Quick guide to editing translatewiki.net

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Translatewiki.net Cheatsheet

Works with translate extension
Description You type You get
Mark a message as draft
!!FUZZY!! must be placed at the beginning of the message. Messages marked !!FUZZY!! are not exported to the project.

!!FUZZY!!rest of message follows

!!FUZZY!!rest of message follows

Works on translatewiki.net
Description You type You get
Link to a message in your language preference
- and display message text.

{{msg-fud|Message}}

Message ("Message")

Link to a message in your language preference
- and do not display message text.

{{msg-fud|message|notext=1}}

message

Display language names and codes
language autonym .
code of interface language.
name in interface language.

{{#language:de}} (works on all wikis now)
{{UILANGCODE}}
{{#languagename:de}} or {{#language:de|{{UILANGCODE}}}}

Deutsch
en
German or German

Change to user interface language version of a page
by adding ?uselang=en to URL in an address bar or link

[http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/?uselang={{UILANGCODE}} link to user interface version, defaults to English]

link to user interface version, defaults to English

Works on any wiki
Description You type You get
Italic text

''italic''

italic

Bold text

'''bold'''

bold

Bold and italic text

'''''bold & italic'''''

bold & italic

Link to another translatewiki.net page

[[Name of page]]
[[Name of page|Text to display]]

Name of page
Text to display

Link to an external website
Numbered link.
Link with label.
Link using interwiki table.

[http://mediawiki.org]
[http://mediawiki.org MediaWiki]
[[mw:Help:Links|Links]]

[1]
MediaWiki
Links

Change language version of a page
by adding ?uselang=xx to URL in an address bar or link

[http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/?uselang=de link to German version]

link to German version

View interface message keys of a page
by adding ?uselang=qqx to URL in an address bar or link

[http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Home?uselang=qqx click to view]

click to view

Add an image

[[File:Wiki.png|thumb|alt=Alt text|Caption]]

Alt text
Caption
Add a page to a category [[Category:Category name]] Categories should be placed at the end of pages. The category name will display in a bar at the bottom when the page is previewed or saved.
Works on any wiki, only at the beginning of lines
Description You type You get
Redirect to another page
Redirects must be placed at the start of the first line.

#REDIRECT [[Target page]]

Redirect arrow without text.svg Target page

Redirect to a section of another page
Redirects must be placed at the start of the first line.

#REDIRECT [[Target page#anchorName]]

Redirect arrow without text.svg Target page#anchorName

Section headings
A Table of Contents will automatically be generated when four headings are added to an article.
Do not use =Level 1=; it is reserved for page titles.

== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
====== Level 6 ======

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5
Level 6
Bulleted list

* One
* Two
** Two point one
* Three

  • One
  • Two
    • Two point one
  • Three
Numbered list

# One
# Two
## Two point one
# Three

  1. One
  2. Two
    1. Two point one
  3. Three

See also