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Language Switcher Block: Not displaying the active language in Drupal 6

Most of our clients have bilingual (French and English) websites. The Language Switcher Block is a great way to switch between languages, but we often don't want to display the active language. For example, on a French-language page, we want to have a link to English (not French and English).

Our solution is to add the following css either to your theme, or, if you are using a contrib or core theme, to css injector. (Messing with a core or contrib theme will cause your changes to be lost during upgrades):

.block-locale .active {
  display: none;

This tells the browser not to display the active language.