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JText

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JText is a text handling class. JText allows the developer to specify text-fragments in the source-code, which will be translated into the site's language during runtime.

Defined in

libraries/joomla/methods.php

Methods

Method name Description
_ Translates a string into the current language.
sprintf Passes a string thru an sprintf.
printf Passes a string thru an printf.
script Translate a string into the current language and stores it in the JavaScript language store.

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.methods' );



Examples

Code Examples

Simple text strings

    echo JText::_( 'Welcome' );

see also: http://docs.joomla.org/Tutorial:Template_translations

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