WordPress 4.9.7 has been released

WordPress 4.9.7 has been released. It’s a security and maintenance release with some string changes.

WordPress 4.9.7 Security and Maintenance Release

In order to benefit from the automated release process it might be possible that you have to prepare your locale first and/or need to translate the new strings.

#announcement #4-9

WordPress 4.9.6 has been released

WordPress 4.9.6 has been released. It’s a minor release with a few string changes.

WordPress 4.9.6 Privacy and Maintenance Release

In order to benefit from the automated release process it could be possible that you have to prepare your locale first.

#announcement

Strings for new About pages are available for translation

A few days ago 219 new strings were imported into the WordPress.org project.

Those strings are for the new about pages which are currently visible at https://test.wordpress.org/about/. The new pages will be rolled out to the main site and, of course, to all the localized sites as well.
In case you have found a typo or want to provide some other feedback, feel free to let us know in the #meta3046 ticket.

Keep up the good work and happy translating!

#announcement

#meta3046

Localized login/registration forms and email notifications for new translation editors

Hello everyone, today I’d like to inform you about two changes:

Localized login/registration forms

If you recently visited https://login.wordpress.org you may have already noticed it. The login and the registration form are now translatable and depending on your browser settings it should automatically use the correct language for you. Additionally, if a new user wants to register for your local support forums we ensure that it’s displayed in the same language as the support forum itself.

Registration form in Romanian

Login form in German

There’s also a little language switcher in case you want to switch the language.

You’ll find the related strings in the wordpress.org project at https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/meta/wordpress-org.

Meta ticket: #1673-meta, thanks to @dd32 and @obenland.

 

Email notifications for new translation editors

Whenever someone is added as a General Translation Editor or Project Translation Editor they now get a notification via email to let them know that they have been added as a translation editor.

The email includes a list of the projects (name + link) and some other links to help them getting started. Beside the default links each locale team can extend the email with other helpful resources. To do that you have to create a new navigation menu in the admin of your local main site and assign it to the Resources for translation editors location.

Resources for translation editors

The email for General Translation Editors is a bit different since they are likely part of the team for a bit longer. The email requests them to fill their WordPress.org profile, register on Slack and to subscribe for notifications for their locales.

You’ll find the related strings in the rosetta project at https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/meta/rosetta.

Meta ticket: #1613-meta

#announcement

WordPress 4.9.3 has been released

WordPress 4.9.3 has been released. It’s a maintenance release with a few string changes.

WordPress 4.9.3 Maintenance Release

In order to benefit from the automated release process, make sure your locale is prepared.

#4-9, #announcement, #release

New Strings for WordPress 4.9.3

Hello everyone, WordPress 4.9.3 is scheduled for Monday, February 5th. It’s a maintenance release with a few new strings in WordPress dev and Administration projects.

Happy translating!

#4-9, #announcement

WordPress 4.9.1 has been released

It is a security and maintenance release. There are no string changes except one new string in 4.3 in wp/4.3.x/admin.

WordPress 4.9.1 Security and Maintenance Release

In order to benefit from the automated release process it could be possible that you have to prepare your locale first.

Also released: 4.8.4, 4.7.8, 4.6.9, 4.5.12, 4.4.13, 4.3.14, 4.2.18, 4.1.21, 4.0.21, 3.9.22, 3.8.24, and 3.7.24.

#announcement, #release

WordPress 4.9 should be released today – prepare your locales

WordPress 4.9 should be released today – prepare your locales

Dear Polyglots,

The last strings for 4.9 have been frozen since November 9th and WordPress 4.9 is about to be released.

That means there are two things for all GTEs to do now:

1. Translate the 4.9 project, Admin and Network admin

It’s time to head to translate.wordpress.org and finish translating the last batch of new strings.

Please don’t forget that in order to qualify for an automatic release, you need to have all strings in the following projects translated 100%:

2. Prepare the SVN directory for your locale for automated packages

Handbook page for reference: Automated release packages

Does my locale qualify for automated release?

  • If all you have is a license, readme, and wp-config-sample.php (or no custom changes at all), everything will be automated for you if you follow the instructions above. Both language packs and release packages will automatically be created. If you are not at 100% at that time, then language packs and release packages will be created when you reach 100%. If you later modify a translation (to fix a typo, for example), your language pack and release package will be regenerated.
  • If you have extensive custom changes, you will need to manually create a package via Rosetta as you have done in the past.

On Slack, watch out for messages like this one:

translation-bot

Your locale is good to go if you see your locale in the “x release packages for y were built” message.


This is also a global ping for GTEs for locales that are currently at more than 50% and less than 100%.

26 locales are already at 100% – thank you!

Dev between 95% and 100% (15)

Dev between 90% and 95% (14)

Dev between 50% and 90% (51)

The release is due today and this is a very short notice, a last minute string was added yesterday as well so thank you in advance to everyone who makes time to get their locale to 100%. For those who don’t the next couple of weeks are a great time to get this done as well so no stress and happy translating!

Petya

#announcement

#hard-freeze, #wordpress-4-9

4.9 String Freeze

Hi Polyglots team!

