Contributing to PrestaShop is not only about the code, it’s also about taking part in the PrestaShop translation project! This report will tell you how the translations of the software evolved in September.

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:two_hearts: Special thanks to newcomers

Many people subscribe to the project(s) of their choice each month, but not so many start translating straightaway. For that reason, we would like to thank the ones who rushed into the effort immediately!

So lots of love to the dedicated: A. L, Artjom Shapenkov, Tanoue, WEB.Com.Az, Daniele1970 and Pietro Arturo Panetta.

See you soon on Crowdin… and in PrestaShop. :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

A few stats

  • 24 members were active on the project this month.
  • A total of 29,717 words have been translated and 23,340 validated.
  • All this in 18 different languages.

Thank you for your involvement!

Top contributors

A lot of you are working every day on Crowdin to have PrestaShop available in many languages, and PrestaShop can’t thank you enough for your dedication! Here are the 10 most active translators and proofreaders for September 2020.

Top 10 translators in September:

  Translator Language # Words
1. Girdman.com (anargaragezov) Azerbaijani 12,291
2. Daniele1970 Esperanto & Italian 10,266
3. mirmal Esperanto 2,622
4. A. L (roynsdx) Arabic 1,869
5. jbonello Maltese 1,007
6. PrestaServicePro Azerbaijani 467
7. AmirRzd Persian 373
8. Angela Anna (Annajeronima) Mongolian 201
9. Tantely R. (rabtaray) Malagasy 191
10. WEB.Com.Az Azerbaijani 145

Top 10 proofreaders in September:

  Proofreader Language # Words
1. Girdman.com (anargaragezov) Azerbaijani 14,654
2. Daniele1970 Esperanto & Italian 6,661
3. AmirRzd Persian 1,505
4. Laimonas Mituzas (laimonas) Lithuanian 314
5. webdvl (megashopba) Czech, Slovak 53
6. Ronny (rbuelund) Dannish 49
7. Rauno Riikman (weaver) Finnish 47
8. Anouar Talidi (Anouar_Talidi) Arabic 43
9. Marcin Orzechowski (Martinovy) Polish 6
10. Stamatis (breezer) Greek 5

Congrats, and welcome to our new top contributors! :clap:

Remember, you can see who’s been contributing to our translation project thanks to the Translators page.

Complete translations

Fully translated languages

At the end of September 2020, PrestaShop 1.7.7 was fully available (= 100% translated and validated) in 13 languages:

Chinese Traditional Danish Dutch French
Greek Italian Lithuanian Portuguese, Brazil
Romanian Slovak Slovene Spanish
Swedish      

Languages with the best evolution

In comparison with August 2020, the following languages had the best progress thanks to the translation community:

  • Esperanto (+13% to reach 57% translated)
  • Azerbaijani (+10% to reach 27% translated)
  • Arabic (+3% to reach 97% translated)

Best translation progress for September 2020

A huge thank you 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 other proofreaders! Thanks to 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 to keep a high level of validated strings vs. translated strings, to make sure everyone benefits from the latest translations!

At the end of September 2020, some languages would still benefit from some proofreading:

  • Spanish, Argentina (100% translated vs 13% validated).
  • Esperanto (57% vs 13%). (But we can observe an increase of 13% since last month! Congratulations! :fire:)
  • Spanish, Venezuela (52% vs 11%).
  • Galician (100% vs 59%).
  • Spanish, Mexico (93% vs 57%).

Languages that need proofreading

If you wish to help to proofread what has been translated, please contact PrestaShop with the language you’d like to proofread: just send an email to translation@prestashop.com. Your help is needed!

If you haven’t joined us on Crowdin yet, it’s never too late! :wink:

If you want to gather your fellow translators to work towards a better harmonization, start a glossary, or anything else, do let me know: I’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! :raising_hand: