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.
We’d love for you to help out!
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!
User roles on 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/ sites are similar to pre-defined WordPress roles. On locale sites, some additional capabilities are added to Editor role and an additional Translation EditorTranslation EditorTranslation 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 role is available. Translation Editor it’s a complementary role that can be assigned to Editors, Authors, Contributors and/or Subscribers.
Locale forums are running on bbPressbbPressFree, open source software built on top of WordPress for easily creating forums on sites. https://bbpress.org. and have a different set of roles and capabilities.
A General Translation EditorGeneral 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. (often referred to as 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.) is a person, who has global access to validate stringsStringA string is a translatable part of the software. A translation consists of a multitude of localized strings. on all projects for a specific locale. GTEs are promoted by a Locale Manager for the same locale. If there are no active GTEs for the locale, a new GTE can be appointed by a Polyglots Global Mentor after a request on make.wordpress.org/polyglots.
A Project Translation Editor (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.) is a person who has access to validate strings on a specific project (e.g. BuddyPress 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, WordPress for iOSiOSThe operating system used on iPhones and iPads. app, or Twenty Twenty theme) for one specific locale. A PTE can approve translation suggestions that are added by translation contributors. PTEs are appointed by a General Translation Editor after a request by the project author or by the contributors themselves.
A Cross-Locale Project Translation Editor (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.) is an account owned by a plugin or theme author (or the authoring organization), which uses professional translators to localise their product. The CLPTE can import/validate strings on a specific project for all 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/. This role has the same capabilities as a PTE (with a few limitations) over multiple locales instead of one.
Translation Contributors (also contributors, translators) are the volunteers that translate projects into their language. Translation contributors can suggest translations that need to be verified by a GTE or a PTE.
add/remove Translation EditorsTranslation EditorTranslation 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
Admin all RosettaRosettaThe code name of the theme for the local WordPress sites (eg. bg.wordpress.org is a “Rosetta” site). All locale specific WordPress sites are referred to as “Rosetta sites.” The name was inspired from the ancient Rosetta Stone, which contained more or less the same text in three different languages. sites
Review PTE requests on P2p2"p2" is the name of the theme that blogs at make.wordpress.org use (and o2 is the accompanying plugin). When asked to post something "on the p2" by a member of the Polyglots team, that usually means you're asked to post on the team blog https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/.
edit own posts for up to 35 minutes from the time of submission
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Locale Forum Admin
Locale Forum ModeratorForum ModeratorForum Moderators are active contributors who moderate their local support forums. Generally, these contributors get the permission to moderate from a forum admin of their language after contributing to the forums for a while. Moderators can be added by the local forum admins or the Polyglots team leads.