Since Rosetta sites are in flux to a…

Since RosettaRosetta The code name of the theme for the local WordPress sites (eg. is a “Rosetta” site). All locale specific WordPress sites are referred to as “Rosetta sites.” The name was inspired from the ancient Rosetta Stone, which contained more or less the same text in three different languages. sites are in flux to a more robust and usable form, here’s a suggestion of guidelines for everyone to comment on.

They concern linking from your language’s Rosetta site to the outside; some links to third-party (external) community sites, such as local community sites and links to community support forums (until that feature is added for your localeLocale Locale = language version, often a combination of a language code and a region code, for instance es_MX denotes Spanish as it’s used in Mexico. A list of all locales supported by WordPress in on 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. are accepted practice. In the best interest of the WordPress project, additional expectations are listed here:

1. Rosetta sites are expected to benefit the WordPress community rather than specific business(es) or individual(s).  (Note the general expectations for translating WordPress.)

2. To avoid any conflict of interest, it’s expected that validators and translators will not use their own sites as examples of good WordPress sites in their showcase.  The WordPress community is large and examples of WordPress sites are very easy to find.

3. Rosetta sites are expected to avoid advertising and affiliate marketing and to link only to websites that benefit the local community.