Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – September 2, 2020 (12 UTC)

Our weekly meeting this time will be a quick one, held at Wednesday, September 2, 2020, 12:00 GMT in the #polyglots channel in the Making WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at

  • 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
  • 5.5.1 released
    • Three stringsString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. got fuzzied in the readme with very minor changes. Be sure to approve them so your locale package can be generated.
  • Reminder for quality check before uploading a PO file
    • Please review Fuzzies and reject old suggestions. This will really help reduce the load for reviewers.
  • New 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/tickets: #5407: Mark “not properly prepared”  plugins/themes in listing & a couple of Good First Issues on GlotPressGlotPress GlotPress is the translation management software that powers More information is available at GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. repositoryWordPress Localization Repository The WordPress Localization Repository at is a Subversion repository where official WordPress translations are maintained. See Working with the Translation Repository for details.
  • Open Floor