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 September.

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Project news

Get ready for version

We’re still working on version 1.7.3. It means an update of the content source on Crowdin will be available very soon, we’ll let you know when it’s ready for you to translate!

1.6 Validation

There are some translations for version 1.6 awaiting validation. While we don’t have enough proofreaders to validate all this content, we’ve decided to automatically validate what’s left in 1.6. That way all the translations for 1.6 will be available in the software. If there are mistakes in this content, making it available in the software will probably help bring more translators and proofreaders to the project - at least that’s what we hope ;) And if you’re interested in proofreading PrestaShop translations, do get in touch with us!

A few stats

  • 23 members were active on the project this month.
  • A total of 11,436 words have been translated and 14,496 validated.
  • All this in 6 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 September 2017.

Top 10 translators in September:

  Translator Language # Words
1. SeongHyeon Cho (jaymz9634) Korean 3,703
2. Luis Sanchez (sanchezluys) Spanish, Venezuala 2,380
3. Yuji Sugimoto (bm-sugi) Japanese 1,430
4. Anna4 Georgian 950
5. Daniel Valente (dgv) Portuguese, Brazil 696
6. Yisrael Dov Lebow (yisraeldov) Hebrew 608
7. Watcharaphong Khongphet (wizardzx) Thai 528
8. Danni Afasyah (prestanesia) Indonesian 341
9. xanvieiro Galician 288
10. Jesús Ruiz (jruiz) Spanish 187

Top 10 proofreaders in September:

  Proofreader Language # Words
1. Tomáš Hink (tomas254) Czech 4,214
2. Danni Afasyah (prestanesia) Indonesian 3,857
3. SeongHyeon Cho (jaymz9634) Korean 3,857
4. Yuji Sugimoto (bm-sugi) Japanese 1,775
5. Daniel Valente (dgv) Portuguese, Brazil 904
6. Jesús Ruiz (jruiz) Spanish 190
7. Saeed Sattar Beglou (saeedsb) Persian 125
8. M. Mirena (mmirena) Albanian 114
9. SkaZun (raidhunters) Ukrainian 39
10. DaoKakao Russian 37

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 September 2017, PrestaShop 1.6.1 was fully available (= 100% translated and validated) in 23 languages:

Bulgarian Croatian Danish Dutch
English French French, Canada German
Greek Italian Indonesian Lithuanian
Norwegian Persian Polish Portuguese, Brazil
Romanian Russian Slovak Slovene
Spanish Swedish Ukrainian  

For its part, PrestaShop 1.7.2 was fully available in 17 languages!

Croatian Czech Danish English
French Greek Indonesian Italian
Lithuanian Polish Romanian Russian
Slovak Slovene Spanish Swedish

Languages with the best evolution

In comparison with August 2017, the following languages had the best progress thanks to the translation community:

  • Spanish, Mexico (+5% to reach 15% translated in 1.7)
  • Korean (+4% to reach 42% translated in 1.7)
  • Japanese (+3% to reach 92% translated in 1.7)

Best translation progress for September 2017

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!

The list has quite evolved over the last few months, meaning that a lot of proofreading took place. It’s great!

At the end of September 2017, some languages would still benefit from some proofreading:

  • Korean (42% translated vs 12% validated in 1.7).
  • Portuguese, Brazil (100% vs 81% in 1.7).
  • Arabic (53% vs 39% in 1.7).
  • Spanish, Mexico (52% vs 38% in 1.7).
  • Catalan (93% vs 80% in 1.7).

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. 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!