WordPress.com Translation in 2019

Happy new year!

We have had a great year on translate.wordpress.com. We’d like to take some time to look back our translation community’s achievements in 2019 and to thank everyone who contributed. Whether you have translated just one string or over a thousand strings, we are grateful for your contribution. Everything helps!

In 2019, 1,431 community volunteers translated 57,219 strings into 109 languages, resulting in 262,760 translations.

Thank you for your contributions this year! It’s thanks to you that we can make WordPress.com and our other services available to people speaking different languages around the world. We know that it’s not always easy to find time to contribute and provide translations of English strings in your language, so thank you for your sharing your skills and hard work with us and other users.

This next year, we will be working on some exciting new developments on our translation tools that will hopefully help your translation workflow! We will share these new developments as they are available.

Notable mentions for 2019

We want to highlight the work of a few notable volunteers. Each of these contributors contributed at least 2000 translations in the last year!

  • Parvez Qadir for continuing to translate a large number of strings into Saraiki.
  • Bujku for helping translate strings for WooCommerce and WordPress.com into Albanian and continuously.
  • Dan Caragea for always keeping WordPress.com in Romanian 100% translated.
  • Ken Ken for his devotion to bringing WordPress.com to users in Hong Kong.
  • Fredrik for contributing to Swedish translations on WordPress.com and WooCommerce.
  • Mub.artist for helping with Saraiki translations.
  • justina33 for contributing Lithuanian translations to many themes, as well as to the WordPress.com project.
  • Amreen for delighting Urdu bloggers and site builders
  • Pavel Vondra for helping make WordPress.com available to Czech users.
  • The Polytonic Project for their continued passion in preserving Polytonic Greek language and keeping it alive through WordPress.com.

Locales with most volunteer activity

Here are the top 10 locales of 2019:

  1. Saraiki
  2. Albanian
  3. Romanian
  4. Swedish
  5. Hong Kong Chinese
  6. Bulgarian
  7. Korean
  8. Urdu
  9. Latvian
  10. Norwegian

Get involved

Would you like to be part of the translation community? Head over to translate.wordpress.com to find out how you can get started.

Current community translators can also request to become validators. Find out more in the FAQs.

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