Locale Glossaries on translate.wordpress.org

GlotPress 2.3 “Statler”, the software behind translate.wordpress.orgtranslate.wordpress.org The platform for contributing to the translation of WordPress core, themes and plugins., introduced a long requested feature, 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 https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/ Glossaries.

A locale glossary is a glossary for all projects of one locale. Since a few days the new type of glossary is also available on translate.wordpress.org.

Link to a locale glossary on locale project overview

You’ll find a link to a locale glossary in the locale box on project pages like you can see in the screenshot above.

All project glossaries that were previously at projects/wp/dev/<your locale>/glossary have been moved to the new locale glossary. You don’t have to do anything. To prevent showing a 404 error, a redirect has been set up which redirects to the new URLURL A specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.org (Example).

Locale glossaries can be edited by General Translation EditorsTranslation Editor Translation editors can approve translations for projects. The GTE (General Translation Editor) and LM (Locale Manager) roles can add new users with the "Project Translation Editor" role that can approve translations for specific projects. There are two different Translation Editor roles: General Translation Editor and Project Translation Editor while project glossaries can also be managed by Project Translation Editors. Terms of a locale glossary are merged with a project glossary (if one exists) and highlighted with a little bubble.

The handbook has been updated to include more information about locale glossaries.

👉 Now it’s time to review your glossary to provide consistent translations across coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress., plugins, themes, and the other projects.