Welcome to the official blog of the translator team for the WordPress open sourceOpen SourceOpen 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. project. This is where we discuss all things related to translating WordPress. Follow our progress for general updates, status reports, and debates.
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Welcome to the May 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/..
✨ WordPress 6.0 Translated to 65 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/
Since the release of WordPress 6.0 ‘Arturo’ on May 24, 2022, 59 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/ teams have created their translated version of WordPress packages. An additional 6 language packs are ready for download.
Thank you to all those who contributed to translating and reviewing coreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.stringsStringA string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings.. You play an essential role in making WordPress available to more people all over the world!
🗃 Translating Patterns
With WordPress 6.0, patterns from the Patterns Directory appear more places like in the quick inserter. Congratulations to four locales (#nl_BE / #ro_RO / #sv_SE / #es_ES) that have reached over 50% translation! Translate core patterns to help WordPress users create unique layouts from the editor.
55.99% (+0.05%)of WordPress sites are running a translated WordPress site.
📰 More News and Resources
@swissspidy published An Update on Preferred Languages, sharing the 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’s current status and future development plan.
💡 Did you know? You can view the contributors to the version of WordPress you are using by accessing the page located on /wp-admin/credits.php or navigating to the top left W logo > About WordPress > Credits.
When your interface language is something other than en_US, you will see a translator contributor section.
🏆 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.