If your local build is missing strings for…

If your local build is missing stringsString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. (for example the “Maintenance and Security ReleaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software.headerHeader The header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes. on the About page), please re-build and re-release your local version, it should be all working now.

More technical details: because of a temporary change in database connection code on 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/, we ended up with a lot of empty stringString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. values instead of NULLs for columns like `context` and `plural`. GlotPressGlotPress GlotPress is the translation management software that powers Translate.WordPress.org. More information is available at glotpress.org. expected `null` specifically in few places in the codebase. The specific consequences were duplicate originals, few incorrectly updated originals, and extra PO file fields for some strings (context and plural).

Last night we removed duplicated originals, made sure that we no longer allow duplicates. We also made the translations of incorrectly updated originals fuzzy, so that translators could verify the translations were right. Today we fixed PO exports.

Again, please re-build and re-release your local version. This will make sure the users who update from now on will get the proper translation files. We’re working with the coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. team on retroactively pushing language packs to those who already updated their installs.