Community Central for SharePoint 2013 User’s Guide: How to Use the Arabic Language Pack

Regardless of where you are in the world, or what language you speak, Bamboo's Community Central is your go-to resource for internal or external communities, training or networking with peers and industry experts, or as a secure and searchable repository for enterprise knowledge.

The latest release of Community Central offers a host of new features and customization options.  One of the new features included are site templates for different languages including German, Russian, and Arabic

In this post, we'll show you how to use Community Central in SharePoint 2013 with the Arabic Language Pack.

How to install the Arabic Language Pack

To begin, you must first have Community Central for SharePoint 2013 installed.  For more information on installing Community Central, please refer to our online documentation, Community Central for SharePoint 2013 Installation

Next, go to the Community Central Setup ProgramUnder Optional Items, select Arabic Language Pack and click the Install button.


Once the installation has successfully completed, click the Close button.

How to Create a Home Site

From the Site Contents page, select New Subsite.

In the section Template Selection, select Arabic language.

In the Community Central tab, select Community Central Home Site template.

Click Create.

You will now have a new Community Central Home Site in the Arabic language.

How to Create a Forum Site:

From the Community Central Home Site, go to Settings and select Community Central Control Panel.


In the section Forum Site Management, click on Create forum site.

On the Create Forum Site page, input the Title and Description for your Forum.  Click Create.

You will now have a new Community Central Forum Site in the Arabic language.

How to Create a Forum:

From the Forum Site, go to Settings and select Forum Control Panel.


In the section Forum Site Management, click on Create a new forum in this forum site.

On the Create Forum page, input the Title and Description for your Forum. Click the  button.

In the Forum, you can create threads and replies as shown below:

How to Create a Blog Site:

From the Community Central Home Site, go to Settings and select Community Central Control Panel.


In the section Blog Site Management, click on Create blog site.

In the Create Blog Site page, input the Title and Description for your blog. Click Create.

You will now have a new Community Central Blog Site in the Arabic language.

How to Create a Blog Post:

In the Blog Tools Web Part, click on the first hyperlink button to create a Blog Post.

After creating your blog posts, go to your blog site to see your different posts live.

How to Create a Comment in a Blog Post:

To begin, click on a blog post.  In the Comments section, input your desired text into the Subject and Comment text boxes. Click Submit Comment.

After entering your comments, go to your blog post to see your different comments live.

Ready to give Community Central for SharePoint 2013 a try? Jump over to the Community Central product page and select Add Trial to Cart to download a fully-functional 30-day trial for free.

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