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When you accidentally overwrite a localization language and freak out because the whole site is Arabic

This kind of thing can happen if you don't read the clear documentation on how to add languages and how NOT to overwrite existing languages as you improve your multilingual Drupal site.

If it's your custom language, yeah, that sucks if you didn't back up your database nor export the language.

Otherwise, DON'T PANIC. Just change the language prefix from the one you're on (which is quite incorrectly and inexplicably showing in Arabic) to another one you understand (such as the core English, which you have to enable first if you disabled).


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