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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.


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

    • A variety of updates and fixes to translations will go live, and more are being worked on.

    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 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.


    • Message Walls will no longer show a "This message could not be found" notice in some situations.

    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 will remove the old, unused 'wikiawidget' user group (visible on Special:ListUsers).

    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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  • 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 top section of the user profile page will now include the "bio" that users can establish in Community Apps. This bio information is global, not specific to any one community or app. The text is only editable via Community Apps at this time. Thanks to Flightmare for helping to make this possible!

    Questions? Comments? Feel free to leave them …


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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 where interwiki links did not behave correctly on the mobile 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

    • Android apps recently received a small update to allow admins and moderators to edit the categories of Discussions posts that are not their own.

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



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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

    • Fandom recently introduced a new method for password hashing on our backend. There are no user-facing changes nor any need to update your passwords. By upgrading our current methods to one of today's most advanced hashing methodologies, salted bcrypt (with additional AES encryption), Fandom is taking proactive steps to increase account securi…

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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 where the loading animation for the Discussions activity feed would affect the whole page, rather than just the feed module.

    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 global navigation icon for notifications will be updated. Fans of the bell icon, do not despair! It will be back soon as part of some other updates to Fandom notifications that we'll be talking a…


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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 are working on solving an issue where "This message cannot be found" messages are showing on some Message Wall and Forum threads.
    • The position of Expand/Collapse links will be fixed on Message Walls.
    • The layout of the 'Discover New Wikis' section on the largest (Desktop XL) site layout will be improved.

    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 user page profiles, the contribution…


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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 are working on fixing some recent issues with Message Walls - such as where user pages are unexpectedly being listed in threads, and some caching problems. This is partially because our recent performance improvements made Message Walls 'too fast', so some events could end up taking place out of order. Rather than slow it down again, we're making sure those events take place as intended.
      • Update: some threads may now show "This message cannot be found" notes, replacing the (unexpe…

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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

    • We will fix an issue with user links in Chat.

    • We are aware of some image quality concerns - the team are currently working on making improvements.

    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 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 prevented category filtering in the Discussions activity feed.
    • We recently made some tweaks to improve the reliability of the welcome tool (plus reduce the occurrence of errors when making Message Wall posts). If you are continuing to see issues, please send us a report.
    • We recently fixed an issue where email notifications about new article comments had reverted back to an older email style.
    • We recently fixed an issue where the Top Discussions module at the …

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