First off, Lets clarify :
-Using Magento ver. 2.1.1
-Got a Porto theme
-Only one extension other then the one for the theme: M2E
-Installation on Google cloud

We just got into magento, fidle with it a while and now we have something presentable. Except for one thing that really bug us.
See, I used the store view for the translation, didn't want and find the CMS file. Everything is good form static page to categories, but when we go to a subcategory and change 'store', the link add-up.

Let's say I got
And switch "store", it will give me the following:
Which leave me with a 404 error of course.

*I'll add that the categories and subcategories have different url-key from one store to a other so that the URL is in french in French store and in English in English store. This seem to be the problem but the client want that...

Anyone got a clue? Don't really know what could I say about which setting I got. got 'yes' for putting store code and thing. Their's surely something I'm missing right?

  • Did you solve the problem? – Mehdi May 9 '17 at 15:38

I have a solution for this issue if you are using porto theme for magento 2.X:

you need to go following path and open "languages.phtml"


Find code of line

<a href="<?php echo $_lang->getCurrentUrl(); ?>">

Replace with this

<a href="#" data-post='<?php /* @escapeNotVerified */ echo $block->getTargetStorePostData($_lang); ?>'>

Clear magento cache and check. I hope it will work.

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