To setup a multilingual Magento site, you need to create a store view for each language (or country) with the correct locale settings (an in-depth guide can be found here).
Create New Store Views
- To create a new store view in the Magento Admin panel, navigate to
Create Store View. Create a new store view for the desired language (locale).
- Next, go to
Generalto setup the locale settings.
- From the
Current Configuration Scopedrop-down, select the newly created store view.
- Expand the
Locale Optionsand unselect the
Use Websitecheckbox next to Locale.
- Select the locale (country) for the store view you have just created from the drop-down.
- Save the changes and repeat for each locale (language/country) you wish to setup.
You can adjust the URL Options for your store views. To do so:
- Go to
- This allows you to set how your URLs will appear for different store views, e.g.: