Shopify - What is the private mode?

In this article, you will see how to use the private mode in Shopify - A feature allowing you to disable the translations display for your visitors during your editions.

When you add the Weglot app, it's set as "public" by default. All your visitors can access the translated pages. 
Using the private mode, you'll be able see the translated pages, when logged to your Shopify admin. Your visitors won't be able to see translated pages until you reactivate public mode. It's useful  to edit your translations and see how it looks on your website before publishing it to your visitors.

How to switch to private mode? 

Go to Shopify Admin > Apps > Weglot Translate.
On the left menu, you should see a button Make Private, click on it.

Now you're are in the Private mode and the translations are only visible because you're logged in as an administrator. Actually, the language button is still visible for you but not for your visitors.

Tips: Open a private session and check your website... There is no button!


How to switch to public mode? 

Clicking on "Make public", your visitors will be able to see your button again and the translations.

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