The GitHub Crowdin Action allows you to easily integrate the localization of your Crowdin project into the workflow you’ve set up on your repo with help of GitHub Actions. Using GitHub Crowdin Action, you can automate the synchronization of localization resources with your Crowdin project.
What does this action do?
Set up a workflow in .github/workflows/crowdin.yml (or add a job to your existing workflows).
Read the Configuring a workflow article for more details on how to create and set up custom workflows.
name: Crowdin Action on: push: branches: [ master ] jobs: synchronize-with-crowdin: runs-on: ubuntu-latest steps: - name: Checkout uses: actions/checkout@v2 - name: crowdin action uses: firstname.lastname@example.org with: upload_translations: true download_translations: true env: GITHUB_TOKEN: $ CROWDIN_PROJECT_ID: $ CROWDIN_PERSONAL_TOKEN: $
The default action is to upload sources. Though, you can set different actions through the
with options. If you don’t want to upload your sources to Crowdin, just set the
upload_sources option to false.
By default sources and translations are being uploaded to the root of your Crowdin project. Still, if you use branches, you can set the preferred source branch.
You can also specify what GitHub branch you’d like to download your translations to (default translation branch is
In case you don’t want to download translations from Crowdin (
create_pull_request options aren’t required either.
- name: crowdin action with: # upload options upload_sources: true upload_translations: true # download options download_translations: true language: 'uk' push_translations: true # This is the name of the git branch that Crowdin will create when opening a pull request. # This branch does NOT need to be manually created. It will be created automatically by the action. localization_branch_name: l10n_crowdin_action create_pull_request: true # global options # This is the name of the top-level directory that Crowdin will use for files. # Note that this is not a "branch" in the git sense, but more like a top-level directory in your Crowdin project. # This branch does NOT need to be manually created. It will be created automatically by the action. crowdin_branch_name: l10n_branch identity: '/path/to/your/credentials/file' config: '/path/to/your/crowdin.yml' dryrun_action: true # config options # This is a numeric id, not to be confused with Crowdin API v1 "project identifier" string # See "API v2" on https://crowdin.com/project/<your-project>/settings#api project_id: $ # A personal access token, not to be confused with Crowdin API v1 "API key" # See https://crowdin.com/settings#api-key to generate a token token: $ source: '/path/to/your/file' translation: 'file/export/pattern' base_url: 'https://crowdin.com' base_path: '/project-base-path'
For more detailed descriptions of these options, see
If your workflow file contains the
config property, you’ll need to add the following to your Crowdin configuration file (e.g.
project_id_env: CROWDIN_PROJECT_ID api_token_env: CROWDIN_PERSONAL_TOKEN
When the workflow runs, the real values of your token and project ID will be injected into the config using the secrets in the environment.