Resource Manager

The Resource Manager in the Administration module lets you manage localized resource labels/data for custom templates used in customer-facing documents.

Note: When you configure the new or existing resource in the Resource Manager, you can create and configure a custom template for localization. See Configuring Templates in the Internationalization online help.

The following are the high-level steps to create a new resource or to modify an existing resource for localization. See Configuring Resources for detailed steps on localizing the resource labels/data.

  1. In the Settings accordion menu, select Resources. The Resource Manager opens.
  2. Click New Resource to add a new resource. The Resource detail page opens.
  3. To select an existing resource, search using the search criteria at the top of the page or view a list of all available resources by clicking the [view] link in the Resource Summary section. A listing of available resources appears.
  4. Populate/edit the fields on the Resources detail page. All text that should be localized is included in the Default field.
  5. In the Localizations section, select and add the Localization Code. Then enter the localized text value for the selected language.
  6. Click Save.
The following table lists the fields and buttons that appear in the General and Localization sections of the Resource detail page.
Section Fields and Buttons Description
General section Label An identifier for the resource label. For example, Order_Message
  Short Label An abbreviated identifier for the resource label. For example, OM
  Group A group name that reflects a group of resource labels.
  Description A description of the resource label. For example, Confirmation email regarding your order.
  Default The text that you are localizing. For example, Thank you for ordering from the {0} store. Your order number is {1}. Retain this email to reference the order.
  Edit button and Pencil icon ( ) Click to edit the existing resource label information. The Resource details page appears with the editable fields.
  Save button Saves the changed resource information.
  Cancel button Discards the changed resource information.
Localization section Localization Code drop-down A drop-down list of localization codes (languages).
  Add button Adds the selected localization code.
  Language link Select the link, such as a French link, to open the Edit Localized Resource Detail form. Here you can enter or edit the localized text.
  Value The localized text. For example, Merci pour votre commande du magasin {0}. Votre numéro de commande est {1}. Veuillez conserver cet email pour faire référence à l'ordre.
  Save button Saves the changed localized text value.
  Cancel button Discards the changed localized text value.
  Trash can icon ( ) Discards the localization code (Language link) from the Localization list.
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