Hello Magento Buddies ?,

 Hope all are safe and healthy. Today’s illustration is about How to Change Default Language in Magento 2 frontend. If you missed out to check our previously published blog How to Setup Free Shipping in Magento 2.


Nelson Mandela says, “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.”

 72.4% of international consumers prefer online shopping sites in their native language. Thus, a website with multiple language support is well enough to attract a wider audience. It will create brand awareness for the products and services you provide. The user can understand your website better and build trust for your store. Your store can stand out in the competitive world. The store will expand and reach more target audiences which in turn helps to create revenue.


The company that lacks language support is a barrier to driving customers and the growth of the business. It fails to create a user-friendly atmosphere of the website. The absence of different language support will create a hindrance in reaching your website to the customers at the same time affect the company’s reputation.

Magento features to develop an online store in multiple languages and change them whenever required. Let’s look at the Steps on how to apply it ?

Steps to Change Default Language in Magento 2:

 Step 1: Log in to Admin Account of the store from the backend

Step 2: Navigate to the following path

Stores -> Configuration

Change Default Language in Magento 2

Step 3: Choose the following option

General -> Locale Options

And choose the desired language from the Locale field dropdown menu.

Note – Select the Store View you want to change the language for if you have several store views.

Store View

Step 4: Press the Save Config button.

That’s it.

Final Words:

Therefore, with the help of the above steps, you can change the language in Magento 2 frontend. To configure different language support for your store where the user can select their desired language and layout, Magento 2 Google Language Translator can be of great help to you. If you face any difficulty let me know in the comment section below. Do share the blog with your Magento companions and help them with the same. Stay Happy Stay Safe.

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