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Screwed up a page, can't get it back

Hi. I tried to change an image at Wp/nch/Kaxtiyatlajtoli and it messed up the templates. Reverted myself but can't get it back. It still looks fine in the page history, but if I copy and paste that version, it doesn't copy faithfully. Presumably something in the incubator encoding, if someone here can figure it out. Kwamikagami (talk) 02:36, 12 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Kwamikagami: Perhaps the template you want to use is template:Wp/nhn/Tlajtoli. It's in nhn, but since you're trying to use it in nch, it's blocked by the auto-preHelp with configuring Citoid on our Incubator (Wp/ibb)

Hello, I will like to enable Citoid on our Incubator (Wp/ibb) as explained at- and a copy of Visual Editor Citation tool from the English Wikipedia at-

We need to configure it so that editors working on the wiki can easily add citations without stress.

I've tried configuring it, but I received a message that I didn't have permission to do so. Looking forward to your assistance. Best, Nnadigoodluck (talk) 02:21, 5 November 2022 (UTC)

   Hi Nnadigoodluck! Unfortunately it is not possible to configure this on a per-test wiki basis. Any configuration we add following that guide would apply to the entire Incubator, not a single test wiki. Having different configuration per test wiki is not trivial – I believe it would require some special handling in the Citoid and/or Visual Editor extensions, so that makes it quite difficult unfortunately. But I will keep it in mind, as it would clearly be useful and beneficial for test wikis to be able to use this functionality. Jon Harald Søby (talk) 14:25, 10 November 2022 (UTC)

fix feature; this recognizes your edit as Template:Wp/nch/Wp/nhn/Tlajtoli. Since template:Wp/nhn/Tlajtoli exists in incubator, it can also be used in nch. However, I recommend that you create and use template:Wp/ncn/Tlajtoli because your method misses thr pulled template during the importing process in the future and causes problems. --Sotiale (talk) 02:51, 12 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Yes, this is correct. It is a feature of the AddPrefix gadget – just like in normal Wikipedias, you can't use templates from one project in a different project. So the solution is to remove all the "Wp/nhn/" prefixes, and (re?)create the template also for the Wp/nch project. Jon Harald Søby (talk) 13:36, 13 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks! I moved it to /nhn/ and it displays properly now. Did the same with Wp/nhn/Nauatlajtoli. Don't know if there's any other cleanup I need to do; I'm not familiar with incubator. E.g. they're both in Category:Wp/nch/Tlajtolmej, which should perhaps also be moved but I don't want to mess anything else up. Kwamikagami (talk) 22:22, 13 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hassaniya's ISO code isn't recognised by Wikimedia.

Hello, I'd like to see Hassaniya's ISO code (mey) beign added to Wikimedia or wherever it's needed, since I can't start any translations without it. Moreover, it also leads to crashes on Wikipedia (when having to add in the Cite templates of English Wikipedia I can't use "mey" for the language data but have to fill it with "Hassaniya Arabic" instead).

Hassaniya is a variant of Arabic spoken by around five million people in Mauritania, Western Sahara, northern Mali/Azawad, southern Morocco, eastern Algeria and communities in Senegal, Spain (Canary Islands and Basque Country) and abroad. Egyptian, Moroccan, Algerian and Tunisian variants are already recognised by Wikimedia and even have their own Wikis, so I'd like to do the same for Hassaniya since I consider it has value on its own (Hassaniya has a distinct oral literature and history independent from Modern Standard Arabic and I'd like to create a Wikipedia/Wikisource/Wiktionary in Hassaniya to promote and encourage the written digital preservation of our heritage through a respected source).

Thank you for reading and have a nice day :) Tidjani Saleh (talk) 01:37, 26 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

For what it's worth, agreed that there is value in mey projects. @Tidjani Saleh:, have you seen m:Language committee/Handbook (requesters) and m:Requests for new languages? If you need help nominating a project, please let me know. —Justin (koavf)TCM 12:35, 26 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thank you very much, that seems just like what I was looking for! Will keep you updated @Koavf :) Tidjani Saleh (talk) 14:20, 26 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

lang-en template

How do I add a lang-en template for the wiki I am working on? --t̕igʷicid syaʔyaʔ - PersusjCP (talk) 04:23, 28 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@PersusjCP: It looks like you already created it, then requested that it is deleted again. Should it not be deleted? Jon Harald Søby (talk) 12:02, 28 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I tried, but I couldn't figure it out and gave up. t̕igʷicid syaʔyaʔ - PersusjCP (talk) 20:53, 28 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Change the font of a test wiki

How do I fix this? The entire Lushootseed wiki, even the interface, is in this ugly serif font. For example: Wp/lut/siʔaɬ. It's really hard to read for me. It's not like this anywhere else on the incubator. t̕igʷicid syaʔyaʔ - PersusjCP (talk) 23:47, 30 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The default font for a given language can be changed at the wiki level by CSS, but if you want it changed across all WMF wikis that use this language (e.g. if there is also a Wiktionary and a Wikivoyage and you want them all to use the same font), then that would require a ticket at phab:. —Justin (koavf)TCM 00:01, 31 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
It's just this test wiki, afaik there are no other projects that use it. How would I change it with CSS? t̕igʷicid syaʔyaʔ - PersusjCP (talk) 00:06, 31 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
You'd need to have templateinterface admin rights and you can change a relevant MediaWiki file (which, to be honest, I can't recall at the moment), but first step is to have those rights. Do you have them? —Justin (koavf)TCM 00:11, 31 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
How would I check? I can make and edit templates on the wiki. t̕igʷicid syaʔyaʔ - PersusjCP (talk) 00:14, 31 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I don't think I do, I just am an autoconfirmed user/user. I don't think anyone on the test wiki does. t̕igʷicid syaʔyaʔ - PersusjCP (talk) 00:23, 31 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
You can see the list of all interface admins here: Special:ListUsers/interface-admin and see your own user rights here: Special:UserRights/PersusjCP. —Justin (koavf)TCM 00:24, 31 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Yeah I'm not. Is there any other way to fix it? Maybe I should ask someone who has those rights to fix it for me? t̕igʷicid syaʔyaʔ - PersusjCP (talk) 00:42, 31 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Do that or post a ticket to phab:Justin (koavf)TCM 08:30, 31 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks for your help! t̕igʷicid syaʔyaʔ - PersusjCP (talk) 19:15, 31 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]