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 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.

Features

Translation orders

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Want to localize an app or website, but don't have any translators? See how to order translations from our language service provider partners using your POEditor account.

Features

How to group strings with tags

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POEditor's tagging system allows users to group strings by custom tags, to easier filter them during translation and on export.

Formats

Term attributes

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A description of each attibute POEditor supports (context, reference, plurals, comment) and what files support them.

Features

What is Translation Memory

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POEditor's Translation Memory, you will finish your software localization project faster than usual.

Features

How the comment system works

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Useful tips regarding comments on the POEditor localization platform.

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