How to translate the Consentmo app by using Translate My Store

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10 mins

Alexandrina Filipova
March 3, 2022
How to translate the Consentmo app by using Translate My Store

Unlocking Multilingual Support: Translating Consentmo with Translate My Store

Here we are with blog post № 2 of our Translation series. In this article, we will focus on Translate My Store app and showcase all the steps you need to follow in order to translate the Consentmo app with it. Let's not waste any more time and jump right in:

Initial settings of the app

Translate My Store app gives three options for translating the Consentmo app - Manual Translation, AI & Auto Translation, and Import Translation. First, let's take a look at the admin side of the app before diving into more details.

1. Navigate to the Apps section

2. Then go to the Translate My Store & Currency

The Translate My Store app in Shopify

When entering the admin side of the app you will see all the translation options that the app offers.

Here is how the admin side of the app looks like

How the admin side of the Translate My Store app looks like

The first thing you should do is select the languages you want to use for translation:

1. Navigate to the Languages tab located in the dashboard of the app

The Languages tab in the dashboard of the Translate My Store app

2. Select the language you want to use 

Selectint he language you want to use 

Make sure to Publish the languages that you selected using. We chose German and Spanish, and here is what the added languages look like in the admin section.

Make sure to Publish the languages that you selected using

The next step is configuring the language selector:

1. Navigate to Selector tab located in the dashboard of the app

The Selector tab in the dashboard of the Translate My Store app

2. Then, Enable the selector, that way it will be visible on your storefront

3. Choose the style of the selector and select the placement and the position

Choose style, placement and position

Here is how the configured language selector looks like on the storefront

Here is how the configured language selector looks like on the storefront

After you have set up the Translate My Store app, it is time to show you how you can translate the Cookie Bar and Preferences Popup of our app.

Translating the Consentmo app

As we already mentioned Translate My Store offers three options for translation and we will show you each one of them starting with:

Manual Translation

1. Go to the Manual Translation option in the admin of the app

Manual translation of the Consentmo app by Translate My Store

2. Then, select the language you want to use for translation. Here we chose German.

3. As a resource type select Metafield

4. For translation status choose All

Steps for manual translation of the Consentmo app

5. When the items for manual translation are loaded, add the text in the translation editor

6. Lastly, click on the Save Changes button

Adding the text in the translation editor in Translate My Store

That way you can translate each part of the Cookie Bar and Preferences Popup.

Here is how the translated to German Cookie Bar and Preferences Popup look like

Here is how the translated to German Cookie Bar and Preferences Popup look like

Respectively, when choosing Metafield as a resource type the GDPR and other laws' Compliance pages are also translated.

Here is how the translated GDPR Compliance page looks like

Here is how the translated GDPR Compliance page looks like

By submitting any request on this page, you will see that the additional messages are also translated to German.

How the translated Data collection text looks like

How the translated Data collection text looks like

How the translated confirmation for the submitted request looks like

How the translated confirmation for the submitted request looks like
AI & Auto Translation

The second option is AI & Auto Translation. Follow the steps below to see how it works:

1. Go to the AI & Auto Translation in the admin of the app.

AI & Auto Translation of the Consentmo app in Translate My Store

Here you can choose between two options: Creating an AI Translations Task or Auto Translation.

By creating an AI Translation Task you should:

1. Select the language you want to use for translation. Here we chose German.

2. As a resource type select Metafield

3. For translation status choose All

AI Translation Task translation in Translate My Store

When the items are loaded you can see that they are already translated

AI Translation Task translation in Translate My Store

By choosing the Auto Translation you just have to Enable the language that you want to translate and click on the Save button.

Auto Translation translation in Translate My Store

The app will automatically detect the new texts and will translate them. Visit your storefront page and check the Cookie bar and the Preferences Popup.

Here is how the translated to German Cookie Bar and Preferences Popup look like

Here is how the translated to German Cookie Bar and Preferences Popup look like

The Compliance pages are also translated, as well as the additional messages when submitting any request.

Import Translation

The last option for translation is the Import Translation

It allows you to export all translatable items into an Excel file which you share with your translators. Afterwards, they can input the translation in the Excel, and you can import back the same file. Then the app will publish the translations to your store.

Import translation in of the Consentmo app in Translate My Store
Import translation in of the Consentmo app in Translate My Store

To facilitate your job even more, we have created a video tutorial explaining the above used processes:

And these are all the options which you can use in order to translate the Consentmo app by using Translate My Store.

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