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Archive Archives


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Latin (Romi) script Konkani pages missing? Gom Wikipedia[edit]

Dear MF-Warburg

http://gom.wikipedia.org/ Where are the pages in Romi Konkani Script ? The Discover asked if I could volunteer to bring them on the main page. I shall be happy to help import them from the incubator. Only need to know the steps and process to be done. awaiting reply

R Fernandes

Support : Request to include Latin script Konkani in the gom Wikipedia[edit]

Hello Language Committee, Painstakingly I have worked to build up articles in the Latin script Konkani on Gom Wikipedia. I have added more than 800 pages approximately. And also others have contributed. There is a lot of Konkani knowledge available in Latin Script which needs a platform to put it together in one place. This will be accessible to the Konkani speaking community spread world wide. We are not getting any grants. It is our love for our Mother tongue and the desire to make its knowledge accessible to our community worldwide.

The Konkani speaking community located outside India speak the mother tongue Konkani at home. But the script is an issue for them to access. As not all of them can understand the Devanagiri or Kannada Script. The Latin script is internationally known. There are many languages which do not have script of their own but use Latin Script. Tourist and other people who do not know the vernacular scripts will find the Latin script helpful also, Since Goa is also a Tourist destination.

I have used a software to transliterate articles from Latin Konkani to Devanagiri Konkani and these have been posted in the Gom Wikipedia. But as I have mentioned not all can read the Devanagiri or Kannada Script, Latin Script becomes handy since all know the Latin script. It would be injustice to the Konkani language and spread of its knowledge if the Latin Script is not included as many who cannot understand the vernacular script will have no access. They will find Gom Wikipedia unaccessible just becuase of the script. I also intend to continue transliterating literature available now on Gom Wikipedia into Latin Script.

Do consider this earnest and sincere request to include the Latin Script articles of Konkani in the Gom Wikipedia. Together the Devanagiri and Latin Script Konkani will enrich each other for the spread of knowledge in Konkani to Konkani speaking community which are spread all over the world. They are mostly settled in Canada, United Kingdom, Portugal, Australia, USA, Pakistan and the Middle East. These people do not know the vernacular script but know the Latin Script and will be able to read and understand Knowledge in their Mother tongue - Konkani. Hope Wikipedia does no injustice to the Latin Script Konkani articles. It is already suffering due to suppression from various sources.

Hope the Language Committee does not suppress the Latin Script Konkani which has been used for more than 400 years and is still being used daily

Thanking you in anticipation of a positive action

Rosario Fernandes https://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Rosario_Fernandes

Creating pages is too complicated[edit]

Suppose a new user wants to create a new page. They type a plain title into the search box, and it tells them that they need to log in, and then set preferences so that "we can tell you which page you can create". Well, perhaps they figure out the whole prefixes system, and then they search for a title including the correct prefix. Even if they've already created an account by this point, they will still be given the message "Please set your test wiki preference so we can tell you which page you can create!", even though the prefix is right there. So, suppose they click the link to preferences, and log in or create account if they haven't yet done so. The page contains a large "Basic information" containing all sorts of stuff, and then a complicated "Internationalisation" section requiring the user to set an ISO 639 code (a term which most users probably don't even recognize) into the "Test wiki language" (and not the "Language" box) buried in that section. And then they click save, and then they can create pages.

In reality, most will have given up by this point. This is obviously a serious problem.

So here are my proposals:

  1. If a user searches for a title that contains a valid prefix, have the create-page link right there. Modify MediaWiki:Wminc-search-nocreate-nopref as necessary.
  2. If the user searches for a title without a valid prefix, put a dropdown or something right there on the search page. If the user was searching from an existing test wiki, assume by default that's probably the one the user wants.
  3. Add a special page which sets the user's test wiki simply by being there, so that people can be invited to help with a test wiki by being sent a simple link.
  4. For users who don't have a test wiki set, add an accessible link (perhaps in the sidebar) to set the currently-viewed test wiki as the user's test wiki.
  5. Allow IPs to set cookie-based test wiki preferences. Do it with plain javascript if necessary.

--Yair rand (talk) 16:44, 28 June 2015 (UTC)

These are good ideas. The best way to get them implemented is by writing a patch to the Incubator extension, if you can program, I daresay. --MF-W {a, b} 23:47, 2 July 2015 (UTC)
Yes, adding all those prefixes in the wikilinks and categories makes editing in Incubator much more cumbersome than it is in the main Wikipedia. If there is some way to get rid of the prefixes, and make Incubator wikis simple like the main Wikipedia, it would make it much easier to get non-coders to participate. --Djembayz (talk) 00:26, 11 September 2015 (UTC)
Indeed. IMHO the goal of Incubator should be to make it as close to a normal subdomain as possible. Unfortunately, there haven't been many software developments towards this for several years now. --MF-W {a, b} 01:03, 12 September 2015 (UTC)

References template[edit]

