30 Jun

Help us manage translations!

Thanks to those of you that have spread privacy and DuckDuckGo, our traffic has nearly doubled in the last couple weeks. Many of our new users are coming from areas outside the United States and, as part of our ongoing effort to provide multiple languages, we need your help.

More translations, more management

As our traffic grows, so do contributions to our Community Platform. Each time text is updated on one of DuckDuckGo's sites, it needs to be translated into multiple languages. When that happens, users vote, change, and submit alterations to various translation tokens (words), which then need to be compiled, processed, and related to other members of the DuckDuckGo team.

We're now calling for more token managers! If you'd like to volunteer to be a token manager, please send your community platform account name to ddgc@duckduckgo.com so that we can get your account set up for token management. Please read our Translation documentation before you do so. If you don't get a reply in 2 days, please retry or contact us at: inbound@duckduckgo.com

Please note, we're no longer accepting applications for translation managers at this time.

The ultimate goal is to keep a swift flow of people translating to those translations going live on our sites. To do that, though, we need more bodies helping to verify the translations and keep the conversations going among translators. It's okay if you don't know other languages, there's still plenty to do and we'd really appreciate any help you can give!

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I can help you translate from english to danish.

posted by <hidden> • 1 year and 7 months ago Link

I can help you translate from English to Czech

posted by <hidden> • 1 year and 7 months ago Link

I can translate English into Dutch language.
Note: NOT every single word,
but the most!

posted by DonaldGo • 1 year and 7 months ago Link

I can translate english into korean

posted by Heechan • 1 year and 9 months ago Link

I can help translate from English to Spanish.

Sincerely,

~Art

posted by <hidden> • 1 year and 9 months ago Link

I can help you to translate from English to Bahasa (Indonesia).

posted by <hidden> • 1 year and 9 months ago Link
i can help you translate from English to Albanian.
posted by pcukari • 1 year and 9 months ago Link

I can help you to translate from English to Spanish.

posted by <hidden> • 1 year and 9 months ago Link

I can help you translate from English to Latvian.

posted by <hidden> • 1 year and 9 months ago Link

Hello. I would love to help you guys translate duckduckgo from English to Swahili.

posted by <hidden> • 1 year and 10 months ago Link

Salut ,
I am in , to help for romanian language translation .
VD.

posted by <hidden> • 1 year and 10 months ago Link

Hello.
My name is Olga and I can help you translate from English to Russia.

posted by <hidden> • 1 year and 10 months ago Link

Hello. My name is Evan and I can help you translate from English to French.

posted by _VenusaN_ • 1 year and 10 months ago Link

My Name is Mohammed Adam, and I can help you to Translate From English to My Native language Tamil , SO what can i do please Help or Guide me Please.


Sincererly

Adam.

posted by ADAM24 • 1 year and 10 months ago Link

English to Korean. I can help.

posted by <hidden> • 1 year and 11 months ago Link

My name is Max and I can help you translate from English to my native Polish language


Sincererly

M

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 1 month ago Link

Hello. My name is Svetlana. I am from Russia and can help you in translations. Ore I can work upon your project from Russian side)) I have fluent English and know internet-marketing. By the way: how I can add my sites to your engine?))

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 2 months ago Link

Hi
I'm Portuguese born&raised. I'ld like to think that my knowledge about Portuguese is above average. Maybe with some minor dificulties but, all things taken, I consider myself fluent.
I would like to tell you is that I'm available.
Regards, dforjaz

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 2 months ago Link

Hi. I'd like to maintain Lithuanian translations, there is lack of consistency. Thank you in advance!

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 2 months ago Link

Hello all,

Please help out. If you have any questions about translating please don't hesitate to ask.
And to get started you can find some info on github:

https://github.com/duckduckgo/community-platform/wiki/Translation

Kind regards, Paul

posted by preemeijer community_leader • 2 years and 2 months ago Link

Hi Duck Team, I find very interesting your alternative, compare to Google...
I'd be very happy to help you to translate what ever youy want in french...
You ha ve my e-mail... just do it !
Best regards
† Tяµжţ๏ɲ $ρąɲǥℓ€я †

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 2 months ago Link

Would love to maintain those of Vietnamese translations. Some are really messy.

posted by dd721411 • 2 years and 3 months ago Link

Hello dd721411,

Please help out. If you have any questions about translating please don't hesitate to ask.

