Localize subscription widget text

Translate subscription widget

You can translate the subscription widget to a different language, or use verbiage that aligns with your brand. With a script, you'll create a RCA_LOCALES object. This object contains key-value pairs that correspond to the widget text and will update the text shown to customers. The following steps let you change the widget subscription text.

  1. Navigate to Storefront > Script Manager and create a new script. Select All Pages as the location with Essential as the category. Select the option to load the script in the Header.
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  1. Paste the following code in the Script field and adjust the values of each label with your preferred text.
<script>
let RCA_LOCALES = {
    lang: "en",
    locales: {
        en: {
            "accounts": {
                "manage_subscriptions_label": "Manage Subscriptions"
            },
            "products": {
                "one_time_purchase_label": "One-Time Purchase",
                "subscription_label": "Subscription",
                "subscribe_and_save_label": "Subscribe & Save",
                "subscribe_and_save_extended_label": "on every recurring order",
                "subscribe_and_save_frequency_label": "Delivery"
            },
            "cart": {
                "cart_sub_save_frequency_text": "Subscribe & Save: Every",
                "cart_sub_frequency_text": "Subscription: Every"
            }
        }
    }
}
</script>

Add content to subscription widget

If you'd like to add content to the subscription widget, you can do so with a script. The following script is an example for changing the widget to fit your needs. The script adds subtext and a strikethrough price to the widget. You can add it in the Scripts Manager in the Footer of Product pages.

<script>
function insertCustomStyles(){
    const styles = `
        #recharge-subscription .rca-subscription-form__button.rca-custom-selector-opened {
            align-items: start;
            height: 100% !important;
            padding-top: 10px !important;
            padding-bottom: 10px !important;
        }

        #rca-linetrought-price {
            margin-right: 5px;
            opacity: 0.5;
            text-decoration: line-through;
        }
    `;

    const styleSheet = document.createElement('style');
    styleSheet.innerText = styles;
    document.head.appendChild(styleSheet);
}

function widgetCustomText(){
    const subscriptionButton = document.querySelector('.rca-subscription-form__button--subscription');
    const oneTimeButton = document.querySelector('.rca-subscription-form__button--otp');
    const targetContainer = document.querySelector('.rca-subscription-form-buttons-subscription-text');
    const productID = parseInt(document.querySelector('[data-entity-id]').dataset.entityId);
    const discountAmount = RCA_DATA.getProductByBCProductID( productID ).subscriptions[0].discount_amount;

    const widgetCustomSettings = {
        showLineTroughtPrice : true,
        text: `Save ${discountAmount}% now when you subscribe to repeat deliveries of this product. No fees, edit or cancel anytime.`
    }

    const textContainer = document.createElement('span');
    textContainer.innerHTML = widgetCustomSettings.text;
    textContainer.style.display = 'block';
    textContainer.style.fontSize = '12px';
    textContainer.style.width = '14s0%';
    textContainer.style.marginTop = '4px';
    textContainer.id = 'rca-sub-text-subscription';


   
    /**
     * Add the custom elements when clik on the subscription price
     */
    subscriptionButton.addEventListener('click', function(e){

        targetContainer.parentNode.classList.add('rca-custom-selector-opened');
        targetContainer.appendChild(textContainer);

        if( widgetCustomSettings.showLineTroughtPrice ){
            const oneTimePrice = document.querySelector('.rca-subscription-form__button--otp .rca-subscription-form__button-price').innerText;
            const lineTroughContainer = document.createElement('span');
            lineTroughContainer.id = 'rca-linetrought-price';
            lineTroughContainer.innerText = oneTimePrice;

            const subscriptionTarget = document.querySelector('.rca-custom-selector-opened .rca-subscription-form__button-price');
            subscriptionTarget.prepend(lineTroughContainer);
        }
    }); 
    
    oneTimeButton.addEventListener('click', function(e){
        //Reset the adapter to default
        const subText = document.querySelector('#rca-sub-text-subscription');
        const duplicatePrice = document.querySelector('#rca-linetrought-price');
        if( subText && duplicatePrice ){
            duplicatePrice.remove();
            subText.remove();
        }
    });
}

// Wait for RCA_DATA to be defined
let checkExist = setInterval(function () {
    const targetElement = document.querySelector('.rca-subscription-form__button--subscription');
    if (typeof RCA_DATA !== 'undefined' && RCA_DATA && targetElement) {
        clearInterval(checkExist);
        insertCustomStyles();
        widgetCustomText();
    }
}, 20);
// Stop checking for RCA_DATA. It either loaded or clearly is not here.
setTimeout(clearInterval, 10000, checkExist)
</script>

The widget should now look like this:

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Note

Localization of the storefront as a whole can be done by manipulating the BigCommerce Stencil en.json file. See Translation Keys for more information.


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