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Create Wikiversity Arabic
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The language committee and WMF Board have approved the creation of Wikiversity Arabic.

Language code: ar
Site URL:
Project name: ويكي الجامعة
Project namespace: ويكي الجامعة
Project talk namespace: نقاش ويكي الجامعة
Project logo:
Timezone: default (UTC)

Extra namespaces:
School = مدرسة
School talk = نقاش المدرسة
Portal = بوابة
Portal talk = نقاش البوابة
Topic = موضوع
Topic talk = نقاش الموضوع
Collection = مجموعة
Collection talk = نقاش المجموعة

Thank you.

Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage.Nov 21 2014, 11:34 PM
bzimport set Reference to bz29796.
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crochet.david wrote:


add :

'wgNamespaceAliases' -> 'arwikiversity' => array(['وج'] = NS_PROJECT),

'wgNamespacesWithSubpages' -> $wgNamespacesWithSubpages = array_fill(0, 200, true); or similar

'wgImportSources' -> 'arwikiversity'= array(


'wgEnotifWatchlist' -> 'arwikiversity'=true,

Please also disable the conversion of Western Arabic numerals (0, 1, 2 ) to Eastern Arabic numerals (٠‎ - ١‎ - ٢) like other Arabic wikis. I believe this can be done by setting $wgTranslateNumerals = false; Here is the discussion about the subject.

jeluf wrote:

Your change has been completed.
Please reopen this ticket if anything went wrong.

The following configuration settings have been changed:

Index: InitialiseSettings.php

  • InitialiseSettings.php (revision 1992)

+++ InitialiseSettings.php (working copy)
@@ -3686,6 +3686,7 @@

'arwikiquote' => false,
'arwiktionary' => false,
'arwikisource' => false,

+ 'arwikiversity' => false,

'arwikinews' => false,
'hiwiki' => false, // 
'tewiki' => false, # by request -- maybe remove from file

You can find the entire config file at