I'm having problems with Referencing in the Dagbani Test Wikipedia. The usual Template:Reflist template does not work. I need help.
Masssly (talk) 11:10, 4 July 2015 (UTC)

SignWriting Keyboard on Wp/ase[edit]

The ASL Wikipedia (Wp/ase) is very much in need of an input method to allow editors to actually do anything, so I've been working on one (User:Yair_rand/SWKB.js) for the past year or so. I'm giving a presentation regarding it tomorrow at the SignWriting symposium, which will be a great opportunity to potentially recruit a whole lot of editors, assuming the input method is turned on by default by then. So, if an admin could edit the relevant JS page (copying the contents of this to MediaWiki:Wp/ase/Common.js) within the next 18 hours or so, that would be very helpful. --Yair rand (talk) 20:32, 20 July 2015 (UTC)

Hello Mr Yair rand ! I can create it, if do you want.--Ibrahim khashrowdi (talk) 21:04, 20 July 2015 (UTC)
Are you an administrator? If so, yes, I would very much like it to be created. --Yair rand (talk) 21:07, 20 July 2015 (UTC)
I am translate admin--Ibrahim khashrowdi (talk) 21:11, 20 July 2015 (UTC)
Please see it , its ok or not ,need to change.--Ibrahim khashrowdi (talk) 21:35, 20 July 2015 (UTC)
It is fine. Thank you very much. --Yair rand (talk) 22:47, 20 July 2015 (UTC)

Tunisian Wikipedia (Wp/aeb) and Wiktionary (Wt/aeb)[edit]

We will do our projects in Tunisian Arabic in Arabic Script. I had found a solution so that all the Tunisian People who do not have an Arabic Layout can contribute to Wikipedia and Wiktionary and I have also found a solution for major linguistic problems.

So, I would like to remove my application to support aeb-latn and work on aeb. I ask about what I should do.

Yours Sincerely,

--Csisc (talk) 13:15, 22 July 2015 (UTC)

We made a software that can convert Latin Script to Arabic Script. So, we can use Wikipedia Language Converter. However, we need someone who can translate the software from javascript to PHP and we need someone to implement it.--Csisc (talk) 12:49, 11 August 2015 (UTC)
Csisc Create a ticket and tag with project mediawiki-language-converter. Mjbmr Talk 14:09, 11 August 2015 (UTC)
Mjbmr: Thank you very much. --Csisc (talk) 15:00, 11 August 2015 (UTC)
I ask if I can explain the words in French in a Tunisian Wiktionary... --Csisc (talk) 12:40, 18 September 2015 (UTC)
Well, consider how other Wiktionaries do it. --MF-W {a, b} 20:56, 18 September 2015 (UTC)

Wikidata sources with incubators project[edit]

I make template with Wikidata sources. In incubators project not allow direct link with Wikidata. How get wikidata code (ex wikidata:Q649) in my template?--Kaftaj (talk) 10:11, 10 August 2015 (UTC)

I think as long as bug T54971 is not resolved, this is a problem with "arbitrary access". It might be useful to ask on d:Wikidata:Contact_the_development_team. --MF-W {a, b} 22:05, 10 August 2015 (UTC)

Am looking for Wikipedia in Esan language[edit]

The one descirbed here [1] Doc James (talk · contribs · email) (please reply on my talk page) 01:13, 3 September 2015 (UTC)

It would be at Wp/ish, if we had it. --MF-W {a, b} 23:02, 3 September 2015 (UTC)
Thank you. I will see what I can do. Doc James (talk · contribs · email) (please reply on my talk page) 04:06, 4 September 2015 (UTC)

HotCat for Wt/lad[edit]

Hi everyone, I would like to implement HotCat for the Ladino Wiktionary project. It desperately needs it as it has many categories and it is quite difficult and time consuming to add them manually. I don't know how to do it, so I would be very grateful if anybody could give me a hand with it. Thank you very much. --Universal Life (talk) 09:19, 7 September 2015 (UTC)

@Universal Life: You can add HotCat yourself as a Gadget under Special:Preferences. —Justin (koavf)TCM 16:36, 7 September 2015 (UTC)
Justin, thank you very much :) --Universal Life (talk) 20:17, 7 September 2015 (UTC)
@Universal Life: Thank you--I love Spanish and I would like to learn more about Ladino in the future. I'm glad that you're doing this work. —Justin (koavf)TCM 02:46, 8 September 2015 (UTC)
@Universal Life: I mentioned this project on es.wikt. —Justin (koavf)TCM 18:30, 9 September 2015 (UTC)

Moving a page[edit]

Vær så venlig at flytte „Wp/jut/Encyclopædi” til „Wp/jut/Encyklopædi”. Jeg har lavet en stavefejl og kan ikke rette den. Det er godt at efterlade en omdirigering. — The preceding unsigned comment was added by Jyllanj (discussioncontribs) 13:19, 23 September 2015 (UTC).

@Jyllanj: Yes check.svg Done. —Justin (koavf)TCM 13:31, 23 September 2015 (UTC)

Tak for det!

