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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

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RatingSubject Submitted byImportanceEasy to solve?PriorityCategoryVolunteered to solveLastModifComments
(0) wrong german translation in confirmation mailHobbyBlobby315
  • Usability
  • Patch
2010-03-180
(0) workaround to open ticket #2188 gdeserres315
  • Conflict of two features (each works well independently)
2011-06-070
(0) White page (wsod) if admin language is not an LTR language and database is not used to store filesBernard Sfez / Tiki Specialist8540
  • Regression
2019-11-270
(0) Using Wiki cache can show the wrong language to other usersMarc Laporte5525
  • Conflict of two features (each works well independently)
2013-10-280
(0) Use Zend_Currency for currency field type in trackersMarc Laporte3515
  • Feature request
2013-10-280
(0) Unkown language applied to wiki pages created from structuredsRick Sapir / Tiki for Smarties630
  • Usability
  • Feature request
2010-05-010
(0) Umbrella bug report for new missing tra() bugshman710 easy70
  • Usability
  • Less than 30-minutes fix
  • Bug
  • Easy for Newbie Dev
tsuki_katy, luciash d' being 🧙2020-10-07221
hman-20 Jun 21
(0) TW5.1: database translation does not work for tiki-register.tplGergely840
  • Error
  • Usability
2010-10-170
(0) Translation rightsArnaud HERVE25
  • Feature request
2017-07-240
(0) Translation of this page is incomplete - displays in wrong language.Dominic5840
  • Usability
  • Consistency
  • Less than 30-minutes fix
2011-06-170
(0) Translation Drop Down not Available in Wiki Structures and other language anomaliesrodrigososa9 high45
  • Error
  • Usability
2010-12-010
(0) Translate in two columnsArnaud HERVE252009-09-230
(0) Tracker TextArea field multilingual parameter filter is not applied in plugin List (all language are displayed)Bernard Sfez / Tiki Specialist7535
  • Regression
  • Conflict of two features (each works well independently)
  • Upgrade Blocker
2020-09-183
Bsfez-11 Jun 20
(0) tiki-register.php and tiki-login.php ironinggezza735
  • Usability
2010-10-260
(0) tiki-integrator is not aware of character set: remote pages with iso-8859-1 are not properly shownXavi (as xavidp - admin)525
  • Usability
  • Feature request
sylvieg2009-04-230
(0) Tiki 6.x to Tiki 8.x upgrade with Latin-1 to UTF-8 conversionMarc Laporte525
  • Error
2012-01-081
Chealer9-20 Jan 12
(0) thresold...Daniel Germer210
  • Consistency
2009-04-240
(0) The A - B - C... links is not Multilingualyoni525
  • Feature request
2011-05-021
marclaporte-16 Jan 12
(0) Text for translation buried so deep it's unfindablehman8540
  • Usability
2021-05-072
hman-09 May 21
(0) Some widely spoken languages missinghman3927
  • Usability
  • Feature request
  • Consistency
2020-10-142
hman-17 Oct 20
(0) Since upgrade from 12 to 15: weird characters in non-english notification emails (wrong encoding?)Xavier de Pedro5525
  • Error
  • Regression
2016-06-230
(0) Simple and quick way for admin to change or lock HIS language onlyyoni525
  • Feature request
2011-02-130
(0) Side-by-side edit of two languages, with a "translation is in sync" button to save both wiki pagesMarc Laporte525
  • Feature request
2012-03-290
(0) Quick Edit module should detect and warn about special characters in page namesMarc Laporte315
  • Feature request
2012-03-290
(0) Problems with RTL title (anchor) when the string ends with a number (LTR)Bernard Sfez / Tiki Specialist5525
  • Usability
2021-06-071
Bsfez-07 Jun 21
(0) Possible fundamental flaw in the language system's designhman5525
  • Feature request
2020-07-045
hman-04 Jul 20
(0) Please update German localizationhman510 easy50
  • Usability
  • Less than 30-minutes fix
2021-03-0532
hman-09 May 21
(0) Please separate PHP and Javascripthman5525
  • Feature request
  • Consistency
2021-04-2616
hman-08 May 21
(0) Please explain GUI dialoghman310 easy30
  • Support request
2021-03-1022
hman-14 Mar 21
(0) Please branch off sub-languages of Germanhman610 easy60
  • Feature request
2020-08-140
