Multisite Language Switcher
[resolved] Displaying language links - options not understood... (6 posts)

  1. bwooster47
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I'm not sure I fully understand all the options for styling the languages link. I have FR and EN installed.

    The links do show up, but they are all squished - no space between them.


    I noticed the options page has a number of options - "text before" "text after" - but no option to put a space "in between". I tried inserting   in the form, but it did not do anything - and wordpress cleared that option, did not like  

    Can someone post an example of the text or html they use to style the languages links on a post?


  2. bwooster47
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Aha - looks like I need to say "French " and add a space myself in the Description field. That seems to have solved one problem.

    BTW, there is a missing word in my posting above - I had used non-breaking space name & nbsp; and it is not shown.

    I'm trying to get a nice formatted languages list - anyone have good examples? Need something in-between the languages - nothing at start and end.

  3. Dennis Ploetner
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    A space is not needed in most cases because CSS offers a much better solution. Look at this site for example! There are flags grouped as links in a div-container (ID language) and this short style-definition creates the spaces:

    #language a {
        margin-left: 5px;
  4. Dennis Ploetner
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    Is this problem resolved?

  5. bwooster47
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I will mark it resolved, then will look into style files - I guess there must be a way to add to the .css files such that it can apply independent of theme chosen, and will not affect updates of both the plugin or the theme.

  6. Dennis Ploetner
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    Ah, maybe a good moment to begin with child-theme... ;)

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