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==Help and Guidelines==
 
==Help and Guidelines==
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The "[[WikiIslam:Instructions for Translators|Instructions for Translators]]" page provides an in-depth, step-by-step guide for new translators to follow at WikiIslam. it covers everything from creating an account to announcing a completed translation on the main page. If translators find any of the steps difficult to follow, they can leave a message on the Translation Project's [[WikiIslam:Discussions/Translation Project|forum page]].
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The "[[WikiIslam:Instructions for Translators|Instructions for Translators]]" page provides an in-depth, step-by-step guide for new translators to follow at WikiIslam. it covers everything from creating an account to announcing a completed translation on the main page. If translators find any of the steps difficult to follow, they can leave a message on the Translation Project's [[WikiIslam:Discussions/Translation Project|Discussions page]]. The following is a quick summary but new editors should still the full instructions before their first translation:
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# Go to [[Help:Contents]]. Type the translated title of the chosen article into the "Create Page" box. If any of these characters exist in the title, avoid using them: brackets, commas, colons, semi-colons etc. These can be added into the title later by using <tt><nowiki>{{Page title|Desired page title}}</nowiki></tt> at the bottom of the page.
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#After clicking "Create page" you will see a blank page.
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# Open another window. Then go to the chosen article and click the 'Edit' button. You will now see the text and all the wiki-formatting of the target article.
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# Copy and paste the entire thing into the blank page you created. In Windows, Select all text and then CTRL-C; CTRL-V to paste.
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# Now start the translation. Delete the English text as you go. You can also keep another window open which has the original article in a regular view (non-editable).
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# Add the language hub page, translation links template, add/remove the relevant categories (and everything else discussed [[WikiIslam:Instructions_for_Translators#Post-Translation|here]], under the "See Also" section.
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# After the translation is complete, you can preview and save the page.
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# Then create the necessary links to and from the new translation. This includes a link in each and every version of the translated page, in their own languages, a link from the language hub page, and a link on the "Latest Translations" template so the translation appears on the main page.
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# To find what you have been working on, click the 'My contributions' link at the top right.
    
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