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Transparent Localisation

I’ve just launched one website, in four different languages all in the same path, with the same files & database under IIS.
    www.sms-txt.co.uk (english)
   www.handyspruche.com (german)
   www.envoyezsms.com (french)
  www.mensajetexto.com (Spanish).
How did I do it?

public static string getGetSiteCulture()


string strUrl = System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Request.Url.ToString().ToLower();

string strCulture = "en-GB";

if (strUrl.IndexOf("mensajetexto")!=-1) {strCulture = "es-ES";}

if (strUrl.IndexOf("handyspruche")!=-1) {strCulture = "de-DE";}

if (strUrl.IndexOf("envoyezsms")!=-1){strCulture = "fr-FR";}

return strCulture;



Then I have 4 different Resource files, strings.es-ES.resx, strings.en-GB.resx etc.

public static string Translate(string ID)


rmTranslations.IgnoreCase =


string strTranslation ="";

Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentCulture =

new CultureInfo(getGetSiteCulture());

Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentUICulture =

new CultureInfo(getGetSiteCulture());


{strTranslation= rmTranslations.GetString(ID);}


throw new Exception(ID + " not found");


return strTranslation;



Then in place of static text, I put Translations.Translate("Whatever")

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