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Be a Wikimedia fundraising "User Experience" volunteer![modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Thank you to everyone who volunteered last year on the Wikimedia fundraising 'User Experience' project. We have talked to many different people in different countries and their feedback has helped us immensely in restructuring our pages. If you haven't heard of it yet, the 'User Experience' project has the goal of understanding the donation experience in different countries (outside the USA) and enhancing the localization of our donation pages.

I am (still) searching for volunteers to spend some time on a Skype chat with me, reviewing their own country's donation pages. It will be done on a 'usability' format (I will ask you to read the text and go through the donation flow) and will be asking your feedback in the meanwhile.

The only pre-requisite is for the volunteer to actually live in the country and to have access to at least one donation method that we offer for that country (mainly credit/debit card, but also real time banking like IDEAL, E-wallets, etc...) so we can do a live test and see if the donation goes through. **All volunteers will be reimbursed of the donations that eventually succeed (and they will be very low amounts, like 1-2 dollars)**

By helping us you are actually helping thousands of people to support our mission of free knowledge across the world. If you are interested (or know of anyone who could be) please email ppena@wikimedia.org. All countries needed (excepting USA)!!

Thanks!

Pats Pena
Global Fundraising Operations Manager, Wikimedia Foundation

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Wikimedia sites to move to primary data center in Ashburn, Virginia. Read-only mode expected.[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

(Apologies if this message isn't in your language.) Next week, the Wikimedia Foundation will transition its main technical operations to a new data center in Ashburn, Virginia, USA. This is intended to improve the technical performance and reliability of all Wikimedia sites, including this wiki. There will be some times when the site will be in read-only mode, and there may be full outages; the current target windows for the migration are January 22nd, 23rd and 24th, 2013, from 17:00 to 01:00 UTC (see other timezones on timeanddate.com). More information is available in the full announcement.

If you would like to stay informed of future technical upgrades, consider becoming a Tech ambassador and joining the ambassadors mailing list. You will be able to help your fellow Wikimedians have a voice in technical discussions and be notified of important decisions.

Thank you for your help and your understanding.

Guillaume Paumier, via the Global message delivery system (wrong page? You can fix it.). 16:40, 19 Ghe 2013 (CET)

1,000,000 articles on it:wiki![modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

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Please translate in your language
Buongiorno a tutti! Oggi l'edizione in lingua italiana di Wikipedia ha raggiunto il milione di voci, siete tutti invitati a festeggiare con noi e a lasciare un messaggio qui, ciao!
Good morning to all! Italian Wikipedia reaches one million articles today, come party with us, and leave here a message to support our community! Have a nice day!
Wikipédia en italien atteint le million d'articles! Appel à tous les bénévoles et les internautes, Wikipédiens ou pas: la version italienne de Wikipédia atteint le million d'articles ce matin, on fait la fête! Vous pouvez nous rejondre au bistro italien pour nous laisser un message. Bonne journée à tout le monde!--94.38.225.85 09:14, 22 Ghe 2013 (CET)

Help turn ideas into grants in the new IdeaLab[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

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I apologize if this message is not in your language. Please help translate it.

  • Do you have an idea for a project to improve this community or website?
  • Do you think you could complete your idea if only you had some funding?
  • Do you want to help other people turn their ideas into project plans or grant proposals?

Please join us in the IdeaLab, an incubator for project ideas and Individual Engagement Grant proposals.

The Wikimedia Foundation is seeking new ideas and proposals for Individual Engagement Grants. These grants fund individuals or small groups to complete projects that help improve this community. If interested, please submit a completed proposal by February 15, 2013. Please visit https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG for more information.

