Eight Themes Support Documentation

How to translate your store into multiple languages

Step 1: Download an app

Before you begin selling in multiple languages, download a translation app from the Shopify app store. 

  1. Visit the Shopify App store.
  2. Enter translate into the search bar.
  3. Choose a translation app and select Install app.
  4. Follow the steps to install the app into your storefront.

Step 2: Set requirements for selling in multiple languages

Before you start selling in multiple languages, make sure your store meets the requirements.

Step 3: Enable the Language Selector

To display an icon that lets customers change the store language in their browser, enable the language selector within your theme.

  1. Within your Shopify admin, go to Online Store > Themes.
  2. Go to the selected theme and click Customize.
  3. In the theme editor, go to the left panel and click Header.
  4. Go to the panel on the right, scroll down to LOCALIZATION, and check the box next to Show language selector.


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