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Workshop: Localisation tools for MediaWiki instances[edit]

Abstract/description of your session[edit]

  • This workshop will provide hands-on training on setting up the MediaWiki Language Extension Bundle on a fresh MediaWiki install and using the various features that it provides. The workshop will also introduce translatewiki.net, a localization platform that is used to localize all Wikimedia Foundation projects.

How does it connect with the WCI 2023 theme/focus[edit]

  • MLEB helps makes MediaWiki multilingual, making content available for readers in a language that they understand, and hence more accessible and inclusive.

Speaker name/s or username/s[edit]


  • Wikimedia Foundation

Contact details (optional)[edit]

Language of the session[edit]

  • English, Hindi, Odia

Session type[edit]

  • Workshop

Session outcomes[edit]

  • Help users and communities setup their own instance of MediaWiki with comprehensive language support, helping readers digest content in a language that they understand.
  • Allow attendees to localize software projects on translatewiki.net into their language, making it more accessible for all users of Wikipedia and other Wikimedia Foundation projects.

Support required from organizers[edit]

  • None at this point

Consent for recording[edit]

  • Yes