By default you will download the English version of Elgg. You can however translate the website to your own language by installing a language pack. Language packs are available for download at the Elgg community website at:
Once you have downloaded the language pack archive, extract its contents in the root directory of your website. The archive will place the required files in the “mod” and “languages” folder of your installation. Once you have uploaded the files, go to your website’s administration, area and using the right side menu, click on “Basic Settings”:
Using the dropdown menu, select the default language for your Elgg website:
Click the “Save” button to save the changes.