Thanks! --Siko Bouterse, Head of Individual Engagement Grants, Wikimedia Foundation 21:49, 30 Ghe 2013 (CET)

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a propositu de appara....[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Salude a tottus. Eo so de Orgosolo,e upo pompiande hustu situ pro curiosidade,pompiande tottus sos interventos ma meda incuriosiu hussu supra "sappara" i nois li naramos "appareddu" i diad'essere s'atzu agreste i s'azzapada a curzu de sas huntanas. A minoreddu hando babbu meu mi pihavada a campagna e durantese i hissu udu travallande a mime mi mandavada a cullire ervas de cada tipu e m'avvertiada de andare a sa huntana a che collire '"s'appareddu"a poi a s'ora de gustu lu sehavada a fine e lu mesturavada paris in s'atera roba de mandihare:pane, hasu,presuthu,sartizza e ateras licanzias,m'amento i s'appareddu udu meda vonu,i tantu er veru i ch'ende pihavo a bidda pro lu mandihare in domo. Bellos ammentos de pizzinnia!!

Wikidata phase 1 (language links) coming to this Wikipedia[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

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Sorry for writing in English. I hope someone can translate this locally.

Wikidata has been in development for a few months now. It is now time for the roll-out of the first part of it on your Wikipedia. Phase 1 is the support for the management of language links. It is already being used on the Hungarian, Hebrew, Italian and English Wikipedias. The next step is to enable the extension on all other Wikipedias. We have currently planned this for March 6.

What is Wikidata?[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Wikidata is a central place to store data that you can usually find in infoboxes. Think of it as something like Wikimedia Commons but for data (like the number of inhabitants of a country or the length of a river) instead of multimedia. The first part of this project (centralizing language links) is being rolled out now. The more fancy things will follow later.

What is going to happen?[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Language links in the sidebar are going to come from Wikidata in addition to the ones in the wiki text. To edit them, scroll to the bottom of the language links, and click edit. You no longer need to maintain these links by hand in the wiki text of the article.

Where can I find more information and ask questions?[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Editors on en:wp have created a great page with all the necessary information for editors and there is also an FAQ for this deployment. Please ask questions you might have on the FAQ’s discussion page.

I want to be kept up to date about Wikidata[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

To stay up-to-date on everything happening around Wikidata please subscribe to the newsletter that is delivered weekly to subscribed user’s talk pages. You can see previous editions here.

--Lydia Pintscher 17:16, 21 Fre 2013 (CET)

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Wikidata phase 1 (language links) live on this Wikipedia[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

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Sorry for writing in English. I hope someone can translate this locally. If you understand German better than English you can have a look at the announcement on de:Wikipedia:Kurier.

As I annonced 2 weeks ago, Wikidata phase 1 (language links) has been deployed here today. Language links in the sidebar are coming from Wikidata in addition to the ones in the wiki text. To edit them, scroll to the bottom of the language links, and click edit. You no longer need to maintain these links by hand in the wiki text of the article.

Where can I find more information and ask questions? Editors on en:wp have created a great page with all the necessary information for editors and there is also an FAQ for this deployment. It'd be great if you could bring this to this wiki if that has not already happened. Please ask questions you might have on the FAQ’s discussion page.

I want to be kept up to date about Wikidata To stay up-to-date on everything happening around Wikidata please subscribe to the newsletter that is delivered weekly to subscribed user’s talk pages.

--Lydia Pintscher 00:09, 7 Mar 2013 (CET)

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Convert complex templates to Lua to make them faster and more powerful[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

(Please consider translating this message for the benefit of your fellow Wikimedians)

Greetings. As you might have seen on the Wikimedia tech blog or the tech ambassadors list, a new functionality called "Lua" is being enabled on all Wikimedia sites today. Lua is a scripting language that enables you to write faster and more powerful MediaWiki templates.

If you have questions about how to convert existing templates to Lua (or how to create new ones), we'll be holding two support sessions on IRC next week: one on Wednesday (for Oceania, Asia & America) and one on Friday (for Europe, Africa & America); see m:IRC office hours for the details. If you can't make it, you can also get help at mw:Talk:Lua scripting.

If you'd like to learn about this kind of events earlier in advance, consider becoming a Tech ambassador by subscribing to the mailing list. You will also be able to help your fellow Wikimedians have a voice in technical discussions and be notified of important decisions.

