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koa-i18n

koa-i18n

I18n fro koa, based on i18n-2. NOTE: If want to use koa-i18n, koa-locale must be required!

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Installation

$ npm install koa-i18n

Usage

var app = require('koa')();
var locale = require('koa-locale'); //  detect the locale 
var render = require('koa-swig');   //  swig render 
var i18n = require('koa-i18n');
 
// Required! 
locale(app);
 
render(app, {
  root: __dirname + '/views/',
  ext: 'html'
});
 
app.use(i18n(app, {
  directory: './config/locales',
  locales: ['zh-CN', 'en'], //  `zh-CN` defualtLocale, must match the locales to the filenames 
  modes: [
    'query',                //  optional detect querystring - `/?locale=en-US` 
    'subdomain',            //  optional detect subdomain   - `zh-CN.koajs.com` 
    'cookie',               //  optional detect cookie      - `Cookie: locale=zh-TW` 
    'header',               //  optional detect header      - `Accept-Language: zh-CN,zh;q=0.5` 
    'url',                  //  optional detect url         - `/en` 
    'tld',                  //  optional detect tld(the last domain) - `koajs.cn` 
    function() {}           //  optional custom function (will be bound to the koa context) 
  ]
}));
 
app.use(function *(next) {
  this.body = this.i18n.__('any key');
});
 
app.use(function *(next) {
  yield this.render('index')
});

Tip: We can change position of the elements in the modes array. If one mode is detected, no continue to detect.

Dependencies

  • i18n-2
  • koa-locale - Get locale variable from query, subdomain, accept-languages or cookie

License

MIT