Installed Languages in SharePoint 2010


In this article we will be seeing about the Installed languages in SharePoint 2010.

Installed Languages:

An installed language is either the SKU language or a language that administrator adds to servers in the farm by downloading and installing a language pack.

Download and install the language packs in the following linkhttp://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=046f16a9-4bce-4149-8679-223755560d54&displaylang=en

We can get all the installed languages using SharePoint object model.

Steps Involved:

  • Open Visual Studio 2010.

  • Go to File => New => Project.

  • Select Console Application template from the installed templates.

  • Enter the Name and click Ok.

  • Add the following assembly.

Microsoft.SharePoint.dll

  • Add the following namespace.

Using Microsoft.SharePoint ;

  • Program.cs looks like the following.


  • Build the solution.

  • Hit F5.

  • Output:






PowerShell script:

  1. Go to Start => All Programs => Microsoft SharePoint 2010 products => SharePoint 2010 Management Shell.

  2. Run as an administrator.

  3. Run the following script to get the installed languages.