Wikimedia Language engineering/Reports/2021/June

TriangleArrow-Left.svgMay 2021 Wikimedia Language engineering monthly report for June 2021 July 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 June 2021 Comments
Articles created (during the month) 19368
Articles created till end of month 924,478
Number of new translators (during the month) 1049
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)

11606 es
Highest number of translations last month for a Wikipedia 1720 es
Total number of translators with only 1 published article

(cumulative number till end of the month)

51034
Total number of translators with only 2 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

11373
Total number of translators with only 3 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

5434
Total number of translators with only 4 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

3030
Total number of translators with >= 5 and < 20 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

9757
Total number of translators with >= 20 and < 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

3452
Total number of translators with >= 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1236
Total number of translators with >= 1000 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

119
Section translation revisions 5
Section translation unique pages 4
Section translation unique users 3
Articles deleted (during the month) 435

Other statisticsEdit

Top growing languages
Language Absolute growth Percent of growth
ha 1171 992.37%
si 17 425.00%
uz 17 425.00%
is 8 400.00%
sq 106 321.21%
ko 126 307.32%
azb 3 300.00%
ps 27 300.00%
ht 7 233.33%
nqo 7 233.33%
ceb 2 200.00%
th 4 133.33%
mr 18 112.50%
af 23 100.00%
kw 1 100.00%
sc 4 100.00%
or 19 90.48%
rw 9 90.00%
ur 32 80.00%
ka 9 69.23%
yi 2 66.67%
eo 84 56.38%
hu 39 53.42%
nl 38 52.05%
gu 3 50.00%
lij 1 50.00%
br 10 45.45%
ga 11 34.38%
pt 308 31.95%
vi 121 31.93%
ig 8 28.57%
bjn 1 25.00%
bn 136 23.57%
fi 6 23.08%
cs 96 21.97%
eml 1 20.00%
uk 203 19.59%
ne 8 18.60%
da 6 14.63%
ky 1 11.11%
et 3 10.00%
hr 2 10.00%
my 1 9.09%
mt 1 8.33%
ta 38 7.35%
Languages with top published translations
Language This month
es 1783
tr 1618
ha 1289
pt 1272
uk 1239
fr 1165
bn 713
ar 642
fa 578
el 560
ta 555
cs 533
ca 510
vi 500
ja 494
he 483
it 480
zh 377
ru 371
en 309
gl 288
eo 233
eu 198
ml 180
ko 167
jv 142
sq 139
te 135
hu 112
nl 111
sr 110
ro 91
mk 90
hi 86
sl 73
ur 72
de 61
tg 59
az 53
sv 52
ne 51
id 50
ms 50
da 47
af 46
hy 44
ga 43
nn 43
or 40
ig 36
Languages that had some translations in the previous month, and no translations this month
Language Previous month
ab 1
ang 2
ay 1
cv 1
diq 3
gag 1
glk 1
ik 1
iu 9
kab 1
lb 2
lbe 1
lld 1
mai 1
mn 2
mnw 1
myv 8
mzn 1
nah 1
ny 1
pnb 5
sah 1
sat 2
sh 1
so 2
ug 1
xh 2
Languages that had no translations in the previous month, and translations this month
Language This month
oc 9
min 7
av 5
trv 4
zu 4
ak 3
ie 3
chy 2
fy 2
hyw 2
sa 2
tk 2
tyv 2
an 1
fo 1
frp 1
haw 1
hsb 1
ia 1
io 1
lad 1
mni 1
nds 1
smn 1
tw 1
vec 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.

Configuration variable changesEdit

Following configuration variable names have been renamed:

  • TranslateBlacklist --> TranslateDisabledTargetLanguages
  • TranslateAuthorBlacklist --> TranslateAuthorExclusionList
  • TranslateCheckBlacklist --> TranslateValidationExclusionFile

The old variables will be supported for MLEB 2021.07 release but removed in the MLEB 2021.10 release.

If you have defined message groups defined with LANGUAGE attributes, whitelist/blacklist have been changed to include/exclude

Usage dataEdit

  • Translatable pages: Meta 6.649 (+94); MediaWiki.org 5.653 (+60); Commons 1.582 (+42) [1][2][3]
  • Translate extension is installed on 423 (0) 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,

  • Restore compact languages button user preference (task T282149)

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):

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 2021.06 was released in June, 2021. This was a bugfix release. Please see the release notes for a list of changes. Next release will be in July, 2021.

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.

  • Languages added: Carpathian Romani (rmc)

Reusable JavaScript libraries for language supportEdit

language-data

  • Add Siriono (srq) and update Cape Verdean (kea) capitalization

banana-i18n

  • No updates

jquery.i18n

  • Security fixes

jquery.uls

  • Security fixes
  • Localisation updates

jquery.webfonts

  • No updates

jquery.ime

  • Security fixes

translatewiki.netEdit

See translatewiki.net news page.

StatsEdit

  • About 61 (+36) new users [2]
  • About 342 (-56) translators made about 34.955 (-18.283) edits [3][4]
  • About 79 (-28) translators reviewed about 5.311 (-7.824) 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