We’re in hard string freeze for 4.8.1 – Prepare your locales for the the release

Dear Polyglots,

The last strings for 4.8.1 have been imported to the development project and that means no strings will change anymore before Tuesday, August 1st, the expected release date for WordPress 4.8.1.

If your locale is not yet at 100%, it means there are still some things to do for you as GTE:

  1. Please check the WordPress 4.8.1 status and translate or approve the remaining strings. To qualify for an automatic release, you need to have all strings translated.
  2. (If needed) Prepare the SVN directory for your locale for automated packages.

If you have any questions, you can find us of course on Slack.


This is also a global ping for GTEs for locales that are currently at more than 50% and less than 100%.
Currently 22 locales at 100%, congratulations and thank you !

Dev between 95% and 100% (50)

#sq@besnik
#ar@alex-ye, @rasheed
#eu@elurnet, @hey_neken, @ikusimakusi, @erralin, @murgilduta, @sergixnet, @unaizc
#bel@agfare
#bg_BG@tyxla, @nofearinc, @nbachiyski, @petya, @silvinafurnadzhieva, @kldn, @vloo
#zh_CN@jiehanzheng, @jimmyxu
#zh_TW@mrmu, @bibi-wang, @sandwich1168, @carrielis, @s9011514, @esofthard, @iamafu, @kaiconan, @pseric
#hr@yuraz, @mirta, @vipteam
#da_DK@ellegaarddk, @georgwp, @intoxstudio, @koesterandersen, @culturemark, @thomasdk81, @tohevi
#en_NZ@jjripikoi, @wealthy, @ryanhellyer, @tareiking, @toherangi, @webaware
#en_ZA@andrewza, @hlashbrooke, @nickduncan, @seags, @travislima
#et@erkoristhein, @uncleowl, @mstannu, @petskratt, @priiduonu, @ragulka, @ristoniinemets
#fi@arhipaiva, @daniel-koskinen, @arkimedia, @teemusuoranta
#fr_CA@fgienr, @jsmoriss, @martinbouillaud, @mialevesque, @choumich, @rhialto
#ka_GE@dimitrigog
#el@dyrer, @kosvrouvas
#gu@afzalmultani, @chandrapatel, @dipeshkakadiya, @krupajnanda, @mehulkaklotar, @pranalipatel, @sanjaydabhoya, @sanketparmar, @shahpranaf, @ashokrane
#he_IL@ramiy, @yoavf
#hi_IN@ankit-k-gupta, @gagan0123, @gyan, @hardeepasrani, @juhise, @monikarao, @rahul286, @rajeevbhandari, @saurabhshukla, @1anand
#hu_HU@balcsida, @csurga, @djzone, @fgywp, @wphuorg, @tojgli
#is_IS@birgire, @egill, @gudmundur, @valurthor
#id_ID@sofyand, @ekajogja, @hudatoriq, @ivankristianto, @johanbun, @qzoners, @tfirdaus
#ja@extendwings, @tai, @nao, @odysseygate, @tenpura, @takayukister
#kab@yacine2953
#ko_KR@chris_dev, @drssay, @martian36
#lv@armandsdz, @capsx, @edzuss99, @elvisandersons, @grivitis, @p0stman, @karlismaj, @karlisupitis, @kskaredovs, @maris-o, @mikslatvis, @orvils, @peteris, @rmkapins, @timlatvia, @rolandinsh, @unigunde, @veisis, @webhaus
#lt_LT@ideag, @jonasltu, @pokeraitis
#mk_MK@kuzmanov, @chombium, @gocemitevski
#ms_MY@webgrrrl, @mohdrafie, @zeo, @tarmiziaffandi
#mr@fitehal, @mkrndmane, @rahul286, @codexdemon, @patilswapnilv
#ary@sa3idho
#ne_NP@rabmalin, @shivashankerbhatta, @meissudeep
#nb_NO@bjornjohansen, @peterhoob
#nn_NO@chriscena, @meinmycell, @hgmb, @peterhoob
#fa_IR@gonahkar, @mani_monaj
#pl_PL@aleksanderkuczek, @eclare, @iworks, @szymon-skulimowski, @waclawjacek
#ro_RO@adrianpop, @deconf, @dancaragea, @jnhghy
#sr_RS@dimadin, @lanche86
#sk_SK@kavoros, @savione, @xkatka
#sl_SI@hekos
#es_CO@andrescifuentesr, @leoland, @yvallejo
#es_GT@xicoofficial, @wowdevshop
#es_MX@hiwhatsup, @marcozink
#es_VE@jordicuevas, @dragondeluz
#th@dussarong, @kazama, @mennstudio
#tr_TR@wordpress-tr, @m_uysl, @selmankandeniz, @trkr
#uk@romanbon, @sergeykovalets
#ur@mrahmadawais, @hibashaikhpk, @farhandanish1, @sajidzaman, @saqibameen
#uz_UZ@ulugov, @azamat88
#cy@carlmorris, @gruffprys, @gwgan

Dev between 90% and 95% (2)

#bn_BD@wzislam, @badsha_eee, @tareq1988
#oci@cedric3131

Dev between 50% and 90% (30)

#hy@aaleksanyants, @progmastery
#az@muhsinmushviq
#bs_BA@kenan3008
#ceb@undefinedmj
#cs_CZ@kalich5, @neoen, @pavelevap, @mobby2561
#haz@tohave
#kk@iakkz, @kaznet, @uki2017
#km@so_vichet, @vannkorn
#ckb@sia-neriman
#lo@defagoart, @douangtavanh
#ml_IN@abhilashenair, @mbigul, @harishanker, @jagadees, @jayeshsan, @manojkmohan, @nejwrks, @nitkr
#mn@gansukh, @uranbold
#my_MM@dennismaang, @minnkyaw, @herzcthu
#ps@sajadsafi, @msadat
#pa_IN@kuldeepsidhu88, @pikasingh
#sah@bacr, @halantul
#gd@akerbeltzalba, @alasdairmaccaluim, @macmhicheil
#szl@gkkulik
#si_LK@anandawardhana, @bckurera, @chevindu, @dazunj, @himasha, @malinthe, @mohanjith
#azb@tohave
#es_CL@bredebs, @ejner69
#es_PE@reyson
#sw@mrfroasty
#tl@carl-alberto, @krzheiyah, @kel-dc
#ta_IN@arunprakash, @farookibrahim, @hareesh-pillai, @imanickam, @menakas, @simplysaru, @varunms, @venkatsr
#ta_LK@bagerathan
#tt_RU@qdinar
#te@veeven
#bo@bhod, @krishnann, @sonamdawa, @tenim, @tibetanitech, @wpwalker, @zangkar-tsultrim, @bumpagyal
#ug_CN@alim-ahat, @moorshidi, @sepra

The release is due on Tuesday, August 1st, which makes this a little bit of a short notice so thank you in advance to everyone who makes time to get their locale to 100%.

Happy translating <3

Pascal.

#announcement #hard-freeze #wordpress-4-8-1