Adding locale Forum

This is the process the Polyglots Leadrship team uses to create new 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/ forums on requests by users. To request a new team O2, please post a comment on https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots.

Add new forum Add new forum

To create a new forum go to:

  • The Global Site Network > Add New
  • Enter the locale code in the URLURL A specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.org field
  • Enter a site title
  • Enter the default 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/ email address for Admin Email
  • Select “Is the site a RosettaRosetta The 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. forum?”

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Add Forum Keymasters Add Forum Keymasters

Go to the dashboard of the new site:

  • Go to Add Users
  • Add both users as Subscriber
  • Select the checkbox for not sending a confirmation email
  • Go to the Users list table
  •  Select both users
  • Use the “Change forum role to…” dropdown above the table to promote both as keymasters

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Add HelpHub Add HelpHub

Go to the dashboard of the locale’s /support site:

  • Go to Plugins
  • Activate “Support HelpHub” 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
  • Go to the requesting user’s support profile page (e.g. https://XX.wordpress.org/support/users/USERNAME/)
  • Assign them “HelpHub Administrator” role
  • (Pending step: ask 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. team to perform content import)