Help Us Translate WordPress.com

Help Us Translate WordPress.com

With the new In-Page Translation tool, you can help translate the WordPress.com interface into your language.

When you’re with friends and family, you probably speak in your native language.

Here at WordPress.com, we think of all of you as our family, but we have yet to master all 105 languages into which WordPress.com is translated.

To address this, we’re happy to announce a major effort to improve the quality of our translations.

We’ve deployed a brand new tool, In-Page Translation, to allow you to participate more easily in the translation process — you’re part of the family, after all.

In-Page Translation Tool

Here’s how it works:

  1. On any WordPress.com dashboard screen or blog with its language set to something other than English, hover over your name and avatar on the Admin Bar.
  2. Click “Translate WordPress.com” link.
  3. A new sidebar with translation tools will appear on the left.
  4. Choose one of the rows, enter your translation, and hit “Submit.”
  5. Your suggestion is now sent to GlotPress.

Submitted translations will be reviewed by the translation validator for your language, and will become available on WordPress.com once we deploy the change.

We’re also working steadily to improve the quality and completeness of translations in the signup flow, the dashboard, and documentation. Our volunteer community continues to do amazing work! We’re continuing to supplement their efforts when appropriate with professional translators.

As part of this ongoing effort to improve our translation tools, we want you to share your insight with us. You’re all invited to provide feedback, give this new tool a try, and let us know how we’re doing.

Update – May 7: We’ve run into some last-minute technical difficulties, and the in-page translation tool has been temporarily disabled. We’ll update this post when we’re ready to go again.

Update – May 8: The in-page translations tool is active again. Thank you for your patience!

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