Kind regards, Paul

posted by preemeijer community_leader • 2 years and 2 months ago Link

Russian is my native language, I can translate DuckDuckGo to Russian.

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 3 months ago Link

English <-> Greek here!

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 3 months ago Link

Let's start DuckDuckGo here in the Philippines. I can translate from English to Filipino and vice versa. :)

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 4 months ago Link

waarom

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 5 months ago Link

hey!! english to spanish

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 5 months ago Link

I can help to translate English <-> German and Italian <-> German/English

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 5 months ago Link

Sesotho to English
and
English to Sesotho

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 6 months ago Link

English to Bangla

Bangla to English

posted by arif • 2 years and 6 months ago Link

I can help with mixed up tokens.

posted by asternitix • 2 years and 7 months ago Link

English to Swedish

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 7 months ago Link

English to Danish, Portuguese and Spanish

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 8 months ago Link

English to Polish

posted by Kulavvy • 2 years and 8 months ago Link

I'm able to help translating from English to Dutch.

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 8 months ago Link

I can translate english to french

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 8 months ago Link

Hello everyone,

We are very pleased that you all want to translate.
Please make an account on our platform and choose the language you want to translate.

Kind regards

posted by preemeijer community_leader • 2 years and 9 months ago Link

Unfortunately, because DuckDuckGo insisted on privacy
https://duck.co/redir/?u=https%3A%2F%2Fen.greatfire.org%2Fhttps%2Fduckduckgo.com
there isn‘t enough chinese poeole translation DuckDuckGo to Chinese

(I'm not good at English)

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 9 months ago Link

可惜DDG因为坚持隐私保护被GFW墙了,翻译中文的不多
https://en.greatfire.org/https/duckduckgo.com

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 9 months ago Link

有的网页说,GFW官方没有说明原因

posted by Alphabet_song.ogg • 2 years and 4 days ago Link

I can translate english to french

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 9 months ago Link

I am ready to translate tokens from English to Telugu (తెలుగు)

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 9 months ago Link

I am ready to translate tokens from English to Serbian

posted by Burazengija • 2 years and 10 months ago Link

english 2 persian

posted by yashar.jb • 2 years and 10 months ago Link

I can translate German to Georgian

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 10 months ago Link

This user account has been deleted.

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 10 months ago Link

I can translate english to Spanish

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 10 months ago Link

I can translate english to german...

posted by xrollox • 2 years and 11 months ago Link

I can translate English to Arabic

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 11 months ago Link

Can help you translate from English to Hindi

posted by <hidden> • 2 years and 11 months ago Link

I can help English - German

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 2 days ago Link

I can translate English to Korean (native).
I am currently working on translating ebooks and seminars in Korea for English materials.
Please let me know!

posted by wildnerd • 3 years and 5 days ago Link

i can do help for translating English to Marathi

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 11 days ago Link

Can help translate
- English to Gujarati
- English to Hindi

posted by rhythm • 3 years and 15 days ago Link

I'd Like to contribute in Tamil (தமிழ்) Translation

posted by ADAM24 • 3 years and 20 days ago Link

im french and english
id love the job

posted by AREEONEDUCKSRULE • 3 years and 1 month ago Link

I'd contribute for translating English to Ukrainian

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 1 month ago Link

Suggestion for translation platform:

Crowdin

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 2 months ago Link

Hi
How I can help translating? Im fluent/native in Filipino (aka Tagalog)

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 3 months ago Link

I would appreciate it if I am let to translate in Macedonian and in Serbian.It will be my honor to that for DDG

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 3 months ago Link

I can help you translating english to dutch and dutch to english

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 3 months ago Link

I can do translation in macedonian, serbian, croation, bosnian. Also can help with a bulgarian language.

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 4 months ago Link

I would be happy to help with Croatian/Serbian/Bosnian group of languages. I am native speaker, and near native of English. I really hope DDG disrupts the big search engines, which it seems it has the potential to do.

posted by ideasrex • 3 years and 4 months ago Link

I'd like to translate most of Hindi[India] and Bengali[India].
I haven't seen any other contributor for bn-In, so does that mean I'm the lone wolf here?

