Table 6-1 lists the pre-installed language packs for the backoffice user interface.

image A difference exists between adding and working with languages for the backoffice user interface and localizing your public website. To support multi-lingual sites, please refer to Chapter 7.

As you can see from Table 6-1, Umbraco offers a lot of flexibility out of the box. A later section covers in detail how to add a language and configure a user for that new language. You can find all the language files in the <install root>/umbraco/config/lang directory.

image Do you need more information on .NET and cultures? Take a look at the following article on the MSDN knowledge base site:

TABLE 6-1: Pre-Installed Language Packs


Changing the Default Language

Eventually, you may get a client located somewhere in the world where one of the pre-installed languages doesn't do the job. Right now, you can find the languages listed in Table 6-1 as a drop-down form control within the user details form. Figure 6-1 shows the interface. The next section describes in detail how to add another language to this drop-down form control. ...

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