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= Translator Extension Created By: Phil Burrows, January 2008 email@example.com http://philburrows.com http://dev.philburrows.com/svn/radiant-extensions/translator/trunk ------------------------- == Description This extension allows for different page parts to be rendered depending on the user's Accept-Language header. == Disclaimer This extension works well for me, but YMMV. == Dependencies * None, really == Usage In the pages you wish to have different languages available, simply create a page part with a two letter language abbreviation suffix for every part you wish to have available in multiple languages. Defaults to English if a page part is not defined that matches the user's requested language. NOTE: the default language is english, so page parts without the two-letter language suffix will be considered english. Examples: --------- Page Parts: 'body' (English) 'body_de' (German translation) 'body_fr' (French translation) 'sidebar' (English) 'sidebar_de' (German translation) 'sidebar_fr' (French translation) Then, in your layout, simply use the translator tags the same way you would use the standard Radiant content tag <r:translator:content name="body" /> <r:translator:content name="sidebar" inherit="true" /> each of these will render the appropriate page part, determined by the browser's Accept-Language You can also take advantage of the <r:translator:title /> tag which will render the normal page title by default, but will first check for a config page part that specifies other titles for the different languages. Sample config page part --> translator: es: title: éste es el título de: title: dieses ist der titel Also, if you wish to allow the user to explicitly set their language (instead of relying on the browser sending the proper Accept-Language header), this extension utilizes session variables (and an included controller to set those variables) which override the Accept-Language header. Just hit '/language/set/:lang' and replace :lang with the two-letter language abbreviation. Also, hitting '/language/set/reset' will clear the session variable and fall-back to relying on the Accept-Language header. TODO: * allow setting of the default language to something other than English * support the four letter language abbreviations in the form of lang-REGION (en-US, fr-CA, fr-FR, etc.)