The language of the app is managed from the menu: Shop settings > Preferences > Application language .
It is the language in which all generic texts and automatic messages will appear in your app.
Only one general language can be defined per app.
The language of the app does not automatically adapt to the language of the end-user's device or to the country.
To offer content in different languages with GoodBarber, the only option is creating one app per language.
The multi-language discount
If you create several identical applications in different languages, we grant you a 50% discount on each new language project.
This discount is based on your initial subscription for your original application.
To take advantage of this offer:
1/ After you created the new project, but before you pay for it, contact the support from its backend
2/ Specify the backend of the original app in your message and request the discount
3/ Subscribe for this new app after the discounted invoice has been created on the new project in a different language.
Here is an example:
1 - You create one application in English for which you choose the Premium subscription ($3060/year).
2 - You create a new app, that's the same, but in Spanish.
3 - You contact the support before you subscribe, from the backend of the Spanish app.
In your message, you specify the backend URL of the English app (the original app) and request the 50% discount for multi-language.
4 - Our team generates an invoice with a 50% discount on the Premium subscription plan in the backend of the Spanish app.
You will pay:
- $3060/year for the original app in English
- $1530/year for the second app in Spanish
If you decide to create a new version in French, for example, you must follow the same steps to get the 50% discount.
You will also pay $1530/year instead of $3060/year for this new language.
Warning for the iOS version
Similar apps in a different language are considered as a form of spam by Apple, as stated in the Guideline 4.3 - Spam:
"Don’t create multiple Bundle IDs of the same app. If your app has different versions for specific locations, sports teams, universities, etc., consider submitting a single app and provide the variations using in-app purchase. Also, avoid piling on to a category that is already saturated; the App Store has enough fart, burp, flashlight, and Kama Sutra apps already. Spamming the store may lead to your removal from the Developer Program."
Remember that you must always use the technical possibilities provided by GoodBarber within the limits of what the guidelines of the stores allow.