4. Vantage Theme: Setting up the Store Language

In this article, we will go through how to make changes to the default store translations and languages. For example, how to change Add to Cart to Add to Bag. 

The Default Theme Language

The Vantage theme includes an English translation out of the box. Translated content contains the standardized text in your store, such as contact information, buttons, and cart and checkout information.

Creating Another Language

In Vantage 7.2+ we have introduced a new cross borders feature within the footer section which allows you to integrate a language selector option into your store's footer.

The cross borders language feature allows you to easily translate standardized text in your theme into the following languages.

  • French
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Portuguese

Select the language settings option. 

This will redirect you to your store's language settings and control page. From this page you will be able to control how you choose to translate your store.

You can adjust the default language which is the initial language your store loads in.

Primarily for our purposes here we will be using the Translated languages.

If you need another language for your site, Shopify has a  great  step-by-step  guide for creating another translation.

Changing Translation Wording

Now let's say you want to change the way something is worded on your site. We will walk you through the process of changing the Add to Cart button to say Add to Bag.

Step 1

In the Theme Editor go to the  Theme Actions > Edit Languages.

Step 2

The Add to Cart button is on the  product page so you click on the Products tab. 

Step 3

Scroll down the page to Add to cart and edit the text to say Add to Bag.

Step 4

Scroll to the top of the page and click the blue Save button.

Now you will see the button on your site now says Add to Bag.