Localization of block type names in EPiServer 7

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EPiServer 7 adds the concept of blocks, which differs in alot of ways from Composer blocks. One is how you provide localized names for the editor.

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In EPiServer 7 we not only have pages, we also have blocks. Just as you translate page types by putting the translations in /language/pagetypes/pagetype, you need to organize block types in a similar /language/blocktypes/blocktype structure. Otherwise EPiServer 7 will not be able to load them.

localization of block types names in EPiServer 7