How to Change the System Language of Your Site in Elgg 1.8

In this quick article, I will give a step by step guide on how to change the system language of your site in Elgg 1.8. Sign in as an Administrator and follow these steps:

1. Go to the Administration Dashboard

2.  Then go to menu “Configure -> Settings -> Basic Settings”:

3. In basic settings, you will find a drop down box where you can select the language. Select the language that you want for your Elgg network and hit Save. For the purposes of this guide, I will select French.

4. And that’s it! Now the language of the network will be the one selected (in this case, French):

This now concludes how to change the system language of your site in Elgg 1.8

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