How to Add a New Language

Adding new languages to your SugarCRM CE based website

Adding a language to your SugarCRM CE is maybe the first thing you would like to do when you are configuring the application especially when your company is international or your employees are not native English speakers. In the next few lines of this tutorial we will show you how precisely you should do that.


To Add a new Languagee to SugarCRM CE, you need to:

Let’s begin!


Step 1 Find a Lnguage Pack

Most of the SugarCRM CE resources are provided free of charge and in order to get a language you will need to access the official GiHub Repository of SugarCRM.


There you will be able to find few language packs which you can download. For the purpose of this tutorial we will use the Italian language pack provided free of charge.


Step 2 Access the Module Loader

Adding a language requires from you to use the native SugarCRM CE Module Loader. This feature is implemented by default in the application and in order to access it you will need to login with the admin user. Then you will need to access the Admin section and from there you will need to find the “Module Loader” under the “Developer Tools” section.


Accessing the module loader


There you will see the interface of the Module Loader which consist of two sections of modules. The first one is for the modules already added to your SugarCRM CE installation and the second one is for the modules which are uploaded but not activated.


In order to upload the language pack you will need to use the upload form located between both of these sections.


Uploading a module


Once you point the module installation archive from your local computer you will need to click on the upload button and once the module is uploaded it will be displayed in the second section of uninstalled modules.


Installing a Module


By clicking on the Install button you will be able to install the uploaded language right after confirming the installation in the next screen called Ready to Install.


Confirming the installation


Upon successful installation you will receive a confirmation that the language pack was installed successfully and you will be able to get back to the Module Loader page.

Congratulations! You have successfully added a new language on your SugarCRM CE based website!