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Questions tagged [language]

For questions related to making an extension support many languages, adding translation strings, creating language overrides etc. * For questions related in creating Joomla sites with multi-lingual content, better use the multilingual tag.

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How to override language filter plugin?

I'd like to tweak my language filter plugin a bit, and if possible, I'd like to do that as an override. I know how to override some features in Joomla, but I'm not sure what to do in case of a system ...
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Load language file in view constructor

I'm trying to break up my translation strings into several files and avoid parsing them all on every request. I know base language files are loaded at Joomla! application initialization. From the API ...
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Language associations and modal

In order to setup language associations in the backend of my component, do I have to create a modal type, or there is another way to make it work?
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How to redirect urls based on users' language?

I have two questions with my Joomla! Project: I want to have a standard redirect for my domain, so that when a user types in domain.com the user will be redirected to domain.com/my-joomla-menu-item. ...
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Remove one language from hreflang-Tags

I've got a multilingual website with German as main language and English as the seconde one. In addition, only on the front page is a third language -> nl (Dutch). I used the extension Falang for ...
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Export language overrides

I need to export the language overrides which i set in the joomla 3.8 admin. I couldn't find any option at extensions->languages->overrides and i also couldn't find the overrides inside the database. ...
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Installing Language Filter and Language Code system plugins

I have a Joomla website (which I didn't install myself) that seems to be lacking the system plugins "Language Filter" and "Language Code". It seems like it wasn't installed as a multi-language site in ...
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Fallback language when translation does not exist

I have a working multi-language site (joomla core support). My question is, in the case of having an untranslated, for example, an article, is it possible to fallback to the one in the default ...
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I found languages installed and I can't install one

First of all, I have 3 new languages installed on my Joomla! I don't know how, I have no new users so i assume there is a vulnerability that allows languages to be installed somehow. I was on 3.7.4 ...
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Home page a mix of language

Joomla noob here. I've installed vanilla Joomla 3.5.7. Installed a second language (Russian), made it a default language for the site and for the administrator, published it as a content language. ...
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When I install a custom component, language is installed but jomla not detect

That's the structure to a custom component. The installation is OK, but Joomla don't detect the languages that I have to that component. That is the structure to my xml file.
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Homepage is redirecting to Spanish even though site default language is English (303 redirect incorrect)

My client's site http://antoniniandcohen.com is automatically redirecting to /es/ rather than /en/ on the homepage, despite the fact that the site default language is English. I'm not an expert in ...
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Joomla Search Result Article Text Length: Text is truncated in strange places

I am using the Joomla Search module with a Menu Item pointed to '/search'. When a search is performed, the results list a linked title, a snippet, category and the created date. The snippet is ...
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Customize User Account Approved Email

I'm new to Joomla and I'm taking over some other person's previous work. I'm trying to change the wording of the email that a new user receives after they've verified their email and the ...
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Updating component language file without reinstalling it

I'd like to construct a script that imports an XLIFF file and updates the INI language files of our component. However, it seems that the language won't be updated unless the component is fully ...
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Multilanguage component, language is not loaded by manifest

I am trying to create a component. I have the following manifest file: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <extension type="component" version="3.4" method="upgrade"> <name>...
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Language files in a plugin

I'm writing a plugin that needs some translatable strings at runtime, but I'm having trouble getting my language file to be picked up. I've got the following: /language/en-GB/en-GB....
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How to add a language pack (or language specific string overrides) to a template?

So, I am in the process of adding a second content language to my joomla site and I'm running into an issue. I have successfully added my second language (German) and have rebuilt my site with the ...
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Change multi-language admin panel setup

I am new to Joomla. I want to create a multi-language website using Joomla CMS. I followed the instructions at https://www.templatemonster.com/help/joomla-3-x-configuration-multilanguage-site.html#...
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Spanish language of my custom component is not working

I have created English and Spanish language file for my Joomla component but when I trying to change Joomla default language then my Spanish language file not working or not overwrite . Please give me ...
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How I can load a sys.ini language file

I need in an own system plugin some language values from a sys.ini language file. I could only found this way to load the normal .ini file: $language = JFactory::getLanguage(); $language->load('...
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Combine Languages with Different Region Code

I'd like to set up a multi-language Joomla site. I don't want to go as far as providing multiple flavors of e.g. English or Portuguese, and I don't want to require users from all English speaking ...
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Joomla! 3.6.2 Template Purity III Layout Glossary - second alphabet ordering

I'm on Joomla! 3.6.2 with Purity III template (JA). I try to use the glossary layout with Cyrillic alphabet but the php doesn't check the language and puts the articles in alphabet order only in ...
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joomla 3.6 admin language won't change

http://www.weiwei-tv.com/scroll.php As the video shows, I go to language->installed->administration and change the default language to en-US, although the message is in English, the menu items won't ...
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How to rewrite JText to get my custom text translations from Database and not from files

