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Switching the phpList translation system from Pootle to Weblate


Hi everyone,

For many years now phpList is using the Pootle software for translations and so far the community has done an excellent job of adapting phpList into their language, with 17 languages close to fully supported. Unfortunately maintenance for Pootle has been dropped by the Pootle developers, and this will cause trouble in the future without moving to a new platform.

Therefore we are considering to switch to Weblate which is designed as a replacement for Pootle. So far Weblate is being used by many open source projects.

An installation of Weblate for phpList translation has been set up and can be found here: If you already had an account for Pootle you are lucky because you can use the same credentials for Weblate.

Take a look and let us know how Weblate feels or if you’ve used it in the past. It has very similar features to Pootle and should feel familiar.

Because it takes considerable effort to import user accounts and permissions from Pootle to Weblate, I would like to avoid a long period of both services running together. Therefore we are aiming to switch over to Weblate on Thursday or Friday of this week, depending on your feedback.



Hello again,

I hope you had the chance to take a look at Weblate! Now we you can access it at! :grinning:

As I have mentioned above there is no need to create a new account as all users have been imported successfully, which means you can use the same credentials to login! If you cannot remember your password, you can reset it from Weblate’s login interface just by providing the email address you used to create your account.