Polyglots Monthly Newsletter: November 2022 

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Welcome to the November 2022 edition of the Polyglots monthly newsletter! It is a recap of news related to the WordPress 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/..

What’s inside this edition

🖋 The Full Site EditorSite Editor Site Editors aka Rosetta site Editors are the users who have access to a specific Rosetta site associated with a locale. Site Editors can add General Translation Editors and appoint per project translation editors.Site Editors also have a complimentary role of a General Translation Editors even though they don't necessarily handle translations for the locale.Site Editors can create content on Rosetta sites - write blog posts, create showcase items and manage menu items. is now the Site Editor

It’s time to update those glossaries! Resulting from a discussion on the Make/Core site earlier this year, the term Full Site Editor will now be changed to Site Editor. This change aims to clarify the terminology for WordPress users and to make translating the term easier. For many 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/ teams, this will mean updating the current terminology in your locale’s glossary. Now is a great time to discuss and implement those changes with your fellow translators.

🗣 Nominate Polyglots team representatives

It’s that time of year! You may have noticed a few posts from Make WordPress contributor teams announcing a call for team representatives. But what is a team representativeTeam Representative The Polyglots team rep is responsible for communicating both directions for the polyglots team. That is, they communicate to other teams what’s happening with the polyglots team and communicate back to the polyglots team what’s happening with other teams, especially core? Often abbreviated to “team reps,” these people represent the team across the project, share key updates across all contributor teams, and generally help to support the team as a whole. You can read more about the team repTeam Rep A 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. definition and expectations on the Team Reps page.

Current Polyglots team rep, @vladytimy, opened the call for Polyglots team reps for 2023. Contributor teams are expected to have a minimum of two team reps per year. Share your nominations in the post’s comment section by November 30, 2022.

🌐 Join the Polyglots Outreach Effort

@evarlese announced the start of a Polyglots Outreach Effort. Outreach will occur in monthly posts published on the Make/Polyglots blog, where General Translation EditorsTranslation Editor Translation editors can approve translations for projects. The GTE (General Translation Editor) and LM (Locale Manager) roles can add new users with the "Project Translation Editor" role that can approve translations for specific projects. There are two different Translation Editor roles: General Translation Editor and Project Translation Editor from a handful of selected locale teams will be invited to share information on their team. The goals of this effort include a better understanding of which teams are active and inactive, as well as better ways global Polyglots can support each other’s community growth.

If you’re interested in helping in this effort, leave a comment on the announcement post or the first monthly post and share them with your network.

Next Polyglots Coffee Break: November 24, 2022 @ 22:00 UTC

The Polyglots Coffee Break is an hour long casual video call to meet other Polyglots contributors around the world virtually. On Thursday, November 24, 2022 at 22:00 UTC, join us for a casual discussion! The video link will be shared in the polyglots channel before the call.

📈Latest Stats

The latest weekly statistics are from October 21 to November 21, 2022. You can view the monthly difference in the number between the parentheses.

Releases208 (+/- 0) 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/, 63 (-7) up to date, 0 (+/-0) behind by minor versions.
TranslatorsThere are 18,820 translators active in 2022, 5,187 (+67) Project Translation Editors, and 722 (+7) General Translation Editors.
Site Language56.03% (+0.13%) of WordPress sites are running a translated WordPress site.

📰 More News and Resources

  • The Training team is looking for volunteers to help localize content on Learn WordPress through the Locale Ambassador role. Locale Ambassadors will help to develop a process for contributing Learn WordPress content in languages other than English, translate key documentation, and help get localized workshops and lesson plans on the front page of Learn WordPress. 
  • Have you ever wished there was an easier way to find posts on the Make/Polyglots blog? Now there is! In the right sidebarSidebar A 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., click on the Main Posts button to filterFilter Filters are one of the two types of Hooks https://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Hooks. They provide a way for functions to modify data of other functions. They are the counterpart to Actions. Unlike Actions, filters are meant to work in an isolated manner, and should never have side effects such as affecting global variables and output. out all requests to view only the main posts. 
  • There is a new design coming to HelpHub! Along with this new design will be a reclassification of Help Hub articles. Watch the polyglots channel for updates on any potential impact this can have on localized sites.  
  • Check out these new discussions on Polyglots-related improvements:
    • #6560: Change how translations are tracked so both translators suggesting and editors approving stringsString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. can receive attribution.
    • #6561: Allow translators to favorite and track certain plugins, themes, or projects.
    • #6572: The diff colors in translation memory have been switched to reflect better what has been added and what has been removed. 

Did you know…? 

The WordPress translation command for plural handling — _n() takes two English strings as input, the singular and plural. For Arabic, each occurrence then gets translated into six different versions, depending on the value of n.

But for 30 of our locales — such as Japanese, Dzongkha, and Persian —  every such stringString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. pair translates to only one (1) single string. For this to work correctly, the developer must always include the number itself in the string.

🏆 Get Involved

Are you looking for more ways to get started? There are some helpful resources if you’re translating or want to translate WordPress and any related projects into a specific language.

If you need any help, ask in the polyglots channel in the Make WordPress Slack at any time. We’re a global team, so there’s almost always someone around!


The following people contributed to this month’s newsletter: @evarlese @lmurillom @tobifjellner @robinwpdeveloper @nekojonez – Thank you! 🎉

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Polyglots Outreach Effort: November 2022

This is the beginning of a global outreach effort to various 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/ teams. 

