want.

Once installed, all one needs to do is select the preferred language in the footer and the interface text will display in that language.

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If you like, you can change the look and feel by overriding the class "LocaleOptions", in your CSS.

You can see the full list of languages supported here. We also welcome community contributions to expanding and updating our language coverage too.

Vanilla Forums offers a cloud based modern community solution that makes engagement with your fans, supporters and customers in their language intuitive and easy. Try Vanilla Forums Cloud Solution free for 30-days.

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