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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.

    This will be the last significant code release of 2016.
    We do this to help ensure site stability over the holiday period.
    Regular updates will resume in early January 2017. Happy Holidays from everyone at Fandom!

    • An issue that could cause Japanese text to display incorrectly will be fixed.

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

    • Social media links in the global footer will be updated, …


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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.


    • 'Following' functionality will be added to the Discussions web interface.
      • The new 'Following' list becomes one of the two primary lists that a user is presented with. This list of followed posts is sorted by date of most recent reply.
      • The main post list (now labeled 'All') can still be sorted by 'Latest' or 'Trending', with those options moved to the left side of the page.
      • There will now be separate email notification preferences for upvotes and replies to followed posts.
      • The option …

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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.


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

    • Special:ChatBanList will receive an updated look, and will no longer list expired bans.
    • Sharing options (e.g. Facebook, Twitter) will return as a button to the right of the Talk/Comments button at the top of articles.
    • The Discussions activity feed will receive updates to improve the look across different themes and languages.

    Questions? Comments?…


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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.


    • Clicking the 'Add New Page' option when visiting a wiki for the first time will no longer scroll the page to below the footer.
    • The Fandom logo next to staff comments and posts will link to the correct location.
    • An issue that could cause thread titles to disappear was recently fixed.

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

    • On communities where Forum is enabled but has zero content, we …


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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.


    • Missing Admin Dashboard 'Quick Stats' for November 18 have been restored.

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

    • The start a wiki process will receive a refreshed and simplified design.
    • The VisualEditor will receive a few updates:
      • The minimum editor height will be significantly increased, so it doesn't feel like you're looking through a tank's window when editing a short page!
      • The lic…


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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.


    • After testing various placements, an "Add a Page" button will be added to the article header, under the page count, which is the location that resulted in the most new page creations.

    • Shared images will no longer have a broken link in their descriptions.
    • We will fix a case where portable infoboxes displayed the first item in an unordered list with an asterisk ('*') instead of a bullet point.
    • Account rename logs will once again display on local wikis (listing renames of users who have…


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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.


    • Special:Search behaviour around special characters will be improved, fixing some situations where it could return a blank page.

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

    • Dark wiki diff styling will be updated to significantly improve readability - in particular, bright highlighting is being toned down. Additionally, dark diffs on undo pages and the classic editor's 'show changes' popu…


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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.


    • We recently fixed an API issue that was preventing some bots from being used on Fandom.

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

    • The Maps extension is now available across all wikis.

    • We're working on fixing WAM, which is currently displaying a blank page. Update: WAM is now visible again.

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




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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.


    • When viewing the full site layout on a mobile device, the footer will now use the full width available.
    • Clicking portable infobox images in Monobook will link to the file page, instead of the raw images.
    • The Fandom logo next to staff comments and posts will link to the correct location.
    • Searching for a space (" ") or a name ending in a colon (":") will no longer send users to a blank page.

    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related upd…



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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

    • The Mobile Main Page tool now includes the ability to set a text description and representative image for a community. This text and image will be used in various ways around the Fandom network, such as in search results and on Community App home screens. This functionality is analogous to what was previously offered in the retired Special:Pr…

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