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 4 months ago Link

I'd like to translate from English to Russian (native) and Ukrainian (native) languages)

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 4 months ago Link

i am ready for italian translation ,

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 5 months ago Link

Great, although it is been translated to 100% but you can vote!
here you go https://duck.co/translate/duckduckgo-duckduckgo/it_IT/landing?only_untranslated=...

posted by haseeb community_leader • 3 years and 5 months ago Link

I would be happy to help translate norwegian and new norwegian.

posted by KaosMaster • 3 years and 5 months ago Link

I can help to translate from English into Russian

posted by MIcrolapki • 3 years and 5 months ago Link

I would like to complete the german translation

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 6 months ago Link

Can help translate into Ukrainian

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 6 months ago Link

I would really like to translate to italian!!!

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 6 months ago Link

I can translate basic things on the homepage for tamil.

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 6 months ago Link

Latina!!!!!

posted by BootheHamster • 3 years and 7 months ago Link

I can really help!

posted by yashar.jb • 3 years and 7 months ago Link

I would like to translate DuckDuckGo.com into french.
When I click on the appropriate link on https://duck.co/translate, I get a page (https://duck.co/translate/duckduckgo-duckduckgo/fr_FR/landing?only_untranslated=...) that indicates that there are no untranslated tokens on this page.
However, at the bottom of the home page (https://duckduckgo.com), there are 3 grey circles. When clicking of the left most one, the recipe to use DDG in Firefox is displayed. The procedure is still in english. How come?
Azyz

posted by Azyz translation_manager • 3 years and 7 months ago Link

I would like to draw your attention to the fact that translations via tokens often yield localised versions that resemble machine translated korean phone user manuals! Word to word translation, without any care of syntax, grammar, not to mention consistency. I'm translating into french. Pages are said to be 100% translated. This is not true. Just visit whatisdnt.com: the caption of fig. 16 is still in english. And the rest of the page is ridiculous! Spelling errors (qui envoiT -instead of qui envoiE- in fig. 3), meaningless sentences (e.g. "donc les sites internet pourraient ou pourraient ne pas respecter %."), awkward expressions (e.g. Cela devrait soit (fig 12) ou fonctionner (fig. 13) instead of the correct syntax : soit.... soit). I fully adhere to DDG project, but i must say that in their present state, french pages are not credible. Another example : ask any french speaking person and ask them what means: "qui utilise des annonceurs aux annonces qui vous ciblent partout" (fig. 8 caption on donttrack.us). When they stop laughing, they will probably ask you who wrote that gobbledygook. In my humble opinion, this is only due to the token system. Why don't you submit full pages to translators? You might then set up a forum to discuss the final result, or simply trust appropriate translation managers.
Azyz

posted by Azyz translation_manager • 3 years and 7 months ago Link

Admitted.
I am afraid that the bulk of the manpower being offered is getting lost due to out-of-the-context translations which are often beside the mark.

posted by Sublimierer • 2 years and 8 months ago Link

I could be in catalan translations, let me know if you need it.
thanks!

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 7 months ago Link

I am ready to translate tokens from English to French.

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 8 months ago Link

Do you Need a Hindi translator & don't Say Thanks ;)

posted by pvivek • 3 years and 8 months ago Link

I would like to help in translating to Telugu Language of India.

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 8 months ago Link

How about Translate for Morocco ?

posted by soufiane • 3 years and 8 months ago Link

Sounds like fun

posted by TV • 3 years and 8 months ago Link

english -> german
english -> netherlands / dutch

this is what i can "offer"...

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 8 months ago Link

Me too, but only into the Dutch language.

posted by DonaldGo • 1 year and 7 months ago Link

I'd like to contribute for Spanish (Uruguay or Argentina)

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 8 months ago Link

I would like to explore becoming a paid translator for you. How is this accomplished? Thank you.

posted by angelicabeads • 3 years and 9 months ago Link

I'm Arabic. And i can translate all the words you need to english. By the way there still some mistakes in google translate which we dont know how to fix.

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 9 months ago Link

Very nice, ordinary man. Your kind words. We hope for cooperation.

