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⚠️ Note: To use this GitHub Action, you must have access to GitHub Actions. GitHub Actions are currently only available in public beta. You can apply for Github Actions beta access here.

WordPress Pot Generator - Github Action

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


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

Example Workflow File

workflow "Deploy" {
  resolves = ["WordPress Pot Generator"]
  on = "push"

action "WordPress Pot Generator" {
  uses = "varunsridharan/wordpress-pot-generator@master"
  env = {
    SAVE_PATH = "langs/filename.pot"
    ITEM_SLUG = "your-textdomain"
  secrets = ["GITHUB_TOKEN"]


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Our GitHub Actions are available for use and remix under the MIT license.


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