At present we’re excited to rejoice 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 big impression within the ecosystem, benefiting a whole lot of hundreds of neighborhood members all over the world.
As of right now, 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 direction of non-English variations of the positioning. Over time, this quantity has grown considerably.
Two months in the past, the web site workforce 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 shall be extra content material up to date in Q3/This fall. The languages we’re targeted 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%)
Considering contributing to our translation effort? We encourage you to work in direction of the most recent model (v 1.1). In the event you’ve already began engaged on a decrease model, that is high-quality 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 all the time welcome.
Listed here are the most recent updates we’ve made throughout the web site translation program.
1. Acknowledgment web page
We would like to present 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 comprise 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 record
Sooner or later, there shall 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. Refill your Github and Twitter handles
Together with the Acknowledgement web page, we shall be constant in thanking contributors on Twitter. With each new language replace, we now have given a short acknowledgment to the contributors by mentioning their nickname (or actual identify) within the Twitter announcement.
On prime of the present format, we want to tag contributors’ Twitter handles and point out their GitHub accounts within the Twitter announcement. With a view to standardize this course of, contributors can fill of their Crowdin profiles with the data they want us to share. The directions, listed beneath, will 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 data you wish to share. This shall be proven on our Twitter announcement.
a. Title (or Nickname):
d. Nameless: Sure / No
In the event you don’t wish to be launched or wish to keep nameless, we respect your desire. Please depart the place empty and verify 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 rigorously 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 have been delighted to have the ability to provide this nice content material in different languages. However for now, we shall be shifting focus to a variety of new content material coming to ethereum.org. In the event 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 pleased with our latest milestones and we look ahead to serving extra world communities by including extra languages sooner or later. As all the time, an enormous thanks is owed to all the volunteers who’ve given their time and vitality to assist this program. In the event you aren’t but a part of this system and excited by collaborating, come be a part of us here! 🦄
Particular due to Joseph Schweitzer for glorious suggestions and inlak16 for the wonderful celebration animation.