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Translations

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  • If you are looking to translate your element labels, form intros etc see https://fabrikar.com/forums/index.php?wiki/multilingual-forms/.

    Below you can find information about how to manually add translations for Fabrik language strings.
    If you want to use custom language strings use Joomla's language override feature.

    Location​

    Fabrik language files are located in
    • administrator\components\com_fabrik\language\xx-XX
      • xx-XX.com_fabrik.ini
      • xx-XX.com_fabrik.menu.ini
      • xx-XX.com_fabrik.sys.ini
    • components\com_fabrik\language\xx-XX
      • xx-XX.com_fabrik.ini
    • plugins\fabrik_aaa\pluginname\language\xx-XX
      • xx-XX.plg_fabrik_aaa_pluginname.ini
      • xx-XX.plg_fabrik_aaa_pluginname.sys.ini

    Default language​

    As long as a language file for the site's selected default language doesn't exist, the English language file is taken.

    If it exists but doesn't contain all translations you'll see strings like:
    PLG_ELEMENT_CHECKBOX_SAVE_NEW_ADDITIONS_LABEL​
    or
    COM_FABRIK_SORRY_THIS_VISUALIZATION_IS_UNPUBLISHED​

    How to create language files​

    All language files need to be saved as UTF-8, no BOM.

    Every language file must be created in 'parallel' to the location of the English one so, for example, the translation of:
    ..\administrator\components\com_fabrik\language\en-GB\en-GB.com_fabrik.ini​
    must be in the location:
    ..\administrator\components\com_fabrik\language\xx-XX\xx-XX.com_fabrik.ini​
    where xx-XX is your language code (e.g. de-DE = German, fr-FR = French, el-GR = Greek).

    So for each 'language' folder:
    • copy the folder "en-GB" to "xx-XX"
    • in the folder xx-XX rename all files en-GB to xx-XX...
    • start translating
    It is not necessary to translate all language files at once. The most important one for frontend users is :
    components\com_fabrik\language\xx-XX\xx-XX.com_fabrik.ini

    At the moment these languages are (partly) supported:

    da-DK, de-DE, el-GR, en-GB, es-ES, fr-FR, it-IT, ja-JP, nl-NL, pt-BR, ru-RU​

    Publishing​

    Last but not least, please send you translation to the fabrik team. Best is to submit a PR to Github.
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