Cannot get Language Switcher to work

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Lxg
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Cannot get Language Switcher to work

Post by Lxg » Thu Feb 08, 2024 4:17 pm

On Joomla 5 with languages en_GB and fr_CA , my language switcher shows its title but no flags or language words. I previously had problems with the CA localise.php files and the solution given seemed great - but the switcher still did not show the languages. I thought I must have done something trying to solve the previous problem so eventually restored my site to a few days ago - before I had loaded in any lang. packs. The switcher still does not display anything but its own name. What more should I be looking at? Here are screen shots of each: Languages:
Languages..png
Language Content :
Language-content.png
and the Switcher on the front end :
homePage.png
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Per Yngve Berg
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Re: Cannot get Language Switcher to work

Post by Per Yngve Berg » Thu Feb 08, 2024 5:01 pm

What does the Language Status Admin Module say?

Have you created Categories for each Language?

Have you created a Menu for each Language?

Have you set a Menu item as Default for each Language (tagged with a Flag)?

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Re: Cannot get Language Switcher to work

Post by imanickam » Fri Feb 09, 2024 4:03 am

I believe that you are using Falang to develop a multilingual site. If so, please refer to the documentation of the extension. Falang uses its own Language Switcher module.
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Re: Cannot get Language Switcher to work

Post by Lxg » Fri Feb 09, 2024 8:26 pm

Thank you all. Just wasn't careful enough with all the details. Sorry to take your time.


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