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Mittwoch, 1. Februar 2023
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How to set the language in Shopify

How to set the language on Shopify

We explain how to change a language in the frontend, how to change the texts in it and what to do if there is no language version for your language yet. The Shopify frontend is multilingual and offers two ways for you to set the language.

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The first possibility to change the language in Shopfiy

  1. Open the Shopify admin area

  2. Go to the menu item Online Store -> Themes

  3. Click on three dots

-> Edit Language

  1. At the top right, click the "Change theme language button"

  2. Select a language

  3. If you didn't find your language, click "Other language" and select the desired language

  4. Click on "Save"

  5. Refresh the Shopify website to see the changes you made.

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The second possibility to change the language in Shopify

  1. Open Shopify admin area

  2. Click "Settings" at the bottom left

  3. Click on "Checkout"

  4. Scroll down and click on "Manage checkout language"

  5. You will then get to point 4, as described above

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The Shopify themes are usually already provided in several languages and often the German translation is already done. Most paid themes from other providers are also available in German, but not always completely translated. Here, however, you can then do the translation manually by following the steps above and then entering your translations in the right column. You can also edit this column for predefined translations to save your own translation.

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