The only way to get a Shared link to show up properly seems to be if you put it in the "Navigation" menu. If you go to en:Special:Recentchanges look at the bottom of the navigation menu and you'll see "Wikitravel Shared". That will take you to Shared's main page. -- Andrew Haggard (Sapphire) 22:40, 12 September 2006 (EDT)
Ah, that's too bad, because some of the language versions, Spanish for example, still don't even have that link for Shared in the navigation menu. Texugo 01:53, 13 September 2006 (EDT)
Thank you for the answer. I think that we need to discuss to host language potal on shared: site because English is an official language on here. I don't know at this time whether it is hard to reach a consensus or not. But some admins from language versions may support this; you, me, Peter and maybe Ricardo. As you know, we can replace the link in MediaWiki:Sidebar like as pt: site and we cannot replace the link in tool box. If we cannot host them here, we can try to hide the link like as Wikimedia Commons by using CSSif Evan enables MediaWiki:Common.css on Wikitravel site..... ;-) -- Tatata 07:04, 17 August 2007 (EDT)
Thank you for your thorough and complex answer to my question. I really appreciate you spent (seems like an hour) working on that. I hope none of your ideas will be abandoned, however currently I can not focus on more than one issue at a time. Sorry for I am not
going to extensively comment at the moment on each issue you've raised as that would take too much time at once. Especially that in some of the points I share your opinion. So as not to leave you without any comment I can only point you to a disc page where you can read my opinions in brief. As far as I can understand your message you have mentioned the following topics:
making pl article templates int'nt'lly consistent
translations: Man of style and ext'l links
Wikipedia links (I've just swooped on images there - to be cont. ;) )
If you could choose from the above one to start with, we could finish discussion and I could carry out that point. Then we could go on with the two other. Hope we move on soon.
As you have written your help may be the most valuable after all from the above will have been fixed. On the other hand you have already helped with your previous message, where you pinpointed so many weaknesses. I hope they will all be sorted out soon. Thanks again and looking frwrd to hear from you. LukeWestwalker 13:50, 13 September 2007 (EDT)
Thank you for your suggestion concerning article templates. I have looked at the concept of section templates you recommended. I agree it saves work and faciltates changes. I am not sure what could happen after we'll have implemented them. We change a name of one or another section, but the section template in previously created articles will still contain obsolete section template name? Even article template will contain those section templates with obsolete titles? On the other hand has this solution proved useful on any other lang version of WT? I am afraid it will look weird after changes and encourage less experienced users to use obsolete names. Possible in your opinion? Moreover, you mentioned Informacje turystyczne and Przedstawicielstwa dyplomatyczne. Why do you consider them unnecessary? Do you disagree with en Where you can stick guideline to put embassies into Cope section? Sorry if I put too much ignorance in the above questions - I am just still learning WT. LukeWestwalker ⇔ 17:33, 18 September 2007 (EDT)
Seems like you were away, so just an addendum in the meantime: I reviewed application of the section Informacje turystyczne within city articles. I discovered it has been filled only twice (among about hundred instances of section header), with info usually put into Understand and Contact. Therefore I consider this section to be launched away. I am going to scrutinize into Przedstawicielstwa dyplomatyczne next. LukeWestwalker ⇔ 03:48, 1 October 2007 (EDT)
Well, after more detailed insight, seems like you are away from shared only. I looked into usage of Przedstawicielstwa dyplomatyczne and it turns out to have been used exactly 50 times always listing embassies and consulates of the destination. Do you think they should be removed? Moreover they were put in by an active, dedicated user. Looking forward to any advice on that. LukeWestwalker ⇔ 17:31, 7 October 2007 (EDT)
You asked: We change a name of one or another section, but the section template in previously created articles will still contain obsolete section template name?
No. The section names as they appear in the template itself are just placeholders that point to secondary templates where the section header that gets displayed is stored. If that secondary template is changed to a new section header name, then every article that has used the model will automatically be updated.
Actually I meant another situation, but did not manage to explain it clearly enough. That is not the most important now, so I reasked my question here, where you can answer in some convienent moment. As to the templates, in the meantime I became convinced to their neccesity and started to introduce them gradually (1 and 2 for a start). I'll move on with it in the rest of the templates in the following days. By the way, I wondered whether it's neccessary to "template" all section headings, as not all of them sound temporary. Most are straightforward and I don't predict they may be subject to change. So I considered applying templates to selected sections only. But eventually I decided to template all to make it your way, and moreoveryou never know what may be neded to be changed in future. LukeWestwalker ⇔ 17:18, 19 October 2007 (EDT)
You wrote: Moreover, you mentioned Informacje turystyczne and Przedstawicielstwa dyplomatyczne. Why do you consider them unnecessary? Do you disagree with en Where you can stick guideline to put embassies into Cope section?
I agree with the Where you can stick it guideline, but the section itself needs a name like "Cope" or something. The examples I looked at had Informacje turystyczne and Przedstawicielstwa dyplomatyczne as their own separate top-level sections, but what we need is a "Cope" section that should encompass these two things and a lot of other things as well.Texugo 03:01, 19 October 2007 (EDT)
I got you now. I'll try to rework this section to the Cope section. However I would like to convince another users to such change, as embassies lists where put in by an experineced and long-time user. Therefore it may take some time, but I think will eventually happen. LukeWestwalker ⇔ 17:18, 19 October 2007 (EDT)
you would be acting the same way. everyone is ignoring you and not answering your questions. you consistently get banned which agrivates it more. peter is out of hand. i dont get it. everones ignoring me and being insensitive an rude. if you dont believe it - - explain it. it doesnt make sense. i continuously get called trolling, when i am not. i have read what trolling is, and i am not. i dont know what to do. peter is being unreasonable. can you explain it? Edmontonenthusiast 19:30, 8 December 2008 (EST).