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Revision as of 09:22, 4 April 2013

Contents

Language Switcher Module

Overview

How to access

You can access the Language Switcher module by either opening an existing module in the Module Manager or by creating a new Language Switcher Module. You can access the Module Manager by going to Extensions > Module Manager

Description

This module allows you to switch between available Content languages. Selecting a language will take you to the home page for that language.

Screenshot

File:Help30-Extensions-Module-Manager-Language-Switcher-screen.png

Toolbar

At the top left you will see the toolbar:

Help30-Save-SaveClose-SaveNew-SaveCopy-Close-Help-toolbar.png

The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the module and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the module and closes the current screen.
  • Save & New. Saves the module and keeps the editing screen open and ready to create another module.
  • Save as Copy. Saves your changes to a copy of the current module. Does not affect the current module. This toolbar icon is not shown if you are creating a new module.
  • Cancel/Close. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

Details

Basic Options

File:Help30-Extensions-Module-Manager-Language-Switcher-basic-options-parameters.png

  • Pre-text: Enter the text that appears before the Language Switcher
  • Post-text: Enter the text that appears below the Language Switcher.
  • Use image flags: Use visual indicators for each language, in the shape of a flag.

Advanced Options

File:Help30 Extensions-Module-Manager-Language-Switcher-advanced-options-parameters.png

  • Alternative layout Apply an alternative layout or template override
  • Module Class Suffix Apply a CSS suffix to the module
  • Caching. Use Global/No Caching. Whether or not to cache the content of this Module. A setting of "Use Global" will use the Cache Settings from the Global Configuration screen.
  • Cache Time. The length of time, in minutes, before the Module is re-cached.

Menu Assignment

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