The 2020 Polyglots Translator Research Form is Now Open!

(Please note that we’ve changed the name of the project from “2020 Polyglots TeamPolyglots Team Polyglots Team is a group of multilingual translators who work on translating plugins, themes, documentation, and front-facing marketing copy. Survey” to “2020 Polyglots Translator Research.” We are referring to the same thing, but wanted to avoid any confusion with the WordPress 2020 Survey.)

After some planning and tweaking, we now have all the pieces we need to kick off the 2020 Polyglots Research. We need your input and help with the following:

  • Take part by answering the questions in the 2020 Polyglots Translator Research form (roughly 15 questions, this should take you about ~5 minutes)
  • Translate the announcement template into your language and publish it on your RosettaRosetta The code name of the theme for the local WordPress sites (eg. is a “Rosetta” site). All locale specific WordPress sites are referred to as “Rosetta sites.” The name was inspired from the ancient Rosetta Stone, which contained more or less the same text in three different languages. site (/news/ blog or /team/ P2p2 "p2" is the name of the theme that blogs at use (and o2 is the accompanying plugin). When asked to post something "on the p2" by a member of the Polyglots team, that usually means you're asked to post on the team blog
  • Share the form and/or the announcement post with translation contributors (on your local SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at, personal groups & social media, or any other appropriate channels)

Here are translated announcement posts you can share on your social media and/or send out to contributors (some has translations of the questions):

日本語 (Japanese)
Français (French)
Русский (Russian)

The form is open from November 9 to December 8 (UTC+0). You can also access the research form from the 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. of The platform for contributing to the translation of WordPress core, themes and plugins. during this time.

We want to ask you to make sure that you clearly indicate this research is separate from the WordPress 2020 Survey to avoid any confusion. But, of course, it would be great to encourage your audience to participate in both the survey and the translator research!

Please leave a comment with a link if you have published the announcement post in any other language! And if you have any creative ideas to reach as many translation volunteers as possible, we’d love to hear about them.

Thanks for collaborating on this post, @evarlese, @chaion07, @psmits1567, @devinmaeztri , @webcommsat, @nalininonstopnewsuk, @meher, @lmurillom, @oglekler.