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i18n

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Multilingual interface handling has been in in Tiki since the early versions. Therefore, it was possible to use Tiki in any of 30+ languages. Multilingual content handling was added in 1.9.x It makes it possible for a page or an article to have a corresponding page or article in another language.

Tiki is the "reference implementation" for the Cross-lingual Wiki Engine:

Wishlist

Open

 Submitted byRatingSubject CategoryPriorityImportanceEasy to solve?Volunteered to solveLastModifComs
Bernard TREMBLAY (0) Upgrade 4.1->5.0 - Error : x01 : Fatal error on tra.phpBug: Error
Bug: Consistency
9 high
 
 
2010-07-090
Arnaud HERVE (0) "Change language for this page" in translate this page first step
 
 
 
2009-08-250
Arnaud HERVE (0) "Translation of this page is incomplete." / "translation in progress"Feature request0
3
 
 
2013-06-052
Arthur_Mullard-17 Jun 11
Bernard TREMBLAY (0) #3757 ADD : Language Custom and all language files system holding - Proposal MOD ADD for Trunk 7xFeature request
Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
6
 
 
2011-01-260
daav (0) $prefs.language does not work properly?Bug: Usability
Bug: Consistency
6
 
 
2010-03-2614
daav-30 Mar 10
Xavi (0) 5.x: wiki "watch" emails come with iso-8859-1 to me even if chosen utf-8 everywhere in settings; other email okBug: Usability
Bug: Regression
6
 
 
2010-06-040
(0) Activating plugins doesn't invalidate cache and thus, plugin help doesn't appear on next page editDogfood on a *.tiki.org site
Bug: Consistency
Bug: conflict of two features (each works well independently)
5
 
 
2009-05-040
Marc Laporte (0) Add a virtual keyboardFeature request32
4
8
 
2014-01-301
marclaporte-27 Apr 15
Frank Guthausen (0) Available languages in mode "Restrict supported languages"Bug: Usability35
7
5
 
2013-10-282
marclaporte-25 Sep 12
AshkanV (0) BiDi.css bug in RTL languagePatch
10 high
10 easy
 
2014-08-080
Arnaud HERVE (0) Buttons for available languages
 
 
 
2009-08-273
gezza-26 Jan 12
waterglass (0) change the table definitions to support the new utf8mb4 characterFeature request14
7
2
Louis-Philippe Huberdeau
2013-11-299
pascalstjean-27 Nov 13
Philippe Cloutier (0) change_language (Users can change site language) is enabled when feature_multilingual is notBug: Regression
Bug: Consistency
25
5
5
 
2013-11-030
ylavi (0) CKEditor contentsLangDirection by page languagePatch
Bug: Consistency
3
 
 
2011-02-030
Arnaud HERVE (0) Comment into forums of various languages
 
 
 
2009-08-250
Dominic (0) Completely multilingual Tiki not just WikiFeature request
Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
6
 
 
2012-07-027
marclaporte-08 Jun 11
alain_desilets (0) Custom string translation do not workBug: Regression
6
 
 
2009-12-040
Bernard TREMBLAY (0) Display of many text after upgrade of a database coded UTF8 defined latin1 as UTF8 codeBug: Error
Bug: Regression
Bug: Consistency
Bug: conflict of two features (each works well independently)
9 high
 
 
2010-07-105
trebly-13 Oct 10
luciash d' being (0) Editing IMG Plugin via plugin helper icon on a translated page looses the translation assigned!Bug: Usability
Bug: conflict of two features (each works well independently)
0
7
 
 
2015-10-141
luci-14 Oct 15
DesertWolf (0) I10n: admin pages not displayed properlyBug: Error
Bug: Usability
7
 
 
2011-01-130
DesertWolf (0) I10n: create (sub-)page from structure/breadcrumb bar doesn't get into the structureBug: Error
Bug: Usability
Bug: conflict of two features (each works well independently)
5
 
 
2011-01-121
bruno.rossi-01 Feb 11
DesertWolf (0) I10n: Edit a page in a language different than english results into a broken editpagedisplayBug: Error
Bug: Usability
Bug: conflict of two features (each works well independently)
8
 
 
2011-01-133
Chealer9-17 Jan 11
RamirezTerrix (0) i18n feature breaks wiki feature when language is changed to germanBug: Usability
Bug: Regression
7
 
 
2011-01-110
Torsten Fabricius (0) i18n online translation brokenBug: Usability
Support request
Community projects
Bug: Regression
0
9
 
