i18next-http-backend VS i18next-browser-languageDetector

Compare i18next-http-backend vs i18next-browser-languageDetector and see what are their differences.

i18next-http-backend

i18next-http-backend is a backend layer for i18next using in Node.js, in the browser and for Deno. (by i18next)

i18next-browser-languageDetector

language detector used in browser environment for i18next (by i18next)
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3 days ago 26 days ago
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i18next-http-backend

Posts with mentions or reviews of i18next-http-backend. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-15.
  • How to properly internationalize a Vue application using i18next
    8 projects | dev.to | 15 May 2022
    import i18next from 'i18next' import I18NextVue from 'i18next-vue' import LanguageDetector from 'i18next-browser-languagedetector' import Backend from 'i18next-http-backend' export const i18nextPromise = i18next // i18next-http-backend // loads translations from your server // https://github.com/i18next/i18next-http-backend .use(Backend) // detect user language // learn more: https://github.com/i18next/i18next-browser-languageDetector .use(LanguageDetector) // init i18next // for all options read: https://www.i18next.com/overview/configuration-options .init({ debug: true, fallbackLng: 'en' }); export default function (app) { app.use(I18NextVue, { i18next }) return app }
  • The progressive guide to jQuery internationalization (i18n) using i18next
    8 projects | dev.to | 2 Feb 2022
    // ... $(function () { // use plugins and options as needed, for options, detail see // https://www.i18next.com i18next // i18next-http-backend // loads translations from your server // https://github.com/i18next/i18next-http-backend .use(i18nextHttpBackend) // detect user language // learn more: https://github.com/i18next/i18next-browser-languageDetector .use(i18nextBrowserLanguageDetector) // init i18next // for all options read: https://www.i18next.com/overview/configuration-options .init({ debug: true, fallbackLng: 'en' }, (err, t) => { if (err) return console.error(err); // ... }); });
  • How to Internationalize a React App
    8 projects | dev.to | 2 Sep 2021
    In addition, we need to install i18next-http-backend which allows us to fetch translations from a directory, and i18next-browser-languagedetector which allows us to detect the user's language:
  • How to properly internationalize a React application using i18next
    12 projects | dev.to | 14 Apr 2021
    import i18n from 'i18next'; import { initReactI18next } from 'react-i18next'; import LanguageDetector from 'i18next-browser-languagedetector'; import Backend from 'i18next-http-backend'; import { DateTime } from 'luxon'; i18n // i18next-http-backend // loads translations from your server // https://github.com/i18next/i18next-http-backend .use(Backend) // detect user language // learn more: https://github.com/i18next/i18next-browser-languageDetector .use(LanguageDetector) // pass the i18n instance to react-i18next. .use(initReactI18next) // init i18next // for all options read: https://www.i18next.com/overview/configuration-options .init({ debug: true, fallbackLng: 'en', interpolation: { escapeValue: false, // not needed for react as it escapes by default format: (value, format, lng) => { if (value instanceof Date) { return DateTime.fromJSDate(value).setLocale(lng).toLocaleString(DateTime[format]) } return value; } }, resources: { en: { translation: { description: { part1: 'Edit <1>src/App.js and save to reload.', part2: 'Learn React' }, counter: 'Changed language just once', counter_plural: 'Changed language already {{count}} times', footer: { date: 'Today is {{date, DATE_HUGE}}', date_morning: 'Good morning! Today is {{date, DATE_HUGE}} | Have a nice day!', date_afternoon: 'Good afternoon! It\'s {{date, DATE_HUGE}}', date_evening: 'Good evening! Today was the {{date, DATE_HUGE}}' } } }, de: { translation: { description: { part1: 'Ändere <1>src/App.js und speichere um neu zu laden.', part2: 'Lerne React' }, counter: 'Die Sprache wurde erst ein mal gewechselt', counter_plural: 'Die Sprache wurde {{count}} mal gewechselt', footer: { date: 'Heute ist {{date, DATE_HUGE}}', date_morning: 'Guten Morgen! Heute ist {{date, DATE_HUGE}} | Wünsche einen schönen Tag!', date_afternoon: 'Guten Tag! Es ist {{date, DATE_HUGE}}', date_evening: 'Guten Abend! Heute war {{date, DATE_HUGE}}' } } } } }); export default i18n;

