Changing Joomla Messages Part 1 - Default Joomla Components
If you want to change the text messages of the default Joomla Components, you need to find the text you want to change in the following files and change to the message you want. You should read the tutorial accompanying this article: Changing Joomla Messages
Banner Component (en-GB.com_banners.ini)
BNR_CLIENT_NAME=You must select a name for the Client.
BNR_CONTACT=You must select a Contact for the Client.
BNR_VALID_EMAIL=You must select a valid e-mail for the Client.
BNR_CLIENT=You must select a Client,
BNR_NAME=You must select a name for the Banner.
BNR_IMAGE=You must select an image for the Banner.
BNR_URL=You must select a URL/Custom Banner code for the Banner.
Contacts Component (en-GB.com_contact.ini)
CONTACT_FORM_NC=Please make sure the form is complete and valid.
COPY_TEXT=This is a copy of the following message you sent to %s via %s
COPY OF:=Copy of:
DISPLAY NUM=Display #
DOWNLOAD INFORMATION AS A=Download information as a
EMAIL ADDRESS=E-mail address
EMAIL_A_COPY=E-mail a copy of this message to your own address.
ENQUIRY_TEXT=This is an enquiry e-mail via %s from:
ENTER YOUR MESSAGE=Enter your Message
ENTER YOUR NAME=Enter your Name
MESGHASBANNEDTEXT=The %s of your e-mail contains banned text.
MESSAGE SUBJECT=Message Subject
MOBILE=Mobile Phone Number
SELECT CONTACT=Select Contact
THANK_MESSAGE=Thank you for your e-mail.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR E-MAIL=Thank you for your e-mail.
THE CONTACT LIST FOR THIS WEBSITE.=The Contact list for this Web site.
THERE ARE NO CONTACT DETAILS LISTED.=There are no Contact Details listed.
YOU CANNOT ENTER MORE THAN ONE EMAIL ADDRESS=You cannot enter more than one e-mail address.
Content Component (en-GB.com_content.ini)
ACCESS LEVEL=Access Level
ALT TEXT=Alt Text
ALREADY EXISTS=Already exists
ALTERNATIVE READ MORE TEXT=Alternative Read more:
PARAMALTREADMORE=Enter text that will display alongside the dynamic <em>Read more</em> of the IntroText. It will be displayed instead of the main Article title where used.
ARTICLES BEING MOVED= Articles being moved:
ARTICLES BEING COPIED=Articles being copied:
ARTICLE CATEGORY NOT PUBLISHED=Article Category not published
ARTICLE MUST HAVE A TITLE=Article must have a Title
ARTICLE MUST HAVE SOME TEXT=Article must have some text
ARTICLE SECTION NOT PUBLISHED=Article Section not published
ARTICLE # NOT FOUND=Article #%d not found
ARTICLE RATING=Article Rating
AUTHOR ALIAS=Author Alias
AUTHOR FILTER=Author Filter
DESCNEWITEMSFIRST=New Article defaults to the first position. Ordering can be changed after this Article has been saved.
DISPLAY NUM=Display #
EDIT IMAGE=Edit Image
EDIT ITEM=Edit Article
EMAIL_MSG=The following page from the "%s" Web site has been sent to you by %s ( %s ).\n\nYou can access it at the following URL:\n %s
EMAIL_ERR_NOINFO=You must enter your valid e-mail address and a valid e-mail for the recipient.
FINISH PUBLISHING=Finish Publishing
HITS FILTER=Hits Filter
INTRO TEXT=Intro Text
INVALID RATING=Invalid Rating
ITEM SENT BY=Article sent by %s
ITEM SUCCESSFULLY SAVED.=Article successfully saved.
