Right now we’re excited to have fun an enormous milestone – Ethereum.org now helps 30 languages! 🎉🎉🎉
Since we launched the Web site Translation Program seven months in the past, we’ve seen how decentralized collaboration may end up in a major influence within the ecosystem, benefiting a whole lot of 1000’s of neighborhood members around the globe.
As of as we speak, 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 visitors to ethereum.org is now directed in the direction of non-English variations of the positioning. Over time, this quantity has grown considerably.
Two months in the past, the web site staff set a Q2 objective of including six extra languages to the 24 that existed on the time. We’re honored to have completed this milestone by integrating the languages listed beneath:
- Norwegian v.1.1
- Chinese language Conventional v.1.1
- Malayalam 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 website v1.1
In Q3, we have set a brand new objective of upgrading all languages to the most recent model of ethereum.org, v1.1, which displays to present content material on the positioning. At the moment, we now have 16 languages ready to be upgraded to v.1.1, which builds on earlier content material. Furthermore, there can be extra content material up to date in Q3/This autumn. The languages we’re targeted on now are listed beneath, paired with a proportion to point out 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%)
Excited by contributing to our translation effort? We encourage you to work in the direction of the most recent model (v 1.1). When you’ve already began engaged on a decrease model, that is positive too! We’ll add any accomplished model to the web site.
Once more, we want to have your steady assist in our Q3 objective. After all, assist with unlisted languages is at all times welcome.
Listed below are the most recent updates we’ve made throughout the web site translation program.
1. Acknowledgment web page
We might like to offer credit score to all who’ve helped us hit this milestone, for which we’re very appreciative. We’ll quickly dedicate a particular recognition web page, which can include an inventory of volunteer names (or nicknames for the privateness concious). If you would 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. High 10 contributor listing
Sooner or later, there can be a separate desk displaying the names and a quick abstract (i.e. language, variety of phrases) to acknowledge excellent contributions of those particular contributors, whereas additionally encouraging potential present and new volunteers to affix our drive.
3. Refill your Github and Twitter handles
Together with the Acknowledgement web page, we can be constant in thanking contributors on Twitter. With each new language replace, we now have given a quick acknowledgment to the contributors by mentioning their nickname (or actual identify) within the Twitter announcement.
On prime of the present format, we wish to tag contributors’ Twitter handles and point out their GitHub accounts within the Twitter announcement. As a way to standardize this course of, contributors can fill of their Crowdin profiles with the knowledge they want us to share. The directions, listed beneath, may also help function a reminder and a information for getting into essential info.
Directions for updating your Crowdin profile:
Go to the [Account Settings]
Fill out the [About Me] part with the knowledge you need to share. This can be proven on our Twitter announcement.
a. Identify (or Nickname):
d. Nameless: Sure / No
When you don’t need to be launched or need to keep nameless, we respect your desire. Please depart the place empty and examine the “nameless” discipline with sure.
4. Content material translation program
Lastly, we’re excited to announce that we have efficiently wrapped up the primary batch trial of the Content material Translation Program. We additionally experimented with increasing our translation efforts to content material exterior 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 supply this nice content material in different languages. However for now, we can be shifting focus to a whole lot of new content material coming to ethereum.org. When you’re already engaged on this ecosystem content material, no worries! We’ll be glad to add it as quickly as you are completed.
Be a part of our program
We’re very happy with our latest milestones and we sit up for serving extra international communities by including extra languages sooner or later. As at all times, an enormous thanks is owed to the entire volunteers who’ve given their time and vitality to assist this program. When you aren’t but a part of this system and interested by taking part, come be a part of us here! 🦄
Particular due to Joseph Schweitzer for wonderful suggestions and inlak16 for the wonderful celebration animation.