Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – March 27, 2019

Here’s the agenda for the chats this week. If you have anything you’d like to add, please leave a comment.

  • Weekly 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
  • Several 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. i18nInternationalization Internationalization (sometimes shortened to I18N , meaning “I - eighteen letters -N”) is the process of planning and implementing products and services so that they can easily be adapted to specific local languages and cultures, a process called localization. This is the process of making software translatable. Information about Internationalization for developers can be found in the Developer’s handbooks. changes (thanks @ocean90 for all the commits)
    • 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. screen: filterFilter Filters are one of the two types of Hooks They provide a way for functions to modify data of other functions. They are the counterpart to Actions. Unlike Actions, filters are meant to work in an isolated manner, and should never have side effects such as affecting global variables and output. for only showing projects without PTEs (#meta-3586)
    • More details per translator on the project overview page (#meta-3613)
    • Change table headerHeader The header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes. “Waiting” to “Waiting/Fuzzy” (#meta-3818)
    • Add a link for per-locale 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/theme stats to the filter header (#meta-2290)
    • Include JSONJSON JSON, or JavaScript Object Notation, is a minimal, readable format for structuring data. It is used primarily to transmit data between a server and web application, as an alternative to XML. translation file references for WordPress coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. (#meta-3976)
    • Show an info notice about language build status for themes and plugins (#meta-4251)
    • Add a filter for waiting stringsString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. with newest/oldest sorting (#meta-1874)
  • HelpHub i18n meeting recap
  • Community banners and flyers
    • Existing translated files are located here
  • Translation Day organization status
  • Open floor

Chat time:

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 6:00 AM GMT in #polyglots

See you there!