Translations[edit]

Hello,

I'd like to make some translations, preferably from English to French. How do I proceed? Is there any need? Thanks.

I suggest you start by logging in. --OWTB (talk) 06:35, 28 September 2015 (UTC)
Thanks All of the sister projects to this one have mw:Extension:Translate which makes translating a smoother process. Also, you can check out translatewiki:. —Justin (koavf)TCM 14:51, 28 September 2015 (UTC)
Special:Translate is the interface of the extension mentioned. --MF-W {a, b} 21:26, 29 September 2015 (UTC)

Westrn Balochi language[edit]

Hello

I am asking result for approving west. balochi language wikipedia (Wp/bgn), can anyone answer please! thanx.--Ibrahim Khashrowdi (TalK) 20:20, 6 October 2015 (UTC)

Hello! anyone can answer?--Ibrahim Khashrowdi (TalK) 00:00, 15 October 2015 (UTC)
This will require more information from the Language Committee, which I am not a member of. Usually, approvals are granted depending on the size and relative activity of the project. I am not exactly certain if this is a suitable place for asking for approval from Langcom. --Hydriz (talk) 13:15, 17 October 2015 (UTC)
The more suitable place for asking for approval from Langcom is Here.
I am not a member of the Language Committee (Langcom) either, but here is my observation:
  • On this request page, it only mentions and User:Ibrahim khashrowdi and User:Bal.Och as part of the Editing Community. I advise that you add more names onto that Editing Community list, especially the names of the native speakers who had remained active editors over the past few months.
  • Another part of the approval process is to "verify test project content with a reliable neutral source, such as a professor or expert" ([2]). You can request Langcom to find a Professor or Expert in the Western Balochi language and Langcom would then contact that Professor/Expert to verify the test project.
--Philip J (talk) 23:03, 17 October 2015 (UTC)
Thanks a lot Hydriz for answer and thanks a lot Philip J for good and useful information.Our project active for few months but it's no accept by Langcom. --Ibrahim Khashrowdi (TalK) 22:48, 22 October 2015 (UTC)

Two general questions about working here[edit]

  1. Why does the gadget "project specific logos" not work on Wiktionary pages? (It seems to work on all others.)
  2. If I am writing a page that is eventually destined for "Project" namespace, am I supposed to position it here in mainspace as Wt/lad/Viksionario:xxxx or in Incubator space as Incubator:Wt/lad/xxxx?

Thank you. StevenJ81 (talk) 13:38, 16 October 2015 (UTC)

In reply:

  1. No idea. Perhaps another user can answer that question.
  2. Please use "Wt/lad/Viksionario:xxxx". Your pages will be about Wt/lad, not about Incubator itself :)

--OWTB (talk) 14:02, 16 October 2015 (UTC)

Thanks. (I wonder if we ought to have some kind of "Project-test" namespace for that. But as long as the eventual import task successfully dumps such pages into the "Project" namespace of the new project, I don't suppose it matters much.) StevenJ81 (talk) 14:54, 16 October 2015 (UTC)
I think the main reason for that would be that it would be very difficult to move all the project pages of the already existing test projects into that namespace, as their names would be different for all languages and projects. Also, that would require a lot of link-fixing etcetra. The current system seems to work, so in that case it is: don't fix if it ain't broken :) --OWTB (talk) 15:09, 16 October 2015 (UTC)
Too right! StevenJ81 (talk) 15:32, 16 October 2015 (UTC)
Answered my own question #1. See here: MediaWiki:Gadget-ProjectSpecificLogos.js. "[T]here is no common Wiktionary logo at the moment."
Feh. We should pick one for now; anyone successfully spinning off a project can decide what they want to use. Meanwhile: I found two very nice ones at Commons that have no writing on them. See User talk:StevenJ81, where I posted them. Any thoughts? StevenJ81 (talk) 17:50, 16 October 2015 (UTC)
I've never seen the second one in use on a Wiktionary, the first one seems better. --MF-W {a, b} 00:02, 17 October 2015 (UTC)
Some Wiktionaries are using the second one, but since the main portal uses the first one along with the majority of the language editions, I think it would be better to use the first one. --Hydriz (talk) 12:56, 17 October 2015 (UTC)
I happen to agree with both of you, but had wanted to offer a choice. So when you feel sufficient time has passed to consider this proposal acceptable, the location of the file is File:Wiktionary_Ko_without_text.svg (on Commons).
PS: My request for Test-Admin status is mature at this point. StevenJ81 (talk) 13:59, 19 October 2015 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done Since there were no other comments, I went ahead with the change. --Hydriz (talk) 03:45, 27 October 2015 (UTC)
Awesome! Thank you. (;-) StevenJ81 (talk) 13:45, 27 October 2015 (UTC)

My empty UserPage[edit]

I used a delete-template I thought with a motivation (user request), but there is written "no reason. Anyways the reason is I want to see a copy of my MetaUP, great feature with deleted personal page. Thanks in advance for deleting it ASAP :-)  Klaas `Z4␟` V:  09:46, 19 October 2015 (UTC)

Flagging a page for deletion[edit]

How do I do that? I'm in the WP:mus (Creek/Muscogee) incubator.

