Requests for new languages/Wikiversity Slovak

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Slovak Wikiversity[edit]

submitted verification final decision

This language has been verified as eligible.
The language is eligible for a project, which means that the subdomain can be created once there is an active community and a localized interface, as described in the language proposal policy. You can discuss the creation of this language project on this page.

Once the criteria are met, the language committee can proceed with the approval.

If you think the criteria are met, but the project is still waiting for approval, feel free to notify the committee and ask them to consider its approval.

  • The community needs to develop an active test project; it must remain active until approval (automated statistics). It is generally considered active if the analysis lists at least three active, not-grayed-out editors listed in the sections for the previous few months.
  • The community needs to complete required MediaWiki interface translations in that language (about localization, translatewiki, check completion).
  • The community needs to discuss and complete the settings table below:
What Value Example / Explanation
Language code sk (SILGlottolog) A valid ISO 639-1 or 639-3 language code, like "fr", "de", "nso", ...
Language name Slovak Language name in English
Language name slovenčina Language name in your language. This will appear in the language list on Special:Preferences, in the interwiki sidebar on other wikis, ...
Language Wikidata item Q9058 - item has currently the following values:
Item about the language at Wikidata. It would normally include the Wikimedia language code, name of the language, etc. Please complete at Wikidata if needed.
Directionality LTR Is the language written from left to right (LTR) or from right to left (RTL)?
Links Links to previous requests, or references to external websites or documents.

Project name "Wikiversity" in your language
Project namespace usually the same as the project name
Project talk namespace "Wikiversity talk" (the discussion namespace of the project namespace)
Enable uploads no Default is "no". Preferably, files should be uploaded to Commons.
If you want, you can enable local file uploading, either by any user ("yes") or by administrators only ("admin").
Notes: (1) This setting can be changed afterwards. The setting can only be "yes" or "admin" at approval if the test creates an Exemption Doctrine Policy (EDP) first. (2) Files on Commons can be used on all Wikis. (3) Uploading fair-use images is not allowed on Commons (more info). (4) Localisation to your language may be insufficient on Commons.
Optional settings
Project logo This needs to be an SVG image (instructions for logo creation).
Default project timezone Continent/City "Continent/City", e.g. "Europe/Brussels" or "America/Mexico City" (see list of valid timezones)
Additional namespaces For example, a Wikisource would need "Page", "Page talk", "Index", "Index talk", "Author", "Author talk".
Additional settings Anything else that should be set
submit Phabricator task. It will include everything automatically, except additional namespaces/settings. After creating the task, add a link to the comment.




  1. Support tommyv580@skwiki --Tommyv580 18:11, 6 February 2008 (UTC)[reply]
  2. Support Matom@skwiki --Mato2593 12:18, 10 February 2008 (UTC)[reply]
  3. Gigantical support: Slovak is a language spoken by millions of people worldwide! --OosWesThoesBes 12:36, 10 February 2008 (UTC)[reply]
    Really? I would say about five million.--Juan de Vojnikov 17:14, 21 September 2008 (UTC)[reply]
    You forgot slovak community in Serbia (using Slovak language) and Canada. Also, there are people speaking slovak in USA. --Filipadamer (talk) 15:03, 25 May 2013 (UTC)[reply]
  4. Super Duper Giant Support: Feeling free to be a bit childish like OosWesThoesBes. The Slovak Wikipedia is a very active wikipedia. More than 100,000 articles is very large. A Wikiversity is a great step in Slovakian education. Kanzler31 22:16, 20 July 2010 (UTC)[reply]
    But saying complete true, other projects (like Wikibooks) aren't very popular for Slovak people. --Filipadamer (talk) 15:20, 25 May 2013 (UTC)[reply]
  5. Some support --Mimarik (talk) 17:07, 20 January 2013 (UTC)[reply]
  6. I am interested to cooperate in preparing and support the Slovak version Joe (talk) , 15 July 2013 (UTC)
  7. I'm open to mainter this language mutation. Alone i want create 2 pages +1 later, with my custom themes. ✍️ Dušan Kreheľ (talk) 08:20, 26 April 2021 (UTC)[reply]
  8. Support --V0lkanic (talk) 16:39, 22 June 2023 (UTC)[reply]



Anyway guys, I see the support so why not to come to Wikiversity Beta and to start to incubate a project?--Juan de Vojnikov 17:15, 21 September 2008 (UTC)[reply]

But - how to do it? --Mimarik (talk) 17:08, 20 January 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Go to betawikiversity: and just create pages as if it was its own wiki. Put the pages in Category:SK if you want to track them. See betawikiversity:Help:FAQ/En and betawikiversity:Help:Starting a new page/En. πr2 (tc) 17:16, 20 January 2013 (UTC)[reply]

Are there any Slovak pages already? --Mimarik (talk) 19:04, 20 January 2013 (UTC)[reply]

Well, there's betawikiversity:Mehxaniko but it doesn't seem to have any actual content. That's in the Slovak category but it is written in Esperanto. Let me see if I can find any real Slovak pages. πr2 (tc) 19:23, 20 January 2013 (UTC)[reply]
I don't think there are any currently. πr2 (tc) 19:37, 20 January 2013 (UTC)[reply]

You should start writing pages on betawikiversity: to show that the project can succeed. πr2 (tc) 20:00, 21 January 2013 (UTC)[reply]

I'm personaly bit against whole new project for slovak language. Slovak wikibooks (which are in this state able to be used as base for educational sources) are absolutely silent. --Filipadamer (talk) 14:07, 25 May 2013 (UTC)[reply]


Please write there Slovak Wikiversity pages and place it in betawikiversity category SK.