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An overview of translation options in X-Cart.

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Written by Olga Tereshina
Updated over a week ago

By default, X-Cart is an English-based solution. However, if you need to translate a store in any other language, you can install a language package from the App Store. Your choice will affect the language of your store’s user interface (both the storefront and the Admin area).

For your convenience, we provide a few translation packages which can be downloaded from the X-Cart App Store and installed in your X-Cart store as add-ons. The translation packages available via the X-Cart App Store include but are not limited to:

If you want to translate your X-Cart store into a language with no translation package available for it in the X-Cart App Store, please get in touch with us at We will explain how this can be done and how you can get money out of it.

A translation package is a .csv file that contains a list of X-Cart text labels and their values defined for a specific language. When a piece of text needs to display on a page, X-Cart selects the respective text label from the database and determines which of its translations needs to be displayed according to the language currently selected for viewing the page. If, for some reason, the value of the label for the selected language is missing, the label value for the default language (English) displays. If the label value for the default language is missing as well, the label name displays.

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