SUMO Article Translation
Step-By-Step Guide

--- for zh-TW (Traditional Chinese) ---

Ernest Chiang, ReMo, MozTW Community
https://reps.mozilla.org /u/dwchiang/


Outline

  • SUMO Introduction.
  • SUMO (New) Website.
  • SUMO KB Translation Step-by-step Guide.
    • Register / Sign in.
    • Translate an article (KB).
    • Where to find articles to translate.
    • Tips.
    • SUMO's Support.

MozTW

MozTW is the Mozilla community in Taiwan.

We love and follow The Mozilla Manifesto.

MozTW starts promoting Free Culture, keeping Internet as a public resource, and plans to build better/open web since 2004.


http://moztw.org/about/

Ernest

  • Ernest has 15y+ experience in planning, developing,
    and implementing state of the art IT solutions facilitating client growth. 

  • He enjoy his works on cross-field project management
    and web-based development professionally.

  • He is currently working with a talent team to integrate
    fitness and mobile solutions at PAFERS Tech. 


https://reps.mozilla.org/u/dwchiang/



SUMO

Introduction

SUMO


SUMO stands for SUpport.MOzilla.com
(open source support).

SUMO

  • SUMO is the name of the Mozilla
    community powered support project.
  • SUMO community
        supports
    Mozilla products include Firefox,
    Firefox Mobile, Thunderbird (ex), Firefox OS, etc.
        by
    articles (KB, Knowledge Base), forums,
    mailing lists, twitters (Army of Awesome).



SUMO

(NEW) Website

SUMO (NEW) Website


After the revision in 2010/Dec, SUMO team keeps moving on raising article quality and quantity, also providing much-easier editing functions for localization (l10n) and translation.

Here comes the new SUMO in 2012/Sep [1] which is really suitable for all translation contributors and mozillians.




[1] https://blog.mozilla.org/sumo/2012/09/19/the-all-new-sumo/

Global Sumo Network

  • HQ SUMO Team
    • http://blog.mozilla.org/sumo/
    • https://wiki.mozilla.org/Support/Weekly_Meetings
    • IRC: irc.mozilla.org #sumo

  • MozTW SUMO Project
    • http://moztw.org/contribute/sumo/
    • IRC: irc.mozilla.org #mozilla-taiwan
    • Mailing List: 摩茲將軍
      https://groups.google.com/group/moztw-general



SUMO

Step-by-Step

Register / Sign in

https://support.mozilla.org/{locale}/home

https://support.mozilla.org/{locale}/users/auth

https://support.mozilla.org/{locale}/home



SUMO

Step-by-Step

Translate

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-make-firefox-and-websites-go-full-screen

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-make-firefox-and-websites-go-full-screen/locales

https://support.mozilla.org/zh-TW/kb/how-make-firefox-and-websites-go-full-screen/translate

https://support.mozilla.org/zh-TW/kb/how-make-firefox-and-websites-go-full-screen/translate

https://support.mozilla.org/zh-TW/kb/how-make-firefox-and-websites-go-full-screen/translate



SUMO

Step-by-Step

Where to find articles to translate?

KB Dashboard - https://support.mozilla.org/{locale}/localization

Which Articles Should I Start with?

  • Find Knowledge Base Dashboard in your locale.
    • "Most visited": High priority to translate.
    • "Templates": High priority to translate.
    • "Template Navigation"
    • "All Knowledge Base articles"
    • "Not-yet-translated"

Suggestion

  • Find the topics that you are interested in.
  • Find the topics that you happen into.
  • Keep fun, have fun!



SUMO

Step-by-Step

Hints

Useful hints

  • Paragraph header: =...=
  • HTML-style: <section> <img>
  • IF or SPECIAL section: {tag}....{/tag}
  • Article link: [[Article English Title]]
  • Article link: [[Article English Title|Translated title]]
  • Article link: [[KB URL (space) Translated title]]
  • Template: [[Template:...]] or [[T:...]]
= ... =
Section header. Please translate "..."

<section> ... </section>
Section. No need to translate <>, need to translate "..."

{tag} ... {/tag}
Only show for specific OS or version.
No need to translate {tag}, translate "..."

[[Article English Title]]
Article link. No need to translate "Article English Title".
SUMO system will find it automatically.

[[Article English Title|Translated title]]
Article link. No need to translate "Article English Title".
Need to translate "Translated title".

[[KB URL (space) Translated title]]
Article link. No need to translate "KB URL".
Need to translate "Translated title".



SUMO

Step-by-Step

Templates

SUMO Templates

  • [[Template:...]] or [[T:...]]
  • Template is also one article type. You can translate.
  • One template will be used in one or more articles.
  • DO NOT translate template's URL.
  • Find the template article you plan to translate,
    and then go with the same process with normal article.
  • Where to find all template articles?
    •  https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/localization/template-translations
    •  https://support.mozilla.org/{locale}/localization/template-translations

https://support.mozilla.org/zh-TW/localization/template-translations



SUMO

Step-by-Step

SUMO's Support

Contributor Forum  -  https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/contributors



SUMO

Step-by-Step

Enjoy your SUMO!

:-)

SUMO Article Translation Step-by-Step Guide

By Ernest Deng-Wei Chiang

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