Through this effort, I hope to learn more about which 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/ are active or inactive, how global Polyglots can better support other locale teams, and lessons we can share globally. You can read more about the effort in Starting a Polyglots Outreach Effort.

Let’s get started with this experiment! 


This post starts a series of monthly posts to reach out to various locale teams, as described in Starting a Polyglots Outreach Effort. Below, I have included locales I’d like to reach out to this month and resources that may help grow translation teams. 

Since this is the first post of its kind, please note: everyone is welcome to help and any feedback or improvements are welcome!

Locale Outreach

For this month, I’d like to reach out to the following locales:

If you received a notification from this post, that is most likely because you are listed as a GTEGeneral Translation Editor A 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. for one of the locales above. Hello!

I would like to learn more about your locale team: how you work, your current challenges, and any ideas you have for the future. To share this information, please answer this short survey. One or all of the GTEs from your locale team are welcome to share their answers.

You can also leave a comment on this post or in the polyglots channel in the Make WordPress Slack mentioning @erica to chat one-on-one.

Team Building Resources

I proposed updating the Projects to Translate Handbook page in 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/. a few weeks ago. The source of inspiration? Mozilla’s documentation on requesting new projects for localizationLocalization Localization (sometimes shortened to "l10n") is the process of adapting a product or service to a particular language, culture, and desired local "look-and-feel." teams!

I like how they outline each project’s size, and how that can impact priorities based on team size and activity. Adjusting this to fit WordPress projects could be helpful for new and established locale teams looking to decide on goals and priorities.

Feedback Needed 

Can you help to review this document? In particular, it will help if you share:

  • How does your team approach prioritizing translation projects?
  • Do the suggestions and organization included in this draft make sense? What would you change?
  • What other high-impact projects are there? What types of teams might they be good for?

If you have any ideas for additional resources and documentation to help grow locale teams, please share them in the comments!

Other Ways to Help

Everyone is welcome to get involved in this effort! In particular, I welcome help with:

  • Outreach to the locale teams listed above. If you know any of the GTEs or contributors, leave a comment and help reach out!
  • Sharing feedback or writing team-building resources. You’re welcome to share feedback, and improvements, or sign-up to write one of these resources for the next monthly post.
  • Sharing your thoughts to help improve this outreach effort. These could be small suggestions – like changes to these monthly posts to improve outreach – or larger suggestions, like additional resource ideas or ways to engage more locale teams.
  • Anything else! If you’re unsure of how best to help, just leave a comment, and we can chat to figure something out.

Thank you and welcome to @robinwpdeveloper and @krupaly2k for volunteering to join this effort 🎉, and thank you to @_dorsvenabili and @mysweetcate for reviewing this post!

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Starting a Polyglots Outreach Effort

Summary: I will be starting a Polyglots outreach program. This program will include monthly posts with a call for volunteers to help reach out to a series of 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/ teams. Monthly posts will also have opportunities to develop and share new resources that locale teams can use to build their translation communities or to support new translation teams if a locale is inactive.

Inspired by the Community team’s efforts to reactivate Meetup groups, I’d like to experiment with an outreach effort for the Polyglots community. While reviewing some annual stats for a global 2022 WordPress Translation Day presentation, I noticed something. Compared to last year, five more 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/ have WordPress up-to-date, but there are fifteen more locales that are behind by more than one major version.

All of this got me thinking about our Polyglots community. How do we know if a locale team is active, and what can we do if they’re inactive or need help? How can we better support each other – especially teams with fewer contributors or with more work and fewer people to help?

Starting a Polyglots outreach effort

I began to think about how I could start our own version of outreach efforts in Polyglots. With that in mind, I’ll be experimenting with a new outreach effort beginning this month – and I invite anyone interested to join me!

Every month, I will publish a post on the Make/Polyglots blog with a list of locales for outreach. These locales will initially include:

  • Locales that previously had a CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. version release but are behind by more than one version – This is so I can understand how or if global Polyglots can help support these translation communities.
  • Locales with a high number of total waiting stringsString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings.This is so I can better understand if this is by choice (e.g., the team has set other priorities) or is a side effect of needing more contributors.

I will invite anyone interested to help reach out to each locale team to encourage GTEs to reply to a survey or set up chats to understand the team’s current needs and challenges. Contributors to these locales can also help with outreach! Then we will share updates on each month’s post in the comments section.

These posts will also include finished and in-progress resources that may be helpful to grow locale teams – such as documentation or social media templates – so anyone can help create those.

Why?

I want to post these monthly updates and goals on Make/Polyglots so everything is transparent. We can all learn from each other. 

By posting once a month, I hope it is easier for more people to help. This way, it is possible to contribute for one month or longer. I will also track and publicly share my progress, along with any notes and general findings. 

I have two main goals for this experiment:

  • Get a better understanding of which locale teams are active or inactive, which can help new contributors and Global Mentors when helping with requests.
  • For inactive teams, help find ways that the global Polyglots community can support current members or help support building a new team.

How to help?

