Admin Menu: Component Section

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Admin Menu: Component Section

Post by Batch1211 » Sat Jul 31, 2010 6:24 pm

Hi everyone,

I guess this is a bug. At least I don't understand the logic behind this behaviour.

When I install a new J 1.6 component a new admin menu item is automatically created, based on my manifest entries. So I was wondering, why Joomla always puts the menu-item-alias in the menu and NOT the menu-item-title. So I took a look in the code, and I found this in

administrator/modules/mod_menu/tmpl/default_enabled.php in line 174:

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$text = $lang->hasKey($component->title) ? JText::_($component->title) : $component->alias;

	if (!empty($component->submenu))
		// This component has a db driven submenu.
		$menu->addChild(new JMenuNode($text, $component->link, $component->img), true);
		foreach ($component->submenu as $sub)
			$text = $lang->hasKey($sub->title) ? JText::_($sub->title) : $sub->alias;
			$menu->addChild(new JMenuNode($text, $sub->link, $sub->img));
	else {
		$menu->addChild(new JMenuNode($text, $component->link, $component->img));
Why does it use themenu-item alias when there is no Translation found for the menu-item-title?
That doesn't make any sense to me.


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