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Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL® and Apache All in One, Fifth Edition by Julie Meloni

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Chapter 27. Application Localization

In this chapter, you learn the following:

How to recognize and prepare for character set differences

How to prepare the structure of your application and produce localized sites

The key phrase in World Wide Web is World Wide. Creating a website useful to speakers of different languages is a breeze using PHP and MySQL. The process of preparing your applications for use in multiple locales is called internationalization; customizing your code for each locale is called localization.

About Internationalization and Localization

First and foremost, it’s important to understand that neither internationalization nor localization is the same thing as content translation. In fact, you can have a fully translated ...

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