Outputting content in different languages

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Hi there, 

I feel like I have another rather stupid question, but I am stucked in a problem. 

I wrote a small module, which makes use of the multi-language option.

The inputfield code looks like this:

$donationText = $this->modules->InputfieldCKEditor;
$donationText->useLanguages = true;
$donationText->name = 'donationtext';
$donationText->label = 'Donation CTA Text';
$donationText->value = $this->donationtext;
$donationText->required = true;

My simplified render method in the module looks like this:

public function renderDonationCTA(){
    echo $this->donationtext;

However, when I call this method in my template code only the default language gets outputted.

What did I miss or what can I do, in order to output the inserted text in the "right" language? 

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Hi @Zeka,

thank you for this link, didn't find that one. 

However, that did not worked out well for me. After applying the concept of Adrian, I always got the not default language outputted. 

I have a hardcoded version now. It's not good practice, but it does its job. 

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The value of the Inputfield is set from an user trough the module config page ?

If yes (I dont know how your module work) , then imagine the following, in the getDefaultData() you have :

protected static function getDefaultData() {
	return array(
		'ml_myfield_data' => ''


In your getModuleConfigInputfields() :

public static function getModuleConfigInputfields(array $data) {
	$data = array_merge(self::getDefaultData(), $data);
	// [...]
    	$f = $modules->get("InputfieldCKEditor");
    	$f->attr('name', 'ml_myfield_data');
    	$f->value = $data['ml_myfield_data'];
    	$f->useLanguages = true;
	// [...]


Then in module ready() (for testing purpose) you can return the right language :

if($this->wire('languages')) {
	$userLanguage = $this->wire('user')->language;
	$lang = $userLanguage->isDefault() ? '' : "__$userLanguage->id";
else {
	$lang = '';
bd($this->data['ml_myfield_data'.$lang]); // debug with tracy

After you change your language in your profile, it should return the right language.

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Hi @flydev

thank you for your answer. It helped me finding my mistake (although I am not understanding what my mistake actually is). 


//this does not work (no output)
$field = 'donationtext'.$lang;
$test = $this->field;

//this does work however
$testArr = $this->data['donationtext'.$lang]; 


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If you are not using TracyDebugger, then I urge you to install it then debug both variables, you will find your answer ;)

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