Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

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Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby infograf768 » Wed Oct 17, 2007 10:16 am

Just add in each override

JPlugin::loadLanguage( 'tpl_nameoftemplate' );

Then add the strings in the en-GB.tpl_nameoftemplate.ini file frontend file.

Enjoy !

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$lang =& JFactory::getLanguage();
$lang->load('tpl_nameoftemplate', JPATH_SITE); // or JPATH_ADMINISTRATOR if the template language file is only present in the admin language folder(s)
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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby Jinx » Sat Oct 20, 2007 6:03 pm

Good find JM, a quick note though, the JPlugin::loadLanguage is not intended to be used in template override scope. I can not guarantee that this method will keep functioning in future versions.
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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby infograf768 » Sun Oct 21, 2007 4:22 am

I guess you guys will devise a better way to get the overrides to accept language strings in future versions (although keeping this works OK).
In the meanwhile, this will help all template designers and does not cost one line of code.  ;)
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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby fleuveblanc » Tue Jun 24, 2008 3:24 pm

Hello,

I'm sory but i don't understand where the en-GB.tpl_nameoftemplate.ini file has to be saved. Can you be more specific ?

Thanks

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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby infograf768 » Tue Jun 24, 2008 3:41 pm

fleuveblanc wrote:Hello,

I'm sory but i don't understand where the en-GB.tpl_nameoftemplate.ini file has to be saved. Can you be more specific ?

Thanks

Some templates do not have that file, others do (milkyway).
If it does not exist, create it in languages/en-GB/
The file can also be loaded in a template package with the following tags in the xml

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<languages>
      <language tag="en-GB">en-GB.name_of_template.ini</language>
</languages>
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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby Mello » Sat Jul 19, 2008 6:49 pm

thanks for the TIP
but I couldn't understand the thread if you got any full reference for overrides and the benefits of it
Please advice

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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby infograf768 » Sun Jul 20, 2008 7:05 am

This is used when you have occurences of JText in the index.php of your template and the template is distributed over the Net to people not using the same language as yours.

Example for Milkyway:

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<p id="power_by">
<?php echo JText::_('Powered by') ?> <a href="http://www.joomla.org">Joomla!</a>.
<?php echo JText::_('Valid') ?> <a href="http://validator.w3.org/check/referer">XHTML</a> <?php echo JText::_('and') ?> <a href="http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/check/referer">CSS</a>.
</p>
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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby nono_kaki » Mon Jun 01, 2009 1:30 pm

I'm newbie here, so I've got to subscribe this...
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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby Macsimice » Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:07 pm

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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby joomfriend » Mon Dec 07, 2009 5:23 am

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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby orjinal textil » Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:54 am

Thanks infograf768.

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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby modhumiah » Sun Mar 07, 2010 3:27 pm

@infograf768

Thank you very much. It was very helpfull.

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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby Batouta » Tue May 25, 2010 10:08 am

Thanks for the tips !
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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby Armon99 » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:12 am

To: infograf768

About, Just add in each override

JPlugin::loadLanguage( 'tpl_nameoftemplate' );

Then add the strings in the en-GB.tpl_nameoftemplate.ini file frontend file.

Hi
I am new in all this but learning :) Please, i like to know when this become useful. I would have thought that most template would come with English as the main language. Is this plugin for other languages?

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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby KDavid01 » Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:08 am

infograf768 wrote:I guess you guys will devise a better way to get the overrides to accept language strings in future versions (although keeping this works OK).
In the meanwhile, this will help all template designers and does not cost one line of code.  ;)


I am agree with you.

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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby Geraint » Tue Aug 31, 2010 8:53 am

I wrote a very small plugin that does this for all components and addons (as well as Joomla core translation strings) so that it can be applied to any template with no code changes and can maintain separate translations in different addons (in case the same string is repeated).

See http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions ... tion/13147

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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby ChiefGoFor » Tue Oct 19, 2010 4:26 am

@Geraint - Thank you! It works beautifully! You just saved me a couple hours of coding. ;)

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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby f1b0n4cc1 » Sun Oct 31, 2010 7:16 pm

anybody checked this if have problem with joomfish component ?
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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby Geraint » Wed Nov 03, 2010 3:27 pm

As the co-author of Joomfish I can confirm that this should have no impact on the behaviour joomfish.

This addon works on the Joomla language string translation and not your website content.

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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby trytony » Wed Mar 16, 2011 3:51 pm

Wow.. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!

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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby pauleffah » Fri Jun 03, 2011 12:40 pm

Guys pls help me out on this topic. I get it when installing templates.

"Error! Could not find an XML setup file in the package" via the link below

viewtopic.php?f=469&t=625543

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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby enbees » Sun Sep 11, 2011 6:17 am

infograf768 wrote:Just add in each override

JPlugin::loadLanguage( 'tpl_nameoftemplate' );

Then add the strings in the en-GB.tpl_nameoftemplate.ini file frontend file.

Enjoy !



Hi, infograf768

I'm in the process of overriding the output of com_search in J! 1.7 Frontend and try to use the trick above.

1. I edit the default_result.php, and then put the file in the template HTML folder, as for template override in Beez5.

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<?php
   echo JText::sprintf('TPL_BEEZ5_COM_SEARCH_CATEGORY', $url);             
?>


2. Edit the en-GB.tpl_beez5.ini, by inserting a new entry

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TPL_BEEZ5_COM_SEARCH_CATEGORY="%s"


It work perfectly without JPlugin::loadLanguage( 'tpl_nameoftemplate' );

My question, is it okay for J! 1.7 and how to use the
JPlugin::loadLanguage( 'tpl_nameoftemplate' );
in my case?

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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby gfxcasa » Thu Sep 15, 2011 11:54 am

Thank you very much infograf768. It was very helpfull

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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby sakiss » Wed Nov 16, 2011 6:06 pm

Thank you!!

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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby aakashdavis » Sat Apr 21, 2012 3:59 am

Thanks infograf768.
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Re: Tip & Tricks: add language strings in overrides

Postby shaji » Fri Jul 05, 2013 2:24 pm

Hi
Right now you can also do this using either method and add language strings in overrides is better?
also Joomla language string translation ?
What about other languages ​​like Arabic and Turkish?

Here can I get more information about this topic?
http://docs.joomla.org/Category:Tips_and_tricks

If you know, please introduce other sources on this topic
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