Notes from the Polyglots chats on April 5th

Asia-Pacific meeting log

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 Stats

Releases: 169 (±0) locale, 68 (+1) up to date, 27 (-1) behind by minor versions, 0 (±0) behind by one major version, 14 (±0) behind more than one major version, 51 (±0) have site but never released, 9 (±0) have no site.

Translations: 169 (±0) total, 65 (-1) at 100%, 6 (+2) over 95%, 5 (±0) over 90%, 26 (-1) over 50%, 59 (±0) below 50%, 105 (±0) have a language pack generated, 8 (±0) have no project.

Requests: There are 52 unresolved editor requests out of 708 (+19) total and 5 unresolved locale requests out of 45 (±0) total.

Translators: There are 500 (-2) GTEGeneral Translation Editor A General Translation Editor (often referred to as GTE) is a person, who has global access to validate strings on all projects for a specific locale., 1 416 (+25) PTEProject Translation Editor A Project Translation Editor (often referred to as PTE) is a person, who has access to validate strings on a specific project (for example BuddyPress, WooCommerce or Twenty Fourteen) for one specific locale. A project translation editor can approve strings that are added by translation contributors. Per project translation, editors are appointed by a general translation editor after a request by the project author or by the contributors themselves. and 13 572 (+99) translation contributors. (A 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. account could have multiple roles over different locale)

Site language: 49,282% (+0,117%) of WordPress sites are running a translated WordPress site.


  • Several Indian & Japanese communities are planning to host local meetups, including possible meetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on will help you find options in your area. during 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. Nagpur.
  • Indian locale GTEs (Hindi, Marathi, and Gujarati) are working on style guides & glossaries to be completed before the events.

WordPress Community Summit reps for Polyglots TeamPolyglots Team Polyglots Team is a group of multilingual translators who work on translating plugins, themes, documentation, and front-facing marketing copy.

Open Discussion

  • A unified SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at team for all Indian regions and locale is being proposed – @fitehal suggested to post the idea on WP India Group
  • @chandrapatel asked about 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. site news subscription.
    • Currently, there is no subscription feature – leave a comment on 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. ticket #727
    • If you want to show local news to users on the wp-admin dashboard, you can edit these strings to your Rosetta site URLs
    • @mayuko mentioned the Nearby WordPress Events widgetWidget A WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user. the community team is working on. Feedback for the 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 is welcomed.

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