Leu
2014-10-281
mikeua-22 Oct 15
Dumarest (0) If you use the Spell Check feature without having loaded the dictionary-error message is misleadingSupport request
6
 
 
2009-04-240
Arnaud HERVE (0) Import glossaries
 
 
 
2009-09-230
alain_desilets (0) In multilingual provided clearer guidance to user as to what language is most up to dateFeature request
8
 
 
2010-01-290
Gergely (0) interactive translation on-use-off results in a 10x slow-downBug: Error
Bug: Usability
8
 
 
2010-09-123
Gergely-12 Sep 10
Marc Laporte (0) Interactive translation: Use a color to indicate untranslated stringsBug: Usability
Feature request
49
7
7
manivannans
2013-11-270
Gregor (gta74) (0) JQuery Datepicker/JS Calender do not appear in other languagesBug: Usability
 
 
 
2011-03-210
Rui Mao (0) Language code of Simplified/Traditional Chinese are non-popular and caused problemBug: Error
 
 
 
2014-05-230
Bernard TREMBLAY (0) Language Custom and all language files system holding - Proposal [MOD] [ADD]Feature request
8
 
Bernard TREMBLAY
2011-01-250
Marc Laporte (0) Language field for menus (multilingual menus)Feature request20
4
5
 
2013-10-280
Marc Laporte (0) Language picker should be WYSIWYCABug: Usability
Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
30
6
5
 
2013-10-280
trincio (0) Language.php has strange characters codificationBug: Usability
5
 
 
2010-01-180
duanekennedy (0) Links to translation(s) in article subpagesBug: Usability
Bug: conflict of two features (each works well independently)
3
 
 
2012-01-160
pcraciunoiu (0) Locale breaks on script tagsBug: Error
7
 
 
2009-06-130
Gary Cunningham-Lee (0) Locking page removes translate linkBug: Usability
6
 
 
2008-12-050
Phil Jollans (0) Logic of language selectionFeature request
5
 
 
2009-02-080
Rick (0) Machine Translation broken: results in empty pageBug: Regression
7
 
 
2011-02-040
Marc Laporte (0) Make preferences i18n-awareFeature request
6
 
 
2010-02-230
drsassafras (0) maketoc dupicates toc when using "all languages" featureLess than 30-minute fix
 
 
 
2014-04-300
DesertWolf (0) Module Switch Language changes language of multilingual structureBug: conflict of two features (each works well independently)
7
 
 
2011-05-160
yuth1ker (0) multibyte-letter-wiki-document-name between double braces are not recognized.Bug: Usability
Feature request
5
 
 
2008-12-031
yuth1ker-14 Nov 08
Dominic (0) Multigual File DescriptionsFeature request
Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
8
 
 
2011-11-080
Marc Laporte (0) Multilingual Meta Keywords and Meta Description (and increase 255 characters limit)Feature request24
3
8
manivannans
2013-10-281
Damian-01 Jul 05
Jean-Marc Libs (0) Multilingual option in tracker field prevents from filling fieldsBug: Error
7
 
 
2012-01-100
macnific (0) No need to set page language again and again efter editing Plugintracker icon optionBug: Consistency
6
 
 
2015-11-070
amette (0) Only a testing-bug for Umlauts äöüDogfood on a *.tiki.org site
Bug: Regression
 
 
 
2009-04-241
sylvie-19 Mar 09
Philippe Cloutier (0) Page translation module with Reference language (pivot_language) parameter broken on tiki-index.phpBug: Regression
 
 
Louis-Philippe Huberdeau
2009-10-240
hfalk (0) Pages with same name not allowed? Mulilingual sitesBug: Error
Feature request
5
 
 
2011-11-102
luci-04 Dec 08
elliot.iat (0) Problem with plugins & russian characters on wiki pageBug: Error
 
 
 
2008-12-050
Marc Laporte (0) Quick Edit module should detect and warn about special characters in page namesFeature request
3
 
 
2012-03-290
Marc Laporte (0) Side-by-side edit of two languages, with a "translation is in sync" button to save both wiki pagesFeature request
5
 
 
2012-03-290
yoni (0) Simple and quick way for admin to change or lock HIS language onlyFeature request
5
 
 
2011-02-130
yoni (0) The A - B - C... links is not MultilingualFeature request
5
 
 
2011-05-021
marclaporte-16 Jan 12
Daniel Germer (0) thresold...Bug: Consistency
2
 
