Wikimedia Language engineering/Reports/2021/August

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TriangleArrow-Left.svgJuly 2021 Wikimedia Language engineering monthly report for August 2021 September 2021TriangleArrow-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. Check out also the updates about version 3.

Usage data[edit]

Content Translation monthly data August 2021 Comments
Articles created (during the month) 22553
Articles created till end of month 970887
Number of new translators (during the month) 876
Highest number of articles created by one user

(cumulative number till end of the month)

11113 tr
Highest number of translators for a Wikipedia

(cumulative number till end of the month)

11819 es
Highest number of translations last month for a Wikipedia 4953 tr
Total number of translators with only 1 published article

(cumulative number till end of the month)

52022
Total number of translators with only 2 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

11642
Total number of translators with only 3 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

5565
Total number of translators with only 4 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

3079
Total number of translators with >= 5 and < 20 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

10023
Total number of translators with >= 20 and < 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

3551
Total number of translators with >= 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1280
Total number of translators with >= 1000 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

128
Section translation revisions 20
Section translation unique pages 10
Section translation unique users 4
Articles deleted (during the month) 341

Other statistics[edit]

Top growing languages
Language Absolute growth Percent of growth
lg 49 1633.33%
kw 11 1100.00%
tl 234 936.00%
bjn 7 700.00%
shi 6 600.00%
th 18 360.00%
ak 59 347.06%
ig 102 329.03%
mnw 3 300.00%
gl 466 260.34%
bcl 17 242.86%
cy 118 236.00%
mni 7 233.33%
kn 13 216.67%
lv 30 214.29%
my 7 175.00%
pa 53 165.63%
bg 51 159.38%
pnb 3 150.00%
ps 15 125.00%
hu 33 122.22%
km 1 100.00%
lo 1 100.00%
ny 1 100.00%
so 1 100.00%
da 25 96.15%
ckb 21 87.50%
fi 6 85.71%
ar 897 85.02%
oc 4 66.67%
ha 284 57.49%
fy 1 50.00%
lij 1 50.00%
tk 1 50.00%
sk 4 44.44%
eu 85 37.95%
ga 11 37.93%
sl 11 34.38%
ht 2 33.33%
simple 6 33.33%
nl 26 29.21%
or 7 28.00%
zh 119 25.27%
nqo 1 25.00%
it 70 17.72%
ku 1 16.67%
mk 26 15.57%
en 43 14.43%
ro 16 13.91%
fa 52 10.36%
Languages with top published translations
Language This month
tr 5380
ar 1952
es 1457
ca 1017
fr 981
uk 846
ha 778
gl 645
he 633
zh 590
pt 580
ja 563
fa 554
it 465
ru 364
ta 350
en 341
bn 316
el 311
eu 309
tl 259
zu 236
mk 193
cy 168
ko 157
vi 140
cs 134
ig 133
ro 131
ur 122
nl 115
hi 108
ml 107
te 90
ms 89
pa 85
bg 83
de 79
ak 76
id 74
ne 65
sq 62
nn 61
sv 61
hu 60
tg 54
lg 52
da 51
eo 51
be 48
Languages that had some translations in the previous month, and no translations this month
Language Previous month
am 2
arz 7
azb 5
bo 1
cdo 1
ext 2
fur 1
haw 3
hif 1
hyw 1
ia 3
ik 1
io 6
kl 1
mzn 1
os 1
sah 1
su 1
tcy 1
trv 1
Languages that had no translations in the previous month, and translations this month
Language This month
ast 9
ee 2
rue 2
scn 2
bxr 1
ce 1
ff 1
fo 1
gan 1
gom 1
jam 1
kk 1
lb 1
lmo 1
mhr 1
mi 1
mn 1
nah 1
nds 1
new 1
nv 1
olo 1
pap 1
pdc 1
smn 1
st 1
ti 1
tpi 1
ty 1
ug 1
wo 1

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. Improvements made in the last month include:

And a bunch of other behind-the-scenes improvements. Please follow this link to see a full list of patches submitted to the extension during this month.

Usage data[edit]

  • Translatable pages: Meta 6.984 (+226); MediaWiki.org 5.750 (+25); Commons 1.606 (-10) [1][2][3]
  • Translate extension is installed on 432 (+0) wikis [1].

Universal Language Selector[edit]

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

Please follow this link to see a full list of patches submitted to the extension during this month.

Other extensions[edit]

Babel (part of MLEB):

  • Localisation and maintenance updates only.

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

  • Localisation and maintenance updates only.

CleanChanges (part of MLEB):

  • Localisation and maintenance updates only.

LocalisationUpdate (part of MLEB):

  • Localisation and maintenance updates only.

TranslationNotifications:

  • Localisation and maintenance updates only.

MediaWiki Language Extension Bundle[edit]

The MediaWiki language extension bundle (MLEB) provides an easy way to bring ultimate language support to your MediaWiki. The bundle is a collection of a selected few MediaWiki extensions needed by any wiki which desires to be multilingual.

MLEB 2021.07 was released in July, 2021. Please see the release notes for a list of changes. Next release will be in October, 2021.

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.

  • Languages added: TODO (remove if none)
  • Language configuration changes: TODO (remove if none)
  • Internationalization feature changes: TODO (remove if none)

Reusable JavaScript libraries for language support[edit]

language-data

  • Languages added and change,
    • Add Pacific or America regions to rap, id, and zh
    • Add Makhuwa (vmw)
    • Add yrl to CO and VE countries

banana-i18n

  • No updates

jquery.i18n

  • Maintenance updates

jquery.uls

  • Localisation updates

jquery.webfonts

  • No updates

jquery.ime

  • No updates

translatewiki.net[edit]

See also translatewiki.net news page.

Language configuration updates[edit]

  • None

Stats[edit]

  • About 87 (+2) new users [2]
  • About 401 (+25) translators made about 46.399 (+7.361) edits [3][4]
  • About 93 (+7) translators reviewed about 35.899 (+13.171) translations [5][6]

TwnMainPage[edit]

  • Localisation and maintenance updates only.

Deployments and other site related updates[edit]

Cross team work/requirements[edit]

Public communication and outreach[edit]

Team status[edit]