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intl Library is Required

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If you have received a message once installing our plugin that "intl library is required" you may act in the following way

What is the intl Library

Internationalization extension (further is referred as Intl) is a wrapper for  » ICU library, enabling PHP programmers to perform various locale-aware operations including but not limited to formatting, transliteration, encoding conversion, calendar operations, » UCA-conformant collation, locating text boundaries and working with locale identifiers, timezones and graphemes, (see

In CreativeMinds plugin it is used when sorting long lists, for example in the Glossary plugin, footnotes plugin and others

How to install the Intl Library

Installing the intl library requires the help of a system administrator which has access to your web server php initialization file. Adding this library means installing and adding it to the initialization of the PHP module. Check this  documentation for more help on installation.

What will happen if I will not install it

Plugin will work as normal except for parts where sorting is involved - for example, in the index page of the glossary or the footnotes plugin. Remaining functionality will not be affected 

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