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    Kirkburn

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Wednesday, so we're posting this on a Tuesday to give you advance notice. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    • Images from shared repositories will now appear in the new image galleries.
    • Uploading a new version of an image will no longer sometimes leaves older versions showing in Chrome. We will also run a script to fix existing images affected by this issue.

    Detailed CSS updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net - the diffs show changes to .css, .scss, .tmpl.php, .html, .sass and .mustache files in Wikia's codebase.

    • Lua will be now enabled by default on all Wikia communties, after …


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    DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Wednesday, so we're posting this on a Tuesday to give you advance notice. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    • Some users received achievement-related errors when trying to view their user page. This fix is already live.
    • The Notifications dropdown was broken on Monobook.
    • The VisualEditor template suggestions dialog showed only two columns of suggestions in Windows browsers, in some cases.

    Detailed CSS updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net - the diffs show changes to .css, .scss, .tmpl.php, .html, .sass and .mustache files in Wikia's codebase.

    • The 'recently edited' sorting option w…


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    Rappy 4187

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Wednesday, so we're posting this on a Tuesday to give you advance notice. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    • The updated global navigation bar will no longer cover up the top section of some dialogs.
    • Map image uploads were sometimes failing in Internet Explorer 11.
    • On several special page lists, the line counter will no longer get cut off once the count passes 999. Thanks, Volunteer Developers!
    • Special:Following will receive several bug fixes, ensuring all pages can be easily removed from the list. Thanks, Volunteer Developers!

    Detailed CSS updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net - …



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    DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Wednesday, so we're posting this on a Tuesday to give you advance notice. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    Some more improvements are coming to the VisualEditor's template tool:

    • Adding a new template will now show suggestions based on popular templates from that wikia
    • Searching is improved, and can be performed by template name or article name - the latter will give you a list of templates used on that article.
    • When a template has no parameters, the tool will give better information on what to do.

    • Main pages will no longer sometimes be missing the horizontal line between the title and …


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    Kirkburn

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Wednesday, so we're posting this on a Tuesday to give you advance notice. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    • New Community Apps will be released with a refreshed look, covering a variety of new topics - including some non-gaming topics like Doctor Who and Star Wars. You can find all of Wikia's apps here: Android (Google Play) and iOS (App Store).

    • User accounts with names containing certain characters will no longer be prevented from joining Chat. This fix is already live.
    • A few issues preventing aspects of Wikia Maps from working correctly on some mobile devices will be fixed.

    Detailed CS…




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    Rappy 4187

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Wednesday, so we're posting this on a Tuesday to give you advance notice. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    • Viewing a Right-To-Left (RTL) content wikia with a Left-To-Right (LTR) user language will no longer result in some misaligned elements.
    • An issue that caused a variety of 'dirty diff' situations in the VisualEditor will be fixed. This is already live.

    Detailed CSS updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net - the diffs show changes to .css, .scss, .tmpl.php, .html, .sass and .mustache files in Wikia's codebase.

    • We will be removing the restriction on changing a page's title thro…


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    DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Wednesday, so we're posting this on a Tuesday to give you advance notice. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    The VisualEditor template tool will receive significant updates:

    • The tool will now list all parameters, ordered by the position they occur within the template code. A search filter will let you quickly find the specific parameter you wish to edit using the parameter name or the existing content.
    • The tool will be positioned to the side of the template being edited, can be moved, and allows the preview to be refreshed with a button click.

    As a quick preview of future updates, we are a…


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    Kirkburn

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Wednesday, so we're posting this on a Tuesday to give you advance notice. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    • Anonymous users will be welcomed by the welcome tool again.
    • customizations will now be loaded for the Module namespace (Lua).
    • Forum thread close summaries will now parse link wikitext. Thanks, Volunteer Developers.

    Detailed CSS updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net - the diffs show changes to .css, .scss, .tmpl.php, .html, .sass and .mustache files in Wikia's codebase.

    • Following the script adding navigation=true to existing navigation galleries, this parameter will now also…


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  • 19
    Rappy 4187

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Wednesday, so we're posting this on a Tuesday to give you advance notice. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    • Some welcome tool user page creations were being attributed to admins rather than User:Wikia. Messages will still be signed with an admin's name, but will show under User:Wikia's contributions.

    Detailed CSS updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net - the diffs show changes to .css, .scss, .tmpl.php, .html, .sass and .mustache files in Wikia's codebase.

    • A Map's specific URL will redirect the user to the map's page on the wikia where it was created. Changes to the map will a…


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  • 25
    DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Wednesday, so we're posting this on a Tuesday to give you advance notice. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    • Creating a page with the VisualEditor will no longer display a broken page title.
    • Inserting media using the VisualEditor on non-English wikias will no longer fail.
    • Making multiple source dialog edits in the VisualEditor will no longer cause some changes to be skipped.

    Detailed CSS updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net - the diffs show changes to .css, .scss, .tmpl.php, .html, .sass and .mustache files in Wikia's codebase.

    • Link suggestions will be added to the VisualEdito…


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