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sim085

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Creating products for a multilanguage website
« on: June 20, 2013, 17:59:05 pm »
Hello,

How do you create products for a multilingual website? I mean do you go and create two products, one for every language?
What I did so far is the following:

1) I create two categories; English and French
2) Under English I create the product with an English name and English description.
3) Under French I create the same product with a French name and French title but same SKU.

Is this the way how to do it?

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Re: Creating products for a multilanguage website
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2013, 05:23:23 am »
hi,
You can do it. And you have to create menu product corresponding to each of languages

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Re: Creating products for a multilanguage website
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2013, 09:16:23 am »
Hi,

I have other question:
I have multilanguage shop with 3 languages.
I create all categories in default language and in every category options I change to other language and create it for others language. After that I change the Joomla language to others and see that the categories are really create in other language.
Then I go to products and in every product I change the language to create it for other language. So there is only two flags for name and for alias.

My question is:
When I change in product from english language to russian how can I select russian category because I have only english category? And in the French language is the same problem - I cannot see the french categories to select it...

Thank you in advance!
Best Regards


Maxim Pishnyak

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Re: Creating products for a multilanguage website
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2013, 13:31:10 pm »
Choose category in english. It's your main web site language, right?

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Re: Creating products for a multilanguage website
« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2013, 13:35:37 pm »
Yes, english is my main web site language.
When I choose english category is it redirecting to correct language category because I see that when I created my main menus and in french menu I choose again english category I see that it is redirecting to same category but in french language.

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Re: Creating products for a multilanguage website
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2013, 13:36:13 pm »
Does it work with english?

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Re: Creating products for a multilanguage website
« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2013, 14:03:04 pm »
Now I test it with other site:
Joomla: 2.5.14
VM: 2.0.22a
3 Languages: Bulgarian(Main); English; Russian

It is working in all language:

  • with categories.
  • with products.
  • with menus.

So I think that VM: 2.0.22a is the last stable VM version.
With the new 2.0.22c I have a lot problems and have to returt to 2.0.22a...


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Re: Creating products for a multilanguage website
« Reply #7 on: September 26, 2013, 18:07:55 pm »
2.0.22e has latest language fixes (check Dev Portal at the top of current page).