Contributing to PrestaShop is not only about the code, it’s also about taking part in the PrestaShop translation project! This report tells you how the translations of the software evolved in May.
1.7.4 is on its way
You were waiting for it and the dream is coming true now: strings of the future minor version have entered the Crowdin catalog, everybody clap your hands! As you might already know, a new folder called 1.7.4 has been created in Crowdin, it contains the current strings and the fresh new ones, attached to the forthcoming 1.7.4 version of the software… that just expect you to be taken care of! So go for it, make your language back in the game by translating or approving the new wording. ;-)
A few stats
- 35 members were active on the project this month.
- A total of 17,392 words have been translated and 11,532 validated.
- All this in 6 different languages.
Thank you for your involvement!
A lot of you are working every day on Crowdin to have PrestaShop available in many languages, and we can’t thank you enough for your dedication! Here are the most active translators and proofreaders for May 2018.
Top 10 translators in May:
|1.||SeongHyeon Cho (jaymz9634)||Korean||5,934|
|3.||Reva Bags (revabags)||Hindi, Gujarati||2,424|
|4.||Rivo Zängov (Eraser)||Estonian||1,733|
|6.||Hassadee Pimsuwan (hassadee)||Thai||484|
|7.||Cha (cafetango)||Chinese Traditional||271|
|8.||Tor Eirik Trandal (teitrand)||Norwegian||258|
Top 10 proofreaders in May:
|2.||SeongHyeon Cho (jaymz9634)||Korean||2,418|
|3.||Rivo Zängov (Eraser)||Estonian||960|
|4.||Cha (cafetango)||Chinese Traditional||498|
|6.||YuCheng Hu (huyuchengus)||Chinese Simplified||154|
|8.||Anouar Talidi (Anouar_Talidi)||Arabic||42|
Congrats, and welcome to our new top contributors!
Remember, you can see who’s been contributing to our translation project thanks to the Translators page.
Fully translated languages
At the end of May 2018, PrestaShop 1.6.1 was fully available (= 100% translated and validated) in 28 languages:
For its part, PrestaShop 1.7.3 was fully available in 25 languages!
Languages with the best evolution
In comparison with March 2018, the following languages had the best progress thanks to the translation community:
- Chinese Simplified (+15% to reach 58% approved in 1.7)
- Korean (+8% to reach 70% translated in 1.7)
- Estonian (+2% to reach 98% translated in 1.7)
Thanks to all the contributors!
Of course, this is highlighting the languages that made some progress with new translations; but it doesn’t mean that the languages that aren’t mentioned here aren’t active. Indeed, some editing and rewriting could be going on, but the percentage of translation wouldn’t be modified (since it’s working on strings that are already translated). So let’s not forget about the work of these proofreaders! Thank you too!
Languages that need (more) proofreaders
A translated string will not be available in PrestaShop as long as it is not validated. For this reason, it’s important we should keep a good level of validated strings vs. translated strings, to make sure everyone benefits from the latest translations!
At the end of May 2018, some languages would still benefit from some proofreading:
- Filipino (80% translated vs 27% validated in 1.7).
- Chinese Simplified (100% vs 58% in 1.7).
- Korean (70% vs 30% in 1.7).
- Spanish, Venezuela (53% vs 17% in 1.6).
- Galician (95% vs 61% in 1.7).
If you wish to help to proofread what has been translated, please contact us with the language you’d like to proofread: just send an email to email@example.com. We need your help!
If you haven’t joined us on Crowdin yet, it’s never too late!
If you want to gather your fellow translators to work towards a better harmonization, start a glossary, or anything else, do let us know: we’ll include a word about it in the next monthly report.
Do you have a question, a remark? Don’t hesitate to leave a comment. See you next month!