Adding localization to a SharePoint solution

To localize the names and descriptions of user interface elements, such as features and web parts, externalized resource files need to be added to the Resources mapped folder. In this recipe, we will create English and French language resource files that include resource strings for the names and descriptions of the features we will create in the subsequent recipes.

How to do it...

Follow these steps to add localization resources to the solution:

  1. Right-click on the project name in the Solution Explorer pane.
  2. Click on Add and then select SharePoint Mapped Folder. The SharePoint Mapped Folder dialog will display all of the available folders to map in a tree view as shown in the following screenshot:
  3. Select ...

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