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Our Joomla extensions comes with more than 10 language translations and all of these translations are created by an international team of translators. OpenTranslators is a group of volunteers consists of Joomla! Community members who constantly work on new translations for us whenever we release new product updates.


What and who is OpenTranslators?

All translations are done online using the Transifex platform and it is used by OpenTranslators for easier collaboration. You will be spending time in Transifex as it will be your tool for translating our language files and submitting your translations to us.


How does OpenTranslators work?


I am interested to contribute my translations, where do I begin?

If you are keen to contribute your language expertise as a translator for our Joomla extensions, we would be more than happy to accept you! All our translators will enjoy special benefits from us, too.


Sounds good! What is in it for me?

We value your contributions and you will definitely be rewarded for your work. Here are some of the perks you will be enjoying:

  1. Complimentary product

    As a translator for StackIdeas, you will receive complimentary use of the translated product for as long as you contribute to the translations for it. We encourage you to constantly submit your contributions if you would like to continuously receive complimentary product access.

  2. Opportunity to earn money

    If you own websites with lots of traffic, you can add value to your visitors by referring our Joomla extensions to them. Sign-up as our affiliate partner and place our product banners in your site so that whenever a visitor clicks on it and purchase our products, you will earn a commission! We will show you how to sign up for this once you have started translations.

We are seeking for dedicated translators who are willing to volunteer in the long term to translate for us whenever we launch a new product or release new product updates.


Great! Where do I sign up?

You are required to create an account in both treansifex and opentranslators.

Sign-up an account in Transifex at http://opentranslators.org/en/register-at-transifex

Join the OpenTranslators team at http://opentranslators.org/en/joining-a-translation-team. Your request will be approved by the respective coordinators of the language team within a few days. StackIdeas will have no authority to approve any translation requests from translators.

You are also required to sign up as a user at our site http://stackideas.com/register.html , then create a ticket at our priority helpdesk and mention which language you would like to translate. You will be requested to provide your username for us to give you complimentary access to our products.


Where are you language files in Transifex that I can start translating?

EasyBlog https://opentranslators.transifex.net/projects/p/easyblog
EasyDiscuss https://opentranslators.transifex.net/projects/p/easydiscuss/
Komento https://opentranslators.transifex.net/projects/p/komento/

Notice that under PROJECT RESOURCES, you will see the following language files:

  1. (Backend) en-gb.com_easydiscuss.ini
  2. (Frontend) en-GB.com_easydiscuss.ini
  3. (Backend) en-GB.com_easydiscuss.menu.ini
  4. (Backend) en-GB.com_easydiscuss.sys.ini

Click on a language file to start translating.

Tip You have 2 methods of translating the language files:

  1. Translate online in real time via Transifex
  2. Download language files, translate from your computer and upload the files back into Transifex.

Tips for successful translations

As a contributor, you are advised to work as a team and encourage each other in the team in the completion of a language translation. The faster you work, the more Joomla users will benefit from using the products.

Note Only high quality translated languages will be adopted into our components.