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Generates POT Files for your wordpress Plugin / Theme based on the content inside Github Repo
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WordPress Pot Generator - Github Action

This Action Generates POT Files for your wordpress Plugin / Theme based on the content inside Github Repo


Key Default Description
SAVE_PATH ./ Location / Path to save POT File Required
ITEM_SLUG NULL Slug of your WordPress Theme / Plugin Slug Required
DOMAIN NULL WordPress Theme / Plugin TextDomain
PACKAGE_NAME NULL WordPress Theme / Plugin Name
HEADERS NULL Array in JSON format of custom headers which will be added to the POT file. Defaults to empty array.
GITHUB_TOKEN secret you do not need to generate one but you do have to explicitly make it available to the Action

⚠️ Note: You Should Provide Github Token. If Not No Updated File Will Be Committed & Pushed

Example Workflow File

name: WordPress POT Generator

    - refs/tags/*

    runs-on: ubuntu-latest
    - uses: actions/checkout@v1
    - name: WordPress POT Generator
      uses: varunsridharan/action-wp-pot-generator@master
        save_path: './i8n'
        item_slug: 'wponion'
        GITHUB_TOKEN: ${{ secrets.GITHUB_TOKEN }}


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