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[Migrated] Convert to use {{lang}}
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Have the ability to convert language wikilinks to the {{lang}} template, for example:

[[Arabic language|Arabic]]: ‏ليبيا‎]] -> {{lang-ar|‏ليبيا‎}}

This is most commonly seen at the beginning of articles where it gives the person or place's name in its native language.

The reason to use {{lang}} is given at However, the most important reason is for accessibility – screen readers need language info to speak text in the correct language – and to satisfy Wikipedia accessibility guidelines. @Bgwhite 21:48, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

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Reguyla renamed this task from [Migrated] Convert to use {{tl|lang}} to [Migrated] Convert to use {{lang}}.May 29 2015, 7:23 PM
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