We hope that you’re all excited for the upcoming year-end holidays. As we speak, we have some thrilling new adjustments to announce for Ethereum.org’s Translation Program and some milestones to rejoice.
To start out, we are able to’t thanks sufficient for your whole help this 12 months. Due to you we have been in a position to replace 16 languages in 2020!
And since our launch 13 months in the past, distinctive pageviews of translated content material have grown 10 instances greater than final 12 months. 🎉
However we do not wish to cease there…
Assist us with v2.0+
As we speak we’re asserting our subsequent large content material push that is prepared for translations. It’s a number of content material, so it is in Crowdin throughout v2.0, v2.1, and v2.2. These variations cowl the next pages:
- Eth2 – Necessary info that covers the whole lot Eth2, from the Beacon Chain and staking, to why we’d like the Eth2 upgrades and how they’ll change the community.
- Ethereum Developer Resources – a large spectrum of academic content material for each learners and superior builders.
- and extra!
Let’s get world
At present, the ethereum.org web site is supporting 33 languages, however 25 languages are nonetheless in progress on Crowdin. We’re seeing extra demand from smaller language communities so we have added extra regional languages to Crowdin.
Our objective is to make ethereum.org extra accessible for customers world wide, no matter language and location. We’re getting nearer, and we consider that along with your assist (and by working as a group), we’ll obtain our objective.
A brand new UX for ethereum.org translations
Regardless of the site visitors development for translated pages, we’ve seen that the expansion relative to general site visitors has gone down this 12 months. As seen beneath, the pageviews of translated pages reached almost 20% of whole distinctive pageviews in February nevertheless it has declined to 10% in current months.
We consider that it is because we’ve expanded our English content material a lot over the previous couple of months that translated content material has grow to be outdated. Because of this extra customers are reverting again to the English web site.
With this information in thoughts, plus the need to make our newest content material accessible to all language websites, we’re making extra adjustments…
Updates to the language websites
We’re involved that customers of the positioning in different languages are lacking out on the newest info, which is simply obtainable in English. So we’re making the next adjustments:
- If a web page is not obtainable in your chosen language, we’ll show the English content material alongside the banner beneath (which shall be translated in your chosen language). This implies you may at all times be seeing probably the most up-to-date content material, even when we’ve not been in a position to translate it but.
- If there have been English updates to a web page you are viewing in your chosen language, we’ll give you the prospect to view the brand new English content material. That approach, you may know that there’s new info that has not but been translated.
Our content material adjustments are sometimes extra than simply copy adjustments. We replace the positioning usually so as to add extra up-to-date merchandise, articles, and different sources that we do not need you to overlook out on.
We hope this method will provide a greater expertise of ethereum.org, and that it’d encourage extra translation contributions.
Updates to the interpretation program
- Hiding previous variations in CrowdIn
To concentrate on the newest web site translation, we’ve hidden previous variations (v.1.0 and v.1.1) in CrowdIn. The beforehand translated content material in previous variations are saved in our undertaking’s Translation Reminiscence. This shall be used to hurry up the interpretation of the brand new variations by pre-translating the identical or related strings.
- Updating new variations: v.2.x
As talked about, to translate all new content material, we’ve break up issues up into a couple of minor variations: v.2.0, v.2.1, and v,2.2. We’ve given these numbers within the order of precedence. We encourage you to translate the bottom model first, and to work your approach as much as larger variations. If you would like to translate larger vrsions, that is high-quality too, however we’ll add these later after the decrease variations are uploaded.
Name for extra translators
For many people, 2020 was a difficult 12 months. We deeply respect the group’s tireless enthusiasm and ongoing contributions throughout this troublesome time. We’re wanting ahead to persevering with our nice work with you and to welcoming extra volunteers subsequent 12 months. We’re at all times on the look out for extra translators to assist us get extra of us concerned. Should you’re conscious of anybody which may be , please be at liberty to direct them to the translation program, or to our Discord.
And keep in mind that you would be able to at all times publish questions, collaborate with different translators, or simply hand around in our ethereum.org Discord server. Search for the #translations channel for translation-specific queries.
We want you and your family members a protected and peaceable year-end.🌟🎄