Additional Language Support - Allow customers to select site language
It's possible to set the site up in different languages, but not to have the customer choose the language. Vote here for allowing visitors to choose the language of the site rather than it being defined by the photographer.
Nathan Phillips Photography commented
I do school photography and it would be really helpful to allow families to order in Spanish, Chinese, etc... I do enough work in immigrant communities where this is affecting sales and probably worth moving to a vendor that does support this. But I'm pretty invested here so I'd rather Zenfolio just implement it :)
Hilary Rhodes commented
I live in Switzerland and most of my likely customers will be French or even German speakers, thank you.
Martial Comeau commented
Yes, since I live in a french and english speaking region I absolutely need to have a website in both languages.
I would not classify this as an option but a necessity. Please Guys make this happen ASAP. I did not realize the importance of this feature until recently moved to an area of Spain where multiple languages are spoken beside the Spanish. Thank you
Claude Badet Photographie commented
Living in Canada I need to be able to offer the option of choosing the french or english versions of my site. (a little flag on the right corner for instance).
I see this suggestions has been made by someone in 2014.
How could I know Zenfolio will implement this options one day? (or is it done and I do not see it?).
I present my site to visitors and clients in German and English speaking countries.
At the moment I can only decide which group I want to disappoint !
At the moment with one click in the settings I can choose between German and English. That works quite nicely.
Surely it should be easy enough to just put 2 flags on the header on the home page, so the user can make this decision himself?
What is the difficulty? why does it take so long, seems like it is not yet even considered ??
Peter Domican commented
I really want to be able to sell in English AND Portuguese. Still can't believe this isn't being looked at.
What does the Zenfolio team thinks, how this should work at all?
Since I'm in Switzerland, I had to choose "German" in the settings for the visitors view.
But I also have international customers who don't understand German. For them it looks quite strange to handle their galleries without understanding the interface :-(
Zenfolio is such a great thing, so I'm a bit confused how they did not cover such basics. Should be one of the first things IMHO.
But thanks anyways for the great work and have a good start into 2016!
That would be soo great to have a first page with in my case with a German and a USA Flag and "Welcome, please choose your preferred language" and based on the customers choice he will be forwardet to the Homepage Content in the language the customer choose with same layout for german/english only the language is different.
We need the facility for the custom to choose the language.
Agree - content could be in any language the photographer chooses (like about pages, blogs and such) - but the shopping cart and customer proofing in several languages would be awesome.
Paolo Fiori commented
Please... we need to have eCommerce in italian. Im available to translate all site for free but please, we really need it!!!
Roberto Nencini commented
we need of italian laguage per the transition of e'commerce
We really need it !
Det ville også være godt hvis man kunne vælge Dansk. Jeg vil gerne hjælpe med at oversætte.
Deberia haber esta opcion de que se pueda escoger el idioma, o que se seleccione automaticamente dependiendo del idioma de donde proceda quien visita la pagina
Yes, the client should be able to chose french or English here in Montreal. Iam happy to translate the custom parts. Also, the licenses should follow the language chosen by the client.
We also need it. If the hang up is that you don't want to do the translation - create a means for us to provide our own. That would be better than what we have now.
Same Problem exists here in Europe. The new German translation already is quite nice, but would be way more useful if people could choose between a german or english version of the page. I'd love to see that.
Esther Gibbons commented
I'm also in Canada and about 40% of my clients are French-speaking. It would be so helpful to offer bilingual site options. I don't mind translating the custom texts, menus and site content into French, but I need the option to switch languages to be available to the client.