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Kevin Papst

Freelancer, PHP professional and Kimai maintainer since 2007

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  • Username: susan_super
  • Password: kitten

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Change all visible elements in your Kimai installation with your own translations
Last update: 25 Dec 2021

You can test the Plugin in the Plugin demo.

This bundle allows you to modify most translated contents in Kimai to your business needs.

You can replace messages, form labels, menu items and many more into one or multiple language. It comes with a new “Translation” view to manage these changed translations.

Often companies want to change some wordings in Kimai to better match it to their industry or usage of Kimai. One of the most requested modifications in Kimai is to change “Customers” to something else (eg. “Client”, “Construction site”, “Family”). With this bundle it is as simple as searching the text to replace and then setting your preferred replacement.

What can be changed

Visible elements like form labels, headings, menu items, error messages, and many more can be changed.

Only the text from the following “domains” cannot be changed:

  • Security (Login, Password forgotten)
  • Names of export templates, invoice number-generators, invoice calculators and invoice renderer

Permissions

Permission Name Description
edit_translation access the translation screen and allow all actions: create, edit and delete translations

By default, these are assigned to each user with the role ROLE_SUPER_ADMIN.

Purchase

You can buy this item from the developer with a regular EU-invoice or via Gumroad (platform for selling digital goods). Please create an account during your purchase to receive software updates. Read more about the license and purchase options.

Every customer gets free access to a private GitHub repository (like a forum) for support and access to the latest updates. Sent your GitHub username and your purchase receipt to kevin@kevinpapst.de and you will receive an invite soon!

Screenshots

Installation

Compatibility

Plugins should always be compatible with higher Kimai versions, the following list contains the plugin version and the required minimum Kimai version.

Bundle version Minimum Kimai version
1.2 -1.3 1.15

Copy files

Extract the ZIP file and upload the included directory and all files to your Kimai installation to the new directory:

var/plugins/TranslationBundle/

The file structure needs to look like this afterwards:

var/plugins/
├── TranslationBundle
│   ├── TranslationBundle.php
|   └ ... more files and directories follow here ...

Clear cache

After uploading the files, Kimai needs to know about the new plugin. It will be found once the cache was re-built. Call these commands from the Kimai directory:

How to reload Kimai cache

bin/console kimai:reload --env=prod

It is not advised, but in case the above command fails you could try:

rm -r var/cache/prod/*

You might have to set file permissions afterwards:

Fix Kimai file permission

You have to allow PHP (your webserver process) to write to var/ and it subdirectories.

Here is an example for Debian/Ubuntu (to be executed inside the Kimai directory):

chown -R :www-data .
chmod -R g+r .
chmod -R g+rw var/
chmod -R g+rw public/avatars/

Test Kimai before executing these commands (they are likely not required in a shared-hosting environment). You probably need to prefix them with sudo and the group might be called different than www-data.

Create database

Run the following command:

bin/console kimai:bundle:translation:install

This will create the required database tables and update them to the latest version.

Updates

Updating the plugin works exactly like the installation:

  • Delete the directory var/plugins/TranslationBundle/
  • Execute all installation steps again:
    • Copy files
    • Clear cache
    • Update database with bin/console kimai:bundle:translation:install

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