Localizing dates, numbers, and currency

Localizing Dates and Times

Dates and times are commonly found in many websites and mobile apps, and the localization of dates varies from language to language. To solve this problem, there are a number of external libraries that you can use to convert and localize dates to formats used in other languages.

External Libraries for Localizing Dates/Times

Here are a few examples of external libraries you can use:

Tell Localize about your converted dates/times

After you've implemented the localization of dates/times in your website or app, the next step is to tell Localize to ignore those dates/times that it finds in your content.

Here are a few methods that you can use, depending on your situation:


Localizing Ordinal Numbers

Ordinal numbers are sometimes found in many websites and mobile apps, and the localization of them varies from language to language. To solve this problem, there are a number of external libraries that you can use to convert and localize ordinal number formats used in other languages.

External libraries for localizing ordinal numbers

Here are a few examples of external libraries you can use:

Tell Localize about your converted ordinal numbers

After you've implemented the localization of ordinal numbers in your website or app, the next step is to tell Localize whether to ignore those ordinal numbers that it finds in your content (if you've already provided the complete translations).

Here are a few methods that you can use, depending on your situation:


Localizing Currency

Phrases which contain currency in them are found in many websites and mobile apps, and the localization of them varies from language to language. To solve this problem, there are a number of external libraries that you can use to convert and localize currency formats used in other languages.

External libraries for localizing currency

Here are a few examples of external libraries you can use:

Tell Localize about your converted currency numbers

After you've implemented the localization of currency in your website or app, the next step is to tell Localize whether to ignore those numbers that it finds in your content (if you've already provided the complete translations).

Here are a few methods that you can use, depending on your situation:


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