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

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Project news

1.7.6 catalog ready for translation

Right on time! As you were told in the previous Crowdin Monthly, the 1.7.6 translation catalog is now available. Pushed on Crowdin last week, it works the same than usual: add comments to spot grammar mistakes, context or if it leads to some confusion so that it could be corrected for the 1.7.6 release!

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 that kind of rush into the effort immediately, aha! So lot of love to the dedicated lapakkita140, oaes, slicknux, taniacr, valterlo, and xabilar. See you soon on Crowdin… and PrestaShop. ;-)

A few stats

  • 23 members were active on the project this month.
  • A total of 13,642 words have been translated and 54,610 validated.
  • All this in 21 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 we can’t thank you enough for your dedication! Here are the most active translators and proofreaders for April 2019.

Top 10 translators in April:

  Translator Language # Words
1. Oaes Kuruni (oaes) Bengali 3,808
2. Svemirac Serbian (Latin) 3,032
3. SeongHyeon Cho (jaymz9634) Korean 1,397
4. M. Mirena (mmirena) Albanian 1,128
5. kengo06 Hungarian 1,127
6. Gabriel Tenita (ggedamed) Romanian 592
7. Dinesh Badrukhiya (dbadrukhiya) Hindi 577
8. Cha (cafetango) Chinese Traditional 391
9. slicknux Romanian 223
10. Rodrigo Laurindo (rblaurin) Portuguese, Brazilian 159

Top 10 proofreaders in April:

  Proofreader Language # Words
1. scienceangel Serbian (Latin) 2,044
2. M. Mirena (mmirena) Albanian 1,550
3. SeongHyeon Cho (jaymz9634) Korean 1,360
4. Dinesh Badrukhiya (dbadrukhiya) Hindi 1,034
5. Gabriel Tenita (ggedamed) Romanian 716
6. Alper Demir (alper-demir) Turkish 619
7. Cha (cafetango) Chinese Traditional 444
8. Rodrigo Laurindo (rblaurin) Portuguese, Brazilian 185
9. Zoran Tejic (zotamal) Serbian (Latin) 108
10. Anouar Talidi (Anouar_Talidi) Arabic 48

Congrats, and welcome to our new top contributors!

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 April 2019, PrestaShop 1.6.1 was fully available (= 100% translated and validated) in 31 languages:

Bulgarian Catalan Croatian Czech
Danish Dutch English Estonian
French French, Canada German Greek
Italian Indonesian Latvian Lithuanian
Macedonian Norwegian Persian Polish
Portuguese Portuguese, Brazil Romanian Russian
Slovak Slovene Spanish Swedish
Turkish Ukrainian Vietnamese  

For its part, PrestaShop 1.7.5 was fully available in 26 languages!

Bosnian Bulgarian Croatian Czech
Danish Dutch English French
French, Canada German Greek Indonesian
Italian Latvian Macedonian Persian
Polish Portuguese, Brazil Romanian Russian
Slovak Slovene Spanish Swedish
Turkish Ukrainian    

Languages with the best evolution

In comparison with March 2019, the following languages had the best progress thanks to the translation community:

  • Albanian (+4% to reach 36% approved in 1.7)
  • Serbian (Latin) (+2% to reach 77% approved in 1.7)
  • Bengali (+2% to reach 43% translated in 1.7)

Best translation progress for April 2019

Thanks 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 these proofreaders! Thank 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 we should keep a good level of validated strings vs. translated strings, to make sure everyone benefits from the latest translations!

At the end of April 2019, some languages would still benefit from some proofreading:

  • Spanish, Argentina (100% translated vs 0% validated in 1.7).
  • Galician (100% vs 62% in 1.7).
  • Spanish, Venezuela (53% vs 17% in 1.6).
  • Chinese Simplified (100% vs 71% in 1.7).
  • Tagalog (52% vs 24% in 1.6).

Languages that need proofreading

If you wish to help to proofread what has been translated, please contact us with the language you’d like to proofread: just send an email to [email protected] We need your help!

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

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