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.
Other language packages are available at language packs page
Below are two active buttons which are required operations before installing the language package. Let’s hit them to download and contribute Magento 2 Chinese Language Pack immediately!
Install the Chinese language pack via composer is really easier.
Install Chinese pack:
composer require mageplaza/magento-2-chinese-language-pack:dev-master php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy zh_Hans_CN php bin/magento cache:flush
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 cache:flush
Install the Chinese language pack via command line.
Download the language file to your installation root directory. Now run the following command:
wget https://github.com/mageplaza/magento-2-chinese-language-pack/raw/master/zh_Hans_CN.csv 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 langpack will be created that contains proper structure of language files for your installation. Copy it over to your Magento installation and the translations 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.
Now time to activate the language pack for your Magento 2 store. From Magento 2 admin panel, navigate to
Stores > Configuration > General > Locale Options
Select Chinese (China) and click
It comes to the end of tutorial: Magento 2 Chinese Language Pack.