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 9 months ago Link

May not contain spaces

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 9 months ago Link

I'd be happy to manage the French part, please let me know if that helps :)

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 9 months ago Link

I'd like to contribute for বাংলা (বাংলাদেশ)

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 10 months ago Link

I'll participate to translate in Indonesian for Indonesia the original Nusantara ^_^

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 10 months ago Link

I saw that english to french is full, but anyway my wife comes from Philippines and she can translate from English to Tagalog . I don't know if you are interresting ?

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 11 months ago Link

Hindi translation is poor. I want to help translate the direct transliterations and the very bad translations that are there.

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 11 months ago Link

I've seen some other people already offered to help with Italian. If you need some more help anyway, I'd like to contribute. I really appreciate your work.

Letizia

posted by letizia • 3 years and 11 months ago Link

Mo minlingel ellingaŭ. Kie maĥopas?

posted by eka.sumdisto • 3 years and 11 months ago Link

I'd like to help translating to Spanish (Colombia).

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 11 months ago Link

I would like to translate DDG for Polish users.

posted by matrixpawel • 4 years and 20 days ago Link
Me gustaría que vuestro sitio se viese también en español. De todo modos gracias por vuestro servicio y por vuestra imaginación creativa al servicio de la comunidad.
posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 1 month ago Link

I would really like to translate your webpage into Danish.

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 1 month ago Link

What exactly is the added value to being a "translation manager", rather than just a translator without title, if I may call it like that? For example, do you have to be technical? Is it much more work than just make free an hour of two a week to translate untranslated tokens?

I am fairly interested in contributing (more) to the Dutch translating process, I just would like to get a good impression of the "job", first. So please, let me know! :)

posted by luckiboy • 4 years and 1 month ago Link

So far I haven't seen someone translating for dutch. I, as a native, apply for that spot!

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 1 month ago Link

Goodday, I'm really doing my best to keep an overview of all translations and that the translations are the same on all domains and are correct.
Please contact me if you think something is wrong or could be better.

posted by preemeijer community_leader • 4 years and 1 month ago Link

Polish - native, English confirmed wit CAE

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 1 month ago Link

This user account has been deleted.

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 2 months ago Link

Thanks, nagami! I'm replying to your request now! We really appreciate the help!

posted by zac Staff • 4 years and 1 month ago Link

When you go to the spanish version of ddg.gg the translation of "the search engine that doesn't track you" is simply a language miscarriage... It should say "El motor de búsqueda que no te rastrea". I hope you guys see this and fix it. Love you! =)

posted by WillOdara • 4 years and 2 months ago Link

Can you rename "Serbian in Serbia" to "српски у Србији". Name of the language "српски" is not capitalised like in English "Serbian".
Thanks.

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 2 months ago Link

I'll be happy to help with Italian! I'm a native speaker.

Luca

posted by william.cullen.project • 4 years and 3 months ago Link

Nice to see new volunteers, good luck.

posted by TV • 4 years and 3 months ago Link

I try to contribute in his field but I think although human translating is so good but it is not enough. I think trans later software can do it better and better.

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 4 months ago Link

do you speak english?

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 4 months ago Link

I would like to translate for English. I am a native English speaker, but not a professional. I am also at an intermediate level in French.

posted by DrPepper • 4 years and 4 months ago Link

I would really like to translate. I can german, russian and english, because it isn't 100% translated.
And would like to collaborate on this great website

posted by coman96 • 4 years and 4 months ago Link

Since I accidentally hit delete instead of reply... (we need a confirmation!), reposting for anonymous:

Dear getty,

Could you please describe what exactly you are looking for in a token manager in addition to the description posted on MyPAN?

Also, what languages are you still seeking help with and how many hours of regular weekly participation do you desire?

posted by crazedpsyc • 4 years and 4 months ago Link

We have no specific requirements, we need all the help we can get in all languages. No matter how much time you can spend on it, your help would be appreciated.

