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  • DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia! As usual, please note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.

    As mentioned in previous notes, we are in a trial period of releasing twice per week, on Tuesday and Thursday. The benefits of making this change are that updates get released faster, and individual releases are smaller and more manageable. However, this week, due to the Easter holiday, there will be only one release: on Thursday.

    In the future, when needed, the technical update will include a 'Looking Ahead' section to give details of high-profile changes expected the following week. As readers of the technical update blogs, we welcome your feedback as we move through this trial period.


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  • DaNASCAT

    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.


    • The syntax highlighting beta test will be receiving a variety of bug fixes, including the following:
      • Missing wikitext highlighting on pages starting with plain text.
      • Misaligned wikitext highlighting on some pages in Chrome.
      • Misaligned wikitext highlighting after switching to and from visual mode.
      • Layout issues on the CSS/JS editor in widescreen mode.
      • Lua console not working.
    • Special characters, like quotation marks, will show correctly in image tooltips.

    Detailed CSS updates can be fo…



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  • DaNASCAT

    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.


    • Highlighted threads will no longer display misaligned in the notifications dropdown.
    • New image galleries will now be compressed to a narrower layout when appearing alongside infoboxes and similar page content.
    • Facebook widgets, such as the Like button and Share button, will now display properly. No changes to existing widget code should be required.
    • An issue which could cause the notifications dropdown to get stuck on 'Loading notifications' will be fixed.
    • Creating new Wikia Maps …

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  • DaNASCAT

    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.


    • A new user group, moderator, is now available to all communities.
      • This group has additional options in the Message Wall and Forum features.
      • Regular users no longer have the option to remove other users' threads and replies in Forum and Wall.
      • See this blog post for further details.
    • We recently introduced a feature to make it easier for users to find wikias in their own language, in the form of a dismissible banner notification. If you have any feedback on this feature, please do let…

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  • DaNASCAT

    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.

    Note: To obtain some extra QA on this release, the release has been postponed to Thursday, December 18th.

    This is the last major code release and the last Technical Updates post of 2014. See you in 2015 and Happy Holidays!


    • The global navigation will no longer be split over two lines on older versions of Firefox. Note: we strongly recommend users on older browser releases update for their own online security.
    • A situation that could cause local navigation dropdowns to intermittently …

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