Who would like to join me? I will need help with the following:

  • Directly contacting locale teams and their translation editorsTranslation Editor Translation editors can approve translations for projects. The GTE (General Translation Editor) and LM (Locale Manager) roles can add new users with the "Project Translation Editor" role that can approve translations for specific projects. There are two different Translation Editor roles: General Translation Editor and Project Translation Editor each month.
  • For inactive locale teams, potentially identifying new contributors – or volunteering for editor roles in your language.
  • Helping to write or provide feedback on new resources.
  • Sharing (or translating!) this and upcoming posts with your community.

Are you a MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. Reactivation supporter and interested in helping Polyglots communities too? Your help is welcome! Comment on this post to discuss how to incorporate Polyglots outreach into your Meetup support work. 

Please comment on this post if you’re interested or have any feedback. There is no deadline, so you’re welcome to join me later!

Thank you to the following people for sharing insightful feedback on this post and an earlier version of this idea: @nao @petya @monchomad @leogopal @_dorsvenabili @annezazu @devinmaeztri @peiraisotta @tobifjellner.

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Polyglots Monthly Newsletter: October 2022

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Welcome to the October 2022 edition of the Polyglots monthly newsletter! It is a recap of news related to the WordPress 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/..

What’s inside this edition

🗣 Translate WordPress 6.1

WordPress 6.1 is expected to release on November 1, 2022. With the second Release CandidateRelease Candidate A beta version of software with the potential to be a final product, which is ready to release unless significant bugs emerge., released on October 18, 2022, we have now entered the hard string freeze. This means that no new stringsString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. are expected to be added.

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/ can translate the WordPress software via the related projects on translate.wordpress.org. The newest default theme, Twenty Twenty-Three, is also available for translation.

Check the overall translation status for WordPress 6.1 in the latest update, and be sure to check that your locale is ready for release

Releases are a great way to encourage new translators. Review these collaboration tips and consider hosting a small event to help onboard contributors to 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/!

🌐 WordPress Translation Day 2022 Recap

Did your locale celebrate WordPress Translation Day this year? For the most recent WordPress Translation Day celebration, global Polyglots hosted a handful of events, along with some exciting translation meetups from locales around the world. 

Next Polyglots Coffee Break: October 27, 2022 at 22:00 UTC

The Polyglots Coffee Break is an hour-long casual video call to meet other Polyglots contributors around the world. On October 27, 2022, join us for the next coffee break! Find the video link in the polyglots channel at 22:00 UTC.

Remember that you, yes you(!), can host your own coffee break. The more, the merrier! Just share the date and time you’re interested in hosting in the polyglots channel in the Make WordPress Slack or comment on this post.

📈 Latest Stats

The latest statistics are from September 30 to October 21, 2022. You can view the difference in the number between the parentheses.

Releases208 (+/-0) locales, 70 (+/-0) up to date, 1 (+1) behind by minor versions.
TranslatorsThere are 21,958 translators active in 2022*,  5,151 (+31) Project Translation Editors, and 716 (+1) General Translation Editors.
Site Language56.02% (+0.12%) of WordPress sites are running a translated WordPress site.

* This statistic is different from the statistic previously included in these newsletters, Total Active Translators. Monthly changes will show in the next edition.

📰 More News and Resources

Did you know…? Soft string freeze and hard string freeze dates are included in the release schedule posted on Make/CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress., such as this post for WordPress 6.1.

The soft freezeSoft freeze See String freeze. A soft string freeze or "soft freeze" is announced when all the strings of an upcoming WordPress release are frozen, except for the strings of the About page. is when new strings typically become available for translation. The hard freezeHard freeze See String freeze. A hard string freeze or a hard freeze is announced when all the strings of the upcoming release are frozen including the strings of the About page. A hard freeze is the final string freeze before a release. is the point at which no new strings are added for translation, except the Read Me update, which is typically shared shortly after the hard freeze.

Polyglots can check these dates via the Make/Core Development Cycle or look for an announcement post on the Make/Polyglots blog once the hard string freezeString freeze The term "string freeze" is used by the core team to mark the end of changes to the strings of an upcoming release. A string freeze also means that there will be no more strings added to the core project. Sometimes a string freeze has two phases a soft freeze and a hard freeze. A string freeze is announced on the Polyglots blog by the current release lead. is entered, like this announcement for WordPress 6.1.

🏆 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.

If you need any help, ask in the polyglots channel in the Make WordPress Slack at any time. We’re a global team, so there’s almost always someone around!


The following people contributed to this month’s newsletter: @psmits1567 @tobifjellner @nekojonez @webcommsat @lmurillom @evarlese Thank you! 🎉

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WordPress 6.1 Translation Status (October 20, 2022)

If you received a notification about this post, the reason is (most probably) that you’re registered as a General Translation EditorGeneral Translation Editor A 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. for one or several WordPress 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/. If you believe that is an error, please reach out to the Polyglots Global Mentors’ team via a comment to this post or in the polyglots channel on Make WordPress Slack.

WordPress 6.1 is planned to be released on November 1, 2022. Currently, it’s at Release Candidate 2. Let’s work together to make sure the complete translations arrive in time!

  • Please see the post WordPress 6.1 ready to be translated for translation instructions.
  • WordPress 6.1 will also introduce a new default theme, Twenty Twenty-Three. It’s now also available for translation in its own project.
  • As usual, please confirm that 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/ is ready for the automated release of a new WordPress package. (In short: if your locale uses any customized files, in most cases localized versions of readme.hml and/or wp-config-sample.php then your locale needs to define the directory /branches/6.0 on i18n.svn.wordpress.orgWordPress.org The 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/. Note that commit access to this directory is handled separately from the GTEGeneral Translation Editor A 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. role for a locale.)

