Polyglots weekly summary / chat notes April 18, 2018

Weekly stats


  • 172 (±0) 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/
  • 56 (+1) up to date
  • 15 (-1) behind by minor versions
  • 6 (±0) behind by one major version
  • 34 (±0) behind more than one major version
  • 51 (±0) have site but never released
  • 10 (±0) have no site


  • 172 (±0) total
  • 63 (+1) at 100%
  • 14 (-1) over 95%
  • 7 (±0) over 90%
  • 24 (±0) over 50%
  • 55 (±0) below 50%
  • 109 (±0) have a language pack generated
  • 9 (±0) have no project


There are 36 unresolved editor requests out of 1,493 (+18) total and 20 unresolved locale requests out of 81 (-4) total.


There are 542 (±0) 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., 2 364 (+43) 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 22,736 (+139) translation contributors.
(A 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/ account could have multiple roles over different locale)

Site language:

51,852% (+0,095%) of WordPress sites are running a translated WordPress site.

Discussion topics:

  • Weekly focus: WP15 Celebration site translation – https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/meta/wp15
  • Spreadsheet for locale research (details): Here’s a doc to keep track of the status open items. If you’d like to get involved, pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” @petya
  • Onboarding Improvement: discussed some possible ways to help new translators

Chat link: 1st chat