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  • Kirkburn

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. 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 clicking on the search bar during the loading process could prevent search suggestions from appearing.
    • We will fix a bug that could cause WAM to display a blank page.
    • We recently pushed a fix live for a bug where clicking on the search bar too early could cause the page to go blank

    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 Community Page feature will receiv…


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  • DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. 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 modified global navigation will be released as part of our rebranding. This is a minor change that retains the same basic functionality, but with a few changes:
      • There will be a slightly tweaked design and enhanced discoverability that will be consistent across the entire platform, including wikis, news and stories, and Discussions.
      • For logged in users, the nav will completely disappear when you scroll down the page and will return when you start to scroll up. For logged out users, …

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  • Rappy 4187

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. 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: this release includes the items from Tuesday's postponed release.


    • Forums will no longer be missing the 'Post' button in the Monobook layout.

    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 Appreciation prototype will be retired, as planned. Over the next few weeks we will be evaluating how well it worked, and whether to bring back this kind of feature in the future. If you have any …


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  • DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. 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.


    • Forums will no longer be missing the 'Post' button in the Monobook layout.

    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 Appreciation prototype will be retired, as planned. Over the next few weeks we will be evaluating how well it worked, and whether to bring back this kind of feature in the future. If you have any remaining thoughts on it, please do let us know via Special:Contact/fee…


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  • Rappy 4187

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. 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 achievements section on user profile pages will no longer incorrectly display the badges as a single column list.

    Questions? Comments? Feel free to leave them below. And if you have additional bugs to report, please send them to us via Special:Contact.

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  • DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. 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.


    • An issue that prevented users with a '+' in their name from loading Chat will be fixed.
    • An issue that prevented some users from receiving copies of their Special:Contact ticket messages will be fixed.
    • Discussions community badges will no longer be slightly too narrow.

    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 Community Page right rail module will no longer have the 'New' label.

    Questio…



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  • DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. 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

    • In Discussions, admins will be able to merge and delete discussion categories.
    • Support for embedding videos from German provider GameStar will be retired.

    Questions? Comments? Feel free to leave them below. And if you have additional bugs to report, please send them to us via Special:Contact.

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  • Kirkburn

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. 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 hope all those in the US are enjoying their Labor Day holiday!


    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 caused some RSS feeds to fail to display will be fixed.
    • We will fix a issue that caused some Chat ban timestamps to display badly. (Note: this fix will apply to new bans - existing odd timestamps will be fixed separately.)

    Questions? Comments? Feel free to leave them b…


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  • Kirkburn

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. 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: this release includes the items from Tuesday's postponed release.


    • We will fix an issue in Discussions where admins and moderators were sometimes unable to recategorize posts.
    • The new global footer had a few incorrect links for international communities. These will now point to the correct pages.
    • Message Walls will no longer be missing the 'Post' button in the Monobook skin.

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



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  • DaNASCAT

    UPDATE: Due to an unexpected release blocker, today's release has been CANCELLED. We will release today's planned code on Thursday along with any additional fixes and changes.

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. 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 in Discussions where admins and moderators were sometimes unable to successfully recategorize posts.
    • The new global footer had a few incorrect links for international communities. These are now all properly pointing to the correct pages.

    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical U…



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