Note that the contact here is in the process of changing-- if interested, you can contact me for the moment: crazedpsyc at duckduckgo.com

Thanks!

posted by crazedpsyc • 4 years and 4 months ago Link

Polish (better than native, but not pro) <-> English (advanced)

posted by NamelessOne translation_manager • 4 years and 5 months ago Link

i can solve Turkish

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 5 months ago Link

English to Hebrew
English to Russian

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 5 months ago Link

English to Hebrew

posted by isratine • 4 years and 1 month ago Link

I am ready to translate from English to Malayalam( മലയാളം),the local language in KERALA,INDIA.
contact- anoopbabunair@gmail.com

posted by ANOOP.BABU.P • 4 years and 5 months ago Link

from english to german

posted by frankiesanmeldemail • 4 years and 5 months ago Link

i can help to translate from English to Hindi

posted by vkumar • 4 years and 5 months ago Link

I can help to translate from English into Belarusian.

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 6 months ago Link

Can translate from US (near native) to Russian (native) or Polish (moderate) languages.

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 6 months ago Link

For what it's worth, I do speak Uzbek, at least well enough to insult someone, and not even know it. This is not a good thing, but it's the truth. Hey, Uzbekistan is a very rapid growing country. Also very computer savvy. Wish I could say the same for me.

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 7 months ago Link

I could help to translate into spanish. I'm from Mexico, if there are more mexicans somewhere we could create a group of translators.

posted by Betoikos • 4 years and 7 months ago Link

I would like to translate engmish to french but I don't understand !!!

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 8 months ago Link

What do you not understand?

posted by crazedpsyc • 4 years and 8 months ago Link

ok i am from Honduras and y dont understand why i do not see your home page in spanish and y coment that the language of Spain is too of the Honduras...
yo hablo Español y no hay diferencia entre el Español de España y el de Honduras.
Ademas no entiendo por que no puedo ver vuestra pagina en mi idioma.
quisiera coolaborar pero no entiendo como?
somebody can help me please?

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 8 months ago Link

No estoy de acuerdo, hay muchas diferencias entre el Español de España y cualquier variante latinoamericana.
De hecho me parece muy buena propuesta que se separen las traducciones.

posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 5 months ago Link
posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 7 months ago Link

I'd contribute for English to Spanish (España)

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 8 months ago Link

I'd contribute for translating English to Arabic

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 9 months ago Link

I'd like to contribute for Hindi (India)

posted by slam3d • 4 years and 9 months ago Link

If you want, i'd like make Portuguese translation.
vicman

posted by vicman • 4 years and 10 months ago Link

I'd contribute for Chinese (Taiwan)!

posted by alexander95015 translation_manager • 4 years and 11 months ago Link

I've complete the both Chinese Taiwan and Chinese Simplified translation of DoNotTrack.us
Please come and vote or revise to make the progress bar reaches 100%!!!

posted by WingTillDie • 3 years and 10 months ago Link

I would like to help for simplified Chinese .

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 11 months ago Link

I also love to contribute for both Zh-Hans & Hant.

posted by liuxinyu970226 • 4 years and 9 months ago Link

I'd contribute to the German translation of your search engine/websites as well. DuckDuckGo is great work, we need to spread it even more.

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 11 months ago Link

We need new features added into the translation interface !

posted by romainlg translation_manager • 4 years and 11 months ago Link

I may help you translate tokens in french. As in german, it isn't complete, some words are still in english.

posted by degobiol • 4 years and 11 months ago Link

the same thing in Ukraine lang.(setting to search)

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 4 months ago Link
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posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 4 months ago Link

I would really like to translate. For German it says 100% translated, but it isn't! I guess, some words are hard coded? DDG only can get successful, if it is completely translated into all big languages.

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 11 months ago Link

i think that if ddg estimates on better results for smaller countries were
google,yahoo etc. dont have offices it would be followed by much more fans
ex.better results in albania,bulgaria,serbia etc.

posted by duckduckian • 3 years and 5 months ago Link

You are right, it seems that some parts are hard coded. And the whole translation is not consistent (e.g. the use of "Du" and "Sie" (formal and informal 'you')).

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 11 months ago Link

Thats because not many people voted on it, and we need more translation manager to sort out bad translations, which then sometimes even get voted up. If you have to manage 50.000 translations you need people who activly fix the situation, pointing it out is simple ;) It's not like we are not aware, but we can't do "snip" and its all gone.

posted by getty • 4 years and 11 months ago Link