Faster deployment of language packs for themes and plugins

Since last Friday language packs for themes and plugins are no longer generated every 6-12 hours. Language packs are now build 30 minutes after a change to a translation or an import for new translations has happened.

This means that when you update a theme or a pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party in the future it’s likely that WordPress will also download an up to date language pack. Or, ever had a critical typo in a translation? Just fix it and watch how fast your users will get the updated translation. 🚀

Because we all ❤️ SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at Each build process is logged in the #meta-language-packs channel:



Expect similar changes to language packs for WordPress coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. soon.

P.S.: As always, all new code is open-sourced. You’ll find it in the metaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. SVNSVN Apache Subversion (often abbreviated SVN, after its command name svn) is a software versioning and revision control system. Software developers use Subversion to maintain current and historical versions of files such as source code, web pages, and documentation. Its goal is to be a mostly compatible successor to the widely used Concurrent Versions System (CVS). WordPress core and the released code are all centrally managed through SVN. repositoryWordPress Localization Repository The WordPress Localization Repository at is a Subversion repository where official WordPress translations are maintained. See Working with the Translation Repository for details. here, here and here.

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