Chapter 2, Leveraging Platform Features, covered this topic, so we will not be revisiting it in further detail here. Just to reiterate, it is important to consider translation and localization requirements from the outset, as they can be expensive to retrofit afterwards.
Also, note that in the preceding example, the
$ObjectType global variable was used in the Visualforce page to access the Custom Field label for the column title. Ensuring that you leverage approaches like this will reduce the number of Custom Labels
you need to create and, ultimately, your translation costs.