Call for Volunteers: 2020 Polyglots Survey

As mentioned in our weekly meeting, we are looking for volunteers to help create a survey for Polyglots teamPolyglots Team Polyglots Team is a group of multilingual translators who work on translating plugins, themes, documentation, and front-facing marketing copy. members.

The Goal

The goal of the survey is to collect data to help inform and prioritize future projects. We hope to collect input from PTEs, GTEs, and 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 managers to better understand potential areas of improvement, as well as what is working well for local teams. We’d also like to explore interviewing or surveying new translation contributors to get their input and perspective as well.

Over the past year, the global Polyglots team has worked on a number of improvements to help both new contributors and community leaders in each locale. With your help, we can make sure we’re asking good questions to uncover new ways to better support each locale.

Who Translate WordPress? 15,225 active translators, 635 GTEs, 3,275 PTEs.

How You Can Help

Some of the task examples are:

  • Reviewing the survey questions
  • Setting up the survey form (in your language too, if you want to)
  • Helping spread the word on a blog, social media, and other outreach channels
  • Analyzing and/or translating the results

Let Us Know

If you’re interested in helping, please reach out on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at to @nao or @evarlese or comment on this post. Any level of help is useful, so don’t hesitate to join!

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