This is an obvious test page: https://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wp/mus/Ruhangan

WP templates don’t work. — Alarob (talk) 16:42, 19 October 2015 (UTC)

I added {{Delete}} with the reason "Test page". If you think that rather than being a speedy-delete candidate it should go through RfD, then remove the template I added and go to Incubator:Deletion requests and put in an RfD request. StevenJ81 (talk) 17:05, 19 October 2015 (UTC)
I deleted the page. Also, Incubator:Deletion requests are only for deleting the whole test wiki (especially if it does not fit in the Incubator). They are not for deleting individual pages like on Wikipedia. If you wish to discuss the deletion of a specific page in a test wiki, there are talk pages that the editors of that test wiki would use to discuss such matters. Hope this helps. --Hydriz (talk) 13:00, 20 October 2015 (UTC)
That wasn`t clearly described over there. Thanks for the clarification. StevenJ81 (talk) 13:13, 20 October 2015 (UTC)
Great, at least now we have feedback on what to improve on. Thanks! --Hydriz (talk) 13:20, 20 October 2015 (UTC)
Actually, Hydriz, I went back and looked at Incubator:Deletion requests. Look at the section "requests for deleting single pages". Most of that section refers to speedy deletion. But the last bullet point says, "In other cases, you may put a request below." I interpret that to say that RfD cases are supposed to be listed on that page. That's not consistent with what you just said, so by all means let's clarify that. StevenJ81 (talk) 17:59, 20 October 2015 (UTC)
I have clarified it in the leading sentence of the page, hopefully it is clearer. --Hydriz (talk) 01:27, 21 October 2015 (UTC)
That works! Thanks, Hydriz. StevenJ81 (talk) 15:55, 21 October 2015 (UTC)

Failure of hotcat (and my global.js) on some pages of Incubator[edit]

Hotcat does not seem to be working for me in Incubator. (Additionally, on project pages of the Incubator, though not on general pages, my global.js is also not working.) Can someone please take a look? Thanks. StevenJ81 (talk) 14:45, 29 October 2015 (UTC)

Sounds more like your browser or caching issue. Does refreshing (or hard-refreshing) work? Also, your global.js should not contain importScriptURI and importStylesheetURI, I believe they have been deprecated a long time ago. Open up your browser's console to see if there are any errors or warnings. --Hydriz (talk) 02:39, 30 October 2015 (UTC)
I'm not a programmer. I added that code because I wanted to try to use Cat-a-lot to fix categories in these test projects and on ladwiki. That seemed the best way to go, unless you know of a bot that can do some of this easily. (Example: within Category:Wt/lad/Sujetos, I have some subcategories starting "Wt/lad/lad ..." that I want to fix back to "Wt/lad ...") I do wonder why I can't get Cat-a-lot to work here, but that's a different discussion. And I wouldn't know how to look in my browser to find an error or warning.
The failure of hotcat (and my global.js from Meta) predates that code, anyway. I have purged caches, refreshed, etc., and none of that seems to work. To me, the oddity is that the scripts work on regular Incubator pages (like this one or the Main Page), but not on test pages. That said, I tried deactivating the project-specific-logo gadget to see if it was interfering, but that didn't help.
So if you're a coder and can help me diagnose this, it would be great. If not, maybe I'll ask someone over at Meta for help. StevenJ81 (talk) 14:38, 30 October 2015 (UTC)
PS: Changed importScriptURI and importStylesheetURI to two instances of mw.loader.load. If I was supposed to do something else, I don't know what, or how. StevenJ81 (talk) 14:39, 30 October 2015 (UTC)
Looks like it has got to do with MediaWiki:Gadget-addprefix.js when I was debugging. I added a condition to make sure that it only operates when the user is editing. Do check if HotCat works now (along with the other tools that you mentioned). --Hydriz (talk) 02:45, 31 October 2015 (UTC)
HotCat "sort of" works now. When I come to Incubator cleanly it works. But often after I make a change using HotCat, it is not working after the page is saved, and I have to wait a bit/reload from server/bypass cache/etc. to get it working again. I haven't been able to find a pattern. StevenJ81 (talk) 18:06, 3 November 2015 (UTC)
You probably will have to refresh your browser's cache. I tested again and HotCat does not appear to have any problems. --Hydriz (talk) 01:44, 4 November 2015 (UTC)

Suggestion[edit]

Perhaps there should be a (non-prefixed) copy of {{User SUL Box}} and maybe {{User Meta-Wiki}} here. I created (imported) lad versions for my projects, but since my user page is not just a project user page but also an Incubator user page, perhaps a more general (and i18n-friendly) version should be included. I tried to create one myself, but the wiki won't let me create a non-prefixed template.

