Global WordPress Translation Day 3 – Info for event organizers

The third Global WordPress Translation day is happening on Saturday September 30th 2017 and we’re inviting everyone who wants to help translate WordPress, themes, and plugins into their own language, to join us for a 24-hour global translation sprint – #WPTranslationday.

The Global WordPress Translation Day is managed by the WordPress Polyglots Team.  It is a huge, global, translation marathon that will bring thousands of Polyglots together on the same day for a 24-hours live event and for hundreds of synced local events.

As MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. or WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. organizers, you are the Polyglots teamPolyglots Team Polyglots Team is a group of multilingual translators who work on translating plugins, themes, documentation, and front-facing marketing copy. https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/.’s best allies for this event. Please have a look at their post about the event for all of the details.

Once you have made the decision to organise a local event for this day, here is a handy event template that the Polyglots team put together for you to use:

Event Title: Global WordPress Translation Day 3

Event Description:

Global WordPress Translation Day is a 24-hour global event dedicated to the translation of the WordPress ecosystem (coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress., themes, plugins).

This is a unique and innovative event – a cool mix of digital and physical: A 24-hour live stream on https://wptranslationday.org that will provide inspiration and training to both coders and translators on localizing and internationalizing. In addition to that, we will come together to learn about internationalization (i18n) and localization (L10n), as well as to translate WordPress, plugins, and themes.

Make sure to come with your laptop. We can help you create a wordpress.orgWordPress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/ account in case you don’t have one yet.

More info on https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/2017/08/01/global-wordpress-translation-day-3/

You can copy and paste that content when creating your local event on your meetup group.

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