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Labels in LoginForm not changeable

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  1. David
    David avatar
    13 posts
    23 Jun 2010
    11 Jan 2011
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    Hi Telerik staff,

    I'm trying to use a Telerik.Sitefinity.Security.Web.UI.LoginForm in one of my UserControls and have problems changing the labels of that control. The code I'm using is as follows (in the Page_Load event):

    LoginForm lf = new LoginForm();
    lf.UserNameLabelText = "Benutzername";
    lf.PasswordLabelText = "Passwort";
    lf.LoginButtonText = "Einloggen";

    That doesn't seem to work. The labels are still in English. What's wrong here?

    Best regards,
    David Knittl
  2. Alon Rotem
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    26 posts
    29 Feb 2016
    19 Jan 2011
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    Hi David,

    The option to manually set the labels in the login form should be available, but unfortunately isn't due to a bug. I have logged this issue, and it is pending to be fixed in one of the next internal builds.

    However, it is possible to localize the labels used in the login form to any language through Sitefinity's "Interface Labels & Messages" feature (under the Administration menu). You may add languages to the frontend ("public content") and/or backend settings, then add translation to the labels that take part in the login form.
    Here's how:

    1. On the main menu go to Administration -> Settings
    2. Under Basic Settings, click "Languages".
    3. Depending on the destination of your custom login page (frontend / backend) add German as a language, and Save the changes.
    4. On the main menu go to Administration -> Interface Labels & Messages.
    5. Locate the following lables, and edit their German translation (for easy locating, select "Labels" under "Filter by type" on the right filter bar):

    For the UserNameLabelText: Username (Used in : Labels , Resource key : Username)
    For the PasswordLabelText: Password (Used in : Labels , Resource key : Password)
    For the LoginButtonText: Login (Used in : Labels , Resource key : LoginCaps)

    Once those are translated and saved, restart your server, and the login form should be localized whenever German language is used.

    Best wishes,

    Alon Rotem
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  3. Andrei
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    553 posts
    27 Nov 2008
    24 Mar 2011
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    I am using Sitefinity 4.0.1238.0. In Administration -> Settings I changed the 
    language to English (UK). I then went to the Interface Labels & Messages
    and changed the LoginToManage label to something different.

    On the Login screen it does not change. Does that mean, the bug is not
    fixed yet?

  4. Petya
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    123 posts
    30 May 2017
    28 Mar 2011
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    Hello Andrei,

    Thank you for reporting this. I'm reopening the bug. You can follow the issue here:

    Kind regards,
    the Telerik team
  5. Andrei
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    553 posts
    27 Nov 2008
    28 Mar 2011
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     I'm reopening the bug.
    Was it supposed to be fixed then?
    Were you able to reproduce it?
    Any points?

  6. Kalina
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    176 posts
    27 Oct 2016
    31 Mar 2011
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    Hi Andrey,

    Yes, we managed to reproduce the bug.
    A fix is planned for the Q1 official release due on 13th April.

    100 points were added tor your account.

    The Sitefinity Team
  7. Laura
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    311 posts
    25 Feb 2008
    15 Jun 2012
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    I realize ths is an old thread but i am using the UserNameLabelText property in <sf:PasswordRecoveryForm  UserNameLabelText="Email"    .../>   and it is not taking. 
    The label still says Username.

    Is this the bug or am i doing something wrong? 

    Thank you.
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