This module is not distributed with the Nginx source. See the installation instructions.
Available on github at 
This module parses the Accept-Language header and gives the most suitable locale for the user from a list of supported locales from your website.
set_from_accept_language $lang en ja pl;
$lang is the variable in which to store the locale and
en ja pl are the locales supported by your website
If none of the locales from
accept_language is available on your website, it sets the variable to the first locale of your website's supported locales (in this case
Note: It currently assumes that the accept-language is sorted by quality values (from my tests it's the case for safari, firefox, opera and ie) and discards q (see ). In the situation where I'm using the module, this assumption works... but buyer beware :-)
Download the module source from github.
Unpack, and then compile nginx with:
Why did I create it?
I'm using page caching with merb on a multi-lingual website and I needed a way to serve the correct language page from the cache I'll soon put an example on http://gom-jabbar.org
Send Bugs to Guillaume Maury (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thanks to Evan Miller for his guide on writing nginx modules.