Translation of the product information on your Magento 2 store allows you to reach a wider audience and offer your goods to customers from different countries. The translation of the Magento 2 product page is easy since it does not require the creation of a new item.

In order to translate a product in Magento 2 take the following steps:

1. Go to Catalog > Products and choose the product you want to make the translation for from the Magento product grid.

Magento 2 products

2. Choose the Store View you want to translate product info for and start making translations.

Note: in case you don't see the store view you would like to translate the product for in the store view switcher, go to the Product in Websites section and make sure the product is assigned to the website this store view belongs to.

Magento 2 store view change

3. Change the Name of the Product and other Magento product attributes if you like or just leave the default value.

Magento 2 product page information

Magento 2 translated product info

4. Change the Description of the Magento product.

Magento 2 product page content

Magento 2 translated product content

Once you've finished press the Save button and go to the storefront to check out the changes. After you switch to the corresponding store view you will see that all the translations you've made have been successfully added.

Magento 2 product on the storefront

Magento 2 french product description

Product Translation is just one of the series of articles about How to Configure Multi-Language Magento Website? which include information about the creation of a new store view, language packs installation, useful multi-language store extensions, CMS pages&blocks, email templates, and other translations in Magento 2 website. You should definitely get acquainted with them in order to know how to manage a multilanguage store.