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Modify the interface language

To change the PrestaShop language, follow the steps below:

  • Log in to the server console using SSH.
  • Modify the ownership of the PrestaShop directory:

    $ sudo chown -R daemon:daemon /opt/bitnami/apps/prestashop/htdocs/
    
  • Log in to the PrestaShop administration panel using your browser.

  • Navigate to the “International -> Localization” page and select a localization pack to import for your language.

    PrestaShop localization

  • Click “Import” to import the localization pack.

  • Once imported, navigate to the “International -> Localization” page and select the new language as the default language for your shop.

    PrestaShop language selection

    Alternatively, to add custom translations, navigate to the “International -> Translations” page, select the translation type as “Themes translations”, select the newly-installed language and click “Modify” to begin adding new translation strings or modifying existing ones.

    PrestaShop language translation

  • Log in to the server console again using SSH.

  • Restore the original ownership of the PrestaShop directory:

    $ sudo chown -R bitnami:daemon /opt/bitnami/apps/prestashop/htdocs/