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Configure languages returned in search results

By default, Portal for ArcGIS includes content for every supported language. When you or members of your portal search for content, results may be returned that do not apply to your specific language. At 10.4, you can configure which languages' Esri-provided content appears in search results. Follow these steps to configure the languages returned in search results:


Content members add to the portal is not filtered by this setting. Language preferences only apply to the content Esri provides with Portal for ArcGIS.

  1. Sign in to the ArcGIS Portal Directory as an Administrator of your organization.
  2. Click System > Languages. This page displays the portal languages and notes which ones are currently configured with the portal.
  3. Click Update.
  4. Select which languages you would like to display in search results.
  5. Click Update. The list of languages will read true or false for each language, depending on whether you selected the language.

Search results will now display Esri-provided portal content from only those languages you specified in the ArcGIS Portal Directory. To update the languages configured with the portal, follow the same steps above. The configured languages will be preserved when upgrading the portal.