Wikimedia Language engineering/Reports/2018-April

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TriangleArrow-Left.svgMarch 2018 Wikimedia language engineering monthly report for April 2018 May 2018TriangleArrow-Right.svg

Monthly updates from the Wikimedia Language team about changes to internationalization and translation and other language support features. Names of people assumed to contribute as volunteers are in bold text.

Highlights[edit]

Content Translation[edit]

Content Translation allows people to translate Wikipedia articles. Also check out out the newsletter and updates about version 2.


Images are adapted and additional editing tools are provided.
Asking for confirmation when publishing will overwrite an existing page.


Usage data[edit]

Content Translation monthly data April 2018
Articles created (during the month) 12009
Articles created till end of month 312002
Number of new translators (during the month) 1240
Highest number of articles created by one user

(cumulative number till end of the month)

4613
Highest number of translators for a Wikipedia

(cumulative number till end of the month)

6436 (es)
Total number of translators with only 1 published article

(cumulative number till end of the month)

25417
Total number of translators with only 2 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

5426
Total number of translators with only 3 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

2417
Total number of translators with only 4 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1422
Total number of translators with >= 5 and < 20 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

4459
Total number of translators with >= 20 and < 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1544
Total number of translators with >= 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

460
Articles deleted (during the month) 718


Translate[edit]

Wikimedia's software is translated to hundreds of languages using the Translate extension for MediaWiki. In addition it is used to translate help pages, newsletters, policies, announcements, banners, etc. It is installed on Wikimedia special projects, translatewiki.net and many other sites. Translate is part of MLEB.


Usage data[edit]

  • Translatable pages: Meta 4387; MediaWiki.org 3659; Commons 747 [1][2][3]
  • Translate extension is installed on 217 wikis Wikiapiary

Universal Language Selector[edit]

Universal Language Selector provides language selector, list of suggested languages, input methods and web fonts. It is part of MLEB.


Other extensions[edit]

Babel (part of MLEB):

cldr (Common Locale Data Repository) (part of MLEB):

CleanChanges (part of MLEB):

LocalisationUpdate (part of MLEB):

TranslationNotifications:

MediaWiki Language Extension Bundle[edit]

MediaWiki core internationalization[edit]

Changes to translations and equivalent localisation data (magic words, namespace names) are not included in this list. The volunteer translators are updating translations every day to keep up with changes.


Project Milkshake[edit]

Project Milkshake consists of four re-usable jquery internationalization libraries.

jquery.i18n

jquery.uls

jquery.webfonts

jquery.ime

translatewiki.net[edit]

See also translatewiki.net news page.

Stats[edit]

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

TwnMainPage[edit]

Deployments and other site related updates[edit]

Cross team work/requirements[edit]

Team status[edit]