See m:Template:User SUL Box and m:Template:User Meta-Wiki for versions that have already had some i18n. StevenJ81 (talk) 23:29, 18 November 2015 (UTC)

Not sure if importing them here would be a good idea, because it would mean an additional 2 templates to maintain in terms of translations. If there is a strong demand for these templates then I would be happy to import them over. --Hydriz (talk) 13:50, 3 December 2015 (UTC)

Template problem[edit]

  • can any gentleman check this[3] and fix the problems?--Shahabdulaziz (talk) 12:06, 7 December 2015 (UTC)
@Shahabdulaziz: Where did you get the code for this template? —Justin (koavf)TCM 16:03, 7 December 2015 (UTC)
@Koavf:thanks for your reply. I copied this template from here [4] please fix the problem. Thanks --Shahabdulaziz (talk) 16:14, 7 December 2015 (UTC)
@Shahabdulaziz: Have you tried asking anyone from that project to help you? They might understand this syntax better. —Justin (koavf)TCM 16:40, 7 December 2015 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done--Ibrahim Khashrowdi (TalK) 18:19, 7 December 2015 (UTC)

Guidence[edit]

Can anybody answer that why in this article[5] instead of Template the word U is shown? --Akbaralighazi (talk) 08:59, 10 December 2015 (UTC)

To me, both an U and the infobox are shown. It is surely some relict in the template that comes from copying it from another wiki. --MF-W {a, b} 16:29, 14 December 2015 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done, I fixed problem can see now!--Ibrahim Khashrowdi (TalK) 17:42, 14 December 2015 (UTC)

laki language wikipedia[edit]

hi . we are working at wikipedia laki incubotor by this information:

  • cod: lki
  • english name:laki
  • arabic font:له کی
  • we work at this page hardly ... but my language not exist in list ..please chek it heare...

can be abale add we language ?????please help us ... thank you so much--Hosseinblue (talk) 08:45, 14 December 2015 (UTC)

It takes some time for messages to get from translatewiki into the software of all wikis. --MF-W {a, b} 16:30, 14 December 2015 (UTC)
  • hi .thank you so much mr MF-Warburg ... How long (له کی / laki ) language be added to the list? from today? we need them .my friend --Lakzon (talk) 19:58, 14 December 2015 (UTC)
  • hi sir MF-W So long translated And while more experimental Wikipedia incubator have this option But our language does not have؟؟؟ How long it takes? .please--Hosseinblue (talk) 16:59, 15 December 2015 (UTC)

Error[edit]

  • I am unable to fix the template error in this template [6] please fix it -- Fidaaliadif (talk) 09:18, 17 December 2015 (UTC)

What is Lua Error[edit]

  • can any gengleman fix this lua error [Lua error in Module:Wp/khw/Location_map at line 429: Unable to find the specified location map definition. Neither "Module:wp/khw/Location map/data/World" nor "Template:wp/khw/Location map World" exists] what is lua error, i am facing constantly--Abdulqayyumfsc (talk) 05:55, 21 December 2015 (UTC)

Hi. To solve it you must create mudole and template you need step by step ...your code insert Template:Wp/khw/example and (#if:wp/khw/example) and (module:wp/khw/example) hosseinblue (talk)

Password Strength RFC[edit]

Hello

We have started an RFC on meta to increase password requirements for users that have accounts which can edit MediaWiki:Common.js, have access to checkuser or have access to Oversight.

These types of accounts have sensitive access to our sites, and can cause real harm if they fall into malicious hands. Currently the only requirement is the password is at least 1 letter long. We would like to make the minimum be 8 letters (bytes) long and also ban certain really common passwords.

By increasing requirements on passwords for accounts with high levels of access, we hope to make Wikimedia wikis more secure for everyone. Please read the full text of the proposal here, and make your voice heard at the RFC.

Thank you

(On behalf of the WMF security team) BWolff (WMF) (talk) 07:25, 21 December 2015 (UTC)

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Lua Error[edit]

  • Can anybody fix these lua errors in this template [7] --Agbiyani (talk) 05:02, 24 December 2015 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done, Agbiyani bahai aap ka moshkel abhi hal shod.--Ibrahim Khashrowdi (TalK) 11:02, 24 December 2015 (UTC)
How can i fix this template? [8]--Miraj 05:04, 25 December 2015 (UTC)

@MirajYes check.svg Done--Zaheeruddin25 (talk) 09:42, 3 February 2016 (UTC)

problem with en-gb[edit]

when I attempted to make wp/en-GB/Main Page, it threw a permission error, can you fix this? Willy on Cubes 01:20, 28 December 2015 (UTC)

"en-gb" can not be used for a test project as it is not a valid ISO code. British English contributions to Wikipedia can be put on the general English Wikipedia. --OWTB (talk) 11:18, 28 December 2015 (UTC)

Problem with Template[edit]

  • Hi everybody I am unable to fix the errors in this template [9] please help me --Agbiyani (talk) 06:35, 28 December 2015 (UTC)
I know it's very easy if you can just copy infoboxes from other wikis, but many of them have very difficult code. If you are not very experienced in infoboxes, I suggest you just create your own. --OWTB (talk) 13:34, 31 December 2015 (UTC)

Template issues[edit]

Hello, I am trying to import this template into my own test wiki here: https://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/Template:Wp/ryu/InfoboxCountry

However, it doesn't seem to work by simply pasting the code into it. Anyone can help? Thanks.