Please don’t forget to watch the polyglots channel on Make WordPress Slack for important updates, and ask any questions – your inquiry will help other translators, too!

Ready for release (62 locales)

Congratulations to these 54 teams for getting the translation ready for the release! 🎉

ar, he_IL, cs_CZ, da_DK, hu_HU, bs_BA, vi, arg, sl_SI, de_CH_informal, de_CH, es_CR, fa_AF, pt_AO, zh_HK, pt_PT_ao90, fr_CA, bg_BG, eo, id_ID, dsb, kab, hsb, es_EC, es_CO, lv, zh_CN, es_AR, en_CA, es_MX, eu, ne_NP, es_VE, pt_PT, fa_IR, tr_TR, nl_NL_formal, hr, zh_TW, fi, sq, de_DE_formal, pt_BR, nl_NL, fr_FR, el, it_IT, ja, ko_KR, en_AU, en_GB, nb_NO, de_DE, sv_SE

And extra kudos to these 8 teams for translating everything to 100%! 👏🏻

es_ES, cy, nl_BE, ru_RU, ca, gl_ES, ro_RO, pl_PL

/dev/ & /admin/ each needs ~10% more (14 locales)

You’re on the right path! To be ready for release, make sure /dev/ is at least 90% and /dev/admin/ is 75% translated! For more information, please check out this post.

Below is a list of locales, GTEs, and the number of remaining stringsString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. (in parentheses) to be ready for this release.

#am @fantaw @teferra @jowi2020 (55)
#kn @nsuresha @omshivaprakash @vgnavada (55)
#sk_SK @lenarcic @kavoros @martinkrcho @savione @tostad @xkatka (55)
#en_NZ @jjripikoi @ryanhellyer @netweb @tareiking @toherangi @wealthy @webaware (110)
#mk_MK @kuzmanov @darkog @701mk @m1tk00 @tomepajk (110)
#ka_GE @dimitrigog @ttodua (110)
#de_AT @pputzer (110)
#en_ZA @andrewza @godseseun444 @garrett-eclipse @ianbarnes @luciano-croce @nickduncan @seags @travislima (110)
#uk @romanbon @sergeykovalets (220)
#skr @saraiki @shahidlaashary @shuaibkaisrani (220)
#es_PE @braulioaquino (605)
#es_DO @hedgehog1973 @animerd @maxnewfold (605)
#as @jakir786 @mohsin274 @pallavpran @sultansm @nibirb (605)
#ml_IN @abhilashenair @achyuthajoy @ajithrn @mbigul @harishanker @jagadees @jayeshsan @kcjagadeep @manojkmohan @nejwrks @nitkr (1004)


Happy translating, and thank you to everyone who is making WordPress available in your language 🥳

#6-1, #pre-release-status

2022 WordPress Translation Day recap

Since 2016, the WordPress 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/. has come together to celebrate WordPress Translation Day (WPTD) each year. During the event, the global Polyglots and 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/ teams welcome, teach, and translate with new and experienced translators.

This year, Polyglots celebrated WPTD on September 28th with a number of local events throughout the week. Two global Polyglots events included an introduction to WordPress translation in 2022 and a walk-through of the new translate.wordpress.org feedback tool. 

If you missed the live session, you can view the feedback tool walk-through on WordPress.tv

A screenshot of attendees on Zoom for the global WPTD session during the APAC-friendly time.
A screenshot of attendees on Zoom for the global WPTD session during the EU-friendly time.

The Training team also hosted a day-long event to help new contributors translate materials on learn.wordpress.org. 31 people from Asia, Europe, Africa, and North America attended, resulting in one fully translated lesson plan (#sr_RS) and another lesson plan translation in progress (#hi_IN). Over 50% of the participants were first-time WordPress contributors! The team recently posted a recap of the event, and is aiming to facilitate similar events in the near future.

There were also 13 local events in 11 different languages and across four continents! Scroll down to read highlights from these events.

Here are a few stats following this year’s WordPress Translation Day:

  • 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/ with a CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. package release: 71 (+1)
  • Active translators: 16,765 (+720)
  • GTEs: 715 (+5)
  • PTEs: 5,120 (+24) 
  • Unique pluginPlugin A 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 packs: 3,933 (+5)
  • Unique theme packs: 1,703 (+1)
  • Feedback tool users: 139 (+19)
  • Original stringsString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. with comments: 20,197 (+12,277)
  • Total comments: 33,822 (+19,942)

Local event highlights

Italian / it_IT

The Italian Polyglot team hosted a virtual WordPress Translation Day event. They translated over 450 strings and brought some of the top 400 plugins to 100% translated! They were also able to “meet” a Polyglot face-to-face for the first time and helped each other with some difficult terms to translate. 

Bulgarian / bg_BG

Four translators joined the Sofia MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. for WordPress Translation Day, including a first-time participant, someone who travelled a few hundred miles to join, and a PTEProject Translation Editor A 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. who is hosting local events within his company. They were able to translate and review some themes and MetaMeta Meta 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. projects, in addition to planning ahead for future events in the community! 

