Wikimedia Language engineering/Reports/2021/October

TriangleArrow-Left.svgSeptember 2021 Wikimedia Language engineering monthly report for October 2021 November 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 October 2021 Comments
Articles created (during the month) 17614
Articles created till end of month 1005401 Million!
Number of new translators (during the month) 1049
Highest number of articles created by one user

(cumulative number till end of the month)

11405 tr
Highest number of translators for a Wikipedia

(cumulative number till end of the month)

12065 es
Highest number of translations last month for a Wikipedia 1675 es
Total number of translators with only 1 published article

(cumulative number till end of the month)

53147
Total number of translators with only 2 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

11903
Total number of translators with only 3 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

5709
Total number of translators with only 4 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

3168
Total number of translators with >= 5 and < 20 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

10283
Total number of translators with >= 20 and < 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

3639
Total number of translators with >= 100 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

1328
Total number of translators with >= 1000 published articles

(cumulative number till end of the month)

130
Articles deleted (during the month) 430

Other statisticsEdit

Section translation
Language Revisions Unique pages Unique users
bn 24 22 6
ha 4 4 2
ig 1 1 1
th 1 1 1
yo 1 1 1
Top growing languages
Language Absolute growth Percent of growth
ky 35 3500.00%
rw 28 2800.00%
su 11 1100.00%
ary 7 700.00%
br 7 700.00%
km 7 700.00%
az 51 566.67%
sh 5 500.00%
is 9 450.00%
hy 19 380.00%
ur 196 332.20%
ak 3 300.00%
qu 3 300.00%
ms 182 288.89%
ig 60 230.77%
eo 96 208.70%
kn 58 207.14%
hif 4 200.00%
ht 12 200.00%
nqo 4 200.00%
ba 136 194.29%
hi 126 157.50%
ks 3 150.00%
ko 101 140.28%
uz 12 109.09%
am 1 100.00%
cu 1 100.00%
lt 6 100.00%
mt 1 100.00%
shi 1 100.00%
th 18 94.74%
my 13 76.47%
tg 22 73.33%
el 134 72.83%
af 14 66.67%
sl 10 55.56%
or 20 54.05%
de 34 53.97%
bg 32 53.33%
bs 20 50.00%
cy 13 50.00%
la 4 50.00%
en 134 45.73%
nn 23 40.35%
id 26 37.14%
eu 51 33.12%
uk 190 32.37%
zu 51 30.72%
tyv 3 30.00%
ka 20 28.57%
Languages with top published translations
Language This month
es 1926
fr 1113
tr 959
uk 777
ca 769
pt 714
ar 711
ha 695
it 552
zh 498
fa 477
ta 461
he 450
gl 444
en 427
tl 393
ja 367
el 318
ru 310
ur 255
tt 250
ms 245
zu 217
ba 206
hi 206
eu 205
te 194
bn 193
mk 193
ko 173
eo 142
cs 139
ro 121
sq 116
nl 109
da 101
de 97
id 96
bg 92
ka 90
vi 89
ig 86
kn 86
ml 82
pa 82
nn 80
az 60
bs 60
be 58
or 57
Languages that had some translations in the previous month, and no translations this month
Language Previous month
awa 2
ay 1
ban 1
bar 1
bm 1
ff 1
fy 1
gor 1
ki 1
ksh 1
lad 1
lb 2
lij 1
lmo 1
mai 3
min 1
nah 7
nia 1
nso 1
ny 1
os 1
pfl 1
pnb 7
ps 3
rm 1
rn 2
sa 1
sco 5
sg 1
smn 4
srn 1
tcy 1
tet 1
ti 1
tk 3
vec 4
yi 1
za 1
Languages that had no translations in the previous month, and translations this month
Language This month
mni 19
tw 4
kaa 3
kw 3
ast 2
azb 2
chr 2
eml 2
gd 2
hsb 2
kk 2
sat 2
alt 1
av 1
bjn 1
dty 1
inh 1
iu 1
kab 1
kl 1
lbe 1
lld 1
mad 1
mi 1
nov 1
pdc 1
sah 1
sn 1
so 1
ss 1
tn 1
trv 1
tum 1
xmf 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:

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

Usage dataEdit

  • Translatable pages: Meta 7.171 (+186); MediaWiki.org 5.858 (+32); Commons 1.577 (-17) [1][2][3]
  • Translate extension is installed on 447 (+12) 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,

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 2021.10 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.

  • Languages added:
    • S'gaw Karen (ksw)
    • Farefare (gur; also known as Frafra, Gurene, and Ninkare)
  • Language configuration changes:

Reusable JavaScript libraries for language supportEdit

language-data

  • Renamed language gur from Gurenɛ to Farefare: A more general and inclusive name.
  • Added Nigerian Pidgin (pcm)

banana-i18n

  • No changes

jquery.i18n

  • No changes

jquery.uls

  • Localisation updates
  • Security fixes for dev dependencies

jquery.webfonts

  • No changes

jquery.ime

  • Add Farefare tilde keyboard (PR)

translatewiki.netEdit

See also translatewiki.net news page.

  • We are now back to using the latest version of Mediawiki code.

Language configuration updatesEdit

  • Added Nigerian Pidgin (pcm)

StatsEdit

  • About 89 (-7) new users [2]
  • About 373 (-3) translators made about 47.882 (+1.550) edits [3][4]
  • About 99 (+9) translators reviewed about 5.854 (-9.222) 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