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Locale::acceptFromHttp

locale_accept_from_http

(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0, PECL intl >= 1.0.0)

Locale::acceptFromHttp -- locale_accept_from_httpTries to find out best available locale based on HTTP "Accept-Language" header

Description

Object oriented style

public static string Locale::acceptFromHttp ( string $header )

Procedural style

string locale_accept_from_http ( string $header )

Tries to find locale that can satisfy the language list that is requested by the HTTP "Accept-Language" header.

Parameters

header

The string containing the "Accept-Language" header according to format in RFC 2616.

Return Values

The corresponding locale identifier.

Examples

Example #1 locale_accept_from_http() example

<?php
$locale 
locale_accept_from_http($_SERVER['HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE']);
echo 
$locale;
?>

Example #2 OO example

<?php
$locale 
Locale::acceptFromHttp($_SERVER['HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE']);
echo 
$locale;
?>

The above example will output:

en_US

See Also

  • locale_lookup() - Searches the language tag list for the best match to the language

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Adam Lange
1 year ago
It's good to mention that if user browser will not send HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE, the output from:

Locale::acceptFromHttp($_SERVER['HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE']);

Will be null.

So remember to set up a fail over scenario!
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