Customize translations on your forms

Whenever you want to change a text or system message, you will need to customize the forms translations.

To start, from the Form Editor select the Languages icon from the side menu. Here you can add new languages to your form and customize them. Hover over the desired language to select the Customize (pencil) icon.

Customize translations

This will open the customization lightbox pictured below, where you can add the translations. On the left side, you’ll notice all the form fields that you’ve created and all the system messages that form users may see while filling out and sending the form. Add the translations in the text boxes on the right side. Once you’ve finished adding the desired text, press Save.

Customize translation

Use the Search bar to find sentences or words more easily.

Search text

All the languages that you add are listed on the Translations main page. To review and make changes to a language that you’ve set up, simply hover over it with your mouse cursor. The following actions are available in this order: Make default, Customize or Remove.

Language options

Click the Preview button to preview the form. The translations made will be displayed on the direct link of the form.

Important Note

The default language can not be deleted.

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    1. Hello, our forms uses UTF-8, since it is the most common one and supports all Unicode characters. See the page supported scripts on Unicode for more information. You can translate the form in any language that Unicode supports.

      Note that Unicode defines character encodings, not languages. Han unification is a unified set of characters for written Chinese (hanzi), Japanese (kanji), and Korean (hanja). Please check this article about Han unification for more details about which characters are supported.

      Thank you!

  1. I’m using a multiple choice form with images, and when I do a custom translation to replace the images with other ones with the different language it doesn’t work.

    1. Hi Juan! If I recall well, you want to translate image choices to a different language. In your Form Editor you will list only the text of your choices. Next, please go to Settings – Translations and find your field. Under the Translation column next to each choice you will add the following HTML tag:

      Finally, replace ImageHostedLinkHere with your image link. If needed, adjust the width and height in pixels. Please make sure that the image direct link is SSL secured.

      This will display the images on the form and in your email notifications you will receive the text.

      If you require any further information, feel free to contact our Custom Care team or start a chat conversation. They will be more than happy to assist you.


  2. Does 123 contact form support the Arabic language? and which languages does it support?
    Does it compatible with Joomla 3.7.x ?

    1. Hello,

      Thank you for contacting us about this.

      Yes, we have the Arabic Language available when going to Settings → Translations. There are more than 60 languages available, they are all found within that section.

      Regarding your second question, here you can find more information about the Joomla plugins that work with 123FormBuilder:

      Do not hesitate to contact us at in case you need further assistance.


    1. Hello,

      You can change the global account language by clicking the Account button in the top right corner. And then going to the Language option displayed in the dropdown.

      If you have any other questions, please contact our Support team at


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