Questions tagged [language-fallback]

This topic relates to anything that includes custom language fallback enhancements prior to Sitecore 8.1 and all Sitecore supported language fallback feature from 8.1 and up.

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Couldn't find sitename 'shell' in sitecore.config in 9.3 for lang fall back

I don't see site name shell in version 9.3, but to enable language fall back as per Sitecore documentation we need to add the 'enableItemLanguageFallback' and 'enableFieldLanguageFallback' in shell ...
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Language fallback version not indexing

I am struggling with an issue that I can't get my head around of. I have a Sitecore 9.3 solution, for which I installed the Coveo for Sitecore module. The solution is multilingual, 3 languages (...
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How to delete Invariant Language

Using Sitecore 10.1 with commerce. I see this Invariant language for some of the items. Here is a snap of a template's standard values (Regular custom Sitecore template) and all the items created from ...
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Finding the source of a field value

I guess I somewhat know the answer, but I'd like to get the community feedback on this. What is the correct way of identifying where a field value originates from? When item.Fields[field].HasValue is ...
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Language fallback working on CM but not on CD

I've enable Language Fallback and everything works as expected on CM, but things are not working out on CD. I've checked the config to be the same on both CM and CD (/App_Config/Sitecore/CMS.Core/...
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Sitecore 9.3 Solr ContentSearch does not get the right language

I have a site with the language english (en -> default language) and portuguese (pt-BR). Now I have the problem that on the portugese website there are shown items of the english language version. ...
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Dictionary translation ignored new language fallback

Our SEO guy asked us to change the Spanish language code from es-MX to es-US for SEO reasons. We currently use the dictionary to handle a lot of translated strings, so it seemed to make the most sense ...
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How can I tell if Language Fallback is in effect?

In a solution with Item level language fallback enabled, how do I tell if this is in effect for the current item? I would like to set the html element lang attribute to the language that is being ...
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Sitecore Form Fallback

Is there any out of the box feature or way to Implement fallback for Sitecore Forms . I create a sitecore Form in a language and add it to a page ,currently if i open the page in other language the ...
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Setting language read access for endusers

We have followed this excellent guide: https://briancaos.wordpress.com/2010/06/30/setting-up-security-on-languages-in-sitecore-6/ for setting up security in the Sitecore client for our Sitecore ...
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Sitecore Language "en-EU"

We are using Sitecore 9.2 on-premise. We have an old requirement that Europe needs to be a separate en-EU language site. so we added the custom language "en-EU" from Sitecore Control Panel -> Add ...
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Redirect Item To Fallback

I am doing internal redirects. I need to have the target item point back to fallback if no current language is available. Any insights here? LinkField TOURL = RedirectItem.Fields["To url"]; Item ...
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How to pass language to Glass BeginRenderLink

I have a Link field in Sitecore where user could choose any link, site has multiple languages and cultures. In case if user sets a page in the link field that does not have language in current context,...
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Language fallback not working for a specific language

We have set up language fallback for our multilingual multi-site in Sitecore. We are using 3 languages da, de, and en. en is the fallback version for other languages. Fallback is working fine for da ...
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Sitecore Item-level language fallback impact on SEO

With the default Sitecore Item-level language fallback enabled configured on our site, a page without a Korean version displays the English version. For example, /ko/mypage displays the content of /en/...
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Does language fallback work for rendering variant fields?

I have created a rendering variant in 'en' and enabled item fallback. But when I tried to access the rendering variant with other language like fr-fr, all the rendering variant fields are not ...
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Glass mapper returning null for shared fields with values

I have an SXA site. It has language fallback enabled on the site node. Page and component datasource templates' standard values have had both their item level and field level fallback enabled for non-...
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LanguageFallback not working

So I have a field, where I can change the font color of some text on the hero image inside of Sitecore 8.1. Let's say you can choose between black and white. Now if I choose a color in the English ...
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How do I disable language fallback on a template for a given language in multilingual site?

We are building a multilingual site and language fallback is enabled for all the languages to fall back to English language content. Though one exception is that, we don't want pages of a specific ...
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Disabling ItemLanguageFallback not working

I want to use only FieldLanguageFallback and NOT ItemLanguageFallback. I have a multisite configuration running with enableFieldLanguageFallback=true and with enableItemLanguageFallback=false on my ...
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Layout/presentation details and language fallback

I'm working on a multilingual Sitecore site. We currently have everything set up in English (/en); but are adding other cultures and languages (en-CA, es-MX, fr-CA, etc.). I've setup the languages to ...
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Enabling Item Language Fallback for SXA component datasources

In our Sitecore instance we have a number of different languages, and we have enabled item level language fallback. We have enabled item level fallback on all of our page templates, and this works as ...
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Field level fallback value is lost when new version of a dictionary item is added

I'm having an issue keeping the value of the fallback language field after creating a version of the current language. To recreate the issue: Open a Dictionary Item that has a language fallback (es) ...
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Glass Mapper - Item not null when language version not present

I'm using Glass 5.4.18 with Sitecore 9.0.2. I have a base template for my site that has language fallback turned on by default, but for a few items the client wants to disable language fallback so the ...
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Language sync in Sitecore with Unicorn