i18next-browser-languageDetector

Posts with mentions or reviews of i18next-browser-languageDetector. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-01.
  • Internationalization with ReactJS and i18n
    3 projects | dev.to | 1 Jul 2022
    import i18n from "i18next"; import { initReactI18next } from "react-i18next"; import LanguageDetector from "i18next-browser-languagedetector"; i18n // detect user language // learn more: https://github.com/i18next/i18next-browser-languageDetector .use(LanguageDetector) // pass the i18n instance to react-i18next. .use(initReactI18next) // init i18next // for all options read: https://www.i18next.com/overview/configuration-options .init({ debug: true, fallbackLng: "en", interpolation: { escapeValue: false, // not needed for react as it escapes by default }, resources: { en: { translation: { title: "i18n React project", english: "English", spanish: "Spanish", }, }, es: { translation: { title: "Proyecto i18n en React", english: "Ingles", spanish: "Español", }, }, }, }); export default i18n;
  • How to properly internationalize a Vue application using i18next
    8 projects | dev.to | 15 May 2022
    import I18NextVue from 'i18next-vue' import i18next from 'i18next' import Backend from 'i18next-locize-backend' import LanguageDetector from 'i18next-browser-languagedetector' import LastUsed from 'locize-lastused' import { locizePlugin } from 'locize' const isProduction = process.env.NODE_ENV === 'production' const locizeOptions = { projectId: process.env.VUE_APP_LOCIZE_PROJECTID, apiKey: process.env.VUE_APP_LOCIZE_APIKEY, // YOU should not expose your apps API key to production!!! version: process.env.VUE_APP_LOCIZE_VERSION } if (!isProduction) { // locize-lastused // sets a timestamp of last access on every translation segment on locize // -> safely remove the ones not being touched for weeks/months // https://github.com/locize/locize-lastused i18next.use(LastUsed); } export const i18nextPromise = i18next // locize-editor // InContext Editor of locize .use(locizePlugin) // i18next-locize-backend // loads translations from your project, saves new keys to it (saveMissing: true) // https://github.com/locize/i18next-locize-backend .use(Backend) // detect user language // learn more: https://github.com/i18next/i18next-browser-languageDetector .use(LanguageDetector) // init i18next // for all options read: https://www.i18next.com/overview/configuration-options .init({ debug: !isProduction, fallbackLng: 'en', saveMissing: !isProduction, backend: locizeOptions, locizeLastUsed: locizeOptions }) export default function (app) { app.use(I18NextVue, { i18next }) return app }
  • How to internationalize a Remix application (Part 2)
    7 projects | dev.to | 3 Mar 2022
    import { hydrate } from 'react-dom' import { RemixBrowser } from 'remix' import i18next from 'i18next' import LanguageDetector from 'i18next-browser-languagedetector' import { initReactI18next } from 'react-i18next' import Backend from 'i18next-locize-backend' import LastUsed from 'locize-lastused' import { locizePlugin } from 'locize' import i18nextOptions from './i18nextOptions' const isProduction = process.env.NODE_ENV === 'production' const locizeOptions = { projectId: 'f6d74b76-9677-4a0d-b400-86e1507397ab', apiKey: !isProduction ? '1c2bbc21-027d-4f41-995a-e8beb451cdef' : undefined, // YOU should not expose your apps API key to production!!! version: isProduction ? 