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Leverage the Power of DotNetNuke in your Primary Language

FlagsWe are pleased to announce the release of five localized versions of the DotNetNuke Content Management Platform. Beginning with version 6.1.3, DotNetNuke Corp. will maintain and support five new localized software versions: Dutch, French, German, Italian and Spanish

In the software industry, internationalization and localization are means of adapting computer software to different languages. Internationalization is the process of designing a software application so that it can be adapted to various languages and regions without engineering changes. Localization is the process of adapting internationalized software for a specific region or language by adding locale-specific components and translating text.

DotNetNuke was designed and implemented to be fully internationalized. This has enabled community members to develop and distribute localized “Language Packs” that translate the software’s administrative interface into different languages. To ensure that localized versions of the platform continue to be updated and distributed along with each new software release, DotNetNuke Corp. will now maintain and support five localized versions for all three edition s of the platform: Community, Professional and Enterprise.

Language Packs

With version 6.1.3, DotNetNuke Corp. provides localization support for these languages through the distribution of Language Packs which can be downloaded and installed from the Languages Packs page on


Once the new language pack has been installed a flag is displayed in the upper right corner of the user interface which enables the site administrator or content editor to switch to their desired language and develop site content.


Once a language has been selected all of the host, admin and content interfaces along with the included modules are translated into the selected language.


Community Language Packs

In addition to the five supported Language Packs, community members will continue to provide packs for additional languages and dialects. These Language Packs are maintained and supported by the contributing community member or organization. Language packs are currently available for over 60 different languages. There are also packs that localize specific application modules and skins. Just search under the Community Language Packs tab for your desired language.

Language Packs Plus the Power of Content Localization.

While Language Packs translate the administrative interface into new languages, DotNetNuke also provides another powerful feature called Content Localization in all product editions. Content Localization enables you to maintain your web site in one primary language while creating and managing your site pages in multiple secondary languages. DotNetNuke automatically creates a security role called “translator” which allows you to give your translators permission to edit the appropriate pages for each new language. Language Packs let you use the DotNetNuke CMS in your primary language while Content Localization lets you create and manage multi-lingual site content so your web site visitors will have a great experience, no matter what language they speak.


We’d like to thank Peter Donker for the use of his Localization Editor and personally driving the localization project, along with our localization team of Benoit Sarton, Sebastian Leupold, Vicenç Masanas, Antonio Chagoury and Erik van Ballegoij.

Get started today by downloading language packs for Dutch, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Watch this getting started video to learn more about installing and using Language Packs.


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