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Section Language Preference

This setting is only available if the language module is installed.

Allows a single section within the content to be marked with either a known language or to be set to Any The content managerīs rendering engine then uses these to provide content to site visitors based on their language preference. Here is how it works:

First the system looks over the content to see if any of the sections match the visitorīs language preference. If it finds any that do it displays them and stops. If it doesnīt find any then it goes through again and returns any sections that would normally be displayed in English (the global default fall-back language) The important thing to note here is that if you put a single section on a page that has been set to Any then you have basically disabled the English Fall-back feature.

Example 1:
Section 1 = English
Section 2 = English
Section 3 = French
Section 4 = Any

Visitors browsing with a language preference of English would see:
Section 1
Section 2
Section 4

Visitors browsing with a language preference of French would see:
Section 3
Section 4

Visitors browsing with a language preference of Spanish would see:
Section 4

Example 2:
Section 1 = English
Section 2 = English
Section 3 = French
Section 4 = French

Visitors browsing with a language preference of English would see:
Section 1
Section 2

Visitors browsing with a language preference of French would see:
Section 3
Section 4

Visitors browsing with a language preference of Spanish would see:
Section 1
Section 2

In most cases the rule of thumb is to not use the Any setting unless you will be providing a specific message to the effect that the visitorīs language is not supported and you do not want them to see anything else.
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