Multi-Language Laravel: All You Need to Know

Another example of how we can add a language selector to our application is by using sessions and a DB table to store the user's preferred language.

This example will not use a URL to determine the language which will allow us to use the same URL for all languages.


Our setup process for Database stored language selection will touch these things:

  • Configuration: Adding a language list to our configuration - this will be used to display the language selector
  • DB Structure: Creating a new field on the users table called language
  • Controller: Create a controller that will handle the language change
  • Middleware: Add a middleware to handle language settings based on user's preferences
  • Views: Adding a language selector to our views
  • Routes: Adding a route that will allow us to change the language

Let's start with the configuration:...

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