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Please change "this namespaces" to "these namespaces".

Dgstranz (talk)00:44, 19 December 2016

The message says "Enable internal query rewriting. Some search backends can rewrite the query into one its thinks gives better results, such as correcting spelling errors."

Please change "its thinks" to "they think". If the subject were singular, it should be written "it's" in any case, but it's "some search backends", which is plural.

Dgstranz (talk)11:31, 18 December 2016

Notification options in Preferences

I think that notification options in user's preferences should be more clearly described (translated). I suppose it's kind of hard for an average user to figure it out what particular option actually means. Even with description behind the question mark I hardly know what the option is about. Is it possible to make it more "description (longer) way", like:

  • Someone leaves me a message on my talk page
  • Someone thanks me for my edit
  • Translations (what exactly is the purpose of this?)
  • Someone mentions me with a link to my user page
  • My mention of someone is not sended (for what reasons?)
  • My mention of someone is sended
  • Page link (what happens here?)
  • Someone reviews a page I've created (what does "review" means?)
  • Someone changes my user rights
  • Someone reverts my edit
  • Someone sends me an e-mail
  • Education Program
Janezdrilc (talk)21:41, 21 February 2017

So the tooltips next to the short name aren't enough? Clarifying the meaning of the messages in qqq is certainly useful; other than that, this is likely to be a controversial change and you should tell the developers directly.

Nemo (talk)09:13, 22 February 2017

Thanks, I sent it on phab:T158756.

Janezdrilc (talk)12:38, 22 February 2017

Hello.What is pagelang?Thank you

ديفيد (talk)09:30, 4 December 2016

Page language.

Siebrand12:24, 6 December 2016

What is "$1 changed the language of $3 from $4 to $5"?What is the impact of these actions?What changed in the page?

ديفيد (talk)12:32, 6 December 2016

It's explained on mw:Page language.

Nemo (talk)13:58, 20 May 2017

This string is not clear: it seems to say that there are more requests than those shown, but it actually means that the checkboxes under the selected one(s) will be selected too. Making it look like a button for an action rather than a link would also help.

Nemo (talk)14:58, 19 December 2013

This thread is created nearly 4 years ago, and is this issue fixed in the past years? If not, would asking at Phabricator be a good idea?

Liuxinyu970226 (talk)12:58, 14 May 2017

Needs documentation of the parameter §3.

Purodha Blissenbach (talk)08:17, 6 October 2015

It is not useful to repeat the message content in message documentation.

Is this a header, or is it an sentence with active verb (in other words: it is shown when the indexing is actually happening)?

Nike (talk)15:22, 11 July 2014

You do not have permission to edit this page, for the following reason:

The action you have requested is limited to users in the group: Users.

You can view and copy the source of this page.

Return to Thread:Support/About MediaWiki:Bs-extendedsearch-indexing-linked-files/fi/reply.


I tested this filter. It needs to say "or" not "and".

Pikne10:06, 6 May 2017

Gender in MediaWiki:Userrights-viewusergroup

MediaWiki:Userrights-viewusergroup seems to not allowing gender on translatewiki.

Woytecr (talk)12:00, 12 January 2017

What makes you think so?

Nemo (talk)10:05, 28 January 2017

Translation is shown as fuzzy and info about nonexistent parameter $1.

Woytecr (talk)10:16, 28 January 2017

Ah yes, the checker is wrong on this. Need to add explicit GENDER to the English message.

Nemo (talk)11:17, 28 January 2017
Edited by author.
Last edit: 14:35, 9 July 2015

I think it would be better if the button "View history" were changed to simply "History" to save some space. Some translations like the fr, it, nlwiki, ru, sr, ro, already do this, and it's still obvious what the button does. In my honest opinion, it makes sense to save space where it's possible, like with "My preferences" to "Preferences" or "My talk" to "Talk" in the past, et cetera.

Srdjan m (talk)14:35, 9 July 2015

Thank you for your request and opinion. This interface has been researched extensively, and no changes will be made to such a highly visible UI element. This request has been denied.

Siebrand19:43, 16 July 2015

Typo in "The ID if the Flexiskin (optional).".

"if" should be "of".

Reported on Phabricator as T149055.