--Patronus95 (talk) 08:10, 31 December 2015 (UTC)

@Patronus95 Fixed --Raki 08:48, 31 December 2015 (UTC)
@Raki Thank you for your modifications. However, I am not at all an expert so here are my questions: what is the purpose of https://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/Template:Wp/ryu/Documentation and what is to be put there? Also, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Infobox_country#Examples I've tried to test it on https://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/Template:Wp/ryu/InfoboxCountry/sandbox but the lines of the box doesn't appears.

--Patronus95 (talk) 11:28, 31 December 2015 (UTC)

Hi Patronus95 I fixed Documentation problem.

For appears the lines of the box need to instal 'MediaWiki:Common.CSS' in Wp/ryu! I can instal it, but first need to your request :) --Ibrahim Khashrowdi (TalK) 13:06, 31 December 2015 (UTC)

Reducing size of template[edit]

Dear sir, how can i reduce the size of this template[10], please help me for fixing errors --Zaheeruddin25 (talk) 06:01, 6 January 2016 (UTC)

Size of Flag[edit]

  • Dear All Wikipedians, please reduce the size of these Flags [11]--Agbiyani (talk) 07:15, 11 January 2016 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done. I did not change any other formatting. StevenJ81 (talk) 18:49, 11 January 2016 (UTC)

Right to left[edit]

  • Dear brothers and sisters, How can i shift this template from Right side to Left side? [12] --Raki 04:24, 13 January 2016 (UTC)
@Rachitrali:, why would you want it on the left? Khowar is written left-to-right. —Justin (koavf)TCM 04:31, 13 January 2016 (UTC)
@Justin, yes off course Khowar is written from left to write, but in this particular template, the template is from right to left instead of left to right. For example if we write in english the text will be left to right and the template is left side, In Urdu, Punjabi, Pashto and Khowar the text is from Right to left but the the Templates are from left side, please fix the error of template by shifting only the template from right to left, Thanks --Raki 04:38, 13 January 2016 (UTC)
@Justin, I have copied this template from here [13]--Raki 04:43, 13 January 2016 (UTC)
@Rachitrali:, Fixed.--Ibrahim Khashrowdi (TalK) 07:43, 13 January 2016 (UTC)
@Ibrahim Bhai Thanks a lot --Raki 03:58, 14 January 2016 (UTC)

User:Yair rand/IncubatorSimplify.js[edit]

I've created a script to implement some of the proposals I made last June, namely:

  • For users that have not set their test project preferences, the script adds proper prefixed links to the search page, based on previously viewed test project (or manually entered prefix if available), so that setting preferences before editing is not an absolute requirement for creating pages.
  • The script adds a "Set language" button to the sidebar, to easily change interface language preferences to that of the viewed test project.
  • The script adds a "Set (test project) as your test project" button to the sidebar.

Using JS to accomplish this is certainly not optimal, but it's better than the current situation, in my opinion. Thoughts? --Yair rand (talk) 06:40, 14 January 2016 (UTC)

Well, maybe it's possible to make some of these part of common.js or gadgets (maybe even enabled by default). I haven't tried them out yet so far, however. --MF-W {a, b} 23:22, 14 January 2016 (UTC)
I think enabled by default would be best. The features are most useful to those who wouldn't know how to turn on gadgets (or who don't even have accounts). --Yair rand (talk) 19:48, 17 January 2016 (UTC)
Anyone? Thoughts on whether this should be enabled? --Yair rand (talk) 06:41, 21 January 2016 (UTC)
I enabled the script now but don't see any effects. What am I doing wrong? --MF-W {a, b} 12:03, 21 January 2016 (UTC)
@MF-Warburg: So, there are a few possibilities. One is that you added it to the wrong page. User:MF-Warburg/monobook.js only runs when you're using the monobook skin. User:MF-Warburg/common.js works for all skins. Are you using monobook? Another possibility is that you're using an unsupported browser. What browser are you using? Or perhaps something from an unrelated gadget is interfering somehow. None of the script is running? You don't see a "Set language" button in the sidebar under "Donate" when viewing a test project? --Yair rand (talk) 16:34, 21 January 2016 (UTC)
Sorry, this was my fault. I wasn't aware that mw.user didn't automatically load for monobook. Fixed now. --Yair rand (talk) 16:43, 21 January 2016 (UTC)
It now works (monobook indeed). I added it as a default gadget at MediaWiki:Gadget-SetTestWikiPreference.js now (loading the script from your user subpage - can be changed if you become an admin, I think). Could you explain the search feature of your script again, though? I haven't been able to see anything when setting by test-preference to None and searching a page. --MF-W {a, b} 17:34, 21 January 2016 (UTC)
If you have test-preference set to None, and search from an existing test project (that is, use the search box on a prefixed page), then the search results page will show the full "You searched for "(search terms)". You can create a page in your wiki at (searched title, with prefix from the previously viewed test project added)!", unless the searched title already had a prefix, in which case the link will be directly to the searched title. --Yair rand (talk) 20:40, 21 January 2016 (UTC)

