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What is Babel?

Babel is an Extra for MODX Revolution that helps you to manage your multilingual websites using different contexts. Babel even supports managing several different multilingual websites within one MODX instance by using so-called context groups.

Babel maintains links between translated resources. In the manager you can use the Babel Box to easily switch between the different language versions of your resources. Translations can be created automatically by Babel or defined manually.

Additionally, Babel can be used to synchronize certain template variables (TVs) of translated resources which should be the same in every context (language).

History & Info

The Babel project was started in 2010 by Jakob Class. It was improved further by Rico Goldsky, Joshua Luckers and Thomas Jakobi.


Babel can be installed from within the MODX Revolution manager via Package Management, or from the MODX Extras Repository, available on https://extras.modx.com/package/babel

Development & Bug Reporting

Babel has a GitHub repository at https://github.com/mikrobi/babel


The package documentation can be found at https://mikrobi.github.io/babel/

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