ITEM TITLE=Article Title
KEY NOT FOUND=Key not found
LAST MODIFIED=Last Modified
MESSAGE SUBJECT=Message Subject
NEW ITEM=New Item
NO IMAGE=No Image
ON_NEW_CONTENT=A new Article has been submitted by [ %s ] titled [ %s ] from Section [ %s ] and Category [ %s ]
PGB TOC ALIAS PROMPT=Table of Contents Alias:
PGB PAGE TITLE=Page Title:
PGB INS PAGEBRK=Insert Pagebreak
PGB ARTICLE PAGEBRK=Article Pagebreak
PLEASE SELECT A CATEGORY=Please select a Category
REGISTER TO READ MORE...=Register to read more...
READ MORE=Read more: %s
REGISTERED USERS ONLY=Registered Users Only
SEND EMAIL=Send e-mail
SELECT CATEGORY=Select Category
SELECT SECTION=Select Section
SHOW ON FRONT PAGE=Show on Front Page
START PUBLISHING=Start Publishing
SUBMIT AN ARTICLE=Submit an Article
THANK_SUB=Thank you for your submission. It will be reviewed before being posted on the site.
THANKS FOR RATING!=Thanks for rating!
THE MODULE=The Module
THIS CATEGORY IS CURRENTLY EMPTY=This Category is currently empty.
THIS ITEM HAS BEEN SENT TO=This Article was sent to
TITLE ASC=Title asc
TITLE DESC=Title desc
TITLE FILTER=Title Filter
UNABLE TO LOAD DATA=Unable to load data.
VIEW ALL=View All
WARNUSER=Please either Cancel or Save the current change.
WRITTEN BY=Written by %s
YOU ALREADY RATED THIS ARTICLE TODAY!=You already rated this Article today!
YOUR EMAIL=Your E-mail
YOUR FRIENDS EMAIL=Your friend's e-mail
YOUR NAME=Your Name
TOGGLE EDITOR=Toggle editor
FrontPage Component (language/en-GB/en-GB.com_frontpage.ini)
EMPTY_BLOG=There are no Articles to display.
Mailer Component (language/en-GB/en-GB.com_mailto.ini)
EMAIL_ERR_NOINFO=Please provide a valid e-mail address.
EMAIL_INVALID=The address '%s' does not appear to be a valid e-mail address.
EMAIL_THIS_LINK_TO_A_FRIEND=E-mail this link to a friend.
EMAIL_SENT=E-mail was sent successfully.
EMAIL_NOT_SENT=E-mail could not be sent.
EMAIL_MSG=This is an e-mail from (%s) sent by %s (%s). You may also find the following link interesting: %s
ITEM SENT BY=Item sent by
Media Manager (language/en-gb/en-GB.com_media.ini)
ERROR. UNABLE TO UPLOAD FILE=Error. Unable to upload file.
BROWSE FILES=Browse Files
CLEAR COMPLETED=Clear completed
REMOVE FROM QUEUE=Remove from queue
A NEW PRIVATE MESSAGE HAS ARRIVED=A new private message has arrived from %s.
MESSAGE_FAILED=The user has locked their mailbox. Message failed.
PLEASE LOGIN TO READ YOUR MESSAGE=Please login to %s to read your message.
News Feeds (language/en-gb/en-GB.com_newsfeeds.ini)
DISPLAY NUM=Display #
ERROR: FEED NOT RETRIEVED=Error. Feed not retrieved.
FEED LINK=Feed Link
FEED NAME=Feed Name
NUM ARTICLES=# Articles
NEWS FEEDS=News Feeds
Poll Component (language/en-gb/en-GB.com_poll.ini)
COOKIES MUST BE ENABLED!=Cookies must be enabled!
FIRST VOTE=First Vote
LAST VOTE=Last Vote
NUMBER OF VOTERS=Number of Voters
SELECT POLL=Select Poll
SELECT POLL FROM THE LIST=Select a poll from the list
THANKS FOR YOUR VOTE!=Thank you for voting!
THERE ARE NO RESULTS FOR THIS POLL.=There are no results yet for this poll.
