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magento multilanguage double change in language resuts in 404 or how to chang


magento multilanguage double change in language resuts in 404 or how to chang  using -'url,magento,seo,http-status-code-404,multilingual'

I have a problem with a magento installation. I used Magento ver. 1.5.0.1, community edition to develop this website http://cissmarket.com/.

The problem appears when I change the language from the EU version to French and after that to German. The change to french is ok, but when in the same page i change to German i receive a 404 error. Also this is generation 404 errors in the Google webmaster tools and when i try for example to take this link and paste it in the browser it gives me also a 404 error. I have there some 50 products and ~550 404 errors in Google Webmaster tools. I understand that the problem is from what I described.

Moreover I have a SEO problem since I have this page in french:

http://cissmarket.com/de/cartouches-refilables.html

And when I switch to the german version of the website it takes me to this link

_from_store=fr">http://cissmarket.com/de/cartouches-refilables.html?_from_store=fr (if i try now to switch to uk I will get the 404 mentioned above)

instead of going to this one:

http://cissmarket.com/de/nachfullpatronen.html

Already checked this 404 error when switching between stores when in a category on magento but it does not relate to my problem.

About settings:


I use the caching service and also I did index all the content.
The product or category I am trying to access is available and set active for all the languages.
System > General > Web > URL options > Add Store Code to Urls is set
to yes.
System > General > Web > Search Engines Optimization > Use Web Server
Rewrites is set to yes.
No other changes has been made to the .htaccess file except for the
ones that the system itself made.


So to conclude: the problem is the 404 given by 2 succesive changes of the language and the bad url address when I switch from one page to another.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

UPDATE: tried this _from_store-query-parameter-when-switching-store-views-in-magento">http://www.activo.com/how-to-avoid-the-_from_store-query-parameter-when-switching-store-views-in-magento but it results in a 404 at the first language change

Edit #1:

Found the problem: file languages.phtml contained this code <?php echo str_replace ("/fr/","/de/",$_lang->getCurrentUrl()); ?> and actually did replace only the language code and not the whole url according to the corresponding translation.

So applied to this


  http://cissmarket.com/fr/cartouches-refilables.html


it will return


  http://cissmarket.com/de/cartouches-refilables.html


So does anyone know how to get the corresponding URL of the current page for the other languages available in the store?

Edit #2 (using @Vinai solution):

It works on the product pages but not on the category yet.
    

asked Oct 19, 2015 by sumit_jaiswalmca
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