 
2009-04-240
Marc Laporte (0) Tiki 6.x to Tiki 8.x upgrade with Latin-1 to UTF-8 conversionBug: Error
5
 
 
2012-01-081
Chealer9-20 Jan 12
Bernard Sfez (0) Tiki-install uncomplete translationBug: Consistency24
3
8
 
2013-10-280
xavidp (0) tiki-integrator is not aware of character set: remote pages with iso-8859-1 are not properly shownBug: Usability
Feature request
5
 
sylvieg
2009-04-230
gezza (0) tiki-register.php and tiki-login.php ironingBug: Usability
7
 
 
2010-10-260
Arnaud HERVE (0) Translate in two columns
 
 
 
2009-09-230
rodrigososa (0) Translation Drop Down not Available in Wiki Structures and other language anomaliesBug: Error
Bug: Usability
9 high
 
 
2010-12-010
Dominic (0) Translation of this page is incomplete - displays in wrong language.Bug: Usability
Bug: Consistency
Less than 30-minute fix
40
5
8
 
2011-06-170
Arnaud HERVE (0) Translation rightsFeature request
 
 
 
2009-08-250
Gergely (0) TW5.1: database translation does not work for tiki-register.tplBug: Error
Bug: Usability
8
 
 
2010-10-170
Rick (0) Unkown language applied to wiki pages created from structuredsBug: Usability
Feature request
6
 
 
2010-05-010
Marc Laporte (0) Use Zend_Currency for currency field type in trackersFeature request15
3
5
 
2013-10-280
Marc Laporte (0) Using Wiki cache can show the wrong language to other usersBug: conflict of two features (each works well independently)25
5
5
 
2013-10-280
gdeserres (0) workaround to open ticket #2188 Bug: conflict of two features (each works well independently)
3
 
 
2011-06-070
HobbyBlobby (0) wrong german translation in confirmation mailBug: Usability
Patch
3
 
 
2010-03-180

Pending

 Submitted byRatingSubjectCategoryPriorityImportanceEasy to solve?Volunteered to solveLastModifComs
Marc Laporte (0) Adding a topic to articles conflicts with language switchingBug: Error5
1 low
5
Marc Laporte
2006-03-010
Bernard Sfez (0) rss icons not displayed when switching language (site wide or wiki page translation)Bug: Error
Developer Training
35
5
7
 
2013-10-200
xavidp (0) Blog local perms are not deleted if group name contains spaces or special characters Bug: Error0
5
 
 
2007-06-040
Marc Laporte (0) Use of variables in text areas ex.: wiki pages (lang, page, etc)Feature request0
6
 
sylvieg
2013-06-051
marclaporte-25 Nov 07
Marc Laporte (0) i18n forumsFeature request
2
 
 
2007-03-080
shigerusz3 (0) Smarty cache is not automatically updated after a modification of language.phpBug: Usability
3
 
 
2007-08-120
alain75007 (0) WebHelp: Missing UTF-8 charset support in Index menuBug: Usability
Patch
2
 
alain75007
2009-08-041
marclaporte-10 Apr 07
Michel Van Eeckhout (0) When restricting available languages in admin->i18n, wiki edit page still shows all languages Bug: Error
3
 
 
2007-06-120
myoli (0) translation to portuguese (PT)Patch
 
 
myoli
2007-07-161
CriaCAC-11 May 11
Marc Laporte (0) Spellcheck dictionary should be install via mods, in many languages.Feature request
6
 
Marc Laporte
2007-08-130
Marc Laporte (0) Watch item on trackers sends messages in the language of the tracker poster.Bug: Error
2
 
Philippe Cloutier
2010-12-311
Chealer9-31 Dec 10
nuhets (0) php option "...&bl" does not work with "structure"Bug: Usability
 
 
nuhets
2008-02-212
nuhets-21 Feb 08
Marc Laporte (0) wiki: automatic description of changesFeature request
3
 
 
2008-04-160
Rick (0) Using "best language" breaks links when generating webhelpBug: Error
7
 
 
2008-05-210
markqiu (0) if use a chinese character in a page's name, can't use (()) to refer to that page.Bug: Error
Bug: Usability
9 high
 
Marc Laporte
2008-12-052
outcrop-03 Jun 09
ademoor (0) Reporting spelling corrections as a non-developer
1 low
 
