Grants:IdeaLab/Add Latinized url for non-latin alphabet languages

Add Latinized url for non-latin alphabet languages
Add Latinized url for non-latin alphabet languages
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Alex Blokha
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created on23:51, Monday, March 21, 2016 (UTC)


Project ideaEdit

What is the problem you're trying to solve?Edit

When you copy the URL of article with cyrylic letters you receive next abrakadabra in URL

https://uk.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%A3%D0%BA%D1%80%D0%B0%D1%97%D0%BD%D0%B0 or https://uk.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%9C%D0%BE%D0%BD%D1%83%D0%BC%D0%B5%D0%BD%D1%82_%D0%99%D0%BE%D0%BD%D0%B0%D0%B3%D1%83%D0%BD%D1%96

So you can not understad what this link is about or is it worth to open it.


What is your solution?Edit

I propose to have additional link in menu - "Get Latinized URL of article" under this link you will have transliterated to latin alphabet URL of article.

And those two URLs will be copied and pasted like this https://uk.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukrayina

https://uk.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monument_Yonaguni

Now it is obvious what the URL is about. It this case even for non-ukrainian speakers.

Project goalsEdit

  1. Have additional link in menu - "Get Latinized URL of article"
  2. Have a checkbox in Settings: "Show Latinized URLs of article".

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  • This would be helpful to determine where one is going when clicking a particular link. Mathmensch (talk) 19:05, 22 March 2016 (UTC)

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