Languages for Website Translation

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The languages selected in the Translations tab of the Preferences menu represent the languages that the website will be translated into. Visitors will then be able to click on a language's flag (or link, or button) to view the page/site in that language. This requires the use of the Language Flags element.
Click here to learn more about how to create a multi-language website
A website's default language is the language in which all pages are created. Any text must be written in this language, and it can then be translated into the other enabled languages.

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Website Languages List


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From this list, users are able to:

  • Enable/Disable languages for the website (1)
  • Select a default language (2)
  • Add a language Preferences-Language2.png
  • Remove a language Preferences-Language3.png
  • Assign a different domain to each language (Domain column)


Add a Language

To add a language, click on the Preferences-Language2.png button.

Add a Pre-Existing language From the List

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Select the language, then click on 'Add'. Note, this language's flag will appear on your site (if you add the 'Language Flags' element)

Add a Custom Language

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To add a custom language, please enter the language's:

  • Title: This is how it will be displayed within openElement
  • Code: This is the international language code, i.e. EN (English), FR (French), ES (Spanish), DE (German), etc. Note: this code must be unique for each language, so if you're using multiple dialects, please specify the country (i.e. EN-US, EN-UK, EN-CA, EN-AU)
  • Flag: This flag will appear on your site (if you add the 'Language Flags' element) and within openElement

Then, click 'Add'.

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