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Questions tagged [multilingual]

For questions about configuration and usage of a Joomla website with multiple languages.

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Change user default language programmatically

In a custom component I'm making, I need the user, in his private area, to choose the default language for the web. It is a custom form, and I already render the language selector, but I don´t know ...
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How to create many pages with the same content except for one variable?

I have over 100 pages to create and they will have the same exact content except for one variable (dog breed). Examples: www.dog.com/husky-dog www.dog.com/rottweiler-dog www.dog.com/pitbull-dog and ...
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Generate link to a page with specific language

Lets say I have a menu pointing to an article translated to both english and spanish. How can I generate a link to the english page from the spanish translation? I want to put a notice in all the ...
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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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Generating a list of content associations from Joomla database #_associations table [on hold]

I'm in the process of transferring a multilingual Joomla 3.7.5 website to another platform (Wordpress). This is going well, except with the 700 posts, I'm hoping to avoid a bit of work when it comes ...
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Nginx infinite redirect loop with multilingual Joomla

I'm busy trying to move a Joomla site to a new server. I want to host with Nginx. As an intermediate step before swapping the live site I'm hosting it under a temporary new domain name. When I try ...
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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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Redirect problem in multi-lang site

I have developed a multi-language site, all necessary steps are taken in regard with plugins, menuitems and its associations, modules etc. The language-switcher module works perfectly, but yet, when I ...
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How can I provide language specific access to Multi-lingual Associations?

I'm trying to get away from the deprecated Josetta translation component, which has always served us well, but is choking on php 7. I like what I see in 3.7 with the ability to perform side-by-side ...
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Language switcher doesn't show all languages

I made a multilangual site. I followed all the steps for plugins, components, assignments, etc. But, in the language switcher I see just one language. I'm using Joomla version 3.7.2 How can I solve ...
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Call Joomla Native Language Title

The site uses a custom mod_menu. How do you call the native language title? <?php $lang = JFactory::getLanguage(); $lang_name = $lang->getName(); ?> <?php echo $lang_name;?...
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How to change the language on mailchimp signup module input fields?

I have a multilingual Joomla 3.6 Site, with English and German using MailChimp and the MailChimp Signup Module. The issue that I have is that while I can manually translate the title and texts via ...
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How to get the active language variable in javascript on a multilingual site?

So, I'm trying to modify the Facebook Devkit script that is in my index.php to change depending the on the website's active language, but I'm not sure how to access the active language variable. I ...
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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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How to translate labels for contact page on multi-language site?

I'm working on a multi-lingual joomla 3.6 site and I'm running into a problem with the contact page. The issue I'm running into is how to internationalize the labels on the contact page corresponding ...
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How to convert an existing site to multi-language?

I have an existing site in English for which I need to create a German version. I have found several tutorials on how to create a multi language site from the beginning, but I am interested to know ...
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Multilingual Site Map joomla

I have a multilingual Joomla 3.6.5. My question is how can I create a sitemap for the installed languages? I know that extensions exist for doing that, but if you don't want to use it how is this ...
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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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Language changing only after page refresh

I have multilingual (fa/en) Joomla 3.6.2 site using Protostar template. The problem is when I click on the fa - (persian flag) or UK flag, the lang and dir tag does not change, but when I hit the ...
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How to use joomla language in a script?

I'm developing a module, in my template (MyModule/tmpl/default.php) I'm able to bring my language string to my script by doing this : <script type="text/javascript"> Mymodule.options.mydz = {...
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How to change the default page in the Language Switcher?

I am creating a multi-language page in Joomla with 5 different languages. Everything is ok except for the language switcher. My home page is set for English, when I try to change the language from ...
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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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How can I assign a Purity III template to an alias

So in Joomla you may choose what kind of menu item you make, e.g. to an article or a 'system link' like this. On a multilingual site, I have in the mainmenu a button that links to an alias. The ...
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Duplicated template files

I duplicated the template to make the website multilingual, and I need to edit the new language template's files but I can't find them on the server! where can I find them?
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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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500 - DateTime::__construct(): Failed to parse time string error After making the site multilanguage

I have a Joomla 2.5 site that until yesterday I had only one language installed, but I made it multilanguage. After that Im getting this error on specific pages: 500 - DateTime::__construct(): ...
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Virtuemart 3.0, Distinct prices for different languages

