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Learning Magento 2 Administration

By : Cyndi Williams
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Learning Magento 2 Administration

By: Cyndi Williams

Overview of this book

Magento 2 has been completely re-written and re-designed to take the world’s most popular open source e-commerce platform to new heights of productivity and usability. With this overhaul comes improved opportunities to leverage the world’s most successful open source e-commerce platform for your online retail and wholesale business. The focus of this book is on operational aspects: those actions you, as a proprietor, can take to give your customers a more delightful shopping experience. In this guide, we delve into all aspects of managing a Magento 2 store, from product creation to marketing, customer management to search engine optimization. This book is not only a step-by-step course in setting up your Magento 2 website, it will be a handy reference as continue to improve and refine your online presence.
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Learning Magento 2 Administration
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Accommodating multiple languages

The versatility of multiple Store Views comes into real power as you configure your stores for various languages (and currencies, which are explained later in this chapter). To truly provide a native language experience for your customers, you have to:

  • Assign a locale to a store.

  • Update configurations where applicable for the appointed language.

  • Translate categories and products where necessary.

  • Translate other site content.

For this exercise, let's focus on the French Sportswear website.

Assigning a locale

To begin, go to Stores | Configuration and click on the General panel within the General side menu.

Select Sportswear French View in the upper-left Store View drop-down menu. This changes the Configuration Scope so that you can make changes that only affect this Store View.

Expand the Locale Options panel.

You'll notice that Use Website is selected beside each field. This means that by default, each setting inherits its configuration from whatever is configured...