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This extension is marked as obsoleted. Therefore it is hidden in the Extension Manager and the extension listing. Furthermore, it is candidate for removal.
This extension has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues.
In December 2010 the extras added to this fork (based on features of multilingual plugin) are merged back to the Translation plugin. After that development on this fork is halted, so the Translation plugin is recommended! Go to translation plugin.
Download and Installation
- 2010-11-05: 1.0 First public version.
- 2010-12-05: 1.1 +Menu: DropDown List with Current Flag; Change repo to github
- 2010-12-10: Merge this fork back in to Translation Plugin.
Development halted. Translation Plugin is recommended.
See page with screenshots to get an impression of:
- Dropdown list
- Horizontal list
- Switcher using Flags icons
- Adding description above switcher
- Adding an explanation link to that description
These features are integrated todays into Translation Plugin.
Advantages over the:
- translation - (after merge no differences were left)
- support for flags (similar to multilingual, but faster rendering)
- support for local about translation page (and global)
- show/hide link to about translation page
- show/hide description “Translations of this page” in current language
- improved CSS styles
- good work with redirections
- support for change wiki ui language (language of the user interface may be switched in foreign language namespaces)
- support for dropdown list
- faster rendering flags (not use
html_wikilink, which may be slow for images)
- support for non-ISO languages in flag mode (text or blank flag image)
- support for selected or all namespaces (like translation)
- support for local and global about translation page
- support for link to about translation page
- support for description “Translations of this page” in current language
- all advantages of Translation plugin (version 2010-07-18/2010-11-05)
Comparison of translation plugins
Not up to date anymore. e.g. Translation3 is merged into Translation. Date: end 2010
|Author||Daniel Stonier||Andreas Gohr||Markus Birth||Tomasz Tomasik|
|Compatibility||DW 2008-05-05||DW 2009-12-25||DW 2009-12-25 -/+||DW 2009-12-25|
|Position in template|| || ||
|Allow limited namespaces|| Yes (|| Yes (
|Exceptions (config)|| Yes (|| Yes (|| Yes (
|Exceptions (page)|| |
|Warn about outdated translations||No|| Yes (|| Yes (
|Change wiki ui lang|| Not work (|| Yes (|| Yes (
|Start page redirection||Buggy|| Yes (|| Yes (
|List|| Yes (|| Yes (|| Yes (
|DropDown List||No|| Yes (|| Yes (
|DropDown List with Flag||No||No|| Yes (
|Flags|| Yes (||No|| Yes (
|Blank flag||Not work|| Yes (
|About translation page(s) and description|
|About translation page|| Not work (|| Yes (|| Yes (
|Global about translation page||Yes||Yes|
|Multilang about translation pages||No|| Yes (
|Show/hide link to about page||Always show|| Yes (
|Show/hide description||Always show|| Yes (