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I've created a custom content type in Drupal 8.9.1. Each content post automatically renders the line

Submitted by author_name on 08.07.2020 - 18:21

Even though my Drupal system language is set to German, I cannot find a way to show a translated version of this "submitted by" text.

When I check the translations page under /admin/config/regional/content-language I also see a correct translation for the segment ("Geschrieben von"). But there's no indicator how this is mapped to the actual English value.

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I've also seen posts saying that you have to do that manually in the Node Template. But I have not found such template and guess the approach has changed after Drupal 7.

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    Please note that the search on the translations page is case-sensitive --> Submitted by – Hudri Jul 9 at 11:27
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While the page /admin/config/regional/content-language holds the actual translated text, it's not the place where the "Submitted by" translation is derived from. To do so you need to

  1. Navigate to Configuration > Regional & language > User interface translation
  2. Search for "Submitted" in the String contains field. Note the uppercase S (thank you @Hudri).
  3. Now enter the translation and save it. Also note the placeholders for author and date information.

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