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Translating just enough for the frontend user

  1. AndyNick
    Member

    I was wondering if you could point me toward those strings in the .po file that are exclusively for the backend and won't matter to anyone interacting with a translation of a form on the frontend. Some strings are very obviously for the admin, but there seems to be some overlap. I'd like to keep as much functionality as possible in the backend in English.

    Posted 6 years ago on Tuesday June 11, 2013 | Permalink
  2. If you're looking for only the front-end to be in a different language - you could just place the appropriate text for field labels and descriptions in the form builder while creating the form.

    You could also then use our sublabel filters as needed to change the sublabel text on complex fields: http://www.gravityhelp.com/documentation/page/Developer_Docs

    Posted 6 years ago on Tuesday June 11, 2013 | Permalink
  3. AndyNick
    Member

    Thanks for the reply. Yes, no problems on the field labels needing to be in the target language.

    And thanks for the directions on how to handle sublabel text. I'll be going through the documentation in detail. Saved me a lot of time dealing with the language file; I thought that was the only route to having those sublabels and confirmation / error messages on the frontend display in the users' language.

    Posted 6 years ago on Wednesday June 12, 2013 | Permalink
  4. AndyNick
    Member

    Thanks for the previous advice. I've been able to follow the directions in the documentation to change most of the validation messages I need to. One that is dogging me is "Your emails do not match" when the "Enable Email Confirmation" is checked in the email field. Could you point me in the right direction how to get this one into the target language?

    Posted 6 years ago on Tuesday July 9, 2013 | Permalink
  5. AndyNick
    Member

    Wondering if there is a solution for this translation.

    Posted 6 years ago on Tuesday July 16, 2013 | Permalink
  6. Richard Vav
    Administrator

    If you still require assistance with this please open a new support ticket or a priority support ticket if you are a developer license holder.

    Posted 6 years ago on Thursday July 25, 2013 | Permalink

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