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Home page (default version + english version)

Tip

Use the language switcher in the header to switch between the localized versions of this demo website. This switcher is part of mkdocs-material >= 7.1.0 and is automatically configured by this plugin or can be statically configured from the mkdocs.yml file.

What you are seeing now

This page source file and media content have been localized after applying the localized build logic described below. Here is a quick recap of the files used as source and the generated build structure of what you see:

docs
├── image.en.png  <-- this image file is used here
├── image.fr.png
├── index.fr.md
├── index.md  <-- this file is used here
├── topic1
│   ├── named_file.en.md
│   └── named_file.fr.md
└── topic2
    ├── index.en.md
    └── index.md
site
├── en
│   ├── image.png  <-- you see this image here on the /en version
│   ├── index.html  <-- you are here on the /en version
│   ├── topic1
│   │   └── named_file
│   │       └── index.html
│   └── topic2
│       └── index.html
├── fr
│   ├── image.png
│   ├── index.html
│   ├── topic1
│   │   └── named_file
│   │       └── index.html
│   └── topic2
│       └── index.html
├── image.png  <-- you see this image here on the default version
├── index.html  <-- you are here on the default version
├── topic1
│   └── named_file
│       └── index.html
└── topic2
    └── index.html

localized image

This image source is dynamically localized while still being referenced in the markdown source of the page as ![localized image](image.png). This means that this plugin allows you to not worry about links, media and static content file names, just use their simple name and concentrate on your content translation!


Localized build logic

The settings used to build this site is:

plugins:
  - i18n:
      default_language: en
      languages:
        en: english
        fr: français

Meaning that we will get three versions of our website:

  1. the default_language version which will use any .md documentation file first and fallback to any .en.md file found since en is the default language
  2. the /en language version which will use any .en.md documentation file first and fallback to any .md file found
  3. the /fr language version which will use any .fr.md documentation file first and fallback to either .en.md file (default language) or .md file (default language fallback) whichever comes first

Given that logic, the following site structure is built:

site
├── 404.html
├── assets
│   ├── images
│   ├── javascripts
│   └── stylesheets
├── en
│   ├── image.png
│   ├── index.html
│   ├── topic1
│   │   └── named_file
│   │       └── index.html
│   └── topic2
│       └── index.html
├── fr
│   ├── image.png
│   ├── index.html
│   ├── topic1
│   │   └── named_file
│   │       └── index.html
│   └── topic2
│       └── index.html
├── image.png
├── index.html
├── topic1
│   └── named_file
│       └── index.html
└── topic2
    └── index.html