Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Wednesday, so we’re posting this on a Tuesday to give you advance notice. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.

Major Bugs Fixed

  • Article names with special characters (such as '%' and '&') could prevent the media lightbox from working correctly.
  • Interlanguage links now appear in the editor's preview dialog.
  • Added some spacing to the category bar to make sure it can't collide with article content.
  • When editing MediaWiki:Wiki-navigation, one of the instructions was showing up incorrectly.
  • Videos now correctly show the 'play' icon in Monobook.
  • Tables of contents were displaying with bullets in Message Wall and Forum posts.

Select Known Issues

  • Anonymous users are sometimes unable to see new replies to Forum threads.
  • Creating a wiki with accented characters in the name can cause you to create a wiki with an incorrect URL.
  • The editor's minimum height increased slightly, causing inconveniences such as the toolbar covering part of the edit window.

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