How do I change my website's default language?

If you would like to build a website in a language that is not English, the Site Language feature allows you to translate certain elements into your preferred language. Simply select your preferred language and the built-in text on several widgets will be translated into your target language automatically. The widget text has been pre-translated and cannot be customized.

This feature should not be mistaken for the Multi-Language Feature which translates all text on the site using Google Translate. When Multi-Language is enabled, the default site language is set automatically, the Site Language tab will be inactive, and changes to the default language must be set via the Multi-Language feature.

To configure your site language, follow these simple steps:

    1. Click on Settings from the left-hand menu within your Website Editor
    2. Select Site Language 

  1. Select a language. The languages offered include:
  • Arabic
  • Dutch
  • English   
  • English (UK)
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Latvian 
  • Lithuanian 
  • Portuguese
  • Polish
  • Spanish (Spain) 
  • Spanish (LATAM)
  • Turkish  

Text in the following widgets are affected by this feature:

Widget Text translated by Site Language Feature
  • By (author)
  • Post date (the date itself)
  • Older posts
  • Newer posts
  • Comments / Comment
  • Search result for …
  • No results found for ...
RSS feed
  • Read more
  • More posts
Photo gallery
  • View more
  • View less
  • Tooltips inside of images (arrows, close, ...)
  • Print coupon
  • Expired
  • Map language / Address language
  • See all locations
Business hours
  • Days and dates structure
  • Map language
Cookie notification
  • We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you would like to change your preferences you may do so by following the instructions here.
PayPal button
  • Images (Buy and Donate)
  •
Facebook comments
  • All default text
Facebook like
  • All default text
  • All default text
  • We were unable to load Disqus. If you are a moderator, please see our troubleshooting guide.
Contact form
  • Captcha UI (I’m a robot)
Password protected pages
  • This page is password-protected
  • Enter the password to view this page
  • All default text
404 page
  • 404 page text
  • All default text

Notes: This feature only translates the texts listed above and these texts cannot be edited.

Some widgets allow you to select a widget language in the Content Editor (for example, Business Hours, Cookie Notifications). If you selected a language for the widgets, they will remain in the selected language until you change the Site Language.

For further information or to speak with one of our Support Agents, simply click on the link here and submit your message via the green Help button on the bottom right-hand corner.

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