I've installed sitecore 9 and I am using Unicorn to sync my developer items. Do I create all my languages on my local machine an add the "/sitecore/system/Languages" to my Unicorn synchronization, so ...
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SXA & Language fallback in list components

I have a website with SXA (1.7.1) and language fallback setup up. It all works fine for regular components (eg. carousel or a custom component made by us) but lists (eg. Link List) won't pick up ...
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Language Fallback: 0 versions vs. fallback version

I'm working on setting up multilingual support for our 8.1u3 installation, and I'm running into some weird behavior with the language fallback. It works for the most part, but certain items refuse to ...
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Globally enabling field-level fallback

Using Sitecore 9.0.2, I'm looking to globally enable field-level language fallback. This seems like it should be easy to do, just go to the Field template and check on the box in the standard values. ...
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How do you detect if a request is translated?

I have an item with version in en only. I have set the en-GB language to fallback to en, and it works great. With Sitecore's language fallback functionality, I do not have to have a version in the en-...
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Enforcing that childitems without language version are not returned

I have a menu container that contains link items. The menu container is just a container so it does not need to have separate versions in all the active site languages. More specifically, it will ...
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Language fallback for Non-Shared fields are not working with Glass mapper and Sitecore 9?

I have a site configured with an item and field language fallback. We are using glassmapper as an ORM. We have used VersionCountDisabler in the code and global.asax level. Settings: ...
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Update fields using Sitecore Powershell Extensions

I'm using the following script to update a specific field in all the children of the item right-clicked in my content tree. It works but the update is not applied to the item clicked with my context ...
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Include template fields in export language

When trying to use the Export Languages tool in the control panel I would like to know if I can include template fields in the export. When using this tool to export pages for language translation it ...
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SXA & Item Language Fallback

This is for Sitecore 8.2 update-5 version and SXA 1.5 . I have configured item fallback language in the settings of my site : Now, we have implemented a partial design with json content that ...
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Language Fallback not taking effect on my sites

Language fallback not working in Sitecore 9.0 with SXA 1.5. I have done the below changes to enable language fallback(en) for all added languages. On the System Languages in Sitecore Select the ...
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Getting language culture not support exception for item level language fallback

We had upgraded our site from 8.1 to 8.2 update 4, we are using item level language fallback but after upgrade it is not working, we have checked all settings, all are correct. Because with same ...
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After sitecore 8.2 update 4 upgrade item level language fallback not working for non shared fields

After sitecore 8.2 upgrade 4 , we are not getting item language fallback value for item fields which are not shared , These items has value in en language and not in en-GB. But in the same scenario , ...
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How to find if Item language is falling back to another language?

We have a multilingual website and using language fallback(Item Level). I am finding hard to get the fallback language of an item. We have fr-FR which is falling back to en-FR. But when I get the ...
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Image field with SVG selected not falling back correctly when using item fallback

I have item level fallback enabled and it works. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <configuration xmlns:patch="http://www.sitecore.net/xmlconfig/"> <sitecore> <sites> ...
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Log file warning about caching and DefaultScavengeStrategy

I see a ton of these warnings in my Sitecore log file, using 8.2 Update 3: 5304 01:57:06 WARN web[isLanguageFallbackValid] cache is cleared by Sitecore.Caching.Generics.Cache`1+...
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Removing items that don't have language version from an array

Hey I can't get my head around this and haven't worked to much in Sitecore but can anyone help? The code is getting the children of a item putting them into an array and then running another section ...
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How to enable item language fallback in a multi-site solution for particular sites?

Here the Sitecore documentation says: In multisite environments where you only want to enable language fallback on a subset of the websites, you need to create a specific shell site for each ...
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What is the use of "shell" website in the Sitecore.LanguageFallback.config file

If I don't include <site name="shell">, what impact will it have?
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Get originating language code when using language fallback

I have a component returning content from a set up fallback language, so far so good. Is there anyway for me to find out the originating language code for this? At the moment, everything I have tried ...
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Sitecore Fast Query on Multi Lingual/Language Fallback solutions

How can we make the fast queries work in multi lingual and Language fall back scenarios? We are using Fast queries across our code to fetch items. and we are facing issue when trying with multi-...
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Enable Field level fallback for Final Renderings Field

I want to enable field level fallback for Layout->Final Renderings so when ever content editor creates a version in new language he/she will get all the content from Fallback language. But whats the ...
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Programatically Check if the items if the item's version that is returned is a Fall Back

I have a scenario where I have to enable the fallback for a template and on some particular scenarios I have to show the language versions only if it has that particular version. Ex: If it has a non ...
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Disable Language Fallback for specific item language

We have enabled language fallback and it's working great. Until i found this issue. We have many languages en-gb, de-de,it-it etc and de-de is falling back to en-gb. We have a template called news ...
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Associate custom data to sitecore languages

Whats the best way to associate custom data to sitecore languages? Imagine, if i need to associate API Key to each language. Add new field called APIKey in /sitecore/templates/System/Language ...
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How to programmatically set "Enable field level fallback" field on a Template Field item?

I'm using sitecore 8.2. I have a list of the Template Field items where I need to check the "Enable field level fallback" field programmatically. So, something like that: foreach (var item in ...
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