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Welcome to the March 2022 edition of the Polyglots monthly newsletter! It is a recap of news related to the WordPress Polyglots teamPolyglots TeamPolyglots Team is a group of multilingual translators who work on translating plugins, themes, documentation, and front-facing marketing copy. https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/..
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What’s inside this edition
GlotPressGlotPressGlotPress is the translation management software that powers Translate.WordPress.org. More information is available at glotpress.org. feedback feature development updates
Upcoming Polyglots Coffee Break date
Diverse speaker program translation
Latest polyglots stats
LocaleLocaleLocale = 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 https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/ News and Resources
💬 GlotPress feedback feature development updates
The GlotPress development team has been making great progress in the feedback functionality. As shared in the last Polyglots Team weekly meeting, there are a few additional changes available for you to test, including
Listen to Polyglot member Gautam Navada (@vgnavada) on the benefits of translating WordPress and the joy of being able to use the software in your local language. Could you make a video or share your story on why you translate WordPress? Contact the #marketing channel on the Make WordPress Slack and tag team repTeam RepA Team Rep is a person who represents the Make WordPress team to the rest of the project, make sure issues are raised and addressed as needed, and coordinates cross-team efforts.@nalininonstopnewsuk. You can find more polyglots-related content on the WordPress Translation Day playlist on YouTube#WPTranslationDay
The latest weekly statistics are from March 16, 2022. You can view the weekly difference in the parentheses.
205 (+/- 0) localesLocaleLocale = 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 https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/, 58 (+2) up to date, 52 (±0) behind more than one major version.
GlotDict team is adding a feature to add two visible links: one to the global locale glossary, another to the locale style guide on translate.wordpress.org.
💡 Did you know? There is a page that lists useful tools for WordPress translation. You can find there a wide variety of assistive tools including built-in translate.wordpress.org features, browser add-ons, WordPress pluginPluginA 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party, and third-party services and apps.
🏆 Get Involved
Are you looking for more ways to get started? If you’re translating or want to translate WordPress and any related projects into a specific language, there are some helpful resources.