Guillaume Paumier, via the Global message delivery system. 21:19, 13 Mar 2013 (CET) (wrong page? You can fix it.)

Wikidata phase 2 (infoboxes) coming to this Wikipedia[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

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Sorry for writing in English. I hope someone can translate this. If you understand German better than English you can have a look at the announcement on de:Wikipedia:Kurier.

A while ago the first phase of Wikidata was enabled on this Wikipedia. This means you are getting the language links in each article from Wikidata. It is soon time to enable the second phase of Wikidata (infoboxes) here. We have already done this on the [first 11 Wikipedias] (it, he, hu, ru, tr, uk, uz, hr, bs, sr, sh) and things are looking good. The next step is English Wikipedia. This is planned for April 8. If everything works out fine we will deploy on all remaining Wikipedias on April 10. I will update this part of the FAQ if there are any issues forcing us to change this date. I will also sent another note to this village pump once the deployment is finished.

What will happen once we have phase 2 enabled here? Once it is enabled in a few days you will be able to make use of the structured data that is available on Wikidata in your articles/infoboxes. It includes things like the symbol for a chemical element, the ISBN for a book or the top level domain of a country. (None of this will happen automatically. Someone will have to change the article or infobox template for this to happen!)

How will this work? There are two ways to access the data:

  • Use a parser function like {{#property:p169}} in the wiki text of the article on Yahoo!. This will return “Marissa Mayer” as she is the chief executive officer of the company.
  • For more complicated things you can use Lua. The documentation for this is here.

We are working on expanding the parser function so you can for example use {{#property:chief executive officer}} instead of {{#property:p169}}. The complete plan for this is here.

Where can I test this? You can already test it on test2.

Where can I find more information and ask questions? We have collected the main questions in an FAQ for this deployment. Please ask questions you might have on the FAQ’s discussion page.

I want to be kept up to date about Wikidata To stay up-to-date on everything happening around Wikidata please subscribe to the newsletter that is delivered weekly to subscribed user’s talk pages.

--Lydia Pintscher 19:10, 5 Abr 2013 (CEST)

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Request for comment on inactive administrators[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

(Please consider translating this message for the benefit of your fellow Wikimedians. Please also consider translating the proposal.)

Read this message in English / Lleer esti mensaxe n'asturianu / বাংলায় এই বার্তাটি পড়ুন / Llegiu aquest missatge en català / Læs denne besked på dansk / Lies diese Nachricht auf Deutsch / Leś cal mesag' chè in Emiliàn / Leer este mensaje en español / Lue tämä viesti suomeksi / Lire ce message en français / Ler esta mensaxe en galego / हिन्दी / Pročitajte ovu poruku na hrvatskom / Baca pesan ini dalam Bahasa Indonesia / Leggi questo messaggio in italiano / ಈ ಸಂದೇಶವನ್ನು ಕನ್ನಡದಲ್ಲಿ ಓದಿ / Aqra dan il-messaġġ bil-Malti / norsk (bokmål) / Lees dit bericht in het Nederlands / Przeczytaj tę wiadomość po polsku / Citiți acest mesaj în română / Прочитать это сообщение на русском / Farriintaan ku aqri Af-Soomaali / Pročitaj ovu poruku na srpskom (Прочитај ову поруку на српском) / อ่านข้อความนี้ในภาษาไทย / Прочитати це повідомлення українською мовою / Đọc thông báo bằng tiếng Việt / 使用中文阅读本信息。

Hello!

There is a new request for comment on Meta-Wiki concerning the removal of administrative rights from long-term inactive Wikimedians. Generally, this proposal from stewards would apply to wikis without an administrators' review process.

We are also compiling a list of projects with procedures for removing inactive administrators on the talk page of the request for comment. Feel free to add your project(s) to the list if you have a policy on administrator inactivity.

All input is appreciated. The discussion may close as soon as 21 May 2013 (2013-05-21), but this will be extended if needed.

