Chinese Language Pack for Magento 2

Today I will provide you another helpful document - **Magento 2 Chinese Simplified Language Pack**. With this knowledge base article, you can change the Magento 2 default language to Chinese Simplified Language with only two simple steps. After finishing, all labels on your storefront will be auto-converted to Chinese Simplified quickly.

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Download Chinese Language Pack for Magento 2

There are two compressed versions of Chinese Language Pack for Magento 2. If you want to install manually, just download .zip or tar.gz version to your computer, then install it on your Magento store.



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How to activate the language pack

It’s time to activate the language pack for your Magento 2 store.

  1. Step 1: From Magento 2 admin panel, navigate to Stores > Configuration > General > Locale Options
  2. Step 2: Select Chinese (China) and click Save Configuration

Supported Magento versions

This language pack is compatible with:

Magento Editions:
  • Magento Open Source (Community)
  • Magento Commerce (Enterprise / on-premise)
  • Magento Cloud
  • Magento MSI
  • Magento B2B
Magento Versions:
  • Magento v2.0.x
  • Magento v2.1.x
  • Magento v2.2.x
  • Magento v2.3.x
  • Magento v2.4.x

How to Install Chinese Language Pack

Method #1. Install via Composer

Install the Chinese language pack via composer is really easier.

Install Chinese pack:

composer require mageplaza/magento-2-chinese-language-pack:dev-master mageplaza/module-smtp 
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy zh_Hans_CN
php bin/magento indexer:reindex
php bin/magento cache:clean
php bin/magento cache:flush

You may get this message:

Install Magento 2 extensions from Marketplace

=> Go to Access Keys page and Create A New Access Key.

Update Chinese pack:

composer update mageplaza/magento-2-chinese-language-pack:dev-master
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy zh_Hans_CN
php bin/magento indexer:reindex
php bin/magento cache:clean
php bin/magento cache:flush

Method #2. Install via command line

Install the Chinese language pack via command line.

Download the language file to your installation root directory. Now run the following command:

php bin/magento i18n:pack -m replace zh_Hans_CN.csv zh_Hans_CN
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy zh_Hans_CN
php bin/magento cache:flush

As a result, a directory language pack will be created, which contains the proper structure of language files for your installation. Copy it over to your Magento installation and the translation should be visible.

Note: additional directory i18n contains strings for which the module could not be found in your installation. This file can be skipped.

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