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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.


    • We will fix an issue where choosing search suggestion results via the keyboard was not highlighting the correct option.

    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 recently retired the deprecated 'Wikia Maps' feature, as mentioned on Thread:1274205. (The MediaWiki maps extension remains available.)
    • We are continuing the spring cleaning of our codebase. As previously noted, these chang…


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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 will fix a layout issue that affected the right column in a couple of places, such as Special:AdminDashboard, main pages, and Special:Search.
    • We recently fixed an issue that caused wiki logos to always link to "Main Page" rather than the appropriate main page for a wiki.

    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 recently finished re-running the rename process for some accounts, i…


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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.


    • Scaling of non-standard width wiki wordmarks will be improved in Chat.
    • Buttons shown during the 'forgot password' flow will no longer fail in Microsoft Edge and some older browsers.
    • We will fix missing MediaWiki messages that started with widget- (such as widget-title-newpages).
    • In Discussions, previews of links to Message Wall threads will show the thread title, rather than the thread number.
    • We will fix an issue that could cause navigation failures when viewing the mobile layout on iOS…

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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.


    • The previously mentioned button to disable autoplay for featured videos for two weeks will now apply to all wikis, not just the wiki it was clicked on.

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

    • MediaWiki:Edit has been removed from the MediaWiki whitelist as some concerns about its behavior were identified, and due to the updated customization policy.
    • We are continuing to partially re-r…


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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 that could cause slow page loads for some users, hanging on loading 'api.fandommetrics.com'.

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

    • Blog posts will now display within the mobile layout, rather than forcing a switch to the full site layout. (Note: when tapping to add a comment, you will still be redirected to the full layout.)
    • In Discussions, web users reporting …


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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.

    Note: today is another quieter update, as a result of the recent US holiday weekend. If you had some time off, we hope you enjoyed yourself!


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

    • Similar to the last release, those who watch our code changes closely may notice we are doing a bit of spring cleaning - however, these changes should not have any user-facing impact. Of course, if you sp…

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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.

    Note: today's release is a quieter one, partly due to the Independence Day celebrations in the US. Wherever you are in the world, we hope you're having a good day!


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

    • Those who watch our code changes closely may notice we are doing a bit of spring cleaning - however, these changes should not have any user-facing impact. Of course, if you spot any…

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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.


    • IPv6 support is now live! This means you will start seeing some longer IPv6 IPs in place of IPv4 IPs for anonymous users - however, they will behave much the same. If you spot any problems, please let us know!

    • We will fix an issue that could prevent existing accounts with a colon (":") in their name from logging in. (Note: this character is not allowed in new account names.)
    • We recently fixed an issue that was causing the wikis in the 'Discover New Wikis' footer section to fail to u…


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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.


    • In Discussions, rapid clicks on "view older replies" will no longer load duplicate comments.
    • Also in Discussions, we will fix an issue that could prevent old posts from being edited.
    • We will fix a link in the 'three days after wiki creation' founder email that could point to the wrong URL for Discussions.

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

    • When viewing 'reported posts' in Discuss…


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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.


    • A variety of bug fixes and improvements for the page header area will go live, including:
      • Fixing italics support for the DISPLAYTITLE magic word.
      • Adding missing breadcrumb links on Message Wall pages.
      • Removing duplicate "redirected from" notices on blog pages.
      • Hiding the Explore menu's "Videos" link on wikis where Special:Videos is not available.
      • Adding the interlanguage links dropdown to blog posts.
      • Fixing a category display issue on French-language wikis.
    • A couple of fixes for Chat wil…

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