 
2008-11-241
marclaporte-29 Aug 09
outcrop (0) Problem in adodb when using Chinese characters in browser titleBug: Usability
9 high
 
 
2011-10-081
arild-08 Oct 11
Marc Laporte (0) Editing a wiki page: Footnotes and Comment are unclear labelsBug: Usability
4
 
Luis Henrique Fagundes
2006-01-251
fmathias-25 Jan 06
Marc Laporte (0) Editor & localization Dashboard (help contributors with priorities)Feature request
Patch
8
 
 
2011-10-170
Marc Laporte (0) Translated pages should not be orphansBug: Usability
2
 
 
2005-06-280
Michael Davey (0) last_insert_id() is mysql-specific - need to replace with ADODB equivalentBug: Error
5
 
Michael Davey
2005-10-020
Marc Laporte (0) WYSIWYG: links to wiki pages with accents get corrupted (UTF-8)Bug: Error
Bug: conflict of two features (each works well independently)
5
3
 
2012-01-260
josefg (0) PATCH: messu-compose hangs on french localeBug: Error
Patch
Less than 30-minute fix
6
10 easy
Pascal St-Jean
2012-04-145
josefg-07 Sep 12
xavidp (0) spellcheck should get lang from wiki page lang, not from users' Bug: Error
Bug: Usability
Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
6
 
 
2007-08-130
Abbas Mousavi (0) Right-to-left directional languages broken in 1.9DR4Bug: Regression
3
 
 
2008-12-010
marbux (0) Set default language in editorBug: Usability
1 low
 
 
2007-06-030
Marc Laporte (0) tiki export trackers with accented charactersBug: Error
1 low
 
 
2007-01-050
mstef (0) smarty_tiki/modifier.duration*.php are not internationalizedBug: Error
4
 
 
2006-08-190
Marc Laporte (0) Special characters in newsletters & email notifications when copy-pasting from Microsoft WordBug: Usability
5
 
sylvieg
2007-12-311
marclaporte-13 Aug 07

Closed

 Submitted byRatingSubjectCategoryPriorityImportanceEasy to solve?Volunteered to solveLastModifComs
Bernard Sfez (0) User information link is broken if language is not english (user preferences -> tracker)Bug: Usability80
8
10 easy
 
2013-11-031
pascalstjean-10 Sep 13
Olaf-Michael Stefanov (0) Action buttons missing in 3 themes (Coalesce, Strasa, Ohia) when translating wiki pagesBug: Error
Bug: Regression
80
10 high
8
Jonny Bradley
2013-11-211
jonnybradley-01 Nov 13
Rick (0) Installer does not set language on new installBug: Error
Bug: Usability
Less than 30-minute fix
72
9 high
8
chealer
2010-01-160
(0) wiki shows no preview in translate edit modeBug: Usability
Bug: Consistency
Less than 30-minute fix
64
8
8
 
2010-01-180
Xavi (0) Localized Installation with Admin Wizard ends in error 500Bug: Error64
8
8
 
2013-09-150
Xavi (0) http://i18n.tiki.org/Status shows fatal errorBug: Error
Community projects
Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
54
9
6
 
2013-11-174
marclaporte-19 Oct 13
Marc Laporte (0) next.tiki.org : Greek characters become question marksBug: Regression50
10 high
5
 
2014-07-213
marclaporte-21 Jul 14
Rick (0) Using Google Machine Translate breaks theme columnsBug: Error
Bug: Usability
Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
Less than 30-minute fix
49
7
7
 
2013-11-212
pascalstjean-21 Nov 13
Xavi (0) i18n.t.o unusable: Fatal error Class Table_Plugin not found (plugin fancytable)Bug: Error
Community projects
Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
Bug: Regression
48
8
6
 
2013-11-172
marclaporte-23 Sep 13
Rick (0) Search results (for wiki pages) does not include &bl when using multilingual & best language optionsBug: Error
Less than 30-minute fix
40
5
8
 
2010-02-040
Xavi (0) 12.x: site lang doesn't change to lang B through i18n admin panel if that admin has selected language A as user preferenceBug: Regression
Bug: conflict of two features (each works well independently)
40
5
8
 
2013-11-222
xavi-22 Nov 13
Xavi (0) Installation step 'Configure General Settings' looses i18n language choiceBug: Usability32
4
8
manivannans
2013-11-070
Xavi (0) rtl in codemirror 3.16: scrollbar on the right should disappearBug: Usability32
4
8
 