Thanks, Billinghurst (thanks to all the translators!) 07:16, 24 Abr 2013 (CEST)

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Wikidata phase 2 (infoboxes) is here[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Wikidata-logo-en.svg

Sorry for writing in English. I hope someone can translate this. If you understand German better than English you can have a look at the announcement on de:Wikipedia:Kurier.

A while ago the first phase of Wikidata was enabled on this Wikipedia. This means you are getting the language links in each article from Wikidata. We have now enabled the second phase of Wikidata (infoboxes) here. We have already done this on the [first 11 Wikipedias] (it, he, hu, ru, tr, uk, uz, hr, bs, sr, sh) a month ago and two days ago on the English Wikipedia. Today all the remaining Wikipedias followed.

What does having phase 2 enabled here mean? You are now able to make use of the structured data that is available on Wikidata in your articles/infoboxes. It includes things like the symbol for a chemical element, the ISBN for a book or the top level domain of a country. (None of this will happen automatically. Someone will have to change the article or infobox template for this to happen!) The current state is just the beginning though. It will be extended based on feedback we get from you now.

How will this work? There are two ways to access the data:

  • Use a parser function like {{#property:p159}} in the wiki text of the article on Wikimedia Foundation. This will return “San Francisco” as that is the headquarter location of the non-profit.
  • For more complicated things you can use Lua. The documentation for this is here.

We are working on expanding the parser function so you can for example use {{#property:headquarter location}} instead of {{#property:p159}}. The complete plan for this is here.

Where can I test this? You can test it on test2 if you don't want to do it in an article here.

Where can I find more information and ask questions? We have collected the main questions in an FAQ for this deployment. Please ask questions you might have on the FAQ’s discussion page.

I want to be kept up to date about Wikidata To stay up-to-date on everything happening around Wikidata please subscribe to the newsletter that is delivered weekly to subscribed user’s talk pages.


We are excited about taking yet another step towards allowing all Wikipedias share structured data and collect and curate it together. --Lydia Pintscher 21:20, 24 Abr 2013 (CEST)

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[en] Change to wiki account system and account renaming[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Some accounts will soon be renamed due to a technical change that the developer team at Wikimedia are making. More details on Meta.

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[en] Change to section edit links[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

The default position of the "edit" link in page section headers is going to change soon. The "edit" link will be positioned adjacent to the page header text rather than floating opposite it.

Section edit links will be to the immediate right of section titles, instead of on the far right. If you're an editor of one of the wikis which already implemented this change, nothing will substantially change for you; however, scripts and gadgets depending on the previous implementation of section edit links will have to be adjusted to continue working; however, nothing else should break even if they are not updated in time.

Detailed information and a timeline is available on meta.

Ideas to do this all the way to 2009 at least. It is often difficult to track which of several potential section edit links on the far right is associated with the correct section, and many readers and anonymous or new editors may even be failing to notice section edit links at all, since they read section titles, which are far away from the links.

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Tech newsletter: Subscribe to receive the next editions[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Tech news prepared by tech ambassadors and posted by Global message deliveryContributeTranslateGet helpGive feedbackUnsubscribe • 23:09, 20 Maj 2013 (CEST)
Important note: This is the first edition of the Tech News weekly summaries, which help you monitor recent software changes likely to impact you and your fellow Wikimedians.

If you want to continue to receive the next issues every week, please subscribe to the newsletter. You can subscribe your personal talk page and a community page like this one. The newsletter can be translated into your language.

You can also become a tech ambassador, help us write the next newsletter and tell us what to improve. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. guillom 23:09, 20 Maj 2013 (CEST)

Trademark discussion[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Hi, apologies for posting this in English, but I wanted to alert your community to a discussion on Meta about potential changes to the Wikimedia Trademark Policy. Please translate this statement if you can. We hope that you will all participate in the discussion; we also welcome translations of the legal team’s statement into as many languages as possible and encourage you to voice your thoughts there. Please see the Trademark practices discussion (on Meta-Wiki) for more information. Thank you! --Mdennis (WMF) (talk)

Free Research Accounts from Leading Medical Publisher. Come and Sign up![modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

gets Wikipedia editors free access to reliable sources that are behind paywalls. I want to alert you to our latest donation.

