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    mediocrePie 3 months ago

    mediocrePie edited 3 months ago
    Notice: The localization.discogs.com site now redirects here. Most of the information at that site can now be found within this thread or in help documentation linked below.

    Thanks for your interest in adding translations to Discogs! With your translation help, we are able to further the Discogs mission and build the biggest and most comprehensive music database and marketplace!

    We use Transifex to localize site content. Follow these steps to help the translation effort:
    1. Sign up for a free Transifex account. (If possible, use your Discogs username as your Transifex username).
    - Activate your account via the email link Transifex sends
    - Complete your Transifex registration by providing further details: As “Role” select translator and choose “I want to join an existing project”.
    2. From the Discogs Transifex project, click the “Help Discogs translate content” button.
    3. Join the Discogs-i18n Translator Team Group and share your Transifex username with us .

    Once you have completed these three steps, then your registration is complete! You will receive an email from Transifex when your request is approved by Discogs staff. (Approval may take up to 2 business days. If you haven’t heard from us, be sure you have shared your Transifex username with us in this Group thread. )

    Once you’ve joined the Discogs Community Translation Team , get started and…
    - Read our Tips for Translators
    - Translate some strings in Transifex .
    - Add more translations! Read Advanced Tips for Discogs Community Translators
    - Add even more translations! Get to know the other translators and ask questions!

    To learn more about community translators:
    Anyone who joins the Discogs Translation Team starts out as a Translator. Click into your language from the Transifex Team page to see a list of Translators.

    Transifex Manager / Coordinator:
    Hello! Contact our Translation Manager with questions or suggestions: Transifex Profile

    Transifex Reviewers:
    Each language team has at least one community Reviewer. Reviewers are experienced with Transifex and knowledgeable about Discogs. They are often good people to turn to when you have a language-specific question. Reviewers often add translations, but also have the ability to mark a translation as “Reviewed”. They can also “Unreview” and change a previously utilized translation. Click into your language from the Transifex Team page to see a list of Reviewers.

    Transifex Translators:
    Anyone who joins the Discogs Translation Team starts out as a Translator. Click into your language from the Transifex Team page to see a list of Translators.

    If you have questions specifically for other translators fluent in your language, you might want to start in the “flagged” thread specific to your language in the Discogs-i18n Translator Group:

    🇫🇷 French Translators
    🇩🇪 German Translators
    🇮🇹 Italian Translators
    🇯🇵 Japanese Translators
    🇧🇷🇵🇹 Portuguese Translators
    🇷🇺 Russian Translators
    🇪🇸🇲🇽 Spanish Translators

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