A PHP Internationalization Framework for Laravel Application.

4.2.4 2024-04-16 17:11 UTC


FBT is an internationalization framework for Laravel Application designed to be not just powerful and flexible, but also simple and intuitive. It helps with the following:

  • Organizing your source text for translation
  • Composing grammatically correct translatable UI
  • Eliminating verbose boilerplate for generating UI

This library is based on the JavaScript implementation of Facebook's FBT.

FBT intro

FBT plurals

FBT enum

FBT pronouns


  • Laravel 5.5 or higher
  • Composer is required for installation


$ composer require richarddobron/laravel-fbt

Getting started

Integrating into your app

Version Guidance

Version Released Status Repo Laravel Version PHP Version
3.x 2022-02-21 Maintained v3 ^5.5 ^7.0
4.x 2022-04-09 Latest v4 ^5.6|^5.7|^5.8|^6.0|^7.0|^8.0|^9.0|^10.0 ^7.2|^8.0

How FBT works

FBT works by transforming your <fbt> and fbt(...) constructs via Simple HTML DOM Parser. This library serve to extract strings from source and lookup translated payloads generated while execution. FBT creates tables of all possible variations for the given fbt phrase and accesses this at runtime.

Full documentation


FBT is MIT licensed, as found in the LICENSE file.