Add a new language to Sitecore settings

Abstract

Add a new language definition to Sitecore settings.

Before you can create a version of an item in a new language, you must add the new language in Sitecore system settings. Then the new language code and associated country/region code become available for configuration within Sitecore.

To add a language to Sitecore system settings:

  1. In the Content Editor, go to /sitecore/System/Languages.

  2. Right-click and then click Insert, Language.

  3. In the Add a New Language dialog box, in the Choose a predefined language code field, select the language and country code you want to use.

  4. Complete the remaining fields as required and click Next to step through the remaining pages of the Wizard.

    The Add a New Language dialog box in Sitecore Content Editor.
  5. When you are finished, click Close.

    The new language is added to the content tree.