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crissoft
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Language Switcher not showing

Post by crissoft » Mon May 23, 2022 10:58 am

Hello,
I can't get the language switcher to show on the site.
I have:
Joomla 4.1.3 Helix Framework
Tempale Helix Ultimate
I need a switcher for 2 languages, Romanian and English. I followed the documentation, added missing steps after 1st try and still nothing.
What I have now:

Languages:
- Installed and published the languages.
- In Content language Home is set to No ??? (don't know if this should be changed) ??? .
- Published all 3 plug-ins: Language Code, Language Filter, Web Services.
- Please see language_filter.jpg

Menus:
Main Menu set for all pages, position bottom 3 (just the main pages are there).
Menu Romanian, set for Romanian language, position menu
Menu English, set for English language, position menu
??? If I change the Main Menu position from bottom 3 to menu it moves the whole vertical list in the menu bar. ???
??? Should I have a 4th menu set for all pages on the position menu ? ???

Menu Items:
Main Menu - first item Acasa - all pages - no association
Menu Rom. - Acasa - Romanian lang. - association with Home en-GB
Menu Eng. - Home - English lang. - association with Acasa ro-RO

Pages:
Main Menu has Home - Default set to All pages
Menu Rom. has Acasa set to Romanian
Menu Eng. has Home set English

Templates:
shaper_helixultimate - Default set on All pages (set as default, star is checked)
shaper_helixultimate - RO set on Romanian
shaper_helixultimate - GB set on English

Language Switcher module (see language_switcher.jpg):
position menu - languages all - pages all
??? Should there be a separate language switcher for all languages? In his case should I add one for RO and one for EN? ???
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Per Yngve Berg
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Re: Language Switcher not showing

Post by Per Yngve Berg » Mon May 23, 2022 11:45 am

Have you set a default menu item for each language tagged with a flag?

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Re: Language Switcher not showing

Post by crissoft » Mon May 23, 2022 9:16 pm

Yes, the ones listed here:
Menu Items:
Main Menu - first item Acasa - all pages - no association
Menu Rom. - Acasa - Romanian lang. - association with Home en-GB
Menu Eng. - Home - English lang. - association with Acasa ro-RO

Only the Main Menu has all the items added.
Menu Rom and Eng. only have the home items.

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Re: Language Switcher not showing

Post by crissoft » Mon May 30, 2022 2:01 pm

Problem solved.
I forgot to set the home page for the Ro and Eng menus.


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