Wanted to post up a reminder that strings are officially frozen for 4.9. ❄️

You can find the new strings in the Development project at https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/wp/dev. Stoked to see how many languages are already at 100%!

If you think a string is incorrect or unclear, please don’t hesitate to ask for help in the #polyglots channel on Slack.

Thanks for all your great work 👏

#4-9 #announcement

New WP.org Theme Ready for Translations!

As a first step in the effort to bring the wordpress.org homepage to Rosetta sites, we built a new theme to take advantage of the modularity of the WordPress.org base theme and make it easier to later add the enhancements mentioned in #2861-meta.

We tried to lighten the load for translators by importing existing translations from the current rosetta and plugin directory theme, which covered 50% of strings for the more active locales. The project is available at:

https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/meta/wordpress-org

We also decided to keep the design as close to the existing Rosetta theme as possible for now. So while you’ll see some changes—primarily in font size and margins—the overall look and feel should not be too far off. The goal was not to revolutionize the way international sites look, but rather to bring the design closer to parity with the root wordpress.org site.

Newly created locale sites will automatically use the new theme. Once the theme is translated to 100% for an existing locale, it will be activated for its Rosetta site. If you do encounter bugs or unforeseen behavior, please leave a comment on #2861-meta.

Thanks to @ocean90 for raising the issue and for his continued feedback on this effort.

#announcement

#2861-meta

Start translating WordPress 4.9

WordPress 4.9, planned for November 14, 2017, is now ready to be translated on translate.wordpress.org!

WordPress 4.9 Beta 1

You can find the new strings (~300) in the Development project at https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/wp/dev. Note that 4.9 is still in development so some strings still may change over time. Strings for WordPress 4.8 have been moved to https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/wp/4.8.x.

Soft string freeze is planned for October 30 and hard string freeze for November 6, 2017.

If you think a string is incorrect or unclear, please don’t hesitate to ask for help in the #polyglots channel on Slack

Happy translating! 🌏🌍🌎

#4-9, #announcement

WordPress 4.8.1 has been released….

WordPress 4.8.1 has been released. It is a maintenance release and there were a few string changes.

WordPress 4.8.1 Maintenance Release

In order to benefit from the automated release process make sure that your locale is prepared.

#4-8, #announcement, #release

We’re in hard string freeze for 4.8.1 – Prepare your locales for the the release

Dear Polyglots,

The last strings for 4.8.1 have been imported to the development project and that means no strings will change anymore before Tuesday, August 1st, the expected release date for WordPress 4.8.1.

If your locale is not yet at 100%, it means there are still some things to do for you as GTE:

  1. Please check the WordPress 4.8.1 status and translate or approve the remaining strings. To qualify for an automatic release, you need to have all strings translated.
  2. (If needed) Prepare the SVN directory for your locale for automated packages.

If you have any questions, you can find us of course on Slack.


This is also a global ping for GTEs for locales that are currently at more than 50% and less than 100%.
Currently 22 locales at 100%, congratulations and thank you !

Dev between 95% and 100% (50)

