Location of template language definition files
This page is tagged because it NEEDS VERSION UPDATING. You can help the Joomla! Documentation Wiki by contributing to it.
More pages that need help similar to this one are here. NOTE-If you feel the need is satistified, please remove this notice.
Language definition files for front-end templates are stored in
where [ln-LN] is the language code. Language codes are defined in RFC3066 The file must be named
where [template-name] is the name of the template (in lowercase). For example, the British English language file for the Beez template is
You should also create a separate language file for translating the Administrator back-end of your template. This will be stored in
but the file naming convention is the same.
For administrator templates, as distinct from front-end templates, the second of these files is the only one required. For example, the British English language file for the Khepri administrator template is located in
- RFC3066: Tags for the Identification of Languages http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3066.txt