[Translators-l] Major changes to the Save button: please translate a message for me

Whatamidoing (WMF)/Sherry Snyder ssnyder at wikimedia.org
Mon Aug 22 16:54:38 UTC 2016

I wanted to share a big milestone:  The upcoming "Publish page" button has
reached *100 translations* (not counting English or qqq)

"Publish changes" has 93 at the moment:

There ought to be some way to throw confetti in e-mail for achievements
like this.  Congratulations.  You all are awesome.  :-)

If this message is still not translated in a language that you know, then
here are two links that might be useful:


Just change the "af" bit to the language code for your language and edit
the resulting page.

On Mon, Aug 1, 2016 at 12:52 PM Whatamidoing (WMF)/Sherry Snyder <
ssnyder at wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Please translate this message:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Editing/Publish
> This message describes a significant change to the most important button
> on any wiki:  the "Save page" button will soon be split into two labels:
>  "Publish page" (for new page creations) and "Publish changes" (for edits
> to existing pages).
> There are also links in the message for the button labels.  Please check
> those translations and make sure that they are accurate.  Those
> translations will be used by default at all MediaWiki installations (not
> just Wikipedia and its sister projects), so precise, accurate translations
> are important.
> Experienced editors don't need to read the button's label to know what it
> does, but user research over the years strongly supports this change for
> new contributors.  This change will be important to people who teach new
> editors or who maintain help documentation.
> I hope to send this message to more than 600 WMF wikis, in more than 200
> languages, at the end of this week.  Every language is important for this
> change.  Please help me if you can.
> Thank you.
> --
> Whatamidoing (WMF)/Sherry Snyder
> Community Liaison
> Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
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