Customize languages on the platform
  • Updated on 25 Jun 2020
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By default, the Microsoft Community Training platform is available in English language to the learners. To support native learners, you can enable more languages and configure the default language for your platform instance.

Important

Language support is only for system generated strings only, not the content. Content can be added in any language as per the training requirements.

In this article, you'll learn how to customize languages and set the default language for the management portal.

Permissions Level

The Microsoft Community Training management portal provides role-based administration and depending upon the type of access level administrator can perform an action on the portal. Table below shows administrative roles that can customize languages for the platform.

Access Level Customize profile information
Organization Administrator Yes
Category Administrator No
Course Administrator No
Group Administrator No

Steps to add languages on the platform

  1. Login to the Microsoft Community Training portal and switch to administrator view

  2. Click on Settings tab from the left navigation panel and select General option from the list
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  3. From the Languages, select the languages you want to enable on the platform

Note

This will enable languages only for the Web Application. To enable languages on the MobileApp, follow the steps in this article.

  1. Hover over the language, and click on 'Mark as Default' to make either of the selected languages as the default language on the platform

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  1. Click on Apply Changes to publish your changes
Reminder
Ensure you click on Apply Changes. Otherwise, the changes you made will be lost.
  1. The selected languages will be available for the learners to select before Sign In. The "Default" language will be the first language in the list and the portal will be viewable to the learner first in that language
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  2. If the language of your choice is not available on the platform follow the steps in this article to add new languages for your platform instance

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