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JLanguage/exists

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Description

Check if a language exists

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Syntax

exists($lang, $basePath=JPATH_BASE)
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$lang $lang Language to check
$basePath JPATH_BASE $basePath Optional path to check

Returns

boolean True if the language exists

Defined in

libraries/joomla/language/language.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.language.language' );

Source Body

function exists($lang, $basePath = JPATH_BASE)
{
        static  $paths  = array();
 
        // Return false if no language was specified
        if ( ! $lang ) {
                return false;
        }
 
        $path   = $basePath.DS.'language'.DS.$lang;
 
        // Return previous check results if it exists
        if ( isset($paths[$path]) )
        {
                return $paths[$path];
        }
 
        // Check if the language exists
        jimport('joomla.filesystem.folder');
 
        $paths[$path]   = JFolder::exists($path);
 
        return $paths[$path];
}

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Examples

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