Wikipedia:Template messages/Translation

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Message boxes[edit]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{cleanup-translation}}
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[[Category:Wikipedia articles needing cleanup after translation from <Language>]]

  • For articles that have translation issues, but have enough acceptable English-language content that they are not subject to deletion for that reason.
{{expand Spanish}}
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  • For articles in English that can potentially be extended with translated text from the corresponding article in other Wikipedia editions.
  • This is an example for Spanish. There is a tag for each language.
{{not English}}
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  • For articles that are completely or almost completely in a foreign language.
  • Note that if the issue isn't dealt with in two weeks, the article goes to Articles for deletion.
{{proofreader needed}}
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  • For articles that are fully translated but that might need proofreading.
{{rough translation}}
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[[Category:Wikipedia articles needing cleanup after translation from <Language1>]]
  • For articles that have been translated into English, but poorly so.
{{translated page}}
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  • Place this on the talk page when text from another language Wikipedia is translated and included on a page in the English Wikipedia. It serves as attribution under the licence requirements.
  • Example: {{translated page|source language code|source page title|version=123456789|insertversion=987654321|section=name}}
{{translatePassage}}
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  • For articles that are mostly in English, but have a considerable sized passage in a foreign language. Consider using {{not English-inline}} instead if the passage is small.
{{translation WIP}}
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  • For articles currently undergoing translation work.

Inline with article text[edit]

Tag Text that will be shown (and usage notes)
{{not English-inline}}
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[in English?]
  • An inline version of {{not English}}, to use after a single phrase or passage.
{{source needs translation}}
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[source needs translation]
{{whose translation}}
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[whose translation?]
  • For quoted passages that have been translated into English in external sources, but lack a reference indicating who the translator was.