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DaNASCAT

aka Tim Quievryn

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2,532 Edits since joining this wiki
May 29, 2006
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    One year ago this week, Wikia announced WAM (Wikia Activity Monitor), a unique way to track the health and well-being of Wikia communities. It gives each community a score between 0 and 100, based on a variety of measurements, including page views, contributions, and level of user activity.

    Since WAM’s inception, it’s been incredible to see how many wikias not only appear in the WAM ranking but how many community members notice and track their own WAM scores. Over 10,000 wikias have cracked the ranking, from some of our oldest, most established communities to ones that were created just a few days ago.

    As we mark the one year anniversary of unveiling WAM, we wanted to particularly celebrate the handful of wikias that have managed to climb atop…


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    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.


    • Special pages updates were not running on some wikias. (This fix is already live.)
    • For the new VisualEditor:
      • Extra editor entry points were appearing in Monobook
      • VisualEditor was not loading when a wikia had poorly written custom JS
      • 'Focus mode', where other elements of the page fade out while editing, was not working properly on RTL wikias.
      • In Safari, the page background color was visible inside the editor

    • The notification bubble is remaining visible even after notifications are dis…


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    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.


    • Media thumbnails in forum, wall and blog comments weren't always showing.

    • Promote image uploads are not currently functioning.
    • Some page histories are having problems loading in Safari 7 on OS X and iOS.

    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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    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.


    • Pagination links on Special:NewFiles had incorrect labels.
    • Additional changes were made to ensure that the latest replies on Wall and Forum threads are always visible. This fix is already live. Please report any continued issues via Special:Contact.

    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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    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 VisualEditor's link inspector tool was sometimes cut off at the bottom, when editing near the end of a page.

    Detailed CSS updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net - the diffs show changes to .css, .scss, .tmpl.php, .html, .sass and .mustache files in Wikia's codebase.

    • When editing in the VisualEditor, other elements of the page will now fade out, reducing distractions from the editing area.
    • The VisualEditor toolbar has been updated - for example, 'Page settings' is now…


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