Wikimedia Language engineering/Reports/2021/January

TriangleArrow-Left.svgDecember 2020 Wikimedia Language engineering monthly report for January 2021 February 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.

HighlightsEdit

Content TranslationEdit

Content Translation allows people to translate Wikipedia articles. Check out also the updates about version 3.

Usage dataEdit

Content Translation monthly data January 2021 Comments
Articles created (during the month) 21070
Articles created till end of month 818051
Number of new translators (during the month) 1381
Highest number of articles created by one user

(cumulative number till end of the month)

10012 vi
Highest number of translators for a Wikipedia

(cumulative number till end of the month)

10872 es
Highest number of translations last month for a Wikipedia 1746
Total number of translators with only 1 published article

(cumulative number till end of the month)

47108
Total number of translators with only 2 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

10492
Total number of translators with only 3 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

4819
Total number of translators with only 4 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

2752
Total number of translators with >= 5 and < 20 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

8866
Total number of translators with >= 20 and < 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

3186
Total number of translators with >= 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1096
Articles deleted (during the month) 526

Other statisticsEdit

Top growing languages
Language Absolute growth Percent of growth
bcl 34 1700.00%
ht 4 400.00%
rw 7 350.00%
gu 70 259.26%
azb 2 200.00%
tg 77 157.14%
lt 8 133.33%
tt 159 125.20%
id 97 115.48%
hi 75 115.38%
mn 1 100.00%
oc 1 100.00%
pnb 1 100.00%
rue 1 100.00%
sh 1 100.00%
sm 1 100.00%
zh 163 71.81%
eu 102 65.81%
sl 19 63.33%
sv 26 60.47%
jv 216 59.34%
ckb 5 50.00%
cs 142 49.82%
tl 73 48.34%
pa 35 46.67%
te 92 45.77%
ml 42 45.65%
sco 3 42.86%
sk 5 41.67%
he 260 39.27%
ta 188 39.00%
be 13 37.14%
la 3 33.33%
lb 1 33.33%
it 176 32.77%
bn 240 31.87%
uk 306 27.69%
ja 132 27.67%
sq 20 26.67%
cy 5 26.32%
pl 17 25.76%
nl 24 25.26%
so 2 25.00%
kn 7 24.14%
hr 6 24.00%
ru 87 19.33%
bg 7 18.92%
vi 23 14.65%
de 12 13.64%
sc 1 12.50%
Languages with top published translations
Language This month
es 1758
fr 1489
uk 1411
pt 1257
tr 1156
ar 993
bn 993
he 922
ca 916
fa 850
it 713
ta 670
ja 609
jv 580
ru 537
cs 427
zh 390
en 340
te 293
tt 286
el 285
eu 257
tl 224
mk 213
gl 208
id 181
vi 180
hi 140
ml 134
tg 126
ms 122
nl 119
pa 110
de 100
ro 100
gu 97
sq 95
pl 83
ko 79
mr 78
da 75
sv 69
ba 62
ga 57
ur 57
hu 50
sl 49
be 48
bg 44
eo 40
Languages that had some translations in the previous month, and no translations this month
Language Previous month
vec 19
kw 15
lg 13
ext 10
ug 9
xh 7
ny 6
ps 5
si 5
sn 5
yo 5
mwl 4
nap 4
br 3
fur 3
scn 3
ace 2
min 2
nds 2
am 1
ang 1
bo 1
cu 1
gag 1
gan 1
glk 1
ia 1
kl 1
km 1
ltg 1
mrj 1
os 1
pap 1
st 1
tum 1
udm 1
Languages that had no translations in the previous month, and translations this month
Language This month
eml 5
kab 4
ady 3
ak 3
myv 3
kbd 2
gv 1
lij 1
lmo 1
lo 1
mzn 1
om 1
pam 1
ti 1
wa 1

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. 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 dataEdit

  • Translatable pages: Meta 6.327 (+147); MediaWiki.org 5.435 (+12); Commons 1.513 (+27) [1][2][3]
  • Translate extension is installed on 409 (+4) wikis [1].

Universal Language SelectorEdit

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

  • Handle corrupted values in input preferences (Gerrit change 657050)
  • Localisation and maintenance updates only.

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

Other extensionsEdit

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 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 2021.01 was released this month (Jan, 2021). 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.

Reusable JavaScript libraries for language supportEdit

language-data

Language Data - 2021-01-27 release happened this month.

  • Add Rohingya language (rhg) (GitHub PR)
  • Add Nanai and Gungbe languages (GitHub PR)
  • Return an empty array if there are no languages in territory (task T265158)

banana-i18n

  • No updates

jquery.i18n

  • No updates

jquery.uls

  • Localisation and maintenance updates only.

jquery.webfonts

  • No updates

jquery.ime

translatewiki.netEdit

See also translatewiki.net news page.

StatsEdit

  • About 90 (+22) new users [2]
  • About 419 (+18) translators made about 52.421 (+1.477) edits [3][4]
  • About 111 (-5) translators reviewed about 8.658 (-9.456) translations [5][6]

TwnMainPageEdit

  • Localisation and maintenance updates only.

Deployments and other site related updatesEdit

Cross team work/requirementsEdit

Public communication and outreachEdit

Team statusEdit