Submissions/Editing Translathon - Translate Wikipedia articles with Content Translation

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This is an Open submission for Wikimania 2017 that has not yet been reviewed by a member of the Programme Committee.

Submission no. 3026 Subject - TW
Title of the submission

Translathon for Editors - Translate Wikipedia articles with Content Translation

Type of submission (lecture, panel, tutorial/workshop, roundtable discussion, lightning talk, poster, birds of a feather discussion)


Author of the submission

Runa Bhattacharjee, Amir Aharoni

Language of presentation

English (participants are free to interact in a language of their choice during the wokshop)

E-mail address,


Runab_WMF, Amire80

Country of origin

India, Israel

Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)

Wikimedia Foundation

Personal homepage or blog

Wikimedia Language Team

Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)

Content Translation is a tool to write new articles by translating from an existing article on the same topic in another language. Nearly 200000 new articles have already been written with this tool since January 2015. Content Translation has been developed by the Language team of Wikimedia Foundation. This workshop will be conducted by the Language team members. During this session, we will provide a basic introduction to Content Translation to get you started. After that participants can continue editing articles. They can also report any problems or suggestions, and get assistance from the developers or other advanced users.

What will attendees take away from this session?

New and expert editors will learn how to create new Wikipedia articles using Content Translation

Theme of presentation

Technology, Interface & Infrastructure

For workshops and discussions, what level is the intended audience?


Length of session (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)

55 minutes

Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?

Most likely

Slides or further information (optional)
Special requests

Participants should have a laptop or tablet that they can use during the session

Is this Submission a Draft or Final?


This is a Completed submission for Wikimania 2017 ready to be reviewed by a member of the Programme Committee.

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