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 In this guide, we will show you how to make advanced settings of the store. So, let's start!

Step 1: Customize language switcher

After the store's translation, LangShop adds a language switcher to the store. By default, it's placed on the lower right corner. You can change its position, type, display, etc. For more detailed information, please refer to this article - Customize language switcher.

Furthermore, there can be several language switchers in the store. You can place them wherever you need. For example, you can build switcher to the navigation menu, or add switcher to a custom position.


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Step 2: Add currency and currency switcher

LangShop allows adding currencies to the store. They will be displayed as a switcher. It's customizable and you can give the switcher the position, type, display, etc. that you need. You can get more detailed information about the currency switcher customization from this article - Customize currency switcher.

There can be several currency switchers. You can place them wherever you need. For example, you can add a currency switcher to the navigation menu.

Step 3: Translate text on images

Such categories as products, collections, and articles contain featured images and images in the description. With the help of LangShop, you can add different images for every language. In other words - you can translate text on pictures.

Let's consider an example of a product's images. You have a product and it is translated into French and Arabic. Now you want to localize the content and add different featured images to the product's translated versions. To translate them, please, follow guides in this article - How to translate the product's image.

Also, you can translate images, that are placed in the product's a or collection's descriptions. To get more information about it, please, refer to these articles:

Step 4: Check dynamic content

Dynamic content - it's a content added by other applications. LangShop provides an opportunity to translate dynamic content. In this article, we've written a detailed instruction about how to Find and translate dynamic content.

Step 5: Check static content

Sometimes developers hardcode the text to the liquid. It's called static text. LangShop allows translating this type of content. More detailed information about the static text and its translation is available in this article - Translate static text.

Step 6: Theme section

To make the translation of all elements of the store, you should check theme settings and theme localization. These sections allow translating such types of content as banners, checkout, modal windows, etc. 

To translate theme localization and settings, read these articles:

 Perhaps, this article will be useful for you too - Can I translate the checkout with your app?

Step 7: Analytics

 If you've passed the previous steps, your content should be 100% translated and localized. Anyway, we recommend you to make one more step and make sure that everything is really ok. Go to the Analytics section.

Analytics – is a special tool, that helps to monitor the status of the store content translation. Here you can see a statistic of the translated content in all languages that you’ve chosen.

To learn more about this section, read or article - Importance of the Analytics section.

 

Well, it was a guide to advanced configuration. When you pass all the steps, you will get a multilingual store, that will be fully translated and localized.

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