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It could be considered to use the [[MetaWikipedia:mw:Extension:Translate|Translate extension]], which allows to easily make your MediaWiki multilingual. It makes you save enormous amounts of time which otherwise is wasted on templates wizardry, manual synchronisation of pages and so on, scarying off most translators; and offers many other aid to efficient translation.
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<entry-title>How to start a microformats wiki in another language</entry-title>

Intro

Start a microformats wiki in another language.

Don't see the language you want among List of microformats wiki translations? Help translate this microformats wiki into another language!

We're still figuring this out.

Read Wikipedia Tips

For now, see the Wikipedia page on Multilingual coordination, and How to start a new Wikipedia for some good general tips, advice, and community conventions.

Pages To Start With

You may want to start with the list of Stable pages, which are pages that are relatively stable, and have only minimal/editorial changes, which makes them much easier to keep in sync with the English versions, by using the my watchlist feature (use it to watch the pages you've translated for changes).

Page naming convention

Page naming: for the translated version of a page, use the same name for the page, and simply add the RFC 3066 language identifier code as a dash suffix. E.g. for the French version, Main_Page becomes Main_Page-fr, and How to Play becomes Comment jouer.

more languages folks want to see

  • Chinese: 微格式 (Microformats) (see source of translation)
  • Does somebody want to see a Dutch translation???

See also

Translate extension

It could be considered to use the Translate extension, which allows to easily make your MediaWiki multilingual. It makes you save enormous amounts of time which otherwise is wasted on templates wizardry, manual synchronisation of pages and so on, scarying off most translators; and offers many other aid to efficient translation. Now it's also available in handy tarball bundles.

Back to the main page.