  • Cochrane Collaboration is an independent medical nonprofit organization that conducts systematic reviews of randomized controlled trials of health-care interventions, which it then publishes in the Cochrane Library.
  • Cochrane has generously agreed to give free, full-access accounts to medical editors. Individual access would otherwise cost between $300 and $800 per account.
  • If you are active as a medical editor, come and sign up :)

Cheers, 23:18, 16 Làm 2013 (CEST)

Cochrane Library Sign-up (correct link)[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

My apologies for the incorrect link: You can sign up for ' accounts at the. Cheers, 23:52, 16 Làm 2013 (CEST)

X!'s Edit Counter[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

VisualEditor[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Ciao a tutti. Sto passando nelle wiki delle lingue parlate in Italia per annunciare una novità che molto probabilmente non conoscete ancora: si chiama VisualEditor. Sarà la nuova interfaccia per creare e modificare testi nei nostri siti, e dalla versione beta in poi (che arriverà tra qualche tempo) renderà molto più semplice editare, il che potrebbe voler dire più utenti che arrivano, provano a scrivere, restano nella comunità. Per provarlo potete attivarlo subito tramite la pagina "Preferenze", nell'equivalente della sezione "Casella di modifica", selezionando l'opzione Abilita VisualEditor (solo nei namespace principale e Utente). Solo se per il momento si desidera continuare a usare l'editor tradizionale per la modifica di singole sezioni, si può spuntare anche la casella Utilizza l'editor di wikitesto per modificare le sezioni. Io faccio da referente per la comunità italofona, e perciò, per come la vedo io, anche per voi: se avete bisogno di aiuto o volete segnalare un bug scrivetemi qui, così cercheremo di risolvere eventuali problematiche il prima possibile e anche questa wiki sarà pronta nel momento in cui la transizione sarà completata. Vi lascio infine i link alle FAQ e al Manuale, e spero di avere presto vostre notizie. Ciao, --Elitre (WMF) (talk) 16:14, 24 Làm 2013 (CEST)

Ciao, nel segnalarvi che è stata scritta una nuova pagina di spiegazioni su VE, Cosa cambia, e che sono partiti i lavori di adeguamento dei template (che occorreranno anche qui), vi invito sia a usare questa come pagina centralizzata per qualsiasi feedback, sia ad attivarvi per tradurre nella lingua di questa wiki almeno qualcuna di queste pagine che aiuteranno molto i vostri utenti, soprattutto i primi tempi. Ci si rilegge su it.wiki! --Elitre (WMF) (talk) 00:43, 16 Trì 2013 (CEST)

Universal Language Selector will be enabled on 2013-07-09[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Pywikipedia is migrating to git[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Hello, Sorry for English but It's very important for bot operators so I hope someone translates this. Pywikipedia is migrating to Git so after July 26, SVN checkouts won't be updated If you're using Pywikipedia you have to switch to git, otherwise you will use out-dated framework and your bot might not work properly. There is a manual for doing that and a blog post explaining about this change in non-technical language. If you have question feel free to ask in mw:Manual talk:Pywikipediabot/Gerrit, mailing list, or in the IRC channel. Best Amir (via Global message delivery). 15:44, 23 Trì 2013 (CEST)

VisualEditor and your Wikipedia[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

(Please translate this message)

Greetings,

The Wikimedia Foundation will soon turn on VisualEditor for all users, all the time on your Wikipedia. Right now your Wikipedia does not have any local documents on VisualEditor, and we hope that your community can change that. To find out about how you can help with translations visit the TranslationCentral for VisualEditor and read the easy instructions on bringing information to your Wikipedia. The User Guide and the FAQ are very important to have in your language.

We want to find out as much as we can from you about VisualEditor and how it helps your Wikipedia, and having local pages is a great way to start. We also encourage you to leave feedback on Mediawiki where the community can offer ideas, opinions, and point out bugs that may still exist in the software that need to be reported to Bugzilla. If you are able to speak for the concerns of others in English on MediaWiki or locally I encourage you to help your community to be represented in this process.

