i18next-locize-backend VS react-i18next

Compare i18next-locize-backend vs react-i18next and see what are their differences.

i18next-locize-backend

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

react-i18next

Internationalization for react done right. Using the i18next i18n ecosystem. (by i18next)
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i18next-locize-backend react-i18next
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6.0 8.8
about 1 month ago 18 days ago
JavaScript JavaScript
MIT License MIT License
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i18next-locize-backend

Posts with mentions or reviews of i18next-locize-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 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 }
  • All side optimized Next.js translations
    11 projects | dev.to | 3 Apr 2022
    We will use the i18next-locize-backend plugin, but only on client side.
  • 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 does server side internationalization (i18n) look like?
    19 projects | dev.to | 27 Jun 2021
    Alternatively, use i18next-locize-backend instead of the i18next-fs-backend. If you're running your code in a serverless environment, make sure you read this advice first!
  • 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-locize-backend'; import LastUsed from 'locize-lastused'; import { locizePlugin } from 'locize'; import { DateTime } from 'luxon'; const isProduction = process.env.NODE_ENV === 'production'; const locizeOptions = { projectId: process.env.REACT_APP_LOCIZE_PROJECTID, apiKey: process.env.REACT_APP_LOCIZE_APIKEY, // YOU should not expose your apps API key to production!!! referenceLng: process.env.REACT_APP_LOCIZE_REFLNG, version: process.env.REACT_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 i18n.use(LastUsed); } i18n // 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({ 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; } }, backend: locizeOptions, locizeLastUsed: locizeOptions, saveMissing: !isProduction // you should not use saveMissing in production }); export default i18n;

react-i18next

Posts with mentions or reviews of react-i18next. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-01.
  • Translation in React Applications
    3 projects | dev.to | 1 Feb 2023
    React is a popular JavaScript library for building user interfaces. react-i18next is a library that integrates with React, providing an easy and efficient way to add internationalisation (i18n) support to your application. This library provides a simple API for handling translations and makes it easy to translate your content into different languages.
  • Alternative libs to migrate from React to Vue (or Vue to React)
    12 projects | dev.to | 5 Jan 2023
    react-i18next
  • Is it normal to make this much progress in 4 days?
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/reactjs | 4 Jan 2023
    But still, I think I'm too slow. In the project above I'm using MUI, react-i18next
  • Managing translations
    4 projects | reddit.com/r/reactnative | 21 Dec 2022
    I suggest react-i18next with more than one namespace
  • i18n with Next.js 13 and app directory
    5 projects | dev.to | 8 Dec 2022
    In this section you'll see how we can internationalize the new app directory with the use of i18next, react-i18next and i18next-resources-to-backend. npm install i18next react-i18next i18next-resources-to-backend
  • Internationalizing and Localizing a React App: i18n Made Easy
    2 projects | dev.to | 1 Dec 2022
    While I believe there is a lot of valid criticism for using a library for everything in the JavaScript ecosystem, I strongly believe this is a case where you want to put your trust in the experts of the open-source community. The most common library I've seen for serving translations in a React app is react-i18next.
  • How do you handle localization?
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/reactnative | 29 Oct 2022
    I am not an expert at all in this area so there may be way better ways to do this. But I really like this library: https://react.i18next.com/ You use a hook wherever you want to translate. The translation can come from a local or remote JSON file. As far as the backend - I would go the route of sending a specific key, like you suggested, or even just a number for each error that you then map to the i18next translation
  • How implementation a i18n in React App
    2 projects | dev.to | 8 Oct 2022
    The official site react-i18next
  • How To Add Multiple Language Support In ReactJS
    4 projects | dev.to | 5 Oct 2022
    Now inside tag add onChange method, this is where we get values from options provided and pass it to i18n to change language i18n.changeLanguage(e.target.value)}> Choose language Uzbek Russian English Enter fullscreen mode Exit fullscreen mode Final App.js import logo from './logo.svg'; import './App.css'; import { useTranslation } from 'react-i18next'; function App() { const { t, i18n } = useTranslation() return (
    logo

    Edit src/App.js and save to reload.

    i18n.changeLanguage(e.target.value)}> Choose language Uzbek Russian English {t('welcome')}
    {t('goodbye')}
    ); } export default App; Enter fullscreen mode Exit fullscreen mode Result Translation optimization Step 1: Now, did you noticed our translations are located inside i18n.js file. We haven't yet started splitting translations into multiple files (which is highly recommended for larger projects) but we already see that adding more languages would result in bundling unneeded translations into the application. In order to separate our translation we will use package namely i18next-http-backend, which helps us to load our translations asynchronously. Install i18next-http-backend by running this code on terminal npm install i18next-http-backend Enter fullscreen mode Exit fullscreen mode Now we need to wire up i18next-http-backend into our i18n.js file import i18n from "i18next"; import { initReactI18next } from "react-i18next"; import backend from "i18next-http-backend"; // <--- import here i18n .use(initReactI18next) // passes i18n down to react-i18next .use(backend) // <--- wire up here .init({ // the translations // (tip move them in a JSON file and import them, // or even better, manage them via a UI: https://react.i18next.com/guides/multiple-translation-files#manage-your-translations-with-a-management-gui) resources: { uz: { translation: { welcome: "Xush kelibsiz", goodbye: "Xayr" } }, ru: { translation: { welcome: "Добро пожаловать", goodbye: "До свидания" } }, en: { translation: { welcome: "Welcome", goodbye: "Goodbye" } } }, lng: "en", // if you're using a language detector, do not define the lng option fallbackLng: "en", interpolation: { escapeValue: false // react already safes from xss => https://www.i18next.com/translation-function/interpolation#unescape } }); Enter fullscreen mode Exit fullscreen mode Once we connected i18next-http-backend, by default it will load translation from this path '../public/locales/{lang}/translation.json' Enter fullscreen mode Exit fullscreen mode This path considered to be the default for the i18next-http-backend to load from. Step 2: We need to create this path locales/{lang}/translation.json inside public folder. Now we need to remove this part of code from i18n.js file And add our translations inside translation.json file for each language. UZ RU EN Now check result on browser Final Result Link to full source of tutorial here Reference list i18next React.i18next Locize Geeksforgeeks Legacy-v9
  • 16 Libraries You Should Know as a React Developer 💯🔥
    14 projects | dev.to | 4 Oct 2022
    13. react-i18next

What are some alternatives?

When comparing i18next-locize-backend and react-i18next you can also consider the following projects:

React Intl - The monorepo home to all of the FormatJS related libraries, most notably react-intl.

next-i18next - The easiest way to translate your NextJs apps.

jsLingui - 🌍📖 A readable, automated, and optimized (5 kb) internationalization for JavaScript

i18next - i18next: learn once - translate everywhere

nextjs-monorepo-example - Collection of monorepo tips & tricks

react-globalize - Bringing the i18n functionality of Globalize, backed by CLDR, to React

transloco - 🚀 😍 The internationalization (i18n) library for Angular

react-translate-maker - Universal internationalization (i18n) open source library for React

i18next-chained-backend - An i18next backend to chain multiple backends (add fallbacks, caches, ...)

i18next-fs-backend - i18next-fs-backend is a backend layer for i18next using in Node.js and for Deno to load translations from the filesystem.

react-intl-universal - Internationalize React apps. Not only for Component but also for Vanilla JS.

next-translate - Next.js plugin + i18n API for Next.js 🌍 - Load page translations and use them in an easy way!