Wikipedia:Community Portal/Archive 19

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Read-only mode for up to an hour on 12 September and 10 October[sintha gwero]

13:33, 6 September 2018 (UTC)

The Community Wishlist Survey[sintha gwero]

11:06, 30 October 2018 (UTC)

Editing News #2—2018[sintha gwero]

14:17, 2 November 2018 (UTC)

Change coming to how certain templates will appear on the mobile web[sintha gwero]

CKoerner (WMF) (talk) 19:35, 13 November 2018 (UTC)

Community Wishlist Survey vote[sintha gwero]

18:13, 22 November 2018 (UTC)

Advanced Search[sintha gwero]

Johanna Strodt (WMDE) (talk) 11:03, 26 November 2018 (UTC)

New Wikimedia password policy and requirements[sintha gwero]

CKoerner (WMF) (talk) 20:03, 6 December 2018 (UTC)

Funso lakulamulira/Admin request[sintha gwero]

Ndikufuna voti yanu kukhala admin yosatha pa wikiyi. Ntchito zanga zikhoza kuyang'anitsidwa zomwe ndingabweretse patebulo ine ndasintha nkhope ya tsamba kuchokera pa izi mpaka momwe zikuwonekera pakalipano. Anenso admin Lycaon wakhala akudikira wokamba nkhani kuti atengepo ine ndikuganiza ndikutha kuchotsa kwa iye. Zikomo chonde ndivotere ine pano.--Chabwino (talk) 06:30, 16 December 2018 (UTC)

Invitation from Wiki Loves Love 2019[sintha gwero]

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Love is an important subject for humanity and it is expressed in different cultures and regions in different ways across the world through different gestures, ceremonies, festivals and to document expression of this rich and beautiful emotion, we need your help so we can share and spread the depth of cultures that each region has, the best of how people of that region, celebrate love.

Wiki Loves Love (WLL) is an international photography competition of Wikimedia Commons with the subject love testimonials happening in the month of February.

The primary goal of the competition is to document love testimonials through human cultural diversity such as monuments, ceremonies, snapshot of tender gesture, and miscellaneous objects used as symbol of love; to illustrate articles in the worldwide free encyclopedia Wikipedia, and other Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) projects.

The theme of 2019 iteration is Celebrations, Festivals, Ceremonies and rituals of love.

Sign up your affiliate or individually at Participants page.

To know more about the contest, check out our Commons Page and FAQs

There are several prizes to grab. Hope to see you spreading love this February with Wiki Loves Love!

Kind regards,

Wiki Loves Love Team

Imagine... the sum of all love!

--MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 10:13, 27 December 2018 (UTC)

Machine translation support enabled today for Content Translation[sintha gwero]

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Hello, machine translation support for Content Translation (beta feature) has now been extended and enabled for users of this Wikipedia, with the inclusion of Google Translate. It can be used when translating Wikipedia articles with Content Translation. To start using this service, please choose Google Translate from the Automatic Translation dropdown menu that you see on the sidebar after you start translating an article.

Please note, machine translation is available from all the languages that are supported by Google Translate, but Content Translation can still be used in the usual manner for translating from all languages, with or without machine translation support. While machine translation exists to aid creation of content conveniently, we would like to emphasise that before publishing, the final content should always be reviewed to avoid errors and ambiguity. We hope that your wiki community will find this new service useful, and that it will help you create more articles in your language.

Wikimedia Foundation and Google have collaborated to work out an agreement that allows the use of Google Translate without compromising Wikipedia’s policy of attribution of rights, privacy of our users and brand representation. For more information, we request you to kindly take a look at the details about machine translation services in Content Translation and about Google Translate translation services. You can also read the main announcement on Wikimedia news. Please note, translations made using Content Translation are also used to improve machine translation services.

We have tested the service for use, but there could be unknown problems that we are not aware of yet. Please do let us know on our Project Talk page if you face any problems using Content Translation. This message is only in English and we will be very grateful if it could be translated into for other users of this Wikipedia.

Thank you. -- On behalf of WMF Language team: Runa Bhattacharjee (WMF) (talk) 16:15, 9 January 2019 (UTC)