2013-12-050
Marc Laporte (0) Flag image broken for some some countriesBug: Regression27
3
9
manivannans
2013-11-120
Marc Laporte (0) Ease contributions of translations for people that don't use SVNCommunity projects
Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
25
5
5
 
2013-10-280
Xavi (1) Main app menu in side column not translated anymoreBug: Regression25
5
5
gezza
2014-05-252
gezza-18 May 14
kong (0) Wysiwyg Editor not loading for users with Chinese as preferred languageBug: conflict of two features (each works well independently)25
5
5
Jonny Bradley
2015-09-084
jonnybradley-08 Sep 15
Xavi (0) profiles wiki handler: translations param doesn't work. To reproduce, see and apply profile: 'Consensus Forums'Bug: Error
Community projects
Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
Bug: conflict of two features (each works well independently)
Less than 30-minute fix
20
4
5
 
2014-08-150
Marc Laporte (0) i18n: "Best language" feature applied to short list of 2 or more preferred languages (user profile)Feature request0
5
 
Louis-Philippe Huberdeau
2013-11-290
Nelson (0) Default site language should be included in choice of user can switch langBug: Usability0
4
 
Nelson
2013-10-210
pkdille (0) Language problems with mail notifications in trackerBug: Usability0
6
 
 
2013-08-252
Chealer9-31 Dec 10
Xavi (0) usability issues and bug with translation - i18n - CLWE Cross Lingual Wiki EngineBug: Error
Bug: Usability
Bug: Regression
0
6
 
 
2013-11-200
Marc Laporte (0) Discussion: Should we change from language.php to native .po files?Feature request
Community projects
0
9 high
 
 
2013-06-050
Xavi (0) 8.x & 6LTS: machine translation brokenBug: Error
Support request
Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
0
5
 
 
2013-11-223
lphuberdeau-25 Oct 11
Arild Berg (0) Strange translation behaviourBug: Usability0
 
 
 
2014-04-241
jonnybradley-24 Apr 14
(0) Working on Japanese Translations
1 low
 
 
2008-10-052
marclaporte-10 Jul 07
Xavi (0) Switch lang module for anonymous yields blank page + critical error with registeredBug: Error
9 high
 
sylvieg
2007-04-090
Marc Laporte (0) Wiki editing: Preview with diff, like MediawikiFeature request
9 high
 
Jonny Bradley
2010-10-070
Marc Laporte (0) Translate this page (create and associate to translation set in 1 step)
6
 
Louis-Philippe Huberdeau
2010-01-150
Rick (0) Duplicate entire structure for translationFeature request
5
 
Rick
2008-12-174
marclaporte-10 Mar 08
Xavi (0) listing file gallery contents broken in Catalan Language since 1.9.8beta???Bug: Usability
6
 
 
2010-03-310
Marc Laporte (0) sefurl conflicts with best languageBug: Error
Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
3
 
 
2008-07-224
SEWilco-16 Jul 08
fruman44 (0) DB error with new 1.10 install or upgrade over 1.9.9Bug: Error
9 high
 
 
2008-02-060
gsorce (0) postgres7 error: operator does not existBug: Error
5
 
 
2009-08-080
Marc Laporte (0) Wiki: Minor edit :: need mouse over to explain what it's forBug: Usability
Documentation (or Advocacy)
4
 
Rick
2008-04-240
Xavi (0) multitiki not working if adding "?lang=ca" to tiki-install.php script => multitiki not i18n readyBug: Error
2
 
 
2009-09-240
Marc Laporte (0) Custom language translations in the database and administered via web interfaceFeature request
9 high
 
 
2010-09-220
Marc Laporte (0) Add Google Translate supportFeature request
8
 
marta.stojanovic
2010-01-140
Marc Laporte (0) Once a page has been assigned a language there is no option to unassign the languageBug: Usability
1 low
 
 
2012-01-160
LuHe (0) switch_lang module doesn't work when "detect browser language" is enabledBug: Error
9 high
 
 
2010-10-152
rodrigo-15 Oct 10
baijianpeng (0) add language selection list on Installer pageFeature request
9 high
 
baijianpeng
2009-04-180
Ragnvald Larsen (0) Tanzania missing in country tracker listBug: Consistency
2
 
Jean-Marc Libs
2008-10-060
Marc Laporte (0) feature_wiki_minor_editFeature request
Bug: Consistency
8
 
 
2010-01-140
Marc Laporte