I managed to rewrite system plugin "Language Manager", so now it saves texts for different languages to Database (DB). Now I do not know how to rewrite JText (that is present across all the ...
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Save in logs files changes of Language Manager

I can not find how to write in log files of extentions Language Manager the following information: -user name -name of the constant - old value - new value Please see the image As I understand I ...
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JText - multilingual string order

I have an extension that displays the time a shout was posted, for example: 1 day ago This string is generated in my helper like so: $num . ' ' . JText::_('SHOUT_TIME') . ' ' . JText::_('...
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Creating href links pointing to the associated article in the other language

I want to create a href link in my Joomla articles pointing out to the one which is associated with its one. I used to copy an old article and edit its content its time. So I ask if there is any ...
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No available languages to install at the moment

What can be the reason for not being able to install languages through admin? I am getting: There are no available languages to install at the moment. Please select the "Find languages" button ...
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Joomla 3.4.4 - URL Problems with alias of products in submenu

I am writing for help regarding a problem with incorrect alias in the URL for product content from my Italian submenu. I created a submenu for products in my website (the products are with VirtueMart)....
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Account logs out when i change the language of the site

I'm currently using Joomla! 3.4.8 for my multi-language site, for the member access area I've created menu links of type "connexion" for each language with associations between them. My problem here ...
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Language Prefix URL also for files possible?

I got one question. I have setted up a multilanguage site and all is working great. Expect one thing (maybe its not possible): I got working links for the content like: http://www.domain.de/en/link ...
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Localization Questions

I have some questions about localization for plugins and components. I've searched around on the Joomla site, and didn't see an answer. I thought I'd try to avoid an archeological expedition through ...
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Joomla 3.4.8 language filter “Automatic Language Change” disabled but still redirects in some cases

I am having a strange problem with a site in english and swedish. This is the situation: The site was built originally in english, which is set as the default language. The language filter plugin is ...
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Component language file is coppied but does not work

I am just trying to create backend component and I can't get the language file to work. This is my xml manifest (the important part): <media destination="com_displaygroups" folder="media"> &...
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Austrian landing pages aren't working as expected

Evening all, I'm having issues setting up a landing page for Austrian website visitors to a .com website with multiple languages installed (one of which is already german using a /de url) I have the ...
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Remove language code from url

I'm having a slight issue with a multi language site. I am using FaLang to handle translations of 4 languages (English, Spanish, French and Italian) on a 3.3.6 Joomla installation with English set as ...
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Module title not getting from language file

Here is the module manifest file <extension type="module" version="3.4" method="upgrade" client="site"> <name>ABCD_MOD_QUICK_WRK</name> ... .... <description>...
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Is there the possibility to have more than one .ini file per language

I'm building a component that will be kind of big, and I'd like to separate my internationalization keys into more than one file per language in order to organize them better. Is that possible in ...
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Add text to registration form

I'm running Joomla 3.4.8 and I want to add some informational text on the registration form. Here was my plan: Add a new Language Override, REGISTER_NOTE1, with the text I want to display. Find ...
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How to use backend language file from custom component in frontend

it is boring that lots of code must be created in a Joomla component for backend and also front end. So I would like to use the administrator language file of my custom component for my front end. I ...
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How to manage language variables inside javascript

In my custom component I do a lot of javascript validation for each view. The validation throws various error messages and those messages are configured inside the language file en-GB.com_mycomp.ini ...
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Is there a way to change the column names in user manager?

On belgianpainsociety.org the registration of users is done through a extensive form by jomsocial. However, the first screen of the registration is the standard fields that Joomla needs for the user ...
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Why is the content of the User Menu in English and not the current language?

I am using Joomla 3 and have just added the user menu to my web pages. The user menu contains 3 items and all are in English. What do I have to do to get them to display in German (the front-end ...
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JText language doesnt work inside external ajax file

I'm using an external ajax file to perfom an ajax call inside a module.( i didnt want to edit controller or make a subcontroller just for one call ) jQuery(document).ready(function($){ $(document).on(...
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Language tags in article content

I have a Joomla site with lots of articles and two languages. All content is the same, except for the weekdays. Is it possible, in any way, to use the Joomla override language to create tags and add ...
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Change administrator site language through phpmyadmin

I was trying to setup a multilingual joomla site, and Faroese wasn't an option so I asked this question: "Add Custom language to content language" but this didn't give the user the opportunity to ...
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Add custom language to content language

I'm creating a multilangue joomla site with English and Faroese. Faroese isn't in the language list, but my site is just made up of articles and menu's that I'm creating at my own, so I don't need to ...
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Show content in 2 different languages

This is hard to explain, but still I will try my best to do so. I want to set up a multilingual Joomla website, with 2 languages. For each language I want to have checkboxes in the menu. Let's say, ...
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How to add language trans tab to content

I want to make my site multilanguagal. The first step is to add other language tabs when I create new content. The second step is to add a language switcher in a some position in website. I've read ...