Translations (beta)

Can I translate the platform into another language?

Yes, you can! Using our Translations tool, you can translate the text of the platform into any language.

But that's not all the Translations tool can do. You can also use it to change specific terminology to better fit the needs of your business. For example, you can use Cases instead of Projects, or Subjects instead of Contacts. You have the power to rewrite practically any text in the platform, right down to the most obscure error message.

Right now our Translations tool is in beta, which means it has not yet reached its fullest potential. But don't worry - our team is constantly working behind-the-scenes with the goal of giving you the power to change every single shred of text.

How do I use Translations?

Navigate to Flyout Menu > Translations (beta).

You'll first need to enable translation functionality.

When this box is checked, you will see an option to enable Multi-language support.

Once your Translations have been configured, you can use this option to display a choice between the default fresh-out-of-the-package English text, or your customized text to all users in the platform.

When your user logs in, they can go to Flyout Menu > My Profile/Settings, or they can click Edit Profile in the main menu.

At the bottom of the Basic Info section, there will be a Translation dropdown menu in which they can choose from the default or configured setting.

How do I find and change words/phrases?

In the Translation Filter section, you'll see a search field. Type the word or phrase you are looking for. The results will be organized into Groups, shown as tabs to the left of the screen.

TIP: It's very helpful to click the Hide Empty Groups check box. This will hide all of the Groups in which your targeted phrase does not appear, thus making it easier to find.

Then, you can click through the Groups and modify the targeted word/phrase as needed.

Type the translation or alternative word/phrase in the field below the original, then click the  Save Group button at the bottom of the page.

How do I translate the Menu Items?

In general, the Menu Items are a special case and cannot be changed via the Translations tool. You'll need to use  Custom Menus to change them.

CLICK HERE to learn about Custom Menus

The one exception to this is the Pages menu item. What you can change in Custom Menus is actually only what Staff/Internals see, and not what Contacts/Externals see.

To change the name of the Contacts/External Page menu item, type "pages" in the search field and click the Pages Group. The correct field to edit is shown below.

How do I reset my Translation configurations to Default?

If you need to wipe clean your configured Translations, you can do this by clicking the Reset to Default button near the top of the screen.

This will permanently remove any changes you have made and revert it back to the default, out-of-the-box text throughout the platform.

IMPORTANT: This option cannot be undone. Once this action has been taken, you will be unable to recover any work you have put into your Translations, so please use with caution!

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