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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-65893

Pass formatted site name to Moodle App to allow for translations

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    • Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • 3.6, 3.7
    • 3.6.5, 3.7.1
    • Web Services
    • Any
    • MOODLE_36_STABLE, MOODLE_37_STABLE
    • MOODLE_36_STABLE, MOODLE_37_STABLE
    • MDL-65893-master
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      1. Enable the multilang filter for both content and headings
      2. Install both French and English language packs via 'language packs' admin setting.
      3. Set 'full site name' (fullname) admin setting to the following:

        <span class="multilang" lang="en">English site name</span><span class="multilang" lang="fr">French site name</span>
        

      4. Enable web services via Admin -> Plugins -> Web services
        • Make sure REST is enabled
        • Create a token for the mobile web service for the admin user and copy it somewhere
      5. Set your preferred language to 'English'. (User preferences -> preferred language)
      6. Now, run the following command: (replacing sitename and token)

        curl 'http://YOURSITE/webservice/rest/server.php?moodlewsrestformat=json' --data 'wsfunction=core_webservice_get_site_info&wstoken=TOKEN&moodlewssettingfilter=true' | python -m "json.tool"
        

      7. Verify you see the string 'English site name' coming back in the results.
      8. Set your preferred language to 'French'. (User preferences -> preferred language)
      9. Now, run the following command: (replacing sitename and token)

        curl 'http://YOURSITE/webservice/rest/server.php?moodlewsrestformat=json' --data 'wsfunction=core_webservice_get_site_info&wstoken=TOKEN&moodlewssettingfilter=true' | python -m "json.tool"
        

      10. Verify you see the string 'French site name' coming back in the results.
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      Enable the multilang filter for both content and headings Install both French and English language packs via 'language packs' admin setting. Set 'full site name' (fullname) admin setting to the following: <span class="multilang" lang="en">English site name</span><span class="multilang" lang="fr">French site name</span> Enable web services via Admin -> Plugins -> Web services Make sure REST is enabled Create a token for the mobile web service for the admin user and copy it somewhere Set your preferred language to 'English'. (User preferences -> preferred language) Now, run the following command: (replacing sitename and token) curl 'http://YOURSITE/webservice/rest/server.php?moodlewsrestformat=json' --data 'wsfunction=core_webservice_get_site_info&wstoken=TOKEN&moodlewssettingfilter=true' | python -m "json.tool" Verify you see the string 'English site name' coming back in the results. Set your preferred language to 'French'. (User preferences -> preferred language) Now, run the following command: (replacing sitename and token) curl 'http://YOURSITE/webservice/rest/server.php?moodlewsrestformat=json' --data 'wsfunction=core_webservice_get_site_info&wstoken=TOKEN&moodlewssettingfilter=true' | python -m "json.tool" Verify you see the string 'French site name' coming back in the results.

    Description

      The Moodle App shows language tags in curly braces when the site name has these. The fix is to format the string on server side before it is sent to the app. Then the Moodle App shows the localised site name as intended.

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              nicoroeser Nico Roeser
              nicoroeser Nico Roeser
              Juan Leyva Juan Leyva
              Jake Dallimore Jake Dallimore
              Anna Carissa Sadia Anna Carissa Sadia
              Juan Leyva, Amaia Anabitarte, Carlos Escobedo, Ferran Recio, Ilya Tregubov, Laurent David, Raquel Ortega, Sara Arjona (@sarjona)
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                8/Jul/19

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