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6 – 8 _locale_invalidate_js($langcode = NULL)

Force the JavaScript translation file(s) to be refreshed.

This function sets a refresh flag for a specified language, or all languages except English, if none specified. JavaScript translation files are rebuilt (with locale_update_js_files()) the next time a request is served in that language.


$langcode The language code for which the file needs to be refreshed.

Return value

New content of the 'javascript_parsed' variable.

Related topics

▾ 5 functions call _locale_invalidate_js()

locale_add_language in includes/locale.inc
API function to add a language.
locale_js_alter in modules/locale/locale.module
Implements hook_js_alter().
locale_translate_delete_form_submit in modules/locale/locale.admin.inc
Process string deletion submissions.
locale_translate_edit_form_submit in modules/locale/locale.admin.inc
Process string editing form submissions.
_locale_import_po in includes/locale.inc
Parses Gettext Portable Object file information and inserts into database


includes/locale.inc, line 1834

function _locale_invalidate_js($langcode = NULL) {
  $parsed = variable_get('javascript_parsed', array());

  if (empty($langcode)) {
    // Invalidate all languages.
    $languages = language_list();
    foreach ($languages as $lcode => $data) {
      $parsed['refresh:' . $lcode] = 'waiting';
  else {
    // Invalidate single language.
    $parsed['refresh:' . $langcode] = 'waiting';

  variable_set('javascript_parsed', $parsed);
  return $parsed;