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What are Automated Tasks?

Localizer's Automated Tasks feature enables you to set up an automatic translation rule or action for your website based on a set of filters that you have selected.

For example, if you would like to ignore a certain word or phrase for all existing and future translation, you can set up an automated task to ensure that this happens.

To set up an automated task, simply follow the steps below:


Step 1.

Log into your Localizer account and click on the Batch Translator tab, then select Untranslated Phrases from the drop-down menu on the left. Hit the Advanced link on the right and the Set Up Automated Task button will appear.


Step 2.

Set up your filters according to the action you would like to take. You can filters by selecting a tag, specifying a word in a URL or minimum views. Click here to learn more about using phrases and filters.

Once you've set up your filters, click on the Set Up Automated Task button.


Step 3.

On the next screen, select the action you'd like to take for the language you are currently working in. You can choose from three types of translation or you can choose to ignore. 

Enter the name of your task so you can identify it in your dashboard, then click Enable Automation. Depending on the action you select, you may have to specify the target phrases (trusted or all) and be asked to confirm the action with your password. 


Your automated task has now been set up. If you want to view or delete your automated tasks, you can do this at any time by hovering over Menu on the top right and clicking on Automated Tasks.


On the next screen, you'll see your list of tasks. To delete one, tick the box to the left and then click the bin icon to the right. You can also do this in bulk by ticking the box beside All Tasks.