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Elitre (WMF) (talkcontribs)

Hey everyone, please see this proposal "to hand over OAuth administration to the community so that selecting OAuth administrators and deciding about OAuth policies can be done in a more transparent manner. " Thank you.

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What page is for being translation administrators?

E.Z.O. (talkcontribs)

Hi, I'm E.Z.O.

I'd like to be translation administrators to make translation work easier. however I wasn't able to find page for being translation administrators. What page is such one?

Matiia (talkcontribs)

See Project:Requests.

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Opt-in BetaFeature for Flow on your user talkpage is now available

Quiddity (WMF) (talkcontribs)

It is now possible for editors to opt-in (and out) of using Flow on their user talkpages via Special:Preferences#mw-prefsection-betafeatures on this wiki. This BetaFeature will NOT be automatically enabled, even if the user has "Automatically enable all new beta features" checked.

Editors who opt-in, will be shown a short (3-step) GuidedTour, and their old talkpage will be archived (the process takes a few seconds). Opting-out of this feature will move the Flow board to a subpage and un-archive the previous talkpage. More details and discussion are at phab:T98270 and linked tasks.

Please let us know if you experience any problems, either here, or at Talk:Flow, or on IRC in #wikimedia-collaboration. Thanks.

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Place Clichy (talkcontribs)


A link brought me to Extension:ParserFunctions/Help/sl, which should be better located at Help:Extension:ParserFunctions/sl to be consistent with other translations of Help:Extension:ParserFunctions (see links on top of the page). However, I can't rename the page, being redirected to the translation tool.

Can someone help?

Florianschmidtwelzow (talkcontribs)

I'm not sure, if moving a translated page to another translated page (both versions seems to be very different for me). Maybe @Shirayuki, Nikerabbit, Nemo_bis: can help? :)

Ciencia Al Poder (talkcontribs)

I'd say this can't be done. A translated page now consists of translation units, so basically you'll need to manually translate the page, placing each paragraph to the translation unit where they belong. The sad part is that history would be lost.

And I'm not sure if that's also "right" from copyright perspective, since Help pages are PD, but the current page is supposed to have a CC-By-SA license...

Reply to "Help needed to rename page"
Lydia Pintscher (WMDE) (talkcontribs)

Hi everyone,

Many Wikimedia projects already have access to Wikidata and make good use of it to improve their content. I wanted to let you know that your project will be among the next to receive access to Wikidata. As a first step we will enable access to the interwiki links. This is currently scheduled for Oktober 20th. If that goes well we will then later also enable access to the actual data from Wikidata. I'll let you know in advance once we get to that point.

I am excited about welcoming you to Wikidata and hope we'll be able to support you well with structured data. If you have questions please ask here.

This, that and the other (talkcontribs)

Do we even use interlanguage links on I don't know of any use for them here.

Lydia Pintscher (WMDE) (talkcontribs)

Maybe not here but it is still important to link the respective pages on Wikidata. Take help pages for example. They will be connected through a common item on Wikidata and wikis that have the in other projects sidebar enabled can show those links in their sidebar if they want it. It's also a necessary first step towards giving you access to the data.

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2601:601:0:25:B5C1:413F:6866:75 (talkcontribs) and are

inaccessible on FF and Chrome. THe pages are in a fog,

and the wheel turns round and round, and I can't write anything.

When I disable JavaScript, these pages load.

Which user preference is likely be to blame? In other words, are there any known MediaWiki preferences that cause an inability to access MediaWiki help or MediaWiki discussion?

Must I reset all my preferences?

Cpiral (talkcontribs)

Resetting all my preferences to default worked.

Reply to "Unloadable page"
Syum90 (talkcontribs)

Last week I was unable to edit Flow pages and translations, and use gadgets as popups or HotCat; all problems disappeared when I removed this gadget from my preferences.

Elitre (WMF) (talkcontribs)

I think that gadget had to be updated recently but that never happened, so I wonder if that may be the reason.

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Wikimech org (talkcontribs)


I want translate FAQ page to persian but Translate this page message in top page not found.

Please help me.

Whatamidoing (WMF) (talkcontribs)

Are you looking at Manual:FAQ?

Quiddity (WMF) (talkcontribs)

I've asked at Topic:Spd5awvccnudgoam.

Reply to "How translate FAQ to persian language"
SPage (WMF) (talkcontribs)

Tuesday 2015-09-01T18:00 UTC (11am San Francisco time) we will be having an IRC office hour about

  • T105133 - Organize current and new content in the API: namespace at
  • T101441 - Integrate the new Web APIs hub with
  • T98897 - Deploy SkinPerNamespace extension on

If you're interested in developing with, documenting, or promoting MediaWiki/Wikimedia APIs, you should attend. I hope by having a realtime conversation we can come to a shared understanding faster.

Reply to "IRC office hour on APIs and the namespace"

[[m:Requests for comment/Global ban for Tobias Conradi]]

GZWDer (talkcontribs)

Per [[m:Global bans]], I am notifying the project of this proposal. Everyone is welcome to go and voice their opinion of the proposal and about the user in general.

Florianschmidtwelzow (talkcontribs)

Neither has the named user (Tobias Conradi), nor has the sock puppet (Helmut_Schönberg) contributed to, so there shouldn't be a need for this notification :)

GZWDer (talkcontribs)

See Special:Contributions/Tobias Conradi~mediawikiwiki, which is blocked here.

Florianschmidtwelzow (talkcontribs)

Sorry, haven't seen, that the username is given to another user on :) Thanks for linking to the correct one!

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