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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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  • 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 recently fixed an issue where the 'Prompt me when entering a blank edit summary' preference was causing issues when creating pages via the VisualEditor.
    • We recently fixed an issue where some tabbed images in portable infoboxes were not behaving correctly.

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

    • When editing an infobox in the VisualEditor, image inputs now provide direct access to …


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  • DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates on Fandom. We hope everyone had an enjoyable holiday break!

    Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Tuesday and Thursday - today's notes are for tomorrow's site update.

    Note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights - this is especially true of today's update, as it has been a few weeks since a major code release.


    • We will fix some issues in Discussions around encoding and rendering of non-Latin characters, for URLs used in posts.
    • An issue where searching in lowercase could cause search suggestions to disappear will be fixed.
    • An issue that could cause the VisualEditor to unintentionally remove sections of article content was recently fixed.

    Recent mobile ap…



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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.

    This will be the last significant code release of 2016.
    We do this to help ensure site stability over the holiday period.
    Regular updates will resume in early January 2017. Happy Holidays from everyone at Fandom!

    • An issue that could cause Japanese text to display incorrectly will be fixed.

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

    • Social media links in the global footer will be updated, …


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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.


    • 'Following' functionality will be added to the Discussions web interface.
      • The new 'Following' list becomes one of the two primary lists that a user is presented with. This list of followed posts is sorted by date of most recent reply.
      • The main post list (now labeled 'All') can still be sorted by 'Latest' or 'Trending', with those options moved to the left side of the page.
      • There will now be separate email notification preferences for upvotes and replies to followed posts.
      • The option …

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