PHP scanner for gettext

v2.0.0 2024-03-10 12:14 UTC

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Last update: 2024-05-10 12:33:00 UTC


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Created by Oscar Otero (MIT License)

PHP code scanner to use with gettext/gettext


composer require gettext/php-scanner

Usage example

use Gettext\Scanner\PhpScanner;
use Gettext\Generator\PoGenerator;
use Gettext\Translations;

//Create a new scanner, adding a translation for each domain we want to get:
$phpScanner = new PhpScanner(

//Set a default domain, so any translations with no domain specified, will be added to that domain

//Extract all comments starting with 'i18n:' and 'Translators:'
$phpScanner->extractCommentsStartingWith('i18n:', 'Translators:');

//Scan files
foreach (glob('*.php') as $file) {

//Save the translations in .po files
$generator = new PoGenerator();

foreach ($phpScanner->getTranslations() as $domain => $translations) {
    $generator->generateFile($translations, "locales/{$domain}.po");

Please see CHANGELOG for more information about recent changes and CONTRIBUTING for contributing details.

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