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Cookies Policy Notification Bar - Frequently Asked Questions


How to translate the Cookie Categories (name & description) in the Cookies Manager (modal window)?

Follow the below steps to translate the Cookie Categories in different languages.

Step 1

From the top horizontal menu at Joomla! backend, navigate to: Extensions > Languages > Overrides.

Navigate to the Language Overrides

Step 2

At the left sidebar choose the language of texts you want to translate and click on the button "New".

Language: Overrides - Joomla! backend

Step 3

A. Create a new Override for the Category Name.

  1. Fill in the field "Language Constant *" by entering the constant of the string you want to create. Example: "ANALYTICAL_COOKIES_NAME".
  2. Fill in the field "Text" by entering the text that you want to be displayed. Example: "Analytical Cookies."
  3. Click on the button "Save & Close" (top left).
Create a new Override for the Category Name

B. Create a new Override for the Category Description.

  1. Fill in the field "Language Constant *" by entering the constant of the string you want to create. Example: "ANALYTICAL_COOKIES_DESC".
  2. Fill in the field "Text" by entering the text that you want to be displayed. Example: "Analytical cookies allow us to recognize and to count the number of visitors to our website..."
  3. Click on the button "Save & Close" (top left).
Create a new Override for the Category Description

Step 4

Navigate to the plugin settings (System - Web357 Cookies Policy Notification Bar), click on the tab "Advanced Settings", and then scroll down to the "Categories of Cookies" section.

Enter the Language Constants "ANALYTICAL_COOKIES_NAME" and the "ANALYTICAL_COOKIES_DESC" you've created in the 3rd step, in the "Cookie Category Name" and the "Cookie Category Description" input fields.

Save the plugin settings.

Enter the Language Constants in the plugin settings

WELL DONE!

The Cookie Category Name and the Description are now displayed in the Cookies Manager (modal Window).

The cookie category name and description in the cookies manager modal window

Multilingual Websites

If you have a multilingual website, you can repeat the procedure for as many languages you want.

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