WARNSELECT=No selection was made. Please try again.
YOU ALREADY VOTED FOR THIS POLL TODAY!=You already voted for this Poll today!
YOUR POLL MUST CONTAIN A TITLE.=Your Poll must contain a Title.
YOUR POLL MUST HAVE A NON-ZERO LAG TIME.=Your Poll must have a non-zero lag time.
ALL WORDS=All words
ANY WORDS=Any words
DISPLAY NUM=Display #
EXACT PHRASE=Exact Phrase
IGNOREKEYWORD=One or more common words were ignored in the search.
MOST POPULAR=Most Popular
NEWEST FIRST=Newest First
NO RESULTS WERE FOUND=No results were found.
OLDEST FIRST=Oldest First
SEARCH KEYWORD=Search Keyword
SEARCH_MESSAGE=Search term must be a minimum of 3 characters and a maximum of 20 characters.
SEARCH ONLY=Search Only
TOTALRESULTSFOUND=Total: %s results found.
UNCATEGORISED CONTENT=Uncategorised Content
SEARCH PARAMETERS=Search Parameters
User Management (language/en-gb/en-GB.com_user.ini)
ACCOUNT DETAILS FOR=Account Details for %s at %s
BACK-END LANGUAGE=Back-end Language:
CHECKED IN=Checked in
CHECKING TABLE=Checking Table
CONF_CHECKED_IN=Checked out items have now been all checked in.
CONFIRM YOUR ACCOUNT=Confirm your account.
COULD_NOT_FIND_EMAIL=a User with the specified e-mail address could not be found.
COULD_NOT_FIND_USER=a User with the specified username and e-mail address could not be found.
EDIT YOUR DETAILS=Edit Your Details
DATABASE_ERROR=A database error occurred. Please try again later.
DESCLOGINFORM=This Module displays a username and password login form. It also displays a link to retrieve a forgotten password. If user registration is enabled, (refer to the Global Configuration settings), another link will be shown to invite users to self-register.
EMAIL ADDRESS=E-mail Address
ERROR_SENDING_CONFIRMATION_EMAIL=An error was encountered while sending the confirmation e-mail.
ERROR_SENDING_REMINDER_EMAIL=An error was encountered while sending the username reminder e-mail.
E_SESSION_TIMEOUT=Your session may have expired. Please try again.
FAILED TO COPY=Failed to copy.
FORGOT_YOUR_PASSWORD=Forgot your Password?
FORGOT_YOUR_USERNAME=Forgot your Username?
FRONT-END LANGUAGE=Front-end Language:
HELP SITE=Help Site:
HELP SITE FOR THIS USER=Help Site for this User
INVALID_EMAIL_ADDRESS=the e-mail address was invalid.
INVALID_TOKEN=the token was invalid.
JAUTHENTICATION::__CONSTRUCT: COULD NOT LOAD AUTHENTICATION LIBRARIES.=JAuthentication::__construct: Could not load authentication libraries.
LOGIN MESSAGE=Login Message
LOGIN REDIRECTION URL=Login Redirection Page
LOGOUT MESSAGE=Logout Message
LOGOUT REDIRECTION URL=Logout Redirection Page
LOGIN_DESCRIPTION=To access the private area of this site, please log in.
LOGOUT_DESCRIPTION=You are currently logged in to the private area of this site.
NEWPASS_MAIL_MSG=The User Account %s %s %s %s %s %s
NEWPASS_MSG1=has this e-mail associated with it.\n A Web User from
NEWPASS_MSG2=has just requested that a new password be sent.\n\nYour New Password is:
NEWPASS_MSG3=\n\nIf you did not ask for this, don't worry. Only you are seeing this message, not them. If this was an error, just login with your new password and change your password to what you would like it to be.
NEW PASSWORD FOR=%s :: New Password for - %s
NEW USER PASSWORD CREATED AND SENT!=New User Password created and sent!
