How to setup a magento multi language website?

Today, We will talk about the multi language feature of Magento.

In this tutorial, We’ll guide you to create a website with two languages: English and French.

Step 1: Create two stores

In admin section, go to System menu -> Manage Store then create two stores.

Step 2: Select language for each store

In admin section, go to System menu -> Configuration. Please select each store in the top left corner, then you can select a language for that store in locale dropdown.

Step 3: Select Store View

Please go to CMS -> Pages -> Home Page -> Page Information tab. Please select Store View that you want. For example: “English”.

Step 4: Create locale package for each language

Create two folders: en_US and fr_FR in app/locale folder

Now you can go to the front-end and see how your magento multi language store works as below image: