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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.


    • As mentioned on Monday, the updated login/signup links and flows on the desktop site have been updated for all Spanish and Russian communities. This updated method of authentication will be rolled out to more languages in the next few days. Please report any issues that you encounter.

    • Category Exhibition will now show up to 16 subcategories (up from 8).

    Detailed CSS updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net - the diffs show changes to .css, .scss, .tmpl.php, .html, .sass and .mu…




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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.


    • Over the course of this week, we will be updating the login/signup links and flows on the desktop site. This updated method of authentication, more secure and with a modern design, has been in place on Community Central and on mobile web (for all communities) for several months now. Please report any issues that you encounter.

    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 co…



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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.


    • We will fix an issue which caused Special:ListUsers to be inaccessible on some communities.

    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 adding a 'Load more' ability to mobile layout search results.

    • We are continuing to look into issues with some web notifications not showing. If you are affected by these, please send examples in to Special:Contact/bug. …



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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.


    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 'Explore [site name]' link in the mobile skin navigation will link back to the main page of the community.

    • We are looking into some reported issues with some web notifications not showing up.

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



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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 recently made a tweak that should improve performance within the VisualEditor, particularly in the source dialog.

    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.

    • Scrolling performance within the mobile web navigation menu on Safari will be improved.

    • We're aware that Twitter has changed their behaviour for new embeds - we're looking into how to best support the new …



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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.


    • The mobile web search results experience will be updated with a new layout.

    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 fix an issue that could cause the global navigation bar to be misaligned when visiting '#anchor' links.
    • We will fix an encoding error in the Chat ban dialog, and an issue that could cause some users to fail to load Chat.

    • We are investigati…



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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.


    • Special:Search functionality was recently fixed.

    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.

    • Loading behaviour in the mobile skin will be improved to reduce page content 'jumping' around.

    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 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.

    If you're in the US, we hope you're enjoying the Memorial Day weekend!


    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 location of the right rail Chat guidelines message will be corrected.
    • On mobile devices, when landing on a page that doesn't exist, tapping the 'Use Navigation or Search' link will now correctly open the navigation UI.

    • Search is currently experienc…


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  • Rappy 4187

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia.

    There will be no release tomorrow (Thursday, May 26) due to Polish office closures in celebration of Corpus Christi.

    This means the regular release schedule will resume next Tuesday (May 31).

    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 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 recently fixed a bug in the account registration system which could result in incorrect usernames.

    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 navigation menus on the mobile skin will receive some visual updates to make them clearer and easier to use.
    • We noticed there are two whitelisted Chat messages that didn't make it to our help page list:
      • MediaWiki:Chat…


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