[TYPO3-english] file structure XLIFF language files

Xavier Perseguers xavier at typo3.org
Sat Jul 6 17:27:49 CEST 2013

Hi Muriel,

Sorry, not reading much my mails these days (TYPO3 developer days), you
find info there for instance:


It's in the official documentation as well.

Kind regards

Muriel le Pair wrote:
> Hi,
> The language files and localization in TYPO3 extensions used to be
> pretty straightforward and easy to maintain. But I don't understand how
> the new XLIFF files structure works.
> I have read
> http://docs.typo3.org/typo3cms/CoreApiReference/Internationalization/Translation/Index.html
> If I understood it correct, each translation for a language needs to be
> included in a separate language file. What is the directory structure
> for this? So in other words how does TYPO3 know which file needs to be
> included?
> So for instance the language file for the BE of the extension is
> included in the directory
> ext/Resources/Private/Language/locallang_be.xlf
> How, and where, do I include the files for German, Dutch etc?
> -- 
> kind regards,
> Muriel le Pair

Xavier Perseguers
Release Manager TYPO3 4.6

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