Welcome to the official wiki for Tatoeba.
This wiki aims to gather documentation, guidelines and rules for users of the website and for contributors of the corpus.
If you would like to contribute to the documentation in this wiki, please see the section "Contributing to this wiki" at the bottom of the page.
If you are looking to get involved in the development of the Tatoeba website, please check our other wiki on GitHub.
New to Tatoeba
Using the website
- How to Search for Text
- Advanced Search
- How to Limit Which Translations Are Displayed
- How to Make Shortcuts to the Pages You Use Frequently
Contributing to the corpus
- How to Be a Good Contributor
- How to Write Good Sentences
- How to help improve sentences
- Why you should avoid copy-pasting
- How to Write Dialogues
- How to Quickly Do a Lot of Linking
- How to contribute under CC0
- Contributing in a language that is not your strongest
- What to do if you see many errors from a contributor
Using Tatoeba's data
- How to Request a New Language
- How to request modification of a language name or icon
- How to Request a New Transcription, Transliteration or Alternative script
- How to Request a New Feature
Translating the Tatoeba interface
- How to Request Deletion of Your Account
- How to Request a Change of Username
- How to Get a New Password
- How to handle misbehaving contributors
- How to handle contributors who submit low quality sentences
- How to handle spam
- How to handle account deletion requests
- How to handle sentences with licensing issues
Please be Responsible Members of Our Community
Contributing to this wiki
To contribute to this wiki, you cannot use your Tatoeba account. You will need a separate account specifically for this wiki. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will guide you on how to create this account.
Once you have an account, you can try out changes in the Sandbox, to get familiar with how the editing features work.
If you wish to edit an article that relates to our guidelines or policies, please make sure you get an approval first. You can do so by posting on Tatoeba's Wall about the changes you would like to make, or by contacting us at email@example.com.