(0) Pages with same name not allowed? Mulilingual siteshfalk525
  • Error
  • Feature request
2011-11-102
luci-04 Dec 08
(0) Page translation module with Reference language (pivot_language) parameter broken on tiki-index.phpPhilippe Cloutier25
  • Regression
Louis-Philippe Huberdeau2009-10-240
(0) Only a testing-bug for Umlauts äöüamette25
  • Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
  • Regression
2009-04-241
sylvie-19 Mar 09
(0) Need advice on escaping nasty stringhman7856
  • Support request
2020-08-141
hman-16 Aug 20
(0) Multilingual Meta Keywords and Meta Description (and increase 255 characters limit)Marc Laporte3824
  • Feature request
manivannans2013-10-281
Damian-01 Jul 05
(0) Multigual File DescriptionsDominic840
  • Feature request
  • Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
2011-11-080
(0) multibyte-letter-wiki-document-name between double braces are not recognized.yuth1ker525
  • Usability
  • Feature request
2008-12-031
yuth1ker-14 Nov 08
(0) Module Switch Language changes language of multilingual structureDesertWolf735
  • Conflict of two features (each works well independently)
2011-05-160
(0) maketoc duplicates TOC headings when using "all languages" featuredrsassafras25
  • Less than 30-minutes fix
2018-06-072
Chealer9-07 Jun 18
(0) Machine Translation broken: results in empty pageRick Sapir / Tiki for Smarties735
  • Regression
2011-02-040
(0) Logic of language selectionPhil Jollans525
  • Feature request
2009-02-080
(0) Locking page removes translate linkGary Cunningham-Lee630
  • Usability
2008-12-050
(0) Locale breaks on script tagspcraciunoiu735
  • Error
2009-06-130
(0) Links to translation(s) in article subpagesduanekennedy315
  • Usability
  • Conflict of two features (each works well independently)
2012-01-160
(0) Language.php has strange characters codificationtrincio525
  • Usability
2010-01-180
(0) Language picker should be WYSIWYCAMarc Laporte6530
  • Usability
  • Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
2013-10-280
(0) Language field for menus (multilingual menus)Marc Laporte4520
  • Feature request
2013-10-280
(0) Language Custom and all language files system holding - Proposal [MOD] [ADD]Bernard TREMBLAY840
  • Feature request
Bernard TREMBLAY2011-01-250
(0) Language code of Simplified/Traditional Chinese are non-popular and caused problemRui Mao25
  • Error
2014-05-230
(0) JQuery Datepicker/JS Calender do not appear in other languagesGregor (gta74)25
  • Usability
2011-03-210
(0) It is not possible to select back "unknown" as page language once a language has been assignedBernard Sfez / Tiki Specialist6742
  • Usability
  • Regression
2020-06-222
hman-01 Jul 20
(0) Introduce an upload feature on I18N pagehman7535
  • Feature request
2020-07-260
(0) Interactive translation: Use a color to indicate untranslated stringsMarc Laporte7749
  • Usability
  • Feature request
Henrique Mukanda2018-07-250
(0) Interactive Translation produces WSODXavier de Pedro6530
  • Error
  • Regression
2016-07-040
(0) interactive translation on-use-off results in a 10x slow-downGergely840
  • Error
  • Usability
2010-09-123
Gergely-12 Sep 10
(0) Incomprehensible string for translationhman310 easy30
  • Consistency
2021-04-277
hman-06 May 21
(0) In multilingual provided clearer guidance to user as to what language is most up to datealain_desilets840
  • Feature request
2010-01-290
(0) Import glossariesArnaud HERVE252009-09-230
(0) i18n online translation brokenTorsten Fabricius ☺️945
  • Usability
  • Support request
  • Community projects
  • Regression
Leu2017-10-061
mikeua-22 Oct 15
(0) i18n feature breaks wiki feature when language is changed to germanRamirezTerrix735
  • Usability
  • Regression
2011-01-110
(0) I10n: Edit a page in a language different than english results into a broken editpagedisplayDesertWolf840
  • Error
  • Usability
  • Conflict of two features (each works well independently)
2011-01-133
Chealer9-17 Jan 11
(0) I10n: create (sub-)page from structure/breadcrumb bar doesn't get into the structureDesertWolf525
  • Error
  • Usability
