The Language Switcher Component- Neve Header / Footer Builder

📝Note: This component is part of the Neve Header / Footer Builder.

The Language Switcher component is a very useful tool for a website that allows for translations using dedicated plugins, such as Polylang, Translate Press, WPML, or Weglot Translate.

🧰Using the Component

Start by adding the component into the rows, by clicking on the ➕ button and selecting the component.

Open the component's  settings to customize it by clicking on the ⚙️icon.

📝 Note: This component will be visible in the list of components only if a translation plugin is activated on your website.

🔮Customizing the Component

There are two panels with customizing options for this component, which allow you to create the desired header / footer:

⚙️ General Panel

📝Note: The General panel allows for multiple customizations of this component. It is available only for the Polylang plugin. This panel will not appear if you use Weglot, WPML, or TranslatePress.

  • Show Flags - enable / disable the flash that appears next to the language.
  • Show Language Names - enable / disable the name of the available language.
  • Hide if no Translation - disable the flag / name if no translations are available to avoid confusion.
  • Link to Front Page - once the flag / name is clicked, the visitor will be redirected to the home page to start reading the translated website.
  • Hide Current Language - disable the current language flag / name.

📐Layout Panel

In the Layout tab, you also have access to advanced positioning options like:

  • Padding and Margin - available in PX, EM, REM, and %, with a link button that helps establish the same dimension for all the directions  ( Desktop | Tablet | Mobile ).

🗂Useful Resources

How to use a translate plugin

There are a lot of plugins that help you to translate your website to ensure its utility for any language speakers:

  • using the WPML plugin

🎥 Video - how to create a Custom Header
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