Template:Internationalization template doc

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Usage[edit]

  • {{en|English translation}}
  • {{en|1=English translation with links}}
  • {{en|English translation|inline=yes}}

Result:

English: internationalization template doc translation

or

English: internationalization template doc translation with links

or English: internationalization template doc translation.

See also: Commons:Multilinguality.


Documentation[edit]

The above is what this template creates if the name of this page was Template:En. When transcluded, {{PAGENAME}} is used to generate the name of the language either by using {{#language:}} or a language specific template like the English one {{language}}. It's a quick way to add documentation to

internationalization templates

, specifically the language ones like {{es}} and {{de}} that use {{description}}. If a translation exists in the local language, this will be placed before the English version. See {{fr}} for an example.

Only the English and the local language's documentation (if exists) show up default. Up to 8 other translations can be added (these will be in the order specified underneath the local and English translations. For example: {{internationalization template doc|de|es|fr|ja|...}}

Add the following immediately after the template; do not start a new line:

<noinclude>{{internationalization template doc}}</noinclude>

This will also categorize the template into Category:Language templates and Category:Commons-ISO_code if it exists. The latter can be changed or removed using localcat= followed by one or more completely linked category, sortkey included, such as:

<noinclude>{{internationalization template doc|localcat=[[Category:Foo|{{PAGENAME}}]][[Category:Bar|{{PAGENAME}}]]}}</noinclude>

Adding translations[edit]

There's not much to translate here. Just copy and paste the following, translate the English parts, and save. It will create a template loop, but that's ok since they'll work right when called by this template (they shouldn't be used or viewed directly). There's no /lang page to edit. The 'inline' must stay the same, the "yes" can be whatever. Template:Pre2

Current translation subpages:
Internationalization template doc/ Internationalization template doc/de Internationalization template doc/es
Internationalization template doc/fr Internationalization template doc/nl

See also[edit]

  • {{language}} - Returns the local language name of a language code.