Extract Untranslated Strings from Laravel Projects

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Localizator is a small tool for Laravel that gives you the ability to extract untranslated strings from project files. It works using the artisan command line and the provided localize command:

php artisan localize de,fr

The above command will create a de.json and fr.json file in the resources/lang folder or add missing keys if these files already exist.

You can also use the configuration value in app.locale by running the command without arguments:

# Use the `config('app.locale')` value
php artisan localize

The package also provides configurable values to suit your project’s needs, along with sensible defaults:

return [
 
/**
* Search criteria for files.
*/
'search' => [
/**
* Directories which should be looked inside.
*/
'dirs' => ['resources/views'],
 
/**
* Patterns by which files should be queried.
* The values can be a regular expresion, glob, or just a string.
*/
'patterns' => ['*.php'],
 
/**
* Functions that the strings will be extracted from.
* Add here any custom defined functions.
* NOTE: The translation string should always be the first argument.
*/
'functions' => ['__', 'trans', '@lang']
],
 
/**
* Should the localize command sort extracted strings alphabetically?
*/
'sort' => true,
 
];

You can learn more about this package, get full installation instructions, and view the source code on GitHub.

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