Announcement: WordPress Translation Day 2022

Following the traditions of the past few years and in recognition of the International Translation Day which is celebrated on 30 September, this post is to officially begin the discussion, planning as well as execution of the WordPress Translation Day for 2022. Thanks to @tobifjellner for initiating the discussion with a P2 which allowed the community to share their preference and with a vast majority rooting for the event to be celebrated on September 28 this year.

Since the pandemic, most of the events have been online with many localesLocale 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 https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/ celebrating the day with mini-events. Last year the Polyglots teamPolyglots Team Polyglots 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/. celebrated Translation Month which consisted of multiple local and global events leading up to September 30 for a live stream to recap the celebration. Additionally, the Polyglots team also recognized contributors with Polyglots Appreciation Nominees.

So please share your thoughts on the following with a comment on this thread:

  • What do you think went well in the past few years?
  • What do you think we can improve?
  • How would you want to see 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 https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/ to celebrate the day?
  • How can more contributors interact with the event?
  • How can you contribute to making this event better?

You can also use the polyglots-events channel or the polyglots channel on Making WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. for thoughts ideas and communication.

Props for reviewing and drafting the post. Thanks! @amieiro @nao

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