1 bootstrap.inc get_t()

Returns the name of the proper localization function.

get_t() exists to support localization for code that might run during the installation phase, when some elements of the system might not have loaded.

This would include implementations of hook_install(), which could run during the Backdrop installation phase, and might also be run during non-installation time, such as while installing the module from the module administration page.

Example usage:

  $t = get_t();
  $translated = $t('translate this');

Use t() if your code will never run during the Backdrop installation phase. Use st() if your code will only run during installation and never any other time. Use get_t() if your code could run in either circumstance.

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core/includes/bootstrap.inc, line 3498
Functions that need to be loaded on every Backdrop request.


function get_t() {
  static $t;
  // This is not converted to backdrop_static because there is no point in
  // resetting this as it can not change in the course of a request.
  if (!isset($t)) {
    $t = backdrop_installation_attempted() ? 'st' : 't';
  return $t;