If you can help translate the user interface for VisualEditor to your language, you can help with that as well. Translatewiki has open tasks for translating VisualEditor. A direct link to translate the user interface is here. You can see how we are doing with those translations here. You need an account on Translatewiki to translate. This account is free and easy to create.

If we can help your community in any way with this process, please let me know and I will do my best to assist your Wikipedia with this |exciting development. You can contact me on my meta talk page or by email. You can also contact Patrick Earley for help with translations and documents on Mediawiki. We look forward to working with you to bring the VisualEditor experience to your Wikipedia! Keegan (WMF) (talk) 21:12, 30 Trì 2013 (CEST)

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Caratteri speciali & VisualEditor[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Ciao a tutti, per chi ancora non lo sapesse nella seconda metà del mese dovrebbe essere attivato di default anche su questa wiki "VisualEditor", il nuovo editor visuale di Wikipedia, che potete già vedere in funzione per esempio su en.wiki (o anche su questa wiki se lo attivate dalle vostre preferenze). VisualEditor affiancherà l'editor classico che abbiamo usato finora, VisualEditor però manca dei caratteri speciali, il che per wiki come questa è un bel problema, problema che però può essere risolto grazie ad un'altra estensione di recente attivata su tutte le wiki: Universal Language Selector. Su vec.wiki siamo già a buon punto per quanto riguarda la soluzione al problema mediante quest'estensione dato che ci resta solo l'ultimo passaggio (ovvero l'effettiva richiesta, che non abbiamo ben capito se va fatta su Bugzilla o altrove... abbiamo chiesto info a chi dovrebbe saperlo ed appena avremo una risposta aggiornerò questa discussione). Nel frattempo invito anche la vostra comunità a discutere le combinazioni di carattere da usare in vista della preparazione del codice; ovviamente sempre se siete interessati ad usare questo semplice metodo che risolve il problema della mancanza dei suddetti caratteri sul nuovo editor ma che facilita la vita anche a chi continuerà ad usare il vecchio editor.
Per prima cosa direi che serve un elenco dei caratteri che non trovate sulla tastiera ma che sono essenziali per scrivere nella vostra lingua. Poi una volta che c'è l'elenco si discute la miglior combinazione di caratteri, per es. su vec.wiki abbiamo deciso che per ottenere đ si scriverà dh (funziona così, tu digiti la combinazione, in questo caso dh ed il sistema te lo convertirà automaticamente nel carattere scelto, nel nostro caso đ... il che è molto più pratico che andare a pescare ogni volta il carattere dai "Caratteri speciali"). Una volta definita la combinazione si può preparare il codice (basterà modificare ad hoc quello preparato per vec.wiki).--GatoSelvadego (talk) 12:38, 6 Aus 2013 (CEST)

Riprendo questa vecchia discussione, sulle wiki vec stiamo usando da qualche giorno il nuovo e comodo modo di inserimento dei caratteri speciali. Nel caso serva anche a voi una cosa simile(non vedo però caratteri strani) fatemi un fischio che sono a vostra disposizione per la preparazione del codice e la richiesta su GitHub.--GatoSelvadego (talk) 17:31, 25 Fre 2014 (CET)

HTTPS for users with an account[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Greetings. Starting on August 21 (tomorrow), all users with an account will be using HTTPS to access Wikimedia sites. HTTPS brings better security and improves your privacy. More information is available at m:HTTPS.

If HTTPS causes problems for you, tell us on bugzilla, on IRC (in the #wikimedia-operations channel) or on meta. If you can't use the other methods, you can also send an e-mail to https@wikimedia.org.

Greg Grossmeier (via the Global message delivery system). 21:38, 20 Aus 2013 (CEST) (wrong page? You can fix it.)

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Notifications[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Notifications inform you of new activity that affects you -- and let you take quick action.

