On my Magento install Im using Portuguese language, all strings are translated OK, except on search page results the page title shows english text

Search Results for...

On app/design/frontend/base/default/template/catalogsearch/result.phtml I have:

<h1><?php echo ($this->getHeaderText() || $this->getHeaderText() === false) ? $this->getHeaderText() : $this->__("Search results for '%s'", $this->helper

('catalogsearch')->getEscapedQueryText()) ?>

I know that that's the one line that produces the page title since if I add a character to the section

$this->__("Search results for '%s'"

The website shows that change...

On Mage_Catalogsearch.csv I have:

"Search results for '%s'","Resultados da pesquisa por: '%s'"

But still, translation not working for this specific string.

Any idea why??

3 Answers 3


The most likely culprit is that your cache needs to be cleared.

Next most likely is the fact that these csv files are very particular about characters. If you're copy-pasting the wrong char into it, it won't work. Try copying a pre-existing line from an existing translation csv and edit the content inside of the quotation marks.

Sidenote: typically this file is called Mage_CatalogSearch.csv - I did however attempt adding this string to an en_US locale translation and change the filename to Mage_Catalogsearch.csv and it seemed to work fine.

  • Changing the name of file to Mage_CatalogSearch.csv and cleaning cache worked! Thank you very much Nov 12, 2014 at 3:56

You can translate this part from your theme, folder(Theme/Vendor/i18n/en_US.csv). Add this line:

"Search results for: '%1'","Translate text for Search results for: %1"

Be careful with space between words,please copy my text and change translation part with your text


insert this two lines: "Search results for '%s'","Resultados da procura para '%s'" "Search results for: '%s'","Resultados da procura para: '%s'"

in Mage_Core.csv and done.

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