Hi fellow wiki editors!

To help newly registered users get more familiar with the wiki (and maybe older users too) there is now a {{Welcome to the wiki}} template. Have a look at it and feel free to add it to new users discussion pages (and perhaps your own).

I have tried to keep the template short, but meaningful. /Johan G

User talk:Ellesse

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Titles of translated articles

I just want to mention that you can translate the article titles as well (with the exception of templates).

You can change the title by moving the articles you have translated so far to a new title in French. If they are very new (hours or days) you probably will not need to leave a redirecting page.

Johan G (Talk | contribs) 03:46, 25 December 2014 (UTC)

Ok, I get it! Thanks for the notification, Johan!
But I have now a new question: after translating the title of a page, how the pages in another langage referring to the same content will know the knew address of the page? Is it automatic? Or should I change all the existing links referring to this page?
Ellesse (talk) 04:03, 25 December 2014 (UTC)
The language links does not have to have the original page title. But they of course still needs the language prefix (like fr:) and to be on the other language versions of a page.
If you leave a redirect when moving a page it the old links will still work. The redirect pages contain a special "directive" #REDIRECT [[<New page title>]] that will automatically load the right page when you click an old link that have not been updated.
The redirects are for example also good when catching common misspellings and to link often used abbreviations to the full title.
Johan G (Talk | contribs) 05:30, 25 December 2014 (UTC)