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Technical Update: August 1, 2016

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.

Major Bug Fixes

  • We will fix an issue where the edit button on talk pages was incorrectly positioned, reducing the available content area.
  • A broken 'login' link shown to anonymous users in some languages on article comments will be fixed.

Other Notable Changes

Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related updates can be found at

  • We will soon have an updated method for embedding Twitter feeds on your community - look out for an update on the help page soon. Existing feeds should continue to work.

Select Known Issues

  • We are looking into why page view statistics on Admin Dashboad are continuing to have trouble updating on some days.
  • We are investigating reports of strange notifications behaviour.

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