Translating WordPress to German for Switzerland
- Founder and DevOps ninja @openstream
- Open source user and developer
- Active WordPress, WooCommerce and Magento community member
- Wannabe blogger
- The different German language packs
- How to translate WordPress?
- Creating language and release packs
- Multilingual WordPress done right
German WordPress Translations
- German → German (Formal) – 100%
- German – 100%
- German (Switzerland) → German (Switzerland) Formal – 100%
- German (Switzerland) – 0%
- Swiss German → Swiss German (Formal) – 88%
- Swiss German – 74%
How to translate WordPress?
There are two weekly meetings on wordpress.slack.com in #polyglots. Wednesdays at 12:00 UTC and Thursdays at 2:00 UTC.
Creating Language Packs
- Language Packs
- Release Packages
Everything is automated as of WordPress 4.1
WordPress 4.1 polyglot instruction manual
Rosetta Site for de_CH
Rosetta Site for gsw
- WPML (paid)
Blog post Multilingual WordPress done right
Multilingual content is definitely going to happen [in core] at some point, but there’s a lot of different markers that probably need to happen first for it to make sense for each of these steps to occur.
Andrew Nacin at WordCamp SF 2014
Thanks for listening
Slides are available at
Contact me on Twitter @nickweisser, by email firstname.lastname@example.org or join us every Wednesday and Thursday on wordpress.slack.com
By Nick Weisser