(This message is in English, please translate as needed)

Greetings!

Notifications will inform users about new activity that affects them on this wiki in a unified way: for example, this new tool will let you know when you have new talk page messages, edit reverts, mentions or links -- and is designed to augment (rather than replace) the watchlist. The Wikimedia Foundation's editor engagement team developed this tool (code-named 'Echo') earlier this year, to help users contribute more productively to MediaWiki projects.

We're now getting ready to bring Notifications to almost all other Wikimedia sites, and are aiming for a 22 October deployment, as outlined in this release plan. It is important that notifications is translated for all of the languages we serve.

There are three major points of translation needed to be either done or checked:

Please let us know if you have any questions, suggestions or comments about this new tool. For more information, visit this project hub and this help page. Keegan (WMF) (talk) 21:11, 4 Stg 2013 (CEST)

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Speak up about the trademark registration of the Community logo.[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Comente si podet annoare s'articulu de su mese?[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Salude, oe a merie fia chircande de annoare s'articulu de su mese in sa pazina printzipale, ma no ddui seo resessidu, ca s'articulu subra de Donnie Darko est abarradu inguddae. Mi podides agiudare? --Alessandrode (talk) 23:42, 8 Stg 2013 (CEST)

Apo a agradare de faghere su mere (amministradore) de sa Wikipedia in limba sarda[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Considerande chi dae medas annos nemos acontzat prus sa'e unu pazina de sa Wikipedia in limba sarda e considerande chi isse paret bell'e morta, mi paret chi siat una cosa de importu sa de torrare a ddi donare vida. Calincunu de bosateros ddu ischit a chie ddu chergio preguntare de ddu faghere deo, su mere/amministradore? --Alessandrode (talk) 14:33, 12 Stg 2013 (CEST)

Introducting Beta Features[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

(Apologies for writing in English. Please translate if necessary)

We would like to let you know about Beta Features, a new program from the Wikimedia Foundation that lets you try out new features before they are released for everyone.

Think of it as a digital laboratory where community members can preview upcoming software and give feedback to help improve them. This special preference page lets designers and engineers experiment with new features on a broad scale, but in a way that's not disruptive.

Beta Features is now ready for testing on MediaWiki.org. It will also be released on Wikimedia Commons and MetaWiki this Thursday, 7 November. Based on test results, the plan is to release it on all wikis worldwide on 21 November, 2013.

Here are the first features you can test this week:

Would you like to try out Beta Features now? After you log in on MediaWiki.org, a small 'Beta' link will appear next to your 'Preferences'. Click on it to see features you can test, check the ones you want, then click 'Save'. Learn more on the Beta Features page.

After you've tested Beta Features, please let the developers know what you think on this discussion page -- or report any bugs here on Bugzilla. You're also welcome to join this IRC office hours chat on Friday, 8 November at 18:30 UTC.

Beta Features was developed by the Wikimedia Foundation's Design, Multimedia and VisualEditor teams. Along with other developers, they will be adding new features to this experimental program every few weeks. They are very grateful to all the community members who helped create this project — and look forward to many more productive collaborations in the future.

Enjoy, and don't forget to let developers know what you think! Keegan (WMF) (talk) 21:35, 5 Std 2013 (CET)

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VisualEditor in arrivo su questa wiki[modìfica su còdighe de orìgine]

Ciao a tutti. VisualEditor arriverà su questo progetto il 2 dicembre 2013. Come anticipato nei mesi scorsi, VisualEditor è un software in fase di sviluppo che permette agli utenti di modificare le pagine di questo sito senza imparare prima la “wikisintassi” (ad es. [[ e ]] per linkare a un’altra pagina). E’ già disponibile e attivo su molte altre Wikipedia (ad es., oltre a quella in italiano, quelle in napolitano, siciliano e veneto), e in realtà potreste già averlo testato anche qui abilitandolo dalle Preferenze come suggeritovi in passato. Per ulteriori informazioni si può leggere comunque questa pagina.