NO ACCOUNT YET?=No Account Yet?
PARAMPOSTTEXT=This is the text or HTML that is displayed below the login form.
PARAMPRETEXT=This is the text or HTML that is displayed above the login form.
PARAMLOGINREDIRECTURL=Select the page the user will be redirected to after a successful login. Select from all the pages listed in the drop down list. If no selection is made, the Front Page will be loaded by default.
PARAMLOGOUTREDIRECTURL=Select the page the user will be redirected to after successfully ending their current session by logging out. Select from all the pages listed in the drop down list. If no selection is made, the Front Page will be loaded by default.
PASSWORD_RESET_CONFIRMATION_EMAIL_TEXT=Hello,\n\na request has been made to reset your %s account password. To reset your password, you will need to submit this token in order to verify that the request was legitimate.\n\nThe token is %s .\n\nClick on the URL below to enter the token and proceed with resetting your password.\n\n%s\n\nThank you.
PASSWORD_RESET_CONFIRMATION_EMAIL_TITLE=Your %s password reset request
PASSWORD_RESET_CONFIRMATION_FAILED=Your password reset confirmation failed because %s.
PASSWORD_RESET_FAILED=Your password reset failed because %s.
PASSWORD_RESET_REQUEST_FAILED=Your password reset request failed because %s.
PASSWORD_RESET_SUCCESS=Your password has been reset.
PASSWORDS_DO_NOT_MATCH=Passwords do not match.
PASSWORDS_DO_NOT_MATCH_LOW=the passwords do not match
PLEASE ENTER A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS.=Please enter a valid e-mail address.
PLEASE VERIFY THE PASSWORD.=Please verify the password.
REGISTERED AREA=Registered Area
REGISTER_REQUIRED=Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.
REG_ACTIVATE_COMPLETE=Your Account has been successfully activated. You can now log in using the username and password you chose during the registration.
REG_ACTIVATE_NOT_FOUND_TITLE=Invalid Activation Link!
REG_ACTIVATE_NOT_FOUND=There is no such account in our database or the account has already been activated.
REG_COMPLETE=You may now log in.
REG_COMPLETE_ACTIVATE=Your account has been created and an activation link has been sent to the e-mail address you entered. Note that you must activate the account by clicking on the activation link when you get the e-mail before you can login.
REMEMBER ME=Remember Me
REMIND_USERNAME_DESCRIPTION=Please enter the e-mail address associated with your User account. Your username will be e-mailed to the e-mail address on file.
REMIND_USERNAME_EMAIL_TIP_TEXT=Please enter the e-mail address associated with your account.
RESEND USERNAME FOR=Resend username for %s
RESEND_MAIL_MSG=The User account %s %s %s %s %s
RESEND_MSG1=has this e-mail associated with it.\n A Web User from
RESEND_MSG2=has just requested to get the username resend.
RESEND_MSG3=\n\nIf you did not ask for this, don't worry. You are seeing this message, not them.
RESET_PASSWORD_COMPLETE_DESCRIPTION=To complete the password reset process, please enter a new password.
RESET_PASSWORD_CONFIRM_DESCRIPTION=An e-mail has been sent to your e-mail address. The e-mail contains a verification token, please paste the token in the field below to prove that you are the owner of this account.
RESET_PASSWORD_EMAIL_TIP_TEXT=Please enter the e-mail address for your account.
RESET_PASSWORD_PASSWORD1_TIP_TEXT=Please enter a new password for your account.
RESET_PASSWORD_PASSWORD2_TIP_TEXT=Please enter the password again.
RESET_PASSWORD_REQUEST_DESCRIPTION=Please enter the e-mail address for your account. A verification token will be sent to you. Once you have received the token, you will be able to choose a new password for your account.
RESET_PASSWORD_TOKEN_TIP_TEXT=Please enter the token that was sent to your e-mail address.