Discussion at Wikidata[edit]

Very early stages I just created d:WD:INC to discuss issues with integrating Wikidata with Incubator. Please add info there if you want to work on cross-pollinating these two projects. Thanks. —Justin (koavf)TCM 07:29, 14 January 2016 (UTC)

Will there actually be something done by developers? We have the bug in which the solution is described since Aug. 2013. --MF-W {a, b} 23:23, 14 January 2016 (UTC)
@MF-Warburg: I can't speak to that but I will say that I don't think anything will happen without getting some traction going there. Linking to Incubator or mul.ws is pretty different than all of the other projects, so working out the logistics is difficult, I'm sure. —Justin (koavf)TCM 05:45, 15 January 2016 (UTC)
That is why we met in August 2013 and put forward the solution in phabricator:T54971#556492, to which Yair rand also linked from your Wikidata page. --MF-W {a, b} 22:11, 15 January 2016 (UTC)

I think this will be very difficult to be honest. It would require linking to a variety of projects and a variety of languages (including languages without any yet existing domains). However, if it is possible, it would be a great thing :) --OWTB (talk) 14:02, 15 January 2016 (UTC)

It might be worth starting out by trying to include non-prefixed pages here, so that pages like the current one can be linked to counterparts elsewhere. StevenJ81 (talk) 17:36, 20 January 2016 (UTC)
I don't see what advantage that would effect. There few Incubator: pages which there are don't really need interwiki links. --MF-W {a, b} 16:25, 21 January 2016 (UTC)

Help:Time Function[edit]

  • Please fix this template i.e. Help:Time Function, [14]--Raki 05:39, 17 January 2016 (UTC)
@Raki, I think we need more information as to what exactly is wrong with this, and I can't read Khowar. Can you mock up what the incorrect outputs would look like if they were in English (or another Latin-alphabet language), perhaps using <nowiki> and <code> to illustrate it? I'll help if I can, but this isn't so easy. StevenJ81 (talk) 17:34, 20 January 2016 (UTC)
@StevenJ81 thanks, I fixed the problem --Raki 03:46, 21 January 2016 (UTC)
Glad to hear it. Thanks for letting me know. StevenJ81 (talk) 05:43, 21 January 2016 (UTC)

Khowar keyboard for khowar wikipedia[edit]

  • I request all the technical experts to upload this khowar keyboard, created by Rehmat Aziz Chitrai for khowar wikipedia, this keyboard is very useful for typing khowar in khowar wikipedia. The sources files as here [15]--Abdulqayyumfsc (talk) 13:55, 18 January 2016 (UTC)
Symbol support vote.svg Support This keyboard is very necessary --Miraj 06:24, 20 January 2016 (UTC)
Where are we supposed to put this? Raw HTML is not enabled on Wikimedia wikis. --MF-W {a, b} 17:35, 21 January 2016 (UTC)
Maybe implement this thing to ULS? --Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 15:05, 22 January 2016 (UTC)

new laguange[edit]

Hello I don't know to registry new laguange but I know to make a wp? Please help me to create request for new laguange. Thanks Arifys (talk) 09:26, 19 January 2016 (UTC)

@Arifys: What is the language? Do you know any others who can read and write it to help? I'll help you. —Justin (koavf)TCM 14:11, 19 January 2016 (UTC)

SignWriting Keyboard on Wp/tse[edit]

Could an admin please enable the SignWriting Keyboard on the Tunisian Sign Language Wikipedia? This is necessary for editors to contribute to it. To enable the keyboard, copy the contents of MediaWiki:Wp/ase/Common.js to MediaWiki:Wp/tse/Common.js:

$( function () {
        var oldIE = navigator.userAgent.match(/(?:MSIE |Trident\/.*; rv:)(\d+)/);
        oldIE = oldIE && oldIE < 9;
        if ( mw.config.get("wgNamespaceNumber") !== 8 && !oldIE ) {
                importScript( "User:Yair rand/SWKB.js" );
        }
} );

Thank you. --Yair rand (talk) 21:35, 20 January 2016 (UTC)

