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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You can help translate WordPress to your language by logging in to the translation platform with your WordPress.orgWordPress.orgThe community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/ account and suggesting translations (more details).
We have meetings every week on SlackSlackSlack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. in polyglots (the schedule is on the sidebarSidebarA sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme. of this page). You are also welcome to ask questions on the same channel at any time!
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Welcome to the August 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/..
The feedback tool for translate.wordpress.orgtranslate.wordpress.orgThe platform for contributing to the translation of WordPress core, themes and plugins. is now available for all WordPress.orgWordPress.orgThe community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/ users! You can choose to opt-in for its notification feature. Visit your translator settings page and check box for the discussion notification.
If you are a PTEProject Translation EditorA Project Translation Editor (often referred to as PTE) is a person, who has access to validate strings on a specific project (for example BuddyPress, WooCommerce or Twenty Fourteen) for one specific locale. A project translation editor can approve strings that are added by translation contributors. Per project translation, editors are appointed by a general translation editor after a request by the project author or by the contributors themselves./GTEGeneral Translation EditorA General Translation Editor (often referred to as GTE) is a person, who has global access to validate strings on all projects for a specific locale./CLPTECross-locale Project Translation EditorA Cross-Locale Project Translation Editor is an account owned by a plugin or theme author (or the authoring organization), which uses professional translators to localize their product. The cross-locale project translation editor can import/validate strings on a specific project for more than one locale. This role has the same capabilities as a Project Translation Editor over multiple locales instead of one. Cross-Locale Project Translation Editors need to meet a set of criteria before being appointed by General Translation Editors. and opted in, you will receive an email when a user starts a discussion on any of the projects you can approve translations for. For others, the system will notify you when you receive feedback on translations you suggest.
🔔 Help Wanted: StringStringA string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. Issue Reporters
For the Translation Feedback Tool notification system, we need to decide who will receive notifications for non-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/theme stringsStringA string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. (coreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress., patterns, metaMetaMeta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress., and apps). These users will be responsible for relaying the problems to the developers.
☕️ Next Polyglots Coffee Break is August 25 @ 22:00 UTC
The Polyglots Coffee Break is an hour-long casual video call to meet polyglots contributors around the world virtually. On Thursday, August 25, 2022, join our host @tokyobiyori for a casual discussion! Find the video link in the #polyglots channel at 22:00 UTC.
The latest weekly statistics are from July 20 to August 17, 2022. You can view the monthly difference in the parentheses.
205 (±0) 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/, 68 (+2) up to date, 0 (±0) behind by minor versions. 🏅Congratulations to the #bs_BA and #pt_PT_ao90localesLocaleLocale = 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/!
Android & iOSiOSThe operating system used on iPhones and iPads. mobile apps will remove Jetpack-specific features, resulting in smaller sets of translation strings.
We are looking for feedback for the dashboard for the translation feedback tool (post 1, post 2)
Coffee Break recap has been published. Participants discussed Translation Day & contributor events.
Did you know…? With well-written documentation, it’s easier for translation teams to maintain consistency and quality. There is a list of locale teams’ documentation where you can find glossaries, style guides, and start guides from various locale teams to learn from.
Help subtitle or edit a WordPress Translation Day video to help encourage the polyglots community and highlight the opportunities for new contributors. If you can join the efforts in this area, message @abhanonstopnewsuk and @meher in the #polyglots-events channel on the Make WordPress Slack.