I'm with an problem, that I want to put in VirtueMart 3 with two type of coins(cash) each one goes to one distinct language, for example: English (en-GB): Dollar Portuguese (pt-BR): Real When a ...
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How to insert a link to some file in multilangual website

I have multilangual website with two languages. When I open article editor I try to insert to an article a link to some file for example to REC.zip that is in the root folder of my website At the ...
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One link to point a multilanguage article

I am using Joomla 3.5. All is set up for MultiLanguage. Now I have two articles, one in english the other translated in italian. I would like to have an URL that when is used it will redirect the user ...
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Multilingual Joomla site with multiple domains

I have Joomla site with native language system and my site looks like this: www.mydomain.pl www.mydomain.pl/en/ www.mydomain.pl/de/ www.mydomain.pl/se/ www.mydomain.pl/dk/ I have domain www.mydomain....
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Multilingual site: Why do I need the language “all”?

I am creating a multilingual joomla site. At the moment I am working on the menu. In every tutorial / template I see, they have a "Mainmenu" for every language they want to use and then there is a ...
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How to initiate a click or link to change language in joomla 3

I am having difficulty on using the language switcher in joomla 3.4.8 followed every step still not working. I decided to create manual buttons each button will change to the language in question. ...
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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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JCE editor not working in URL redirected sites

My configuration: four separated (multilingual) joomla websites in one webspace. One of the sites in the root and three URL redirects pointing to maps containing Joomla 3.x installations. Each site ...
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How to create a custom 404 Error page for every language

I'm looking for a way to have a custom 404 error page that will appear in function of the language of the site. So far I have created my error.php and I put it there : "templates/YourTemplate/error....
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Alias title in joomla 2.5 link

I know Joomla! 2.5 is out of date but I need a help. I have a search plugin and I'm using 2 languages. The problem is that every time I'm using the 2nd language, the result link from the search ...
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“Create an account” in multilingual site

In a multilingual joomla site, in login module. "create an account" link to the registration page, works only for one language. As I understood this problem is for all unassigned components items (...
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Location detection in joomla

I have implemented multilingualism in my joomla 3.4.5 website. I have two languages, french and English. I would like to make it possible that when a user logs onto this website the site automatically ...
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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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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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Language tabs in content editor

Does anybody know any plugin for Joomla 3.x to switch between languages(ex. tabs) while editing content? You need to create pages with different languages and after that create dependencies between ...
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Joomla 3.4 Multi-language site functionality

I am developing an accommodation booking website on Joomla 3.4.3 and i have installed Falang. My website must have two languages, default is English(en-GB) and translated to Afrikaans(af-ZA). Before ...
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Remember language with no content-languages site

Hello I'm developing a website that has not content languages, it would be some kind of joomla administrator, only language strings are loaded (no contents needed for this website). I want that Joomla ...
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Joomla, Falang integrate component… Fatal error: Call to a member function getTable() on null

Hello I am having some issues for integrate a custom component of joomla in Falang for multilanguage website Debugging I got null: Fatal error: Call to a member function getTable() on null ...
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How to set language in Joomla front end article submission?

I have created multilanguage site in Joomla. Default language is English, second language is French. I created user login module and front end article submission for English website. I registered a ...
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Article multi language selection

I have a multi language site with 4 languages, and I need one article to display in all languages except one. I need to assign more than one language to each article, how can I override and change ...
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Joomla 3.0 direct link to file with multi language

I have a direct link to a PDF on my multi-lang Joomla 3.0 site. However, when browsing to the link, Joomla keeps on injecting the language code /en/ into the URL, thus resulting in a 404 error. How ...
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Root URL in multilanguage Installation

I have a multi-lingual joomla-installation(3.4) and I want to have a URL (within the logo) that linked to the respective root like index.php/en, index.php/ru, and so on. This works pretty well in a ...
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Setting up multilingual site. Followed the tutorials and now ONLY the language flags appear

Wonderful people smarter than me, I created a multilingual site on Joomla 3.2.3 running PHP 5.5.12 and mySQL 5.6.17 using a Shape 5 template with vertex. Virtuemart 3.0.0 is also installed on the ...