Your Joomla website can be set up as a multilingual website.

You can download your chosen Language Pack and set up your website so that it can be viewed in the chosen language of your website visitor, providing that language is installed and set up.

Your Language Switcher Module allows you to take advantage of the language tags that are available when content, modules and menu links are created.

This Module displays a list of available Content Languages for switching between them.

When switching languages, it redirects to the Home page, or associated menu item, defined for the chosen language.

Thereafter, the navigation will be the one defined for that language.

Creating a multilingual Joomla website can be quite complex and may be a task to undertake once more familiar with Joomla.

The 'System - Language Filter' Plugin must be enabled for this Module to work properly.

Here, we show you an example Language Switcher Module - the Module title (Language Switcher in our example image) can be changed to whatever you want to call it. The image below is an example of what your site visitors (frontend) will see.

Language Switcher Module Example v2

In Joomla, Modules are created and managed via the Administrator area.


Linking SmallSite Modules - Language Switcher
Modules Related Help Resources


Linking SmallModules - Options
Languages Help Resources

Languages - Content

Linking SmallLanguages - Options

Linking SmallLanguages - Installed

Linking SmallLanguages - Overrides

Linking SmallExtensions - Languages

Linking SmallLanguages - Edit Override

Linking SmallLanguages - Edit Content Language
Multilingual Help Resources

Multilingual Associations

Multilingual Associations - Edit

Linking SmallMultilingual Associations - Options

Linking SmallAdmin Modules - Multilingual Status

Further Reading

You might be interested in reading two of our other articles

Linking SmallLanguages

Multilingual Associations

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