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Imports multiple translation files from the defined directory.


  • drush locale:import-all /var/www/translations. Import all translations from the defined directory (non-recursively). Supported filename patterns are: {project}-{version}.{langcode}.po, {prefix}.{langcode}.po or {langcode}.po.
  • drush locale:import-all /var/www/translations/custom --types=customized --override=all. Import all custom translations from the defined directory (non-recursively) and override any existing translation. Supported filename patterns are: {project}-{version}.{langcode}.po, {prefix}.{langcode}.po or {langcode}.po.


  • directory. The path to directory with translation files to import.


  • --type=TYPE. String types to include, defaults to not-customized. Recognized values: not-customized, customized
  • --override=OVERRIDE. Whether and how imported strings will override existing translations. Defaults to the Import behavior configured in the admin interface. Recognized values: none, customized, not-customized, all

Global Options

  • -v|vv|vvv, --verbose. Increase the verbosity of messages: 1 for normal output, 2 for more verbose output and 3 for debug
  • -y, --yes. Auto-accept the default for all user prompts. Equivalent to --no-interaction.
  • -l, --uri=URI. A base URL for building links and selecting a multi-site. Defaults to https://default.
  • To see all global options, run drush topic and pick the first choice.


  • locale-import-all
  • locale:import:all


  • An argument or option with square brackets is optional.
  • Any default value is listed at end of arg/option description.
  • An ellipsis indicates that an argument accepts multiple values separated by a space.