Nepali / ne_NP

WordPress Biratnagar meetup hosted an online meetup with 20 attendees. They translated over 200 strings within 1.5 hours of the meetup time. More than 150 previously suggested translations were also approved. Most of the attendees were first-time contributors, and they were really happy to get the Translation ContributorTranslation Contributor Translation Contributors (formerly known as Translators) are volunteers that focus on translating projects into their language. They contribute to improving their language either in a small way, like fixing a typo, or a large way, likes translating entire projects. badge.

Yorùbá / yor

The Yorùbá Polyglot community got bigger! They had new members join in from their publicity efforts and through collaboration with two WordPress Meetup cities (Ilesa and Ibadan) speaking the same language. The three days of activities included an introduction, online workshop, translation contribution, and recap. They got super excited, so they forgot to take pics!

Bahasa Indonesia / id_ID

Jakarta WordPress Meetup had an in-person event with an introductory session and contribution. Several participants brought a laptop and learned how to translate for the first time.

Japanese / ja

As a part of Mega Meetup Japan Fall 2022 edition, there was a translation contribution session (now published on WordPress.tv) and translation contributor “room” on the Gather.town platform where participants exchanged questions and answers around translation.

Greek / el

The Thessaloniki Meetup hosted an in-person event for WordPress Translation Day. They began with an introduction to the Polyglots and Training teams, and then they contributed!

Participants at the Thessaloniki Meetup WP Translation Day event.

Thank you @nao for helping to write this recap.

#wordpress-translation-day, #wptd2022

Polyglots Monthly Newsletter: September 2022

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Welcome to the September 2022 edition of the Polyglots monthly newsletter! It is a recap of news related to the WordPress 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/..

What’s inside this edition

🗣 “Changes Requested” Status & Feedback Dashboard

The translate.wordpress.orgtranslate.wordpress.org The platform for contributing to the translation of WordPress core, themes and plugins. translation platform has a new status: “Changes Requested.” When a Translation EditorTranslation Editor Translation editors can approve translations for projects. The GTE (General Translation Editor) and LM (Locale Manager) roles can add new users with the "Project Translation Editor" role that can approve translations for specific projects. There are two different Translation Editor roles: General Translation Editor and Project Translation Editor shares any feedback during moderation, the suggestion will be marked as “Changes Requested” rather than “Rejected.”

"Changes Requested" status example


For General Translation EditorsTranslation Editor Translation editors can approve translations for projects. The GTE (General Translation Editor) and LM (Locale Manager) roles can add new users with the "Project Translation Editor" role that can approve translations for specific projects. There are two different Translation Editor roles: General Translation Editor and Project Translation Editor (GTEs), a new Discussions Dashboard will allow them to view all the discussions for their language in one location. Access it from the start page of the relevant 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/ (e.g. https://translate.wordpress.org/locale/LOCALE/).

Discussions Dashboard link


As a reminder, the feedback tool for translate.wordpress.org is available for all WordPress.orgWordPress.org The 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 opt-in for its notification feature via your translator settings page and check the box to receive discussion notifications.

🌐 WordPress Translation Day 2022

This year, WordPress Translation Day hosted two live sessions online to share team and tool updates, and many locale teams across the world held their own contributor meetups. Some groups were able to meet in person this year too, which is great news! If you have stories from your Translation Day experience, be sure to share them in the #polyglots-events channel.

☕️ Next Polyglots Coffee Break: October 27, 2022 @ 22:00 UTC

The Polyglots Coffee Break is an hour-long casual video call to meet other Polyglots contributors around the world virtually. On October 27, join us for a casual discussion! Find the video link in the #polyglots channel at 22:00 UTC.

📈 Latest Stats

Via https://wp-info.org/polyglots-stats/ 

The latest weekly statistics are from August 17 to September 26, 2022. You can view the weekly difference in the number between the parentheses.

Releases208 (±1) locale, 70 (+2) up to date, 0 (±0) behind by minor versions.
🏅Welcome, the Lombard locale team (#lmo)!
TranslatorsThere are 715 (-13) General Translation Editors, 5,120 (-802) Project Translation Editors, and 61,425 (+998) translation contributors.
Site Language55.9% (-0.04%) of WordPress sites are running a translated WordPress site.

📰 More News and Resources

  • @fernandot started a lively discussion about the inclusion of premium and upsell-related strings in translate.wordpress.org. Many contributors commented to share their own experiences of translating and reviewing stringsString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. that only display in “Pro” versions of a pluginPlugin A 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 how best to handle the volume of these strings, especially for new contributors. 
  • Reminder to check your Word count type setting! WordPress CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. handles word count per locale, with `word` as the default setting. @pedromendonca noticed that a number of 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/ have the wrong or no word count setting and shared steps on how to fix it.

Did you know…? 56% of active WordPress installs are running with a translation package.

The WordPress.org stats page displays WordPress installation percentages per locale. By switching the view from a pie chart to a table using the icon next to Locales, you can view what percentage of WordPress installs are in your locale! Want to challenge yourself to a math problem? If WordPress powers 43% of the web, what percentage of people are using your WordPress translations?

WordPress installation language chart

🏆 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.

If you need any help, ask in #polyglots channel in the Make WordPress Slack at any time. We’re a global team, so there’s almost always someone around!


🎉 The following people contributed to this month’s newsletter: @nao, @evarlese, @webcommsat, @amieiro – Thank you!

