caching layer for i18next using browsers localStorage

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This is a i18next cache layer to be used in the browser. It will load and cache resources from localStorage.
Getting started
Source can be loaded via npm, bower or downloaded from this repo.
  • If you don't use a module loader it will be added to window.i18nextLocalStorageCache

# npm package
$ npm install i18next-localstorage-cache

# bower
$ bower install i18next-localstorage-cache

Wiring up:
import i18next from 'i18next';
import Cache from 'i18next-localstorage-cache';


As with all modules you can either pass the constructor function (class) to the i18next.use or a concrete instance.

Cache Options

hint: the cache plugin is disabled by default. Enable it by setting enabled: true in init options for production usage.
  // turn on or off
  enabled: false,

  // prefix for stored languages
  prefix: 'i18next_res_',

  // expiration
  expirationTime: 7*24*60*60*1000,

  // language versions
  versions: {}

  • Contrary to cookies behavior, the cache will respect updates to expirationTime. If you set 7 days and later update to 10 days, the cache will persist for 10 days

  • Passing in a versions object (ex.: versions: { en: 'v1.2', fr: 'v1.1' }) will give you control over the cache based on translations version. This setting works along expirationTime, so a cached translation will still expire even though the version did not change. You can still set expirationTime far into the future to avoid this

Options can be passed in:
preferred - by setting options.cache in i18next.init:
import i18next from 'i18next';
import Cache from 'i18next-localstorage-cache';

    cache: options

on construction:
import Cache from 'i18next-localstorage-cache';
const cache = new Cache(null, options);

via calling init:
import Cache from 'i18next-localstorage-cache';
const cache = new Cache();