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Orchard Project Portuguese Community | Comunidade Portuguesa do Orchard Project

Topics: Announcements, General, Localization
Oct 19, 2012 at 11:11 AM

"With a total of 236 million speakers, Portuguese is the 6th most spoken language in the world," -

That's a lot of people, and many are developers, so we're proud to announce that we have today registered the domain for the Portuguese speaking community of Orchard developers and end-users.

We're working towards a community that will drive Portuguese speaking developers to use Orchard, with documentation, news updates, etc.

As well as the end-users with guides and how-tos, directory of active developers and projects built with Orchard, etc.

And of course to increase Orchard's reach and the contributions to it.

This is an open project, if anyone else would like to join the initiative, let your voices be heard.

Watch this space, for more news and updates.

---- PT -----

"Com um total de 236 milhões de falantes, o Português é a 6ª mais falada língua do mundo" traduzido de:

É muita gente, e muitos são programadores, é por essa razão que temos o prazer de anunciar que registamos hoje o domínio para a comunidade de programadores e utilizadores finais do Orchard.

O nosso objectivo é de dar a conhecer o Orchard aos programadores de língua portuguesa com documentação, actualizações, etc.

Assim como aos utilizadores finais com guias e "how-tos", directórios de programadores activos e projectos construídos com o Orchard, etc.

Assim também aumentar o numero de usos do Orchard e contribuições para o projecto.

Este projecto é aberto a todos, se alguém quiser colaborar para a iniciativa, que deixe aqui o seu interesse.

Estejam atentos a este espaço, para mais notícias e actualizações.

Oct 19, 2012 at 11:25 AM

I work with pnmcosta, so I'll be helping this project has much has I can!
I hope the orchard's Portuguese community finds this a good idea and help us out on spreading the word about orchard as well has contributing to the original project with new features..! =)

Oct 19, 2012 at 12:28 PM

Good initiative.

The link displays a 'Enkompass Default Page' for the moment.


You should ask to Bertrand to add a link on and may be open a Portuguese category on the forum.

I hope you will take some time to open an account to translate the missing resources of the localization .po files with the online tool : 

Register on and then ask to Bertrand to activate it.

Oct 19, 2012 at 12:33 PM

Yes, still setting it up ;)

I'm taking the opportunity to use and release the guide on how I use GIT with the Mercurial repo together.

Thanks for the pointers, we'll also be contributing to the localization of course.

Oct 19, 2012 at 12:34 PM

@Bertrand account created, user is pnmcosta

Oct 19, 2012 at 4:38 PM

You are in for pt-PT. Let me know if/when you need a forum open. Of course, I'll be happy to add a link from the main site once your site is up. Cheers!

Oct 19, 2012 at 4:40 PM

thank you bertrand I will keep you posted.

Oct 19, 2012 at 4:42 PM

I've also registered on to help with the pt-PT translations.

Username: Jifu

Oct 19, 2012 at 4:44 PM

And you are in as well.

Oct 19, 2012 at 4:46 PM

Thanks. =)

Oct 21, 2012 at 8:38 PM
Edited Oct 21, 2012 at 8:43 PM

Hi, is now live, still not the "end product" a lot more still to be done:

- Branding, include Portuguese flag in background image

- Improve sidebar recent posts (remove tags and published by and only include summary text)

- Improve blog post detail page (layout in-line with summary items, tags at bottom, published by)

- Translate Download & Contrib pages (currently redirecting to .net url's)

- Translate Documentation (will hold this until is further developed)

- Public registration for developers and users.

- The Theme needed a lot of changes, they are still not final, but it would be great if we could update the theme in the gallery at some point

- SEO it!

If anyone wishes to contribute to this project, the repo is located in

Oct 21, 2012 at 9:02 PM

Congratulations! I added the site to the home page widget and to the help page on the main site. Let me know if you need a new forum as well.

Oct 21, 2012 at 11:27 PM

Thank you! It's still early days, but we're hoping to grow quite fast, already see some positive feedback on twitter :)

Yes please if you could setup the forum that would be great.


Oct 22, 2012 at 12:54 AM

What do you want the name of the forum to be?

Oct 22, 2012 at 10:51 AM

Just to clarify, if by forum you mean a new discussion category like

"Português (Portuguese)" would be fine.


Oct 22, 2012 at 5:44 PM

Done :)