#polyglots-monthly-newsletter

X-post: Project Proposal: Content Localization

X-comment from +make.wordpress.org/training: Comment on Project Proposal: Content Localization

Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – Feb. 16, 2022 (13:00 UTC)

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held at Wednesday, February 16, 2022, 13:00 UTC in the polyglots channel in the 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/..

If you have any additions to the agenda, please share them in the comments.

#weekly-meetings

Call for Early Testers: GlotPress Feedback Feature

The call for early testers is closed for now, but anyone can follow the test instruction and share feedback. For anyone joining the testing, please keep an eye on the #polyglots 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/. channel and future posts for updates.

A new way to give feedback in translate.wordpress.orgtranslate.wordpress.org The platform for contributing to the translation of WordPress core, themes and plugins. is being developed. A few weeks ago, @amieiro shared some screenshots of what this new feedback functionality might look like. Now, it’s ready for early testing.

Currently, this feature is being developed in a separate plugin. The goal is to potentially include some of these features in the GlotPress plugin itself, or as customizations specific to translate.wordpress.org. To help make sure that the tool works well, and fits the needs of Polyglots, we need to test it!

What’s the feedback feature?

In short, this feedback functionality allows translation editorsTranslation Editor Translation editors can approve translations for projects. The GTE (General Translation Editor) and LM (Locale Manager) roles can add new users with the "Project Translation Editor" role that can approve translations for specific projects. There are two different Translation Editor roles: General Translation Editor and Project Translation Editor to review and comment on suggested translations within GlotPressGlotPress GlotPress is the translation management software that powers Translate.WordPress.org. More information is available at glotpress.org.. Instead of manually sharing feedback with translators via Slack, on the 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/ blog, or on the Make/Polyglots blog, translation editors can give feedback directly in GlotPress via a discussion thread linked to the related stringString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings..

An example of the feedback feature in GlotPress

Benefits of the feature

  • Translation contributors are only required to have a WordPress.orgWordPress.org The 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 to receive translation feedback.
    • This means there will always be a straightforward way to contact the translator or editor.
  • Editors can stay on translate.wordpress.org to share feedback, making it easier to leave a comment.
    • It’s discouraging for both editors and translators when a translation is rejected without feedback about why or how to improve it.
  • PluginPlugin A 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 developers will be able to receive feedback on original stringsString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings..
    • Translators and editors will be able to share feedback on spelling or grammatical errors and request additional context for a string, making it easier to translate.
Example of a discussion on a string in translate.wordpress.org.

How can I help?

Test it out! Because this is such a new tool with so many considerations – especially for integration into translate.wordpress.org – the goal is to gather a small group of early testers for initial feedback. That will include:

  • PTEs
  • GTEs
  • Locale Managers
  • Plugin developers*

For anyone who signs up to help with early testing, you will need to:

  • Set up and install:
    • Alternatively, you can use a standard WordPress install with both GlotPress and GP Translation Helpers active (Edit 02-24-2022: you can only test functionalities through this method. UIUI UI is an acronym for User Interface - the layout of the page the user interacts with. Think ‘how are they doing that’ and less about what they are doing. will look different). More info here.
  • Test it in as many ways as you can think!
  • Share feedback in GitHub, the comments of this post, or in the glotpress or polyglots channels in the Making WordPress Slack
  • (Optional) Join a Slack-based meeting to discuss the feedback

* The feature will include an option to give feedback on the original string. You do not need to be a Polyglot to help test feedback and notifications for plugin developers!

I’m in! When do we start?

If you’re interested, please comment on this post by Sunday, February 20, 2022 at 0:00 UTC

Expect to spend a minimum of three to five hours total on testing and sharing feedback. If you have more time, even better! Once you have the local environment set up and the related plugin installed, you are welcome to start testing as soon as possible. Need some help getting set up? Here’s a video tutorial from @amieiro on how to get started.

As development continues for this feature, there will be additional updates shared on this post and in Slack, including more information, how you can test, and opportunities for more people to get involved.

Please feel free to share this with your locale and/or with any plugin developers you might know, as well.


Thank you @nao and @amieiro for helping to write and review this post!

#call-for-volunteers, #glotpress

Polyglots Coffee Break (Americas) – February 10, 2022 at 22:00 UTC

On Thursday, February 10, 2022 at 22:00 UTC, we’ll host the next Polyglots hangout or “coffee break”!

A “coffee break” refers to a short, casual hangout where everyone can connect and chat for fun. While there is no set agenda, everyone can bring questions, ideas, or even updates on what’s happening in 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/.

Unlike our usual weekly meetings, this will be hosted on Zoom. The link will be shared in the polyglots channel on the Making WordPress Slack a few minutes before the call.

Everyone is welcome! Coffee is optional, but always welcome, too 🙂

#coffee-break, #weekly-meetings

Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – Feb. 2, 2022 (13:00 UTC)

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held at Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 13:00 UTC in the polyglots channel in the 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/..

