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How can I add my connector to the Joomla! extensions page?

The company I work for has created a plugin/connector for Joomla!, and we'd like to be able to make it available for Joomla! users. The main purpose of the plugin is to automate the processing of ...
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How to validate Joomla translation ini-files?

Is there a specific format to Joomla's language ini-files? We would like to validate them, but it's not obvious which rules apply. Should parse_ini_file work? One example line that's valid? Or is it? ...
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How to get an associated language version of a menu item by modifying the URL in Joomla?

I have a page https://example.com/terms-and-conditions in my Joomla, which has the same page also in other languages, properly associated and translated, along with menu items (English has the menu ...
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GTranslate for Joomla showing 400 error and stop working

I am using GTranslate for Joomla in my Joomla websites. It was working fine. Last day I have observed it stop working, and shows 400 errors in the console (Failed to load resource: the server ...
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Need help getting website multilingual

I'm on Joomla 3.9x and trying to make my site multilingual. Currently it's in Dutch (NL) and I'm trying to get it to English (EN-US). Things I've done so far: Made menu in NL (currently visible) Made ...
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Why do examples show reload=true for loading language files?

Nearly every example I've seen, both in documentation and code examples, show setting the $reload parameter to \Joomla\CMS\Language\Language->load() method as true (e.g. forcing reload of the ...
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Translate only one string in component rest of component stay with default language

Is there a way to translate a single string with a language that is different from the default language? (Google search did not lead me to a solution.) Example code that does not work: // This shows ...
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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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Set language for site name

You can programmatically set the language of Joomla with the following code: $lang = JFactory::getLanguage(); $bla = $lang->setLanguage('fr-FR'); $lang->load(); But when you try to get ...
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Translate custom messages

I have a system plugin that will let a user set and display some custom messages to users. As those messages are not available in a language file (are not static strings) how can I be able to allow ...
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Any way to export/import ini-files, articles, etc to XLIFF?

As title, we need to translate our Joomla site. We have a bunch of home-made components, so those ini-files should be possible to export/import too, but also stuff from the database. The file should ...
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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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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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Add html to transactional email

I use Mandrill to send my transactional emails, so JMailer sends the data to Mandrill, Mandrill wraps it with a nice template and voila! This works fine, but several of my customers have asked if I ...
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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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Language file precedence

I was under the assumption, that a templates translation file takes precedence over the language strings provided by a module. However currently I have activated a German translation for my template ...
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Change "Read more" text in Featured Categories module

How do I change the "read more" text in the Featured Categories module? So I've experienced in the past, that I really just have to change the content language to my local language (danish) for it 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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Custom core translation in Joomla

I am new to Joomla and looking for something related to the custom translation in Joomla. How can I add my own language in Joomla if it is not listed by default? Is there anything available in Joomla ...
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Joomla site translation issue _JSHOP_REVIEWS_BASED_ON

I try to translate the site. Default language is english and installed german package from backend. When i set German langauge there are some issue like "_JSHOP_REVIEWS_BASED_ON" displays and not "...
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Translated module is always en-GB

I'm writing a module for Joomla 3.4.3 and having issues with I18N. My module directory structure: + mod_mymodname + tmpl - default.php + language + de-DE - de-DE.mod_mymodname.ini ...
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MVC component language file not overriding '_N_ITEMS_DELETED' string

I have a feeling this has an extremely simple solution that I am overlooking... My component has a language file which does some string replacements (surprise, surprise). Most seem to be working, but ...
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Why are language files not being picked up?

I am manually translating some language files from en-GB to ca-ES (just the front-ends). Once translated and properly renamed, I place them in language/ca-ES but they are not picked up by my Joomla ...
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Load component's language file to module form

I have module mod_mymodule and it has the same translations as component com_mycomponent. I don't want to duplicate these same files and use only one file. I load form from com_mycomponent to ...
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Identify and locate missing translation strings in joomla 3

In my site I have 2 languages, norwegian and english. I'm developing a new component using a component creator, but I'm facing a problem with the translation: The english language files are updated ...
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