WordPress Translation Day 2016

Sunday, April 24th marks the occasion where WordPress users around the world unite to contribute to the development of WordPress. This day is about making WordPress fun and accessible to everyone of all backgrounds and languages. The day where we join together all over the world to help WordPress grow and most importantly to have fun doing it!

WordPress itself has been translated into over 160 languages with over 5000 people worldwide contributing to the translation of different elements of WordPress. The Polyglot team created WordPress Translation Day with the intention of holding events in major cities around the globe; banding together for one day only to increase knowledge on how to translate WordPress. There will be a 24 hour live stream of selected speakers from different countries teaching you how to translate in your own language, which we will be screening here in Manchester, UK.

We are more than happy to announce on behalf of MWUG Manchester WordPress User Group, that we will be taking part in WordPress Translation Day 2016, by holding our own event at the luxurious Manchester building very kindly provided by Auto Trader Group.

Please come along and join us! Our event will be held 1pm to 4pm on Sunday 24th April. The event is for WordPress Users and Translators to meet in an informal environment, talk tech, eat pizza and generally have a good time. All you need is a laptop and keenness to come and get involved. You don’t need a technical background, just a love of WordPress or helping to teach others about languages.

How to find us

Venue:

Auto Trader Group plc 6th Floor
1 Tony Wilson Place
Manchester
M15 4FN
+44 (0) 161 669 9888

The entrance to the Auto Trader building is located next door to Pizza Express and directly opposite HOME. Wapuu will be there in person to welcome you and direct you to the 6th floor where the fun begins!

The Auto Trader is a 10 minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly and 2 minute walk from Manchester GMEX. If you are coming via metrolink the closest stop is Deansgate Castlefield, via train please see below for directions from Deansgate Station or 5 minute walk from Oxford Road Station too. Parking is also available on M15 4FN Q-Park

Thank you to Auto Trader Group who are kindly providing the venue and to 34SP.com Ltd who will be providing free refreshments on the day. If you have any further questions or want to contact one of the organisers please contact us:

Facebook: WordPress Translation Day Facebook pageMWUG Facebook page

Twitter: @mwug

Email: mwug.translation@gmail.com

Tel No: +44 (0) 7791003310 (Siobhan McMinn part of organisation team)

 

 

August Meeting: Wednesday 17th, 7-9pm, MadLab

August’s Manchester WordPress User Group, run by WordPress co-founder Mike Little, takes place at MadLab (http://madlab.org.uk) on Wednesday, August 17th from 7pm to 9pm.

The Agenda includes:

  • WordPress News
  • AllFM group project report
  • WordPress Flossmanuals Book Jog
  • Questions & Answers
  • Chance to show off your WordPress site
  • News of future WordCamps
If you have other suggestions for items to go on the agenda, please comment here, or on the mailing list.

Anyone with any experience of WordPress is welcome, whether you’ve heard about it and want to know more, or you’re a WordPress developer, you’re welcome to our meetings.

MWUG is run by Mike Little (http://zed1.com), co-founder of WordPress with Matt Mullenweg (http://ma.tt/about), so come along to discover how WordPress can benefit you or your organisation, and get specific advice on any WordPress questions you have.

Subscribe to our Mailing list (http://groups.google.com/group/manchester-wordpress-user-group), check out our website (https://mwug.uk), follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/mwug) or join us on Linked In (http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Manchester-Wordpress-User-Group-3125011)

See you at MWUG!

 

August Meeting – Wednesday 18th

Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday August 18th at Manchester Digital Laboratory (a.k.a. MadLab) 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HN at 7pm – 9pm-ish

On the agenda will be a report from me about this year’s WordCamp UK held in Manchester and attended by a number of our members.

If you have other suggestions for the agenda please leave a comment or sign up for our mailing list in the sidebar and suggest something there.

As usual anyone and everyone working with, using, or just interested in, WordPress is welcome.

See you there.

Minutes of May 2010 meeting

Ben Gibbs kindly wrote up his notes from our last meeting.

Agenda:

  • WordCampUK catchup
    • Tickets
    • Bank Account
    • Friday Social
    • Chi-Chi’s email
    • Delegate pack
  • WordPress on mobile
  • WP 3.0
  • Custom Post types

WordCampUK: Ticket sales and sponsorship money are waiting for the Bank Account to be set-up

Tickets could be on sale in maybe 2 weeks

Lots of info at http://wiki.wordcampuk.tonyscott.org.uk/Main_Page

WordCampUK Program: http://wiki.wordcampuk.tonyscott.org.uk/2010_running_order

Gurbir is taking the lead for the Friday night fun

Chi-Chi has invited MWUG members to visit the WordCampUK venue, MMU Business School on Mon 21st June, 4-5:30pm.

Joining the WordCampUK mailing list is worth it.

Gurbir wants to produce a Delegate Guide for WordCampUK. It will contain a map with certain locations, programme, potentially a list of delegates. Gurbir will also try to get 10% discount at local restaurants for delegates.

WordPress on Mobile: How well does the WP Admin Area display and work on mobile platforms eg. in developing countries? Admin Area is still heavy, though more accessibility in 3.0. Front-end form or email may be best option.

WP 3.0 does not have a release date yet.

Mike enthused about Custom Post Types. They don’t appear in the Loop…apparently! [Ed. – I was referring in part to this article by Alex King]