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I recently made some major (I'm not kidding) CSS changes to my home wiki to coincide with the new look of the website which the design is based off of. However, the changes do not show for anonymous users (when I used Element Inspector to see what the problem is, there appears to be 2 CSS stylesheets: one called site_user_css and another called site_anon_css; the CSS before the changes is on the latter). I waited a few days to see if it would fix itself, but so far this has not happened. Does anyone here know why this might be happening? Thanks. - Dragonshark 00:37, November 28, 2011 (UTC)

Usually it updates itself after a few days, but if you've already waited and it still doesn't show up, then reporting it through Special:Contact seems the best option. Sovq 07:16, November 28, 2011 (UTC)
A good rule of thumb with these things is to imagine the worst service you can, and then double it. This way, when it takes weeks instead of days for changes to show for anons, you'll have expected it and shouldn't be disappointed. Just remember that you are the problem for expecting these things to update in a timely manner, it's not wikia's fault, and never will be. This also works for database dumps, which tend to be a few months out of date unless you force them to update it. - Archduk3 09:13, November 29, 2011 (UTC)

Main Page Search Bar

Like in Wikia Help, the main page it has a search bar. I would love to get it in Isle of Tune Wiki but search in there displaying "Search Isle of Tune Wiki...". I've heard Sannse say that people in the forums can help with stuff like it, so I came here to look for help. If that is possible, please contact me here--Sam Wang (talk) 12:52, December 5, 2011

With the way the search bar is formatted on the help wiki, the best solution do o this in my opinion would be to:
Create a MediaWiki page, like MediaWiki:SearchBar and fill it with the search bar code. The code would be:
<form action="http://isleoftune.wikia.com/wiki/Special:Search" class="bodyCentralSearch" id="bodyCentralSearch" name="bodyCentralSearch"><div style="margin: 20px auto; color: #999; width: 500px;" class="bodyCentralSearchWrap"><input type="text" id="bodyCentralSearchInput" style="border:1px solid #999; padding: 10px; width: 500px; font-size: 20px;" placeholder="Search..." size="50" name="search"><input type="hidden" id="mw-inputbox-ns12" checked="checked" value="1" name="ns12"><input type="hidden" name="fulltext" value="Search"></div></form>
Afterwards, insert <verbatim>SearchBar</verbatim> on top of the main page (or any page where you want the search bar). Sovq 07:41, December 5, 2011 (UTC)
Thanks for you help! But I don't think you need to type in the MediaWiki thing. I think you only need a <verbatim>SearchBar</verbatim> and is finished. It somehow displays it--Sam Wang (talk) 20:13, December 5, 2011
According to the page's history, you created it with the code Sovq gave just today.  Monchoman45  Talk  Contribs  Skystone  12:19,12/5/2011 
I know what it means--Sam Wang (talk) 18:41, December 10, 2011

<div class="helptopics"> </div>

How do I do the helptopics like Help Wiki's Main Page? When I've added <verbatim>HelpButtons</verbatim> it seems to display it and look terrible. Thanks for your earlier help, but do you know the answer to this? I am quite new—only working here since august this year--Sam Wang (talk) 20:19, December 5, 2011

MediaWiki:HelpButtons is the CSS that makes the HTML on help wiki's main page look the way it does. To copy those buttons exactly, you'll have to copy the way the HTML is used as well. Also, please don't append any more topics to this forum unless they're about CSS changes for anonymous users - it's much easier to search for threads when they're under a name that relates to what they're about.  Monchoman45  Talk  Contribs  Skystone  13:24,12/5/2011 

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