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This template is outdated on this wiki, here we use the translation system.


  • PageName (optional) - the name of the page to display language links for. If omitted then the English version of the current page is used. This parameter can normally be omitted, as it is only required if you want to link to a page other than the one you place the template on, which is very uncommon. If this parameter is used on a sub-page make sure you supply the root name, not the full page name (e.g. on MediaWiki/fr you would need to use {{Languages|MediaWiki}} and not {{Languages|MediaWiki/fr}}).


The template should only be placed on pages that exist in more than one language, and it should be placed in the same location on each translation of the page.

The English version of a page is always the main version, with all other languages as sub-pages, named using the appropriate language code (see below).

For example, on the Main Page you would include the text {{Languages}}, both on Main Page itself, and on each of its language sub-pages. The template automatically creates links to any language sub-pages that exist, e.g. Main Page/ja, Main Page/fr, and ignores non-existant languages.

See Project:Language policy for further details about translating pages.


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Supported languages

This shows you the name of each language's sub-page (using Main Page as an example). Other languages may be added easily as necessary. Please use the appropriate prefix, as used on Wikipedia when adding a new language. Please do not add languages for which no pages exist yet, as this will increase the time needed to include the template without adding any benefit (languages are only displayed to the user when the relevant page exists).

The link on the language names goes to the Wikipedia in that language. If no Wikipedia in your language exists, do not add pages in that language to MediaWiki.org! This wiki is not the place for language advocacy - please go through the correct channels, and once your language has a Wikipedia then please return to add content here.

Page name Language
Main Page English
Main Page/af Afrikaans
Main Page/ar Arabic
Main Page/ast Asturian
Main Page/az Azerbaijani
Main Page/ban Balinese
Main Page/bcc Southern Balochi
Main Page/be Belarusian
Main Page/be-tarask Belarusian (Taraškievica orthography)
Main Page/bg Bulgarian
Main Page/bn Bangla
Main Page/br Breton
Main Page/bs Bosnian
Main Page/ca Catalan
Main Page/ce Chechen
Main Page/ckb Central Kurdish
Main Page/cs Czech
Main Page/da Danish
Main Page/de German
Main Page/diq Zazaki
Main Page/el Greek
Main Page/eo Esperanto
Main Page/es Spanish
Main Page/fa Persian
Main Page/fi Finnish
Main Page/fr French
Main Page/gl Galician
Main Page/gu Gujarati
Main Page/he Hebrew
Main Page/hi Hindi
Main Page/hr Croatian
Main Page/hu Hungarian
Main Page/hy Armenian
Main Page/id Indonesian
Main Page/io Ido
Main Page/is Icelandic
Main Page/it Italian
Main Page/ja Japanese
Main Page/jv Javanese
Main Page/ka Georgian
Main Page/kk Kazakh
Main Page/km Khmer
Main Page/ko Korean
Main Page/ko-kp Korean (North Korea)
Main Page/ksh Colognian
Main Page/ku Kurdish
Main Page/kw Cornish
Main Page/la Latin
Main Page/lb Luxembourgish
Main Page/map-bms Basa Banyumasan
Main Page/min Minangkabau
Main Page/mk Macedonian
Main Page/ml Malayalam
Main Page/mr Marathi
Main Page/ms Malay
Main Page/mwl Mirandese
Main Page/nl Dutch
Main Page/no Norwegian
Main Page/oc Occitan
Main Page/or Odia
Main Page/pl Polish
Main Page/ps Pashto
Main Page/pt Portuguese
Main Page/pt-br Brazilian Portuguese
Main Page/ro Romanian
Main Page/ru Russian
Main Page/sc Sardinian
Main Page/sd Sindhi
Main Page/si Sinhala
Main Page/sl Slovenian
Main Page/sk Slovak
Main Page/sq Albanian
Main Page/sr Serbian
Main Page/so Somali
Main Page/sv Swedish
Main Page/ta Tamil
Main Page/tg Tajik
Main Page/th Thai
Main Page/tr Turkish
Main Page/uz Uzbek
Main Page/uk Ukrainian
Main Page/vi Vietnamese
Main Page/yue Cantonese
Main Page/yi Yiddish
Main Page/zh Chinese
Main Page/zh-hans Simplified Chinese
Main Page/zh-hant Traditional Chinese
Main Page/zh-tw Chinese (Taiwan)


Here is how the language bar looks on the MediaWiki page: