PrestaShop has the ability to allow different default languages for your users. This is perfect if you have people working within your store that live in different areas of the world and want to have PrestaShop display in their native language. By default, this is set to English. You can set the default language for the employee so that they see the back office in their desired language. Follow the instructions below to learn how to set the default language for users in PrestaShop 1.5.

How to change the default back office language in PrestShop 1.5

  1. Log into your PrestaShop 1.5 admin dashboard.
  2. click employeesUsing the menu bar across the top of the page, hover over the Adminstration tab and click on the Employeesoption.
  3. click on edit for the employeeClick on the Editicon for the employee you want to work with.
  4. select-langauge from dropdownFind the Language field and select the desired language from the dropdown. You may need to first import the localization pack you want to use for your desired language.
  5. Click on the green Savebutton in the upper right corner.
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