Knowledge Base

Documentation to help you use the POEditor localization platform effectively

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POEditor wording explained

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A glossary of the words you will often encounter when localizing with POEditor: term, translation, Default Reference Language, String, AT characters, Context, Plural, Reference, Admin, Owner, Contributor, Payer.

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How to upgrade an account

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Here you can find the steps to getting a POEditor subscription.

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How to set a payer on your account

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If you want someone else to handle the Billing for your POEditor account, you can make use of the Alternative Payer feature.

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How to set a Default Reference Language

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The Default Reference Language is useful to translators when the project terms are string IDs. The DRL is displayed in the language pages, above the string IDs.

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How to add screenshots

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Sharing screenshots with the translators collaborating on your POEditor localization project is easy with the help of the comment system.

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How to crowdource translations

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If you're looking to crowdsource the translation of a software product, follow the steps described here to set up a public project.

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How to add an administrator

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If you're a project owner, you can add administrators to your software localization project to handle the management aspects.

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How to add contributors (translators)

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In this article, you can find out how to add contributors to a software localization project hosted on POEditor.

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What strings are and how to count them

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All accounts on the POEditor localization management platform are limited to a number of strings. Find out here what strings are and how they are counted.

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