Today we’re excited to have a good time an enormous milestone – Ethereum.org now helps 30 languages! 🎉🎉🎉
Since we launched the Website Translation Program seven months in the past, we’ve seen how decentralized collaboration can lead to a big influence within the ecosystem, benefiting a whole bunch of hundreds of group members all over the world.
As of at present, 467 volunteers from 52 language teams have helped make ethereum.org accessible to non-English talking communities of their mom tongues.
Thanks to those volunteers, 16% of all site visitors to ethereum.org is now directed in direction of non-English variations of the positioning. Over time, this quantity has grown considerably.
Two months in the past, the web site group set a Q2 aim of including six extra languages to the 24 that existed on the time. We’re honored to have achieved this milestone by integrating the languages listed beneath:
- Norwegian v.1.1
- Chinese Traditional v.1.1
- Malayam v.1.1
- Ukrainian v1.1
- Lithuanian v.1.0
- Portuguese v.1.0
- Italian v1.0 -> v.1.1 (up to date)
Q3: Upgrading present languages to web site v1.1
In Q3, we’ve set a brand new aim of upgrading all languages to the newest model of ethereum.org, v1.1, which displays to present content material on the positioning. Currently, we have now 16 languages ready to be upgraded to v.1.1, which builds on earlier content material. Moreover, there will probably be extra content material up to date in Q3/This fall. The languages we’re centered on now are listed beneath, paired with a proportion to indicate the progress of the interpretation:
- Portuguese Brazilian (83%)
- Lithuanian (79%)
- Dutch (69%)
- Spanish (69%)
- Russian (59%)
- Portuguese (56%)
- Igbo (52%)
- Japanese (48%)
- Korean (48%)
- Greek (48%)
- Polish (48%)
- Slovenian (48%)
- Czech (48%)
- Persian (44%)
- Thai (38%)
- Vietnamese (19%)
Interested in contributing to our translation effort? We encourage you to work in direction of the newest model (v 1.1). If you’ve already began engaged on a decrease model, that’s wonderful too! We’ll add any accomplished model to the web site.
Again, we want to have your steady help in our Q3 aim. Of course, help with unlisted languages is at all times welcome.
Here are the newest updates we’ve made throughout the web site translation program.
1. Acknowledgment web page
We’d like to offer credit score to all who’ve helped us hit this milestone, for which we’re very appreciative. We will quickly dedicate a particular recognition web page, which can include a listing of volunteer names (or nicknames for the privateness concious). If you’d like to vary your present identify or to remain nameless, please change your Crowdin profile setting by following the instruction on the finish of this part.
2. Top 10 contributor listing
In the long run, there will probably be a separate desk displaying the names and a short abstract (i.e. language, variety of phrases) to acknowledge excellent contributions of those particular contributors, whereas additionally encouraging potential present and new volunteers to hitch our power.
3. Fill up your Github and Twitter handles
Along with the Acknowledgement web page, we will probably be constant in thanking contributors on Twitter. With each new language replace, we have now given a short acknowledgment to the contributors by mentioning their nickname (or actual identify) within the Twitter announcement.
On high of the present format, we wish to tag contributors’ Twitter handles and point out their GitHub accounts within the Twitter announcement. In order to standardize this course of, contributors can fill of their Crowdin profiles with the data they want us to share. The directions, listed beneath, may also help function a reminder and a information for getting into needed info.
Instructions for updating your Crowdin profile:
- Go to the [Account Settings]
- Fill out the [About Me] part with the data you wish to share. This will probably be proven on our Twitter announcement.
a. Name (or Nickname):
d. Anonymous: Yes / No
If you don’t wish to be launched or wish to keep nameless, we respect your choice. Please go away the place empty and examine the “anonymous” discipline with sure.
4. Content translation program
Lastly, we’re excited to announce that we’ve efficiently wrapped up the primary batch trial of the Content Translation Program. We additionally experimented with increasing our translation efforts to content material outdoors of Ethereum.org, with the three fastidiously chosen articles beneath:
- Ethereum 2.0 phases by EthHub: German, Brazilian Portuguese, Korean, Arabic, French, Indonesian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish
- On Collusion by Vitalik Buterin: German, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish
- How does Ethereum work, anyway? by Preethi Kasireddy: German, Italian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese
We had been delighted to have the ability to provide this nice content material in different languages. But for now, we will probably be shifting focus to lots of new content material coming to ethereum.org. If you’re already engaged on this ecosystem content material, no worries! We’ll be glad to add it as quickly as you’re completed.
Join our program
We’re very happy with our current milestones and we stay up for serving extra world communities by including extra languages sooner or later. As at all times, an enormous thanks is owed to all the volunteers who’ve given their time and power to help this program. If you aren’t but a part of this system and occupied with taking part, come be part of us here! 🦄