'production' : 'latest' } if (!isProduction) { // locize-lastused // sets a timestamp of last access on every translation segment on locize // -> safely remove the ones not being touched for weeks/months // https://github.com/locize/locize-lastused i18next.use(LastUsed) } // initialize i18next using initReactI18next and configuring it if (!i18next.isInitialized) { // prevent i18next to be initialized multiple times i18next // locize-editor // InContext Editor of locize .use(locizePlugin) // i18next-locize-backend // loads translations from your project, saves new keys to it (saveMissing: true) // https://github.com/locize/i18next-locize-backend .use(Backend) // detect user language // learn more: https://github.com/i18next/i18next-browser-languageDetector .use(LanguageDetector) // pass the i18n instance to react-i18next. .use(initReactI18next) // init i18next // for all options read: https://www.i18next.com/overview/configuration-options .init({ ...i18nextOptions, detection: { caches: ['cookie'], lookupCookie: 'i18next' }, backend: locizeOptions, locizeLastUsed: locizeOptions, saveMissing: !isProduction // you should not use saveMissing in production }) .then(() => { // then hydrate your app wrapped in the RemixI18NextProvider return hydrate( , document ) }) }
  • The progressive guide to jQuery internationalization (i18n) using i18next
    8 projects | dev.to | 2 Feb 2022
    const getGreetingTime = () => { const split_afternoon = 12; // 24hr time to split the afternoon const split_evening = 17; // 24hr time to split the evening const currentHour = moment().hour(); if (currentHour >= split_afternoon && currentHour <= split_evening) { return 'afternoon'; } else if (currentHour >= split_evening) { return 'evening'; } return 'morning'; } const rerender = () => { // start localizing, details: // https://github.com/i18next/jquery-i18next#usage-of-selector-function $('body').localize(); $('#footerMessage').localize({ context: getGreetingTime() }); $('title').text($.t('head.title')) $('meta[name=description]').attr('content', $.t('head.description')) } const locizeOptions = { projectId: '8d751621-323e-4bda-94c8-7d2368102e62', apiKey: '302aca54-2ea8-4b9f-b5f0-df1369c59427' // YOU should not expose your apps API key to production!!! }; i18next.on('editorSaved', rerender); // used for the inContext editor $(function () { const locizeBackend = new i18nextLocizeBackend(locizeOptions, (err, opts, lngs) => { if (err) return console.error(err); // use plugins and options as needed, for options, detail see // https://www.i18next.com i18next // locize-editor // InContext Editor of locize .use(locize.locizePlugin) // locize-lastused (do not use this in production) // sets a timestamp of last access on every translation segment on locize // -> safely remove the ones not being touched for weeks/months // https://github.com/locize/locize-lastused .use(locizeLastUsed) // i18next-locize-backend // loads translations from your project, saves new keys to it (saveMissing: true) // https://github.com/locize/i18next-locize-backend .use(locizeBackend) // detect user language // learn more: https://github.com/i18next/i18next-browser-languageDetector .use(i18nextBrowserLanguageDetector) // init i18next // for all options read: https://www.i18next.com/overview/configuration-options .init({ ...opts, debug: true, fallbackLng: 'en', backend: locizeOptions, locizeLastUsed: locizeOptions, saveMissing: true // interpolation: { // // legacy usage // format: (value, format, lng) => { // if (value instanceof Date) { // return moment(value).locale(lng).format(format); // } // return value; // } // } }, (err, t) => { if (err) return console.error(err); // new usage i18next.services.formatter.add('LLLL', (value, lng, options) => { return moment(value).locale(lng).format('LLLL'); }); // for options see // https://github.com/i18next/jquery-i18next#initialize-the-plugin jqueryI18next.init(i18next, $, { useOptionsAttr: true }); // fill language switcher Object.keys(lngs).map((lng) => { const opt = new Option(lngs[lng].nativeName, lng); if (lng === i18next.resolvedLanguage) { opt.setAttribute("selected", "selected"); } $('#languageSwitcher').append(opt); }); let languageChangedCounter = 0; $('#languageSwitcher').change((a, b, c) => { const chosenLng = $(this).find("option:selected").attr('value'); i18next.changeLanguage(chosenLng, () => { rerender(); // language changed message languageChangedCounter++; $('#languageChangedNotification').localize({ count: languageChangedCounter }) if (languageChangedCounter === 1) { $('#languageChangedNotification').show(); } }); }); rerender(); $('#loader').hide(); $('#content').show(); }); }); });