  • Welcomes
  • Weekly 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/ stats
  • WordPress 5.9 was released 🎉
  • Help and feedback wanted:
    • CLPTE feedback template proposal
    • Editing and creating patterns on Rosetta sites
    • Please share any feedback or issues on the recent headerHeader The header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes. and footer changes for translate.wordpress.orgtranslate.wordpress.org The platform for contributing to the translation of WordPress core, themes and plugins.. #6037-meta is closed, but create a new issue on MetaMeta Meta 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. TracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub.https://core.trac.wordpress.org/. (for body) and GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ (for header + footer)
    • Milestone Template for Polyglots Locale Teams proposal
  • FYI:
  • Tools
    • WPTranslationFiller 1.6.9 is on Chrome Web Store
    • GlotDict 2.0.4 has been released. It brings dropdown pagination, improved glossary checks, performance improvements and some adaptations to the new styles.
    • WPGPTools 2.0 has been released. It brings checks for spaces around tags, ending tabs checks, ability to disable custom shortcuts and performance improvements.
  • Open floor/achievements

If you have any additions to the agenda, please share them in the comments!

#weekly-meetings

Polyglots Monthly Newsletter: January 2022

Happy new year and welcome to the January 2022 edition of the Polyglots monthly newsletter! It is a recap of news related to the WordPress 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/.

If you have any feedback or suggestions for future editions, please share them in the polyglots channel in the Make WordPress Slack. Or join us for one of our weekly chats, at the times listed in the sidebarSidebar A 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 site.

Have any translation or language-related goals for 2022? Let us know in the polyglots channel or at @TranslateWP on Twitter.

What’s inside this edition:

  • Preparing for the scheduled release of WordPress 5.9
  • GlotPressGlotPress GlotPress is the translation management software that powers Translate.WordPress.org. More information is available at glotpress.org. feedback functionality updates
  • Polyglots stats
  • Highlighting social media and localized news pages

📰 News from Make/Polyglots

Scheduled for release on January 25, WordPress 5.9 is just around the corner! Help make sure the latest WordPress release is available 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 https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/ by translating the WordPress 5.9 project on translate.wordpress.orgtranslate.wordpress.org The platform for contributing to the translation of WordPress core, themes and plugins..

Is your locale ready for the latest WordPress software release? Take a look at the translation status overview, as of January 11, 2022, or check the WordPress 5.9 project for your locale on translate.wordpress.org.

Exciting updates from the Polyglots team: 

  • If your WordPress coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. translation is already complete, the Twenty Twenty-Two theme, Block Patterns, and the Block Pattern Directory are all available for translating.
  • WordPress 5.9 will include a new language switcher on the login screen. This now enables users to view the login screen, password reset screen, and registration screen in their own language.
  • The most recent Polyglots Coffee Break happened on January 13, 2022. The next will be on February 10, 2022 at 22:00 UTC – come join and hang out!
  • The new translate.wordpress.org local development environment is now located within the WordPress organization on GitHub.
  • Polyglots team representative, @amieiro, shared screenshots of the proposed workflow for feedback functionality in GlotPress. This tool, currently being developed as a separate pluginPlugin A 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, will allow translators and translation reviewers to share feedback on suggested translations within GlotPress. Feedback is welcome as comments on the related post, and anyone can view the source code via the GlotPress organization on GitHub.

📈 Latest Stats

Via https://wp-info.org/polyglots-stats/ 

The latest statistics are from January 19, 2022. You can view the monthly difference in the number between the parentheses.

Releases205 (+/- 0) 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/, 73 (+1) up to date, 0 (+/- 0) behind by minor versions. Congratulations to the #zh_HK locale!
TranslatorsThere are 718 (-5) General Translation Editors, 5,555 (-79) Project Translation Editors, and 57,080 (+402) translation contributors.
Site Language55.95% (+0.39%) of WordPress sites are running a translated WordPress site.

🌎 Locale News and Resources

There is a new release of WP Translation Filler (v1.6.3), a translate.wordpress.org extension that integrates machine translation and translation quality indicators. This extension is also currently in the process of applying to the Google Chrome store.

When WordPress 5.9 Release Candidate 3 was released, the Swedish team published a translated version of the WP Tavern article: Customizer Will Disappear for Some Block Theme Users With WordPress 5.9. This work was done by a new contributor, @jamieblomerus.

Did you know Polyglots don’t only translate the WordPress software, themes, and plugins? Depending on your locale, it’s also possible to help translate WordPress support documentation (also called HelpHub).

You can learn more about how to translate HelpHub and make it available on your locale’s WordPress.orgWordPress.org The 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/ site through the related help page or by asking your local community for more information.

Social Media and Locale Websites

Does your locale have a hashtag you regularly use and a news page on your site where you translate WordPress.org news stories? With the Marketing Team, these are being collected to help with future promotions and marketing for WordPress Translation Day events. Please share the details – including your locale, social channels, and hashtags – using this form

There are also a number of marketing opportunities in progress for locales. If you’re interested in more information, contact @webcommsat, @meher, or @oglekler in the marketing channel in the Make WordPress Slack.

This Be a WordPress Translator edition comes from Japan! Hear from @atachibana on why he is a Polyglot. You can find more Polyglots-related and WordPress Translation Day videos on the WordPress Marketing Team YouTube.

Akira Tachibana, contributor to the Japanese locale, shares why he translates (in Japanese).
Akira Tachibana, contributor to the Japanese locale, shares why he translates (in English).

🏆 Get Involved

Are you looking for more opportunities to contribute? If you’re translating or want to translate WordPress and any related projects into a specific language, here are some helpful resources.

If you need any help, ask in polyglots channel in the Make WordPress Slack at any time. We’re a global team, so there’s almost always someone online!


