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Multilanguages sites

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Testing available plugins for multilang sites

There are two basic types of multilanguage sites:

  1. only site navigation, titles, etc. are translated, but the main content stays the same. When you click on another language flag, all language strings are translated, but if an article is only in English, it remains in English, and you need manually translate it if you want to read it. For this, you need only to have language files translated.
  2. Site in a different language is like a new site. You create double content etc. You have more options here, and what is "doubled" depends on your Multilanguage Database Tables Settings.

 

Landing Zero 2 1.1 released

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What is new in version 1.1? Not too much but I like those ideas...

In theme preferences options to set header, body and footer width.  In bootstrap you can use classes container or container-fluid, so this settings just set those classes....

JM Core 1.9 released

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New functionality added - block code menu

If you remember blocks in Nuke, it is something like that. You add block code menu, insert your code into textarea field. 

It supports direct change of style for this menu or using ID parameter for tablestyle method.

On this site, it is used for inserting iframe code, for replacing google ads plugin by insert needed script and code via the menu.

Links Page Plugin replaced

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I abandoned the Links Page plugin for good. I replaced it with the Web Links plugin. You can see it in action on this site.


Web Links plugin was originally an UnNuke plugin (forked from PhpNuke). Because I use e107 as the backend for my still active UnNuke sites, I decided to create e107 version. If it detects the Links Page plugin is in use, it copies its data to new needed tables.

They removed the Links Page plugin from the official repository too. I removed it from my GitHub account, and you can find it now only in the repository with old plugins.

Metatag plugin

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What is different and new in customized version of metatag plugin

If you noticed, I started to customize the great plugin by lonalore with the name Metatag. This plugin is so useful that I had asked a long time ago to add those features to the core. Now I am glad they didn't do it; otherwise, I wouldn't be able to customize it.

Why I customized it? This plugin is for very advanced users. It's not easy to understand how it works. I had a vague idea of what results should be, and when I hit different outputs, I was lost. I need to be sure it works the way it should work before I fully add my solution for canonicals and double content.

Now I finished the first step. To get plugin more understandable and be able to check its results.

So what version 2.2 do?

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