Una volta che il software sarà attivato potrete scegliere se usare VE o l’editor tradizionale. Cliccando su “Modifica” sarà lanciato VisualEditor; per usare l’editor classico invece basterà premere “Modifica sorgente”. E’ a vostra disposizione un manuale apposito per imparare a usare correttamente VE.

Ci auguriamo che il software sia utile a editor attuali e futuri di questa comunità, e ci servirebbe proprio il vostro aiuto per migliorarlo! Per favore, comunicateci eventuali difficoltà riscontrate durante l’utilizzo. Se ve la sentite, potete riportare il problema su Bugzilla usando la nuova procedura guidata semplificata. Altrimenti, descrivetelo pure sulla pagina centrale di feedback su MediaWiki.org. Se notate malfunzionamenti particolarmente gravi sul vostro progetto, potete invece segnalarceli direttamente: potete lasciare un messaggio sulla mia pagina di discussione oppure, se si tratta di un’emergenza (ad es. un bug che di punto in bianco inizia a corrompere tutte le voci quando queste vengono modificate con VisualEditor), potete scrivere a James Forrester, il Product Manager, all’indirizzo jforrester@wikimedia.org.

Se ne avete la possibilità, per favore testate il nuovo editor sin d’ora. Questo ci permetterà di venire a conoscenza di problemi specifici di questa Wikipedia prima del lancio. Per abilitarlo, basta andare sulle proprie “Preferenze” → “Casella di Modifica” → “Abilita VisualEditor”. cliccare sul link Beta (reperibile in alto su ogni pagina), e assicurarsi che il segno di spunta su VisualEditor sia presente.

Apprezzeremmo molto il vostro aiuto con le traduzioni di pagine relative a VisualEditor (qui e/o su MediaWiki.org) e dell’interfaccia utente. Per dettagli si può consultare la VisualEditor TranslationCentral. Per tradurre l’interfaccia, basta creare un account su TranslateWiki (se non se ne possiede già uno). Una volta che la richiesta dell’account viene approvata, non resta che selezionare la propria lingua da questa lista. Apparirà così una lista di messaggi: da una parte ci sarà l’originale in inglese, dall’altra l’opzione per modificare, che aprirà una finestra nella quale lavorare. Infine, un accenno alla guida dell’utente, un altro documento importante. Per tradurlo, si può semplicemente cliccare su questa pagina, e selezionare “Traduci questa pagina”. La vostra lingua sarà raggiungibile dal menù a tendina sulla destra. Se volete dare una mano con le traduzioni e discuterne, lasciatemi pure un messaggio nella mia pagina utente.

Grazie, e buon editing a tutti! --Elitre (WMF) (talk) 13:09, 16 Std 2013 (CET)

PS: Rispetto a quest’estate c’è peraltro la grossa novità rappresentata dalla possibilità di passare direttamente da VE all’editor tradizionale (senza cioè dover salvare prima); il che permetterà non solo di apportare tutte le modifiche desiderate e di poter avvistare e correggere più facilmente eventuali errori, ma fungerà anche da escamotage temporaneo per quanto riguarda eventuali problemi con caratteri da inserire non presenti sulla vostra tastiera, perché terminando l'edit con l'editor tradizionale potrete selezionarli ad es. dalla tendina "Special Characters" in alto. Se invece la mia valutazione non fosse corretta, e in generale per segnalare problematicità che devono essere risolte prima dell'arrivo di VE, vi rinnovo l'invito a contattarmi tempestivamente in pagina di discussione. Grazie!

Riguardo al lavoro da fare: per l'interfaccia siete ancora allo 0%, e sarebbe fondamentale occuparsene prima di lunedì. Per il resto delle pagine che potrebbero essere utili alla vostra comunità, trovate l'elenco di quelle da creare qui. Se non siete a vostro agio con il sistema di traduzione "a fronte" su Mediawiki, sentitevi liberi di crearle allora qui sopra (meglio di niente!). Grazie a tutti, --Elitre (WMF) (talk) 18:50, 28 Std 2013 (CET)