Introduction

Internationalization and localization make it possible to use CiviCRM in languages and cultural environments other than American English. This includes the menus, form labels, help texts, but also date formats, currency/number formats, address formats and supporting various alphabets (ex: alphabetical order of search results).

We will try to keep it non-technical, but if you use CiviCRM in another language you will often see these terms:

Translation documentation is being migrated to Gitlab:

https://lab.civicrm.org/development-team/translations/wikis/home