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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 recently fixed an issue that prevented account email addresses from being updated.

    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 a recently introduced restriction on moving pages into/out of the 'User blog' namespace.
    • Discussions posts will now always require a title to be specified. The requirement is already present in Community Apps and will now be enforced on the web …


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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 love our fan contributors, and since it's almost Valentine's Day, it seems appropriate to announce they now have a dedicated profile page that showcases all of their content! For example, check out http://fandom.wikia.com/u/Technobliterator

    • We will fix a case where some wikitext content would not render immediately when editing a Message Wall post. We have also been working on a variety of backend improvements for Message Wall and Forums to improve performance and eliminate sour…


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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 an issue that caused code to display oddly on CSS pages.
    • We will fix the appearance of the 'no title specified' error message on Message Walls.

    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 update the 'forgot password' experience to improve behaviour for non-English languages.
    • We will soon be enabling the new 'wiki spotlights' section of the recently enabled content foot…


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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 recently made a tweak that should reduce cases where RSS feeds fail to display.
    • We have made additional tweaks to eliminate situations where the 'forgot password' flow would reject some usernames.

    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 have been working on re-indexing a large amount of content, in order to fix some situations where pages were missing from the local search inde…


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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 an issue where the name of the user who deleted a Discussions post was not being displayed on the list of all posts for a specific user.

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

    • Today we are enabling a Fandom-related content footer at the bottom of article pages on English-language wikis. The content displayed there is powered by a new algorithm so the content may vary fo…


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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 the last few weeks, Fandom has been testing and rolling out a number of improvements to our Portable Infobox feature. Highlights:
      • New images can now be inserted directly into Portable Infoboxes using VisualEditor. Previously this required article adjustments in the Source editor.
      • Default widths for both Europa and non-Europa infobox thumbnails have been considerably increased to reduce risk of pixelation.
      • Themes in Portable Infoboxes now work alongside theme-source, rather than bein…

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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 an issue that could prevent some accounts from using the 'forgot password' experience.

    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 added 'deleted by' information to posts on Discussions, visible to those with moderator rights.

    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 could cause searches to show a blank page.
    • We recently fixed an issue in Discussions where the "reported by" indicator was not displaying in the list of reported content.
    • We recently fixed the 'logout' link when on fandom.wikia.com.
    • We recently fixed an issue that caused some site stability issues over the weekend.

    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 wi…


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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 an issue where pressing the 'Escape' key in the Monobook editor could cause the edit area to be blanked.
    • We recently fixed an issue where page names ending in '?' did not load correctly when linked in Discussions.
    • We recently fixed an issue where portable infobox images were not being resized correctly. If you still see this problem on any articles, a quick edit should get them back to normal - otherwise, they will fix themselves as article caches update in the next few …

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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.


    • Discussions Insights will become available for admins and moderators. You can read more about the feature on this forum thread. The data on the page updates every 24 hours.
      • In the near future, we will be making some small improvements:
        • The community avatar and discussions header images will display on this page
        • Displaying the exact tally for values that are greater than 999 (currently those show as "999+")

    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed sit…



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