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Setting language for Open Data portal

Question asked by CityofMoncton on Aug 19, 2018
Latest reply on Aug 20, 2018 by CityofMoncton

Does anyone know if it's possible to set the language for an Open Data portal? I have an English site built, but also require a second site in French. I don't want to rely on the browser language settings to do this.

 

In a webapp builder app, you can add "?locale=fr" in the URL and all the widget text as well as the surrounding text will display French. examples:

https://ncc-ccn.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapTour/index.html?appid=f974ba2ae10040a1854124f0a3181754 

https://ncc-ccn.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapTour/index.html?appid=a90f94801882431285c428fa2319bb2b&locale=fr 

 

I was hoping the same would be true for the Open Data app, but I can't get it to work. See attached image showing my french portal, but all the surround text is English (View, Filter By, etc.)

 

I know someone submitted an idea to add a language option in the portal template (which I voted for!), which is great. but i need to figure out something in the meantime that will translate the surround text, without relying on the browser language settings.

 

any ideas??

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