#sq@besnik
#ar@alex-ye, @rasheed
#eu@elurnet, @hey_neken, @ikusimakusi, @erralin, @murgilduta, @sergixnet, @unaizc
#bel@agfare
#bg_BG@tyxla, @nofearinc, @nbachiyski, @petya, @silvinafurnadzhieva, @kldn, @vloo
#zh_CN@jiehanzheng, @jimmyxu
#zh_TW@mrmu, @bibi-wang, @sandwich1168, @carrielis, @s9011514, @esofthard, @iamafu, @kaiconan, @pseric
#hr@yuraz, @mirta, @vipteam
#da_DK@ellegaarddk, @georgwp, @intoxstudio, @koesterandersen, @culturemark, @thomasdk81, @tohevi
#en_NZ@jjripikoi, @wealthy, @ryanhellyer, @tareiking, @toherangi, @webaware
#en_ZA@andrewza, @hlashbrooke, @nickduncan, @seags, @travislima
#et@erkoristhein, @uncleowl, @mstannu, @petskratt, @priiduonu, @ragulka, @ristoniinemets
#fi@arhipaiva, @daniel-koskinen, @arkimedia, @teemusuoranta
#fr_CA@fgienr, @jsmoriss, @martinbouillaud, @mialevesque, @choumich, @rhialto
#ka_GE@dimitrigog
#el@dyrer, @kosvrouvas
#gu@afzalmultani, @chandrapatel, @dipeshkakadiya, @krupajnanda, @mehulkaklotar, @pranalipatel, @sanjaydabhoya, @sanketparmar, @shahpranaf, @ashokrane
#he_IL@ramiy, @yoavf
#hi_IN@ankit-k-gupta, @gagan0123, @gyan, @hardeepasrani, @juhise, @monikarao, @rahul286, @rajeevbhandari, @saurabhshukla, @1anand
#hu_HU@balcsida, @csurga, @djzone, @fgywp, @wphuorg, @tojgli
#is_IS@birgire, @egill, @gudmundur, @valurthor
#id_ID@sofyand, @ekajogja, @hudatoriq, @ivankristianto, @johanbun, @qzoners, @tfirdaus
#ja@extendwings, @tai, @nao, @odysseygate, @tenpura, @takayukister
#kab@yacine2953
#ko_KR@chris_dev, @drssay, @martian36
#lv@armandsdz, @capsx, @edzuss99, @elvisandersons, @grivitis, @p0stman, @karlismaj, @karlisupitis, @kskaredovs, @maris-o, @mikslatvis, @orvils, @peteris, @rmkapins, @timlatvia, @rolandinsh, @unigunde, @veisis, @webhaus
#lt_LT@ideag, @jonasltu, @pokeraitis
#mk_MK@kuzmanov, @chombium, @gocemitevski
#ms_MY@webgrrrl, @mohdrafie, @zeo, @tarmiziaffandi
#mr@fitehal, @mkrndmane, @rahul286, @codexdemon, @patilswapnilv
#ary@sa3idho
#ne_NP@rabmalin, @shivashankerbhatta, @meissudeep
#nb_NO@bjornjohansen, @peterhoob
#nn_NO@chriscena, @meinmycell, @hgmb, @peterhoob
#fa_IR@gonahkar, @mani_monaj
#pl_PL@aleksanderkuczek, @eclare, @iworks, @szymon-skulimowski, @waclawjacek
#ro_RO@adrianpop, @deconf, @dancaragea, @jnhghy
#sr_RS@dimadin, @lanche86
#sk_SK@kavoros, @savione, @xkatka
#sl_SI@hekos
#es_CO@andrescifuentesr, @leoland, @yvallejo
#es_GT@xicoofficial, @wowdevshop
#es_MX@hiwhatsup, @marcozink
#es_VE@jordicuevas, @dragondeluz
#th@dussarong, @kazama, @mennstudio
#tr_TR@wordpress-tr, @m_uysl, @selmankandeniz, @trkr
#uk@romanbon, @sergeykovalets
#ur@mrahmadawais, @hibashaikhpk, @farhandanish1, @sajidzaman, @saqibameen
#uz_UZ@ulugov, @azamat88
#cy@carlmorris, @gruffprys, @gwgan

Dev between 90% and 95% (2)

#bn_BD@wzislam, @badsha_eee, @tareq1988
#oci@cedric3131

Dev between 50% and 90% (30)

#hy@aaleksanyants, @progmastery
#az@muhsinmushviq
#bs_BA@kenan3008
#ceb@undefinedmj
#cs_CZ@kalich5, @neoen, @pavelevap, @mobby2561
#haz@tohave
#kk@iakkz, @kaznet, @uki2017
#km@so_vichet, @vannkorn
#ckb@sia-neriman
#lo@defagoart, @douangtavanh
#ml_IN@abhilashenair, @mbigul, @harishanker, @jagadees, @jayeshsan, @manojkmohan, @nejwrks, @nitkr
#mn@gansukh, @uranbold
#my_MM@dennismaang, @minnkyaw, @herzcthu
#ps@sajadsafi, @msadat
#pa_IN@kuldeepsidhu88, @pikasingh
#sah@bacr, @halantul
#gd@akerbeltzalba, @alasdairmaccaluim, @macmhicheil
#szl@gkkulik
#si_LK@anandawardhana, @bckurera, @chevindu, @dazunj, @himasha, @malinthe, @mohanjith
#azb@tohave
#es_CL@bredebs, @ejner69
#es_PE@reyson
#sw@mrfroasty
#tl@carl-alberto, @krzheiyah, @kel-dc
#ta_IN@arunprakash, @farookibrahim, @hareesh-pillai, @imanickam, @menakas, @simplysaru, @varunms, @venkatsr
#ta_LK@bagerathan
#tt_RU@qdinar
#te@veeven
#bo@bhod, @krishnann, @sonamdawa, @tenim, @tibetanitech, @wpwalker, @zangkar-tsultrim, @bumpagyal
#ug_CN@alim-ahat, @moorshidi, @sepra

The release is due on Tuesday, August 1st, which makes this a little bit of a short notice so thank you in advance to everyone who makes time to get their locale to 100%.

Happy translating <3

Pascal.

#announcement #hard-freeze #wordpress-4-8-1

New Strings For WordPress 4.8.1

Hello everyone, WordPress 4.8.1 is scheduled for Tuesday, August 1st. The minor release has a few new strings for changes to the text widget and a new HTML widget.

The new strings are now available on translate.wordpress.org in the WordPress dev project.

Happy Translating!

 

Please note that due to technical limitations there won’t be new language packs for the current 4.8 release until 4.8.1 has been released.

#4-8-1, #announcement

Start translating WordPress 4.8

WordPress 4.8, planned for June 8, 2017, is now ready to be translated on translate.wordpress.org!

WordPress 4.8 Beta 1

The strings are in the Development project at https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/wp/dev. The strings for WordPress 4.7 have been moved to https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/wp/4.7.x.

So far there are only ~160 string changes. Happy translating! 🌏🌍🌎

#announcement #4-8