Loading a specific ini file

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tanko25
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Loading a specific ini file

Postby tanko25 » Sat Dec 22, 2012 6:59 am

If want to use a language file just for your plugin, the language file you create should be named after the plugin. The usual convention for plugins, if I'm right is this:

plg_[group]_[plugin_name].ini (for the .sys.ini file the convention is the same)

Besides, if you want to load another language file, you could do something like this:

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JFactory::getLanguage()->load( 'com_componentname', [ROOT_FOLDER] )

Where [ROOT_FOLDER] is usually JPATH_ROOT or JPATH_ADMINISTRATOR, depending on where you have your language file ( for plugins, the usual place, at least in recent Joomla versions, is in the administrator. Besides, make sure the file you created is fully UTF-8 encoded!

I hope it helps!

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Re: Joomla Language Pack Issue

Postby irantamir » Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:05 am

hi tanko25
i read your post now i want to add a language like that you said
but i cant , can you explain more?
or give me a sample

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Re: Loading a specific ini file

Postby infograf768 » Fri Mar 15, 2013 10:07 am

Changed Title of topic to fit.
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