Wikimedia Language engineering/Reports/2019/July

TriangleArrow-Left.svgJune 2019 Wikimedia Language engineering monthly report for July 2019 August 2019TriangleArrow-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.

HighlightsEdit

Content TranslationEdit

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

Usage dataEdit

Content Translation monthly data July 2019 Comment
Articles created (during the month) 18301
Articles created till end of month 495952
Number of new translators (during the month) 859
Highest number of articles created by one user

(cumulative number till end of the month)

8385
Highest number of translators for a Wikipedia

(cumulative number till end of the month)

8406
Highest number of translations last month for a Wikipedia 6931 vi
Total number of translators with only 1 published article

(cumulative number till end of the month)

34526
Total number of translators with only 2 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

7471
Total number of translators with only 3 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

3376
Total number of translators with only 4 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1941
Total number of translators with >= 5 and < 20 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

6172
Total number of translators with >= 20 and < 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

2174
Total number of translators with >= 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

694
Articles deleted (during the month) 286


TranslateEdit

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.

  • Move special pages to dedicate group (T227393)

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 dataEdit

  • Translatable pages: Meta 4946 (+24); MediaWiki.org 4300 (+36); Commons 1271 (+5) [1][2][3]
  • Translate extension is installed on 294 (+2) wikis Wikiapiary.

Universal Language SelectorEdit

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

Other extensionsEdit

Babel (part of MLEB):

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

CleanChanges (part of MLEB):

LocalisationUpdate (part of MLEB):

TranslationNotifications:

MediaWiki Language Extension BundleEdit

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 2019.07 was released this month. Please see the release notes for a list of changes.

MediaWiki core internationalizationEdit

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 MilkshakeEdit

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

jquery.i18n

jquery.uls

jquery.webfonts

jquery.ime

translatewiki.netEdit

See also translatewiki.net news page.


StatsEdit


TwnMainPageEdit

Deployments and other site related updatesEdit

Cross team work/requirementsEdit

Public communication and outreachEdit

Team statusEdit