First Steps

You can start suggesting translations by following these simple steps:

  1. Log in to or create a new account
  2. Go to
  3. Find 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 and click “Contribute Translation”
  4. Select the type of project (WordPress coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress., Themes, Plugins, 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., or Apps)
  5. Click the “Translate Project” button for one of the listed items
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  6. Click one of the items under “Set / Sub Project”
  7. Click the “Details” link on the stringString A string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. to translate (you can also click a row)Screenshots 09/06/2015 19:55:32
  8. Enter your translation, then click “Suggest new translationScreenshots 09/06/2015 19:56:54

Great! You made your first contribution to WordPress!

A couple of additional hints: