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Last updated by Riffaz 1 year, 5 months ago.

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September 6, 2019 at 4:32 pm #4526725


now it looks like this
hidden link

can I change it to
hidden link ?

and the language switcher looks like this
English . 繁體中文 . 简体中文

How can I change it to
EN . 繁 . 简


September 8, 2019 at 2:25 pm #4531831


Languages: English (English )

Timezone: Asia/Colombo (GMT+05:30)


Thank you for contacting WPML support.

Regarding the Language URL :
Language URL structure is the base for everything built in WPML and you can choose the language URL from three formats only:

So, what you are trying is simply not possible.

This is how WordPress work.
This is how WPML works. 🙂

Regarding changing the language name :
- Go to WPML >> Languages >> Site Languages.
- Click on link "Edit Languages"
- Adjust the names in the columns, example screenshot I have attached.
- And press "Save".


This should solve the issue.
Let me know if you need anything else regarding this.