Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#4726 closed defect (bug) (invalid)

translation based on ip adress geolocation not appropriate

Reported by: arena's profile arena Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
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even if i am logged off ... here what is happening

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Capture2.jpg (135.9 KB) - added by arena 5 years ago.
mixed languages 1
CaptureFR.JPG (14.8 KB) - added by arena 5 years ago.
another example

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Change History (4)

5 years ago

mixed languages 1

5 years ago

another example

#1 @tobifjellner
5 years ago

This is not based on IP geolocation, but on http-accept headers from the visitor's browser and the chosen timezone of the browser.

Last edited 5 years ago by tobifjellner (previous) (diff)

#2 @Otto42
5 years ago

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

If you don't know French, don't have your browser send it as one of the available languages.

If you're using Chrome, go to chrome://settings/languages and check what it says under "Order languages based on your preference". That information gets passed to websites, and is what is used to give you that second screenshot in the "also available" section.

Similarly, the date in the first screenshot is actually translated by your browser, according to your browser's own settings. Not by the server in this instance.

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