  • How to Internationalize a React App
    8 projects | dev.to | 2 Sep 2021
    In addition, we need to install i18next-http-backend which allows us to fetch translations from a directory, and i18next-browser-languagedetector which allows us to detect the user's language:
  • Which i18 library for text with icons?
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/reactjs | 7 May 2021
    my go-to localization package is this: https://react.i18next.com/ used with https://github.com/i18next/i18next-browser-languageDetector
  • How to properly internationalize a React application using i18next
    12 projects | dev.to | 14 Apr 2021
    import i18n from 'i18next'; import { initReactI18next } from 'react-i18next'; import LanguageDetector from 'i18next-browser-languagedetector'; import Backend from 'i18next-http-backend'; import { DateTime } from 'luxon'; i18n // i18next-http-backend // loads translations from your server // https://github.com/i18next/i18next-http-backend .use(Backend) // detect user language // learn more: https://github.com/i18next/i18next-browser-languageDetector .use(LanguageDetector) // pass the i18n instance to react-i18next. .use(initReactI18next) // init i18next // for all options read: https://www.i18next.com/overview/configuration-options .init({ debug: true, fallbackLng: 'en', interpolation: { escapeValue: false, // not needed for react as it escapes by default format: (value, format, lng) => { if (value instanceof Date) { return DateTime.fromJSDate(value).setLocale(lng).toLocaleString(DateTime[format]) } return value; } }, resources: { en: { translation: { description: { part1: 'Edit <1>src/App.js and save to reload.', part2: 'Learn React' }, counter: 'Changed language just once', counter_plural: 'Changed language already {{count}} times', footer: { date: 'Today is {{date, DATE_HUGE}}', date_morning: 'Good morning! Today is {{date, DATE_HUGE}} | Have a nice day!', date_afternoon: 'Good afternoon! It\'s {{date, DATE_HUGE}}', date_evening: 'Good evening! Today was the {{date, DATE_HUGE}}' } } }, de: { translation: { description: { part1: 'Ändere <1>src/App.js und speichere um neu zu laden.', part2: 'Lerne React' }, counter: 'Die Sprache wurde erst ein mal gewechselt', counter_plural: 'Die Sprache wurde {{count}} mal gewechselt', footer: { date: 'Heute ist {{date, DATE_HUGE}}', date_morning: 'Guten Morgen! Heute ist {{date, DATE_HUGE}} | Wünsche einen schönen Tag!', date_afternoon: 'Guten Tag! Es ist {{date, DATE_HUGE}}', date_evening: 'Guten Abend! Heute war {{date, DATE_HUGE}}' } } } } }); export default i18n;

What are some alternatives?

When comparing i18next-http-backend and i18next-browser-languageDetector you can also consider the following projects:

i18next-locize-backend - A simple i18next backend for locize.com which can be used in Node.js, in the browser and for Deno.

Luxon - ⏱ A library for working with dates and times in JS

jquery-i18next - jQuery-i18next is a jQuery based Javascript internationalization library on top of i18next. It helps you to easily internationalize your web applications.

react-i18next - Internationalization for react done right. Using the i18next i18n ecosystem.

sapper-httpclient - An isomorphic http client for Sapper

i18next - i18next: learn once - translate everywhere

react-i18n-tutorial - Tutorial for Internationalization In React

locize-cli - locize cli to import / export locales, add / edit / remove, sync segments

create-react-app - Set up a modern web app by running one command.

remix-i18next - The easiest way to translate your Remix apps