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I use Craft on multilingual site and I'm having some difficulty in getting the static messages on templates added or changed on every translation file I have.

Is there any way to extract those static messages changed or not already translated from templates into all translation files?

I'm looking for a functionality like of "yiic message" which searches for messages to be translated in the specified source files and compiles them into PHP arrays as message source.

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Update:

For Craft 3, we use the Yii 2 Inspections plugin for PhpStorm to do this now. https://plugins.jetbrains.com/plugin/9400-yii2-inspections

There is a translation inspection that will let you know which strings are missing translations and which translations are no longer in use.


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We currently have our own command line tool that goes through all of Craft's files and extracts anything in Craft::t() (for PHP), and |t (for Twig) and Craft.t() for JavaScript.

What we would probably do is make that tool into a yiic command and update it to let plugins take advantage of it for their own files as well.

Will add it to the list.

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    is there a chance that you are going to share that cli with the rest of the world? – Peter Piper Dec 21 '18 at 14:27
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    Updated answer @PeterPiper – Brad Bell Dec 22 '18 at 0:20
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The Translate plugin does what you need, it scans templates and plugins, and also provides an interface for translation.

  • unfortunately the translate plugin isn't maintained anymore. – Peter Piper Dec 21 '18 at 14:39

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