Magento 1.8.1 and language switcher – translation of the category name missed

Store Level URL Rewrite Matching Fix

Store Level URL Rewrite Matching Fix

After updating Magento from 1.6.1 up to 1.8.1 I had to state that the names of the categories aren’t translated once again, using the language switcher. I got always the ugly 404 error back while changing the store view. The fix was to install a free extension, especially made to fix this for Magento 1.8.0, written by Vinai Kopp, working for Magento 1.8.1 too.

It’s there:
https://github.com/Vinai/VinaiKopp_StoreUrlRewrites
I have installed modman too to get a clean base and the language switcher is now working fine 😉

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