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Setting up languages


Steps shown on this page apply only to TYPO3 v9 and older versions. In TYPO3 v10 and up languages are configured differently.

Each language into which you want your web site to be translated must be defined explicitely. These come in addition to the so-called "default" language. That default language is whatever you decide it to be.

The system languages are added on the root level of the page tree. The Introduction Package comes with Danish and German predefined.

List of system languages

Viewing the list of system languages

The record for the Danish language record looks like this:

Details of a system languages

Input form for a system language

Once you have defined at least one system language, you have the option of translating pages and content. For example, the WEB > List module will show links for translating, provided you have translated the page and checked the "Localization view" at the bottom of the scren.

Content elements with localize links

The Web > List view, with page translations and localize links for content elements

Translated elements appears nested "under" their default language parent element in the WEB > List view.

Nested translations

The Web > List view shows translations nested under their parent