This is for Windows users.
Set Up WebTranslateIt Synchronization Tool
I use webtranslateit for managing all of the theme and plugin translation. Up till recently I have always download the files in a zip and then extracted them to the language folder.
Recently I looked for a way to improve automation and found the WebTranslateIt Synchronization Tool. It is very easy to set up.
The installation process is explained on GitHub.
Setup .mo file generation
To automate the conversion of the mo files you will need to install Cygwin. It is a simple installation process but takes some time to install.
Then create a file called potomo.sh. Then add this code:
Then go to the language folder and open the file .wti. Replace
# after_pull: "touch tmp/restart.txt" with
after_pull: "I: & cd I:/path/to/folder/<wbr />languages & c:/cygwin/bin/bash -c /cygdrive/i/path/to/<wbr />script/directory/potomo.<wbr />sh".
To be able to run the whole thing Start Command Prompt with Ruby. Then move to the location of the language folder and type