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!
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 are the local 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/ sites, and they are a great way to grow your local community.
Everything you post on your Rosetta site will go into the news feed of every WordPress installation that runs in your language. The blog content of the Rosetta site is a great channel to communicate location-specific content in your language – from WordPress updates to local events like meetups and WordCamps. This page will give you some suggestions on great content for your local WordPress.org site.
Any content relevant to local and global WordPress communities can find its place into a local WordPress.org site (Rosetta).
Before you decide between a post and a page, think about the content:
timeless: it goes into pages (even if you can change it at any time!)
time-sensitive: it goes into a post.
If it’s relevant, link between them!
Rosetta comes with a built-in blog that you can use to announce releases, but you can add more content such as:
MeetupMeetupAll 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. announcements
WordCamps in your country, in your region, in the world
Recaps of WordCamps
Call for speakers for WordCamps
Explanations about each of the make.wordpress.org teams
Join your local Slack team (if there is one) or any other communication channel (Facebook, Meetup.com, IRC).
Create a profile on make.wordpress.org. What do you need to do right away (use your name, GravatarGravatarIs an acronym for Globally Recognized Avatar. It is the avatar system managed by WordPress.com, and used within the WordPress software. https://gravatar.com/., short bio), why you should become a contributor, why you shouldn’t.
Apply to organize a WordCampWordCampWordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. in your city, with a summary of the main guide and a link to it.
A list of all the cities with WordPress Meetups
Meetup guidelines: how to organize one
Materials that are likely to be shared among the whole community (stickers, wapuus, get involved flyers)
WordPress has developed a community agreed-upon basic text for CoC: feel free to adapt it, based on your cultural differences and translate into your language. There should be one readily available and translated, so you can use it for local events around the country.
The first seven elements should stay the same throughout all the 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/ to ensure consistency:
Forums (if applicable, instead of “Support”)
Get Involved (if applicable, link to 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/.)
Download (in lieu of the download button)
Custom menu with everything else
If your Rosetta site doesn’t have a Forum or a Get Involved section it’s okay, but please note that all menus should be structured this way.