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Getting started

If you want to help translate, go to the Transifex page (to be soon replaced with Weblate) and create an account. If there is already a team for your language, you can join it, if not, you can ask for the creation of a new team.


MetaBrainz community forums can be used (with categories and tags) for discussion beyond Transifex (soon Weblate) comments:

  • TBD: community forum category to discuss about the website.
  • The category “Internationalization” to discuss about translation tools and more general internationalization matters

For instant conversation with developers, you’re welcome to ask in the #metabrainz IRC channel.

If you find a bug in the server or want to suggest changes, you can enter an issue in our bug tracker; See more particularly Website internationalization issues.

Viewing the translations

Translations are NOT currently available at

More coding work is required to make it happen; See jira:MEB-65 for follow-up.


The website code is using gettext to provide with automatic translation of messages and texts used in the Python code and Jinja2 HTML templates.

A POT file is provided with all the strings used in the server. They are in English.