WordPress Translation Day 4 – info for event organizers

The fourth WordPress Translation day is happening on Saturday May 11th 2019 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.

The 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 Meetup groups are locally-organized groups that get together for face-to-face events on a regular basis (commonly once a month). Learn more about Meetups in our Meetup Organizer Handbook. 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 call for local event organizers for all of the details.

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

Event Title: WordPress Translation Day 4

Let’s get together and translate everything WordPress!

Be part of a 24-hour global event which will include an online livestreaming event and offline local MeetupsMeetup Meetup groups are locally-organized groups that get together for face-to-face events on a regular basis (commonly once a month). Learn more about Meetups in our Meetup Organizer Handbook. in multiple locations.

No previous WordPress translation experience is required. Translation is generally from the English (US) text available.

At this event we will:

– help you get started with translating WordPress plugins, themes, and other projects

– share translation tips and tricks with each other

– get to know global polyglots contributors via the WordPress international channel on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. (#polyglots-events)

– watch and/or share livestream videos of sessions and panels about WordPress translation (for more information, visit https://wptranslationday.org ).

You will need 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/ ID to take part. You can register an account from https://login.wordpress.org/register if you don’t have one yet.

Resources for organizers and participants
– Getting Started Guide: https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/handbook/about/get-involved/first-steps/ [or its translation in your language]

– Glossary: [e.g. https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/wp/dev/ja/default/glossary ]

– Style Guide: [e.g. https://codex.wordpress.org/fr:Effort_de_Traduction ]

– How to join Slack: [http://chat.wordpress.org or your local Slack information, if you’ll be using it]

– WordPress Translation FAQs: https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/handbook/frequently-asked-questions/

– Share pictures, videos, and conversations at the event using the #WPTranslationDay hashtag on social networks: https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/handbook/about/get-involved/guide-organize-a-local-event-on-global-wordpress-translation-day/#share-pictures-and-videos-from-your-event

The template can be used by creating a new event on you meetup group and then click “Start from a Template” and select “WordPress Translation Day 4“.

Additionally, you can just copy and paste that content when creating your local event on your meetup group.

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