How to Install a Language Pack in Elgg 1.8

Using another display language for your elgg network can be a little bit difficult to do. Sometimes you can make a mistake that can break your site. For that reason in this article I will give a step by step guide on how to install a language pack in elgg 1.8

1. For the purpose of this guide, I will use the Spanish Language pack from the Elgg Community. You can find it here if you want to use it

2. After downloading the language pack, upload it to the main folder of your elgg network

3. Once the language pack is uploaded, extract it:

4. After that, run upgrade.php If you don’t know how to do that, please read this article. That’s it, a new display language has been installed.

This concludes How to install a Language Pack in Elgg 1.8

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Rodolfo Hernandez

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Rodolfo Hernandez

I like photography and reading books. Currently working for Arvixe as Elgg Community Liaison. Elgg Security Expert Web Security Expert CEO of UDP SW Social Web

One Comment on How to Install a Language Pack in Elgg 1.8

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