Translation Day 2021: Team Update #2

Since the last Translation Day 2021 planning update, the organizing team has worked on:

Local Events

The Call for Local Event Organizers is open! If you are planning a local Translation Day event, whether online or in-person (where eligible), please fill out this form. The Translation Day planning team is collecting local events to help with marketing and promotions.

The team is also working to update resources for local event planners, including documentation and other resources to help prepare for your local Translation Day. If there is anything that would be useful for your planning, feel free to comment!

Global Events

The global events team is working on a variety of “coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.” or global events, in English, from Sept. 17th to 30th, 2021. 

The team has been working on outreach for interested organizers and speakers and has confirmed sessions on:

  • Panel on open sourceOpen Source Open 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. translation communities, with contributors from Mozilla and Hyperledger
  • Panel on Polyglots tools
  • A Learn WordPress subtitling sprint

All global events, whether streaming or on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at, will be published on

The team is also working on an introduction/opening event, potential drop-in events (like last year), and some translator stories or interviews for Translation Day on September 30th. The events will likely be hosted on the Marketing team YouTube via Streamyard, similar to last year.

If you’re interested in a drop-in event or if it was helpful for your 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 last year, please comment to let us know.


The website team is working to update and cleaning up files from previous years. After some testing and modifications, the team is working to update the website with all the information for Translation Day 2021 by September.