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I would like to customize the language switcher module, that is I would have some different effect, like having name and flags together. How could I perform it?

EDIT:

Joomla version 3.3.6

template used: SJ plus v1

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You can easily create an override of that module from Template Manager, as explained here:

http://docs.joomla.org/J3.x:How_to_use_the_Template_Manager#Creating_Overrides

Just go into the "override" tab and click con "mod_language" on the modules list. You'll get lang switcher overrideable file added to your template's HTML folder (inside a mod_language subfolder). Just browse to that file and edit it directly from your template manager:

http://docs.joomla.org/J3.x:How_to_use_the_Template_Manager#Customisation_View

Once there, it's up to your HTML/CSS skills how much you can modify the module ;).

  • do you mean that firstly I need to select a template in template manager? I don't see the "override" tab... – FrancescoDS Nov 26 '14 at 9:51
  • I've noticed that, for other templates, there is the "override" tabs, but for this template there is no tabs and tree of files is not shown... – FrancescoDS Nov 26 '14 at 9:53
  • Hmmm... first of all, just to make sure... we're talking about Joomla 3.3, right? – Isidro Baquero Nov 26 '14 at 10:19
  • yes, I've added the info into the post right now :) – FrancescoDS Nov 26 '14 at 10:42
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    @FrancescoDS - If you're unable to create a template override via the Template Manager, you can do it manually as explained here – Lodder Nov 26 '14 at 15:17

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