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Step 1: Translate Product Fields

1. On the Admin menu, select Catalog > Manage Products. 2. In the list, find the product and click Edit to open. 3. In the upper-left corner set Choose Store View to the view where the changes you make will be visible. When prompted to confirm, click OK. Only fields with a scope of [STORE VIEW] can be edited separately for …

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Translating Products

If your store has multiple views in different languages, the same products are available in each store view. You can use the same basic product information, such as SKU, price, and inventory level, regardless of language. Then, translate only the product name, description fields, and meta data as needed for each language.

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Step 3: Change the Locale of the Store View

1. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration. 1. In the upper-left corner, set Current Configuration Scope to the store view. 2. Click to expand the Locale Options section. Then, do the following: a. To the right of the Locale field, clear the Use Website checkbox. b. Set Locale to the language that you want to assign to the …

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Step 2: Create a Store View for the Language

1. On the Admin menu, select System > Manage Stores. 2. From Manage Stores, click the Create Store View button. Then, do the following: a. Select the Store that is the parent of the view. b. Enter a Name for the store view. For example: Spanish. This is the name that appears in the “language chooser” in the header. c. …

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Step 1: Install a Language Pack

1. Log in to your Magento account. 2. Go to Magento Connect, and find the language pack that you want to download. Read the terms of the license, and click the checkbox to proceed. 3. Click the Install Now button. Then, do the following: a. Click the Get the Extension Key button. b. Click the Select button. Then, copy the …

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Adding a Language

Most of the text that appears to be hard-coded on pages throughout your store can be instantly changed to a different language by changing the locale of the view. Changing the locale doesn’t actually translate the text word-for-word, but simply references a different translation table that provides the interface text that is used throughout the store. The text that can …

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To set the configuration scope:

Before making a configuration setting that applies only to a specific website, store, or view, do the following: 1. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration. 2. In the panel on the left, select the page with the configuration settings you want to change. If necessary, click to expand the section to be configured. Then, do the following: a. …

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Configuration Scope

If your Magento installation has multiple websites, stores, or views, you can set the scope of a configuration parameter to apply to a specific part of your installation. The Current Configuration Scope box in the upper-left corner of the Admin workspace determines the scope of the current settings. By default, the configuration scope is set to “Default Config.” For Admin …

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To set up a new store view:

1. On the Admin menu, select System > Manage Stores. 2. From Manage Stores, click the Create Store View button. Then, do the following: a. Set Store to the parent store of this view. b. Enter a Name for this store view. The name appears in the “language chooser” in the header of the store. For example: French. c. Enter …

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To set up a new store:

1. Before you begin, set up the root category that will be used for this store. 2. On the Admin menu, select System > Manage Stores. 3. From Manage Stores, click the Create Store button. Then, do the following: a. Set Website to the site that is the parent of this store. b. Enter a Name for the store. The …