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Liferay User Interface Development by Frank Yu, Xinsheng Chen, Jonas X. Yuan

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Internationalization (i18n) and Localization (L10n)

Internationalization (i18n) and localization (L10n) are computing terms related to adapting software to different languages and regional differences. Internationalization is the process of designing a software application so that it can be adapted to various languages and regions without engineering changes. Localization is the process of adapting internationalized software for a language or a specific region by adding locale-specific components and translating text.

Liferay Portal supports both internationalization and localization out-of-box.

The following i18n-related Java settings are from system.properties, which is packaged in portal-impl.jar. Please read the comments below for an explanation. ...

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