Recap: WordPress Translation Contributor Day in Tokyo (July 21, 2018)

Date: July 21, 2018
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Twitter: #wbtokyo, @wb_tokyo

Participants: @nao, @mayukojpn, @atachibana, @mirucon, @toru, @lunaluna_dev, @shinyab, @sysbird, @musus, @kwbtdisk, @rehonic89428, @takashi9, @ymatsuhashi, @show-ko, @masanishio, @phyo16, @tuh48963

Last Saturday, we spent an afternoon at Temple University Azabu Campus translating some themes, plugins and more.

Several new contributors joined us, thanks to Temple professors @shinyab @ymatsuhashi who shared the event with their students who are using WordPress.

“T” for Temple U! Photo credit @sysbird

What We Worked On

We had a very productive day translating various projects. A couple of Temple students who are native Chinese speakers worked on #zh-tw themes. They are linked in the list below. It would be great if Chinese (Taiwan) GTEs could review them.

We also had some discussion on how to translate eCommerce terms (for WooCommerce and others), and GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc.’s accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). ( feature.


  • Gutenberg
  • Limit Login Attempt
  • Disqus Comment System
  • AMP for WP
  • WordPress Importer
  • Elementor


  • IAMSocial
  • OceanWP
  • Sydney
  • Cutomize (zh-tw)
  • Graphene (zh-tw)
  • Portfolioo (zh-tw, ja)


  • Community Handbook (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. Organizer: Getting Started)
  • 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. blog post

@mayukojpn and I also reviewed various projects. She did a great job onboarding new contributors as well.

Special thanks to Temple U for letting us use the facility! And @show-ko for coming to help watch my son 🙂 Here are some more photos from @sysbird and myself.

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