Shopify - Edition - How to edit the Shopify checkout page translations?

In this article, you'll find how the checkout page is handled by Weglot and how to edit it.

How Weglot handle the Shopify checkout page?

The checkout pages won't be detected by Weglot as they belong to another domain, it's managed and handled by Shopify. The translations are directly monitored by Shopify (for a certain number of supported languages, defined by Shopify). 

However, if a visitor selects a language while visiting your website and then goes to the checkout page, the selected language will be remembered and the checkout will appear in this language (assuming the language is supported by Shopify), even if it's not Weglot anymore.

Weglot indicates Shopify the language chosen by the visitor to make Shopify display the same language.

If the translations from Shopify aren't accurate, you must contact them about this matter as they manage these translations.

How to edit the Shopify checkout page?

First of all, you have to go to your Online Store > Themes > Edit languages.

After that, you'll be able to edit the text of the checkout page and choose the language you want to edit :

You'll have the choice between several languages to edit:

However, if the language you want to edit is not present in this list, you'll have to go to your Shopify Dashboard > Apps > Weglot, make sure the language is present in your destination languages and save again.

After that, you'll have to visit your Online Store > Themes > Edit code:

And open Locales file: 

Then, you'll have to select the  .json file corresponding to the language you want to edit and change translations in it. 

Once it done, save your edit, and it's done.

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