Hamilton Abreu (talk)22:15, 24 October 2016

Translations into Tatar language ('tt' vs 'tt-cyrl' / 'tt-latn')

As i noticed some time back, new translations into Tatar language is not tranferred to tatar Wikipedia (

My investigation:

  1. For translators available three language code for Tatar language (through language selector in top right corner of Special:Translate) - "tt" (татарча), "tt-cyrl" (татарча) and "tt-latn" (tatarça). All of them are now contain translated messages. There are no warning messages for translators.
  2. But if you go to a direct link wth "tt" langcode, you will see that
    • caption for "tt" is "татарча/tatarça"
    • warning message "This language code should remain unused. Localise in tt-cyrl please"

If "tt" is deprecated, please

  1. disable this code for selection in the Special:Translate
  2. change caption of this code that displayed in the languages list, to "татарча/tatarça"
  3. copy all translations from "tt" into "tt-cyrl" (if target translations is not exists)

This should be applied also to meta-wiki and another Wikimedia wikis.

A separate question - which language file is used for Tatar Wikipedia (cyrillic script used by default; no working switch)? tt-cyrl.json or tt.json ? As i noticed, tt.json files now does not creates.

Note: In Meta, etc. was used "tt" code for cyrillic translations, by default.

Kaganer (talk)16:33, 30 June 2016

The first is already done during phab:T51898

Liuxinyu970226 (talk)00:54, 1 October 2016

Manual export for udmurt language file

Please make manual export for udmurt language file (langcode = "udm"). Some namespace names was changed and shlould be affected to See related bugreport as bugzilla:47820

Kaganer (talk)20:07, 4 May 2013
Edited by author.
Last edit: 12:23, 13 July 2016

@Siebrand: please help, udm.json not updated again from 2014-10-23. Why?

By way, i noticed, that udm.json for Wikimedia messages, was updated normally, after addition new translations.

Kaganer (talk)18:17, 23 June 2016
Edited by another user.
Last edit: 12:59, 11 July 2016

udm is not exported because it's only 8 % translated, less than the minimum (see Translating:MediaWiki). There was recently a complete re-export of all languages because Nike changed the minimum.

Nemo (talk)22:12, 6 July 2016

Ok, thanks! I forgot about this limitation...

Kaganer (talk)13:50, 11 July 2016

I am considering following enhancements to our exports:

  1. if l10n file exists, ignore threshold and export it anyway
  2. delete files that are below threshold (smaller than the export threshold)
Nike (talk)14:22, 11 July 2016

Thanks, but I know a better way: I encourages udm-wp users to translate into Udmurt further 100-200 messages from "most important" list.

Kaganer (talk)12:21, 13 July 2016

Lists i18n: how to enter double and for last two items

In Chechen language, when you mean "and", you must write "and" two times. Example: Chechnya а, Russia а.

MediaWiki:Math-search-relation-0/ce а, MediaWiki:Smw finallistconjunct/ce а.

Умар (talk)18:34, 1 March 2016

As far as I can see the first one is no used in lists. SMW does not allow localisation of the comma at all.

For MediaWiki core there is And (" and") and Comma-separator (", ").

Nike (talk)15:21, 11 July 2016

Something is definitely wrong with the message:Купкеркно&action=edit but it seems that it's on the part of the parameter

Basetalkcontributions10:27, 14 August 2015

It's not the first time I look but I still don't see what's wrong. Please clarify.

Nemo (talk)20:01, 31 August 2015

«див. [статтю]». In source it's «див. [$1 довідкову статтю]»

Basetalkcontributions17:15, 9 November 2015

Oh I see, MediaWiki:Newarticletext/uk was expecting "helppage" to be a wikilink while it's an URL. Fixed by updating the translation.

Nemo (talk)16:00, 18 June 2016


Liuxinyu970226 (talk)01:51, 3 January 2016

Already ignored for translation some weeks ago.

Raymond10:45, 22 April 2016

Namespace translation for diqwiki

Hello. Could you please add the corresponding translation the namespace?

  • Module ->Modul
  • Module talk ->Modul vaten
  • Portal ->Portal
  • Portal talk -> Portal vaten
  • Gadget ->Halet
  • Gadget talk ->Halet vaten
  • Gadget definition ->Halet şınasnayış
  • Gadget definition talk ->Halet şınasnayış vaten
  • Topic ->Mewzu

Thank you.

Marmase (talk)10:03, 24 November 2015

Modul -> Scribunto -> Gerrit:284862 pending review.

Raymond08:17, 22 April 2016

Gadget -> Gerrit:284864 pending review

Raymond08:22, 22 April 2016

Topic -> Flow -> Gerrit:284865 pending review

Raymond08:25, 22 April 2016

Portal -> mediawiki-config -> Gerrit:284866 pending review

Raymond08:37, 22 April 2016

GENDER support in 'user' please.

Macofe (talk)23:11, 13 August 2015

The patch was reverted, but you can use {{GENDER:|male|female|other}} instead.

Catrope (talk)15:00, 2 April 2016
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