Translation Manager User Guide

1. Introduction

This user guide gives an in depth description of Freestyle Translation Manager and how to use it including:

  • What the product does
  • How to install and uninstall
  • How to setup and use

2. What is Freestyle Translation Manager

Translation Manager enables easy translation of components and modules on your site to different languages. It also allows you to modify the english language text on your site.

3. Requirements

Freestyle Translation Manager has the following technical requirements:

  • Joomla 2.5, 3.3 or 3.4
  • PHP 5.3 or later
  • MySQL 5.x

Please ensure that you have the most current version of your copy of Joomla installed. Our components and extensions are developed and tested only with the most recent versions of Joomla.

4. Installation

To install Freestyle Translaiton Manager on your Joomla! site you will need to do the following steps:

  1. Download the component from our websites downloads section.
  2. Go to your Joomla! web sites Administration page ( )
  3. Log into your Admin account
  4. From the menu at the top of the page select "Extensions" -> "Extension Manager"
  5. Under "Upload Package File" click the "Choose File" button.
  6. Select the zip file you downloaded from our site and click the "Upload & Install" button
  7. Your component is now installed and can be found under "Components" -> "Freestyle Joomla" -> "Freestyle Translaiton Manager"


To update an existing installation of Freestyle Translaiton Manager you do not need to uninstall the component first. You just need to follow the instructions for installing.

If you have any issues with this process please open a support ticket or post a message in our forums.

5. Uninstallation

To uninstall Freestyle Translation Manager you need to log into your Joomla admin backend as described in the installation process.

Goto "Extensions" -> "Extension Manager", then to the "Manage" section.

In the "Filter" enter "Freestyle" and click "Search". This will display a list of all the Freestyle Joomla components that you have installed. Check the box on the left of the list and click the "Uninstall" button on the top right of the page to uninstall a component.

The following components are required by all Freestyle Joomla components and should not be uninstalled unless you are removing all Freestyle products.

  • Freestyle Joomla Core
  • Freestyle Joomla Overview
  • Freestyle Joomla System Plugin

Also, if you have any Freestyle Includes products installed, the following compononets and plugins are required and should not be removed unless you are removing all includes products.

  • Freestyle Includes
  • Content - Freestyle Includes

You can remove and "Freestyle Joomla Installer" installer items at any time as these are not required by the products, and are just used for installation.


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WOW, just an absolute solution to an never-ending problem I have had for a few years. Translation Manager is the only component that actually performs what ALL admin components should provide. Simplifying the Job of the Administration. All other … read more
Voice4Vision @ 2014-03-08, 07:00