The ase page is broken (at least on Firefox) - it's rotated by 90° and crashes the browser. Isn't that not the desired behaviour? --MF-W {a, b} 16:24, 21 January 2016 (UTC)
@MF-Warburg: The rotation actually is the desired behaviour (sign languages are written vertically, so pages for the projects are oriented like that), but the crashing is certainly not the desired behaviour. I'm not seeing a crash when I view it in Firefox, so I'm not sure what's going on there. The rotation is not related to the script on the page, though. --Yair rand (talk) 16:37, 21 January 2016 (UTC)
Ah, monobook may have something to do with it. The rotation css (not part of the Wp/ase/Common.js script) was built for Vector, and works as a stopgap until CSSJanus is extended. --Yair rand (talk) 17:17, 21 January 2016 (UTC)
(edit conflict) The problem is that the whole page is rotated. I'm therefore not able to create the tse page as it looks like this when I try to edit: [16]. --MF-W {a, b} 17:25, 21 January 2016 (UTC) - With Vector it looks a bit better, but is still unusable.
@MF-Warburg: Temporarily turning off the SignWriting gadget ("Supports display of sign writing characters in Wp/ase") would make it look normal. It wasn't really built for code-editing. :( --Yair rand (talk) 18:13, 21 January 2016 (UTC)
I see. I created the tse script now. --MF-W {a, b} 19:20, 21 January 2016 (UTC)
@MF-Warburg: Could you please also do the same for the Brazilian and Portuguese Sign Language Common.js pages? --Yair rand (talk) 22:07, 31 January 2016 (UTC)
Done. --MF-W {a, b} 15:05, 1 February 2016 (UTC)

Template error[edit]

Dear sirs and Madams please fix this template[17] thanks --Zaheeruddin25 (talk) 05:47, 29 January 2016 (UTC)

Module[edit]

Hi, can anybody fix this module error [18]--Raki 04:33, 1 February 2016 (UTC)

Adyghe approval[edit]

How come that the Adyghe Wikipedia project has been approved if it doesn't have any of the most used core messages translated (a requested that had been asked for the Jamaican Wikipedia to be approved long time ago. Regarding the quantity of articles (another requisite asked for the approval of Jamaican Wikipedia) we have 603 articles in Jamaican and there are 349 articles in Adyghe. Regarding the latest editions, you can see that Jamaican Wikipedia has far more editions in the last 30 days than Adyghe. So I would like to ask first for the reason why Adyghe's project has been approved and not Jamaican taking into account all the aforementioned and second, I would like to request the approval of the Jamaican Wikipedia. Thanks for your help. --Katxis (talk) 12:07, 4 February 2016 (UTC)

The localisation is complete in ady-cyrl (see also the notice in codelookup about such things). --MF-W {a, b} 19:28, 4 February 2016 (UTC)

As I've seen in that website, if the Most used core messages and the majority of the ProofreadPage extension are translated, the Wikipedia will be approved regardless of the quantity of articles, am I right? Katxis (talk) 09:31, 5 February 2016 (UTC)

No, how do you come to that idea? --MF-W {a, b} 10:24, 5 February 2016 (UTC)
So, could you please explain what does the Jamaican Wikipedia need to be approved? First we were told that we need to translate the most used core messages, then we were told it was fine the quantity we had in Jamaican and that we should focus on content so we are a bit lost regarding the requirements. Could you please tell us what do we need to do because we don't have any idea. Thanks for your help. Katxis (talk) 16:03, 5 February 2016 (UTC)
Well, the requirements for approval are complete translation of the most-used messages and continuous activity of 3+ users for at least several (3+) months. According to codelookup, at the moment 114 most-used msgs are not translated into Jamaican; and Wp/jam only had 2 editors with more than 10 edits in the last 2 months, and only 1 (you) so far in this month. --MF-W {a, b} 16:17, 5 February 2016 (UTC)
MF-Warburg Can you tell us what to do to Westren Baluchi Wikipedia (wp/bgn) will be approved? it's also active project.--Ibrahim Khashrowdi (TalK) 17:19, 5 February 2016 (UTC)

I see. Thanks for the clarification. --Katxis (talk) 17:39, 5 February 2016 (UTC)

  • Dear MF-Warburg, apparently, we have completed the translation of the most used messages. Is "the continuous activity of 3+ users for at least several (3+) months" the only requirement that we need to fullfill for our Wiki to be approved? --Katxis (talk) 17:55, 7 February 2016 (UTC)
Yes. --MF-W {a, b} 19:31, 7 February 2016 (UTC)

IPA Template error[edit]

  • I am requesting to all wikipedians to fix this IPA Template error [19] Thanks --Raki 06:17, 6 February 2016 (UTC)

Wikipedia Logo in Jamaican[edit]

Hi! How can I get a Wikipedia logo like this one but translated into Jamaican? Who creates them? Do I have to do it myself? In that case, how shall I do it? Katxis (talk) 11:33, 13 February 2016 (UTC)

foundation:Wikimedia official marks/Word mark creation has a description how to do it yourself. There also used to be a user who created translated logos on request, but I forgot who it was and can't find him at the moment. --MF-W {a, b} 20:42, 13 February 2016 (UTC)

Thank you for your help. --Katxis (talk) 21:06, 13 February 2016 (UTC)