RESET_PASSWORD_USERNAME_TIP_TEXT=Please enter the username for your account
RESET YOUR PASSWORD=Reset your Password
SELECT A USER TO DELETE=Select a User to Delete
SEND_MSG=Hello %s,\n\nThank you for registering at %s.\n\nYou may now log in to %s using the username and password you registered with.
SEND_MSG_ACTIVATE=Hello %s,\n\nThank you for registering at %s. Your account is created and must be activated before you can use it.\nTo activate the account click on the following link or copy-paste it in your browser:\n%s\n\nAfter activation you may login to %s using the following username and password:\n\nUsername: %s\nPassword: %s
SEND_MSG_ADMIN=Hello %s,\n\nA new user has registered at %s.\nThis e-mail contains their details:\n\nName: %s\nE-mail: %s\nUsername: %s\n\nPlease do not respond to this message. It is automatically generated and is for information purposes only.
SEND REGISTRATION=Send Registration
SHOW/HIDE THE SIMPLE GREETING TEXT=Show/Hide the simple greeting text
SORRY, NO CORRESPONDING USER WAS FOUND=Sorry, no corresponding user was found.
SUBMISSION SUCCESS!=Submission Success!
SUBMIT_SUCCESS_DESC=Your Item has been successfully submitted to our administrators. It will be reviewed before being published on this site.
TIME ZONE FOR THIS USER=Time Zone for this User
UNABLE TO FIND A USER WITH GIVEN ACTIVATION STRING= The system is unable to find a user with the given activation string. The account may already be activated or their activation code has expired. If it has expired, you need to re-register with this site.
UP_EXISTS=Image $Userfile_name already exists. Please rename the file and try again.
UP_SIZE=You cannot upload files greater than 15kb in size.
USERNAME RESENT=Username resent
USERNAME_REMINDER_EMAIL_TEXT=Hello,\n\nA username reminder has been requested for your %s account.\n\nYour username is %s.\n\nTo login to your account, click on the link below.\n\n%s\n\nThank you.
USERNAME_REMINDER_EMAIL_TITLE=Your %s username
USERNAME_REMINDER_FAILED=Your username reminder failed because %s.
USERNAME_REMINDER_SUCCESS=Your username has been e-mailed to %s.
USER EDITOR=User Editor:
USER UNKNOWN=User Unknown
VERIFY PASSWORD=Verify Password
WELCOME_DESC=Welcome to the registered user area of our site.
YOU MAY ONLY UPLOAD A GIF, OR JPG IMAGE.=You may only upload a .gif, or .jpg image.
YOUR NAME=Your Name
YOUR SETTINGS HAVE BEEN SAVED.=Your settings have been Saved.
YOU ARE ALREADY REGISTERED.=You are already registered.
WebLinks Component (language/en-gb/en-GB.com_weblinks.ini)
CLICK TO SORT THIS COLUMN=Click to sort by this column.
DESCNEWITEMSLAST=New Web links default to the last position. Ordering can be changed after this Web link has been saved.
DISPLAY NUM=Display #
ERROR SAVING WEBLINK=Error saving the Web link.
PLEASE PROVIDE A VALID URL=Please provide a valid URL.
SUBMIT A WEB LINK=Submit A Web Link
THANK_SUB=Thanks for your submission. It will be reviewed before being posted on the site.
WEB LINK=Web Link
WEBLINK ITEM MUST HAVE A TITLE=Web Link Item must have a Title.
WEBLINKS_DESC=We are regularly out on the Web. When we find a great site we list it.
WEBLINK SAVED=Web Link saved
YOU MUST HAVE A URL.=You must enter a URL.
YOU MUST SELECT A CATEGORY.=You must select a Category.
YOUR WEBLINK MUST CONTAIN A TITLE.=Your Web Link must contain a Title.
Wrapper Component (language/en-gb/en-GB.com_wrapper.ini)
NO_IFRAMES=This option will not work correctly. Unfortunately, your browser does not support inline frames.