The content was taken from the rev. 233 of FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to test an idea shared on a comment to my answer to Help develop the site and community knowledge base in your language.

The idea is to add links to the translated version of those FAQ posts are already translated by using ES, JA, PT or RU as the link text.

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  • I don't think I understand how this is going to work. If all the titles are in English, how are people going to find the right FAQ in their language? Or am I misunderstanding the purpose of this?
    – Laurel
    Commented Nov 29, 2018 at 23:49
  • @Laurel: The main goal is to help international users that are able to read English but prefer to read the FAQ posts on one of the international sites languages. User that are bilingual or polyglot willing to help translating FAQ posts could find this useful to identify which FAQ posts aren't translated yet.
    – Rubén
    Commented Nov 29, 2018 at 23:52
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    Good idea! Since the link "ES" was a bit difficult to read after the link to the original post, I took the liberty to change the format a bit and show those in the next line. Commented Dec 3, 2018 at 9:22
  • @Rubén I made a mistake editing because I confused the <hr> with a <br>. But I also think it would be better if the links were written as [title](link) with the abbreviation /q/number instead of the full domain. This latter rewrite would be such a massive edit I wouldn't try it without checking with the OP first.
    – bad_coder
    Commented May 13, 2021 at 13:39
  • How it would be better to write that way links that are currently working? AFAIK doing this kind of changes should be rejected as they don't do any improvement. Anyway, I don't see any problem that new links or links that should be edited b/c they are not working to use the abbreviation form.
    – Rubén
    Commented May 13, 2021 at 20:35


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