  • Conflict of two features (each works well independently)
2011-01-121
bruno.rossi-01 Feb 11
(0) I10n: admin pages not displayed properlyDesertWolf735
  • Error
  • Usability
2011-01-130
(0) I can't translate a pageSandrine Marquis25
  • Bug
2019-07-308
xavi-30 Jul 19
(0) Display of many text after upgrade of a database coded UTF8 defined latin1 as UTF8 codeBernard TREMBLAY9 high45
  • Error
  • Regression
  • Consistency
  • Conflict of two features (each works well independently)
2010-07-105
trebly-12 Oct 10
(0) Custom string translation do not workalain_desilets630
  • Regression
2009-12-040
(0) Create New Pages Without Asking Page LanguageAlessandro Martinelli5525
  • Feature request
2020-07-223
jonnybradley-03 Nov 20
(0) Create a tool that extracts all text to be displayedhman7214
  • Feature request
2021-03-0921
hman-24 May 21
(0) Create a new language for Tiki, "generic"hman410 easy40
  • Feature request
2021-04-307
hman-09 May 21
(0) Console, translation:getstrings argument basedir not working outside a Tiki (documentation missing ?)Bernard Sfez / Tiki Specialist5525
  • Feature request
  • Documentation (or Advocacy)
  • Easy for Newbie Dev
2020-05-070
(0) console , translation:getstrings with a single language argument create (duplicate) an .old file for all languagesBernard Sfez / Tiki Specialist5525
  • Usability
  • Bug
2020-05-070
(0) Completely multilingual Tiki not just WikiDominic630
  • Feature request
  • Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
2012-07-017
marclaporte-08 Jun 11
(0) Comment into forums of various languagesArnaud HERVE252009-08-250
(0) CKEditor contentsLangDirection by page languageylavi315
  • Patch
  • Consistency
2011-02-030
(0) change_language (Users can change site language) is enabled when feature_multilingual is notPhilippe Cloutier5525
  • Regression
  • Consistency
2013-11-030
(0) Can’t rename a page containing an AliasBernard Sfez / Tiki Specialist5525
  • Error
2020-10-070
(0) Buttons wikiplugins labels are not translatedBernard Sfez / Tiki Specialist7749
  • Usability
2021-07-300
(0) Buttons for available languagesArnaud HERVE252009-08-273
gezza-26 Jan 12
(0) Bing Machine Translation does not workRick Sapir / Tiki for Smarties10 high50
  • Error
  • Usability
  • Regression
2016-08-043
ricks99-10 Aug 16
(0) BiDi.css bug in RTL languageAshkanV10 high10 easy99
  • Patch
2014-08-080
(0) Available languages in mode "Restrict supported languages"Frank Guthausen7535
  • Usability
2013-10-282
marclaporte-25 Sep 12
(0) Autocomplete is broken on multilingual tracker text fields Jean-Marc Libs735
  • Bug
2017-11-210
(0) Auto Toc with rtl languageBernard Sfez / Tiki Specialist7749
  • Conflict of two features (each works well independently)
2018-09-090
(0) Activating plugins doesn't invalidate cache and thus, plugin help doesn't appear on next page edit525
  • Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
  • Consistency
  • Conflict of two features (each works well independently)
2009-05-040
(0) 5.x: wiki "watch" emails come with iso-8859-1 to me even if chosen utf-8 everywhere in settings; other email okXavier de Pedro630
  • Usability
  • Regression
2010-06-040
(0) $prefs.language does not work properly?daav630
  • Usability
  • Consistency
2010-03-2614
daav-30 Mar 10
(0) #3757 ADD : Language Custom and all language files system holding - Proposal MOD ADD for Trunk 7xBernard TREMBLAY630
  • Feature request
  • Dogfood on a *.tiki.org site
2011-01-260
(0) "Translation of this page is incomplete." / "translation in progress"Arnaud HERVE315
  • Feature request
2013-06-052
Arthur_Mullard-17 Jun 11
(0) "Change language for this page" in translate this page first stepArnaud HERVE252009-08-250
(0) 'View Articles' - page name not translatedhman410 easy40
  • Usability
  • Less than 30-minutes fix
  • Easy for Newbie Dev
2021-04-080
(0) 'Kyiv,' not 'Kiev'Mike Finko510 easy50
  • Feature request
2019-10-070
(0) Upgrade 4.1->5.0 - Error : x01 : Fatal error on tra.phpBernard TREMBLAY9 high45
  • Error
  • Consistency
2010-07-090

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