As part of a plugin, we can define a set of translations. A full description of how to create language files is available in Chapter 9, Customizing the Page.
When we create plugin translation files we must name the file according to a specific naming convention: the language tag, a period, and the Joomla! parsed plugin name. For example, the English translation file for the plugin
boxoffice would be called
Plugin translation files are located in the
Unlike components and modules, plugin language files are not automatically loaded when a plugin is loaded. To use a plugin language file we must manually load it. We can do this using the static
loadLanguage() method in the ...