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  • DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Tuesday and Thursday - today's notes are for tomorrow's site update. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    As we announced on our Monday Technical Update post, FANDOM is shifting to a four-times-a-week release strategy. This change will begin next Monday, October 23rd. Releases will now occur on: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. FANDOM does not schedule code releases on Friday to prevent any bugged releases that might affect the site over the weekend.

    As a result, this blog will be discontinued. This is the final Technical Updates blog. Technical Updates will now be posted on thi…


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  • DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Tuesday and Thursday - today's notes are for tomorrow's site update. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    First, we'd like to announce that code releases on FANDOM will now regularly occur four times a week. This change will begin next Monday, October 23rd. This is a direct result of our experiment back in August. Internally, the experiment found we had the capacity to release code additional times per week without impacting the QA process or causing additional bugs.

    Releases will now occur on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. FANDOM does not schedule code releases on Friday to …


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  • DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Tuesday and Thursday - today's notes are for tomorrow's site update. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    • We will fix an issue where Theme Designer incorrectly changes certain symbols in wiki names (e.g. apostrophes and ampersands).

    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net

    • Tabber will be added to Special:TagsReport. Note: tabber will only be detected on pages edited after this change goes live.

    Questions? Comments? Feel free to leave them below. And if you have additional bugs to report, pl…



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  • Kirkburn

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Tuesday and Thursday - today's notes are for tomorrow's site update. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    To offer a complete mobile fan experience for FANDOM, we released the FANDOM app. It is available for iOS and Android and allows you to follow the latest news on your favorite entertainment fandoms. Wiki content and Discussions remain available via our Community apps.


    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net

    • We will fix an issue that caused Theme Designer's middle background color to…


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  • DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Tuesday and Thursday - today's notes are for tomorrow's site update. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    • The template type bulk editing ability will be fixed.
    • We will fix an issue where certain ad types could cause the toolbar to become hidden.

    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net

    • Due to long-term unreliability, the 'Last logged in' column on Special:ListUsers will be retired.

    Questions? Comments? Feel free to leave them below. And if you have additional bugs to report, please send the…



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  • Rappy 4187

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Tuesday and Thursday - today's notes are for tomorrow's site update. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net

    • If a community's main page is outside the main namespace, the wiki's wordmark and logo will no longer link to 'Main Page' instead of the correct page. (Previously noted, but additional fixes will be applied.)
    • We will fix an issue that could result in unintended Forum watchlist notifications.
    • We will fix an issue where using the deprecated 'count…

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  • DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Tuesday and Thursday - today's notes are for tomorrow's site update. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    • Tabber will no longer fail to load when previewing an edit in the classic editor for a second or third time.
    • We will fix an issue where links within Forum/Message Wall posts could cause formatting issues on Special:WikiActivity.
    • We will fix an issue where complex Forum/Message Wall thread titles could sometimes cause formatting issues in watchlist emails.

    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related updates can be found at http://report…



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  • DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Tuesday and Thursday - today's notes are for tomorrow's site update. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    • We will fix an issue where Tabber content would not behave correctly when used within TabView.
    • A variety of bug fixes and improvements will go live for Lyrics Wiki. (Thanks to Volunteer Developers for these)
    • When DPL is enabled on a community, the process will now use the FANDOMbot account to create 'Template:Extension DPL', rather than picking a user account. (Thanks to Volunteer Developers for this fix)

    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site …



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  • DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Tuesday and Thursday - today's notes are for tomorrow's site update. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    • We will fix an issue where Tabber was not visible in the classic editor's preview dialog.
      • We are also updating the core Tabber code as part of this update, which may result in some small styling and behaviour tweaks.
    • We will fix an issue where content moderators could not undelete some pages that had article comments.
    • If a community's main page is outside the main namespace, the wiki's wordmark and logo will no longer link to 'Main Page' instead of the correct page.
    • Admin Dashboard wi…

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  • Kirkburn

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Tuesday and Thursday - today's notes are for tomorrow's site update. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net

    • An issue that could prevent new accounts from performing some functions will be fixed.
    • We will fix a variety of issues with the local navigation links on Discussions, including:
      • Incorrect links showing when no local 'Wiki-navigation' message has been created
      • 'Magic words' listing the wrong items
      • Links to the 'Project' namespace pointing to the wr…

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