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Bug 5352 - Should be some way for non-logged in users to see translations of [[Special:Userlogin]]
Should be some way for non-logged in users to see translations of [[Special:U...
Status: RESOLVED WORKSFORME
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Internationalization (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2006-03-26 00:31 UTC by David Benbennick
Modified: 2006-03-26 01:42 UTC (History)
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Description David Benbennick 2006-03-26 00:31:00 UTC
If you are logged in, [[Special:Userlogin]] appears in your selected language. 
But if you aren't logged in, the log in page can only appear in the sitewide
language.  That's a problem at the Commons, where the sitewide language is
English, but plenty of users don't know English.

Could we make it so that [[Special:Userlogin/fr]] shows the page in French,
[[Special:Userlogin/de]] shows the page in German, etc?  If that worked, then we
could come up with some way to add a language bar at the top of the login page
at the Commons, allowing people to see the instructions in a language they
understand.
Comment 1 Rob Church 2006-03-26 01:22:05 UTC
You could pass the &uselang=XX parameter to the URL in order to achieve this.
For instance,
http://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Userlogin&uselang=fr.
Comment 2 David Benbennick 2006-03-26 01:28:08 UTC
Thanks, Robchur!  I didn't realize that feature already existed.

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