Welcome to the official blog of the translator team for the WordPress open sourceOpen SourceOpen Source denotes software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified. Open Source **must be** delivered via a licensing model, see GPL. project. This is where we discuss all things related to translating WordPress. Follow our progress for general updates, status reports, and debates.
We’d love for you to help out!
You can help translate WordPress to your language by logging in to the translation platform with your WordPress.orgWordPress.orgThe 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 and suggesting translations (more details).
We have meetings every week on SlackSlackSlack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. in polyglots (the schedule is on the sidebarSidebarA sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme. of this page). You are also welcome to ask questions on the same channel at any time!
Today, the first betaBetaA pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. of WordPress 5.0 was released. That means it’s time to start our processes to get the next major version of WordPress translated. Its release is planned for November, 19th, with stringStringA string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. freezes on October, 30th and November, 12th.
StringsStringA string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. for WordPress 5.0 are now in the wp/dev projects:
WordPress 5.0 will also include the new blockBlockBlock is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. editor, code-named “GutenbergGutenbergThe 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. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/”.
Gutenberg was previously translated in a plugin project. Now that the editor is part of coreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. strings are also added to the wp/dev projects. Do you have to translate them again? No. A script copies strings with status “current” from the pluginPluginA 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party project to the WordPress projects if there’s no translation with status “current” yet. It’s run manually so don’t expect them to be immediately be copied.
There’s also a new default theme developed, Twenty Nineteen.
Twenty Nineteen can be translated as well! You’ll find the strings in the Twenty Nineteen project on translate.wordpress.orgtranslate.wordpress.orgThe platform for contributing to the translation of WordPress core, themes and plugins.. The project has been pre-filled with translations from Twenty Seventeen.