🎉 Many thanks to the following people who contributed to this month’s newsletter: @evarlese, @amieiro, @nao, @webcommsat, @yvettesonneveld, @oglekler, @dansoschin, @rmartinezduque, @tobifjellner, @nekojonez

#polyglots-monthly-newsletter

Agenda: Weekly Polyglots Chat – January 19, 2022 (13:00 UTC)

Here’s the agenda for our weekly chat.

This meeting will be held at Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 13:00 UTC in the polyglots channel in the 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/..

  • Welcomes
  • Weekly 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/ stats
  • Releases:
  • Help and feedback wanted:
  • Discussion: create a template for CLPTECross-locale Project Translation Editor A 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. feedback to use on this site.
  • Open floor / Achievements

If you have any additions to the agenda, please share them in the comments!

#weekly-meetings

WordPress 5.9 Translation Status (January 11, 2022)

If you received a notification about this post, the reason is (most probably) that you’re registered as a General Translation EditorGeneral Translation Editor A 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. for one or several WordPress 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/. If you believe that to be in error, please reach out to the Polyglots Global Mentors’ team via a comment to this post or via the Make WordPress Slack.

WordPress 5.9 is planned to be released on January 25, 2022. Currently, it’s at Release Candidate 1, and soon to be RCRelease Candidate A beta version of software with the potential to be a final product, which is ready to release unless significant bugs emerge. 2. So let’s work together to make sure the complete translations arrive in time!

Please don’t forget to watch the polyglots channel on Make WordPress Slack for important updates, and ask any questions – your inquiry will help other translators too!

Ready for release (45 locales)

Congrats to these 27 teams for getting ready for the release! 🎉

it_IT, eo, de_DE, dsb, hsb, ja, gl_ES, en_CA, en_AU, en_ZA, zh_CN, nl_NL, nl_BE, nb_NO, nl_NL_formal, de_DE_formal, pt_BR, id_ID, pt_PT, el, en_NZ, kab, tr_TR, ar, es_AR, sl_SI, da_DK

And extra kudos to these 18 teams for translating everything to 100% ahead of time! 🥳

ro_RO, es_MX, es_CO, es_ES, cs_CZ, ru_RU, es_VE, sv_SE, en_GB, ca, pl_PL, fr_FR, lv, ko_KR, cy, es_EC, sq, zh_TW

/dev/ & /admin/ each needs ~10% more (30 locales)

You’re on the right path! To be ready for release, make sure /dev/ is at least 90% and /dev/admin/ is 75% translated! For more information, please check out this post.

Below is a list of locales, GTEs, and the number of remaining stringsString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. (in parentheses) to be ready for this release.

#fa_IR @dedidata @man4toman @saeedfard @sushyant @gonahkar (51)
#fi @arhipaiva @arkimedia @teemusuoranta @sippis @tlxo (51)
#kn @omshivaprakash @prasannasp (51)
#hr @yuraz @mirta @vipteam (51)
#sk_SK @lenarcic @kavoros @martinkrcho @savione @tostad @xkatka (51)
#vi @rilwis @htdat @nguyenvanduocit @khoipro @philiparthurmoore @tatthiennguyen @thup90 @tonybui-1 @khunglong @tucq @dinhtungdu (51)
#bg_BG @tyxla @nofearinc @nbachiyski @petya @silvinafurnadzhieva @kldn @vloo (51)
#es_PE @braulioaquino (51)
#ka_GE @dimitrigog @ttodua (51)
#fr_CA @cedricbethencourt @guimos @jfarsen @maximejobin @mialevesque @rhialto (51)
#skr @saraiki @shahidlaashary @shuaibkaisrani (51)
#pt_PT_ao90 @alvarogois @goblindegook @nbar @pedromendonca @vanillalounge (102)
#es_CR @caco26i @zoncho @elpuas @fonsotranslations @m00g @marbaque @remediosgraphic (102)
#es_DO @animerd (102)
#fa_AF @barnamah @khurasani (102)
#de_CH @aliyanage @pandulu @openstream @swissspidy @grapplerulrich (102)
#de_CH_informal @aliyanage @pandulu @openstream @swissspidy @grapplerulrich (102)
#bs_BA @kenan3008 (102)
#hu_HU @aguseo @babosgabor @balcsida @csurga @djzone @fgywp @wphuorg @vitaio @naoko01 @oaron @surbma @tojgli @zolikonta (154)
#he_IL @ramiy @yoavf (205)
#de_AT @pputzer (205)
#ckb @alan-hilal @govarweb @qezwan @rebeensarbast @sia-neriman @swaradesign (257)
#eu @musinho @elurnet @hey_neken @atxamart @ikusimakusi @asturiaga1946 @erralin @murgilduta @pablo-moratinos @sergixnet (359)
#th @imnok @9rt9rt @ibdz @dussarong @kazama @mennstudio (359)
#ur @mrahmadawais @hibashaikhpk @maedahbatool @farhandanish1 @sajidzaman @saqibameen (359)
#sr_RS @drmiletic @milana_cap @dimadin @lanche86 @ziontrooper (411)
#uk @romanbon @sergeykovalets (411)
#ast @chrismilleresp @dangerouspiper @enolp @ivarela @quiquead @terecapi (462)
#pt_AO @marcio-zebedeu (514)
#pa_IN @kuldeepsidhu88 @pikasingh (872)


Happy translating, and thank you to everyone who is making WordPress available in your language 🙌

#pre-release-status