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

  • When adding an image through the "Add a Photo" tool, the chosen license template was not included on the final file page, in some cases.
  • Special:MyBlog was causing odd PHP errors.
  • Automatic blocks on IPs can be removed manually again.
  • The Theme Designer had a slight case of Alzheimer's and was forgetting previous revisions.

Other Notable Changes

  • The gutter parameter is no longer supported for main page column tags. Gutter width is set at 10 pixels and can be changed using CSS if needed.

Select Known Issues

  • Unblocking Private Messages from a user in chat requires them to leave chat and reconnect to send messages.

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