Template:Languages

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Template

Syntax

{{Languages|PageName}}
  • PageName (optional) - the name of the page to display language links for. If omitted then the English version of the current page is used. This parameter can normally be omitted, as it is only required if you want to link to a page other than the one you place the template on, which is very uncommon. If this parameter is used on a sub-page make sure you supply the root name, not the full page name (e.g. on Main_Page/fr you would need to use {{Languages|Main_Page}} and not {{Languages|Main_Page/fr}}).

Usage

The template should only be placed on pages that exist in more than one language, and it should be placed in the same location on each translation of the page.

The English version of a page is always the main version, with all other languages as sub-pages, named using the appropriate language code (see below).

For example, on the Main Page you would include the text {{{Languages}}}, both on Main Page itself, and on each of its language sub-pages. The template automatically creates links to any language sub-pages that exist, e.g. Main Page/ja<tt>, <tt>Main Page/nl, and ignores non-existant languages.

See Project:Language policy for further details about translating pages.

Supported languages

This shows you the name of each language's sub-page (using Main Page as an example). Other languages may be added easily as necessary. Please use the appropriate prefix, as used on Wikipedia when adding a new language. Please do not add languages for which no pages exist yet, as this will increase the time needed to include the template without adding any benefit (languages are only displayed to the user when the relevant page exists).

The link on the language names goes to the Gramps wiki in that language. If no Gramps wiki in your language exists, do not add pages in that language to gramps-project.org/wiki/! This wiki is not the place for language advocacy - please go through the correct channels, and once your language has a Gramps wiki then please return to add content here.

Page Name Language
Main Page English
Main Page/nl Dutch
Main Page/lt Lithuanian
Main Page/sl Slovenian
Main Page/sv Swedish
Main Page/fr French
Main Page/sl German
Main Page/cs Czech
Main Page/pl Polish
Main Page/fi Finnish

Example

Here is how the language bar looks on the Main page page:

Copyright

Copied under GFDL from Mediawiki's Template:Languages