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aka Tim Quievryn

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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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    Due to the upcoming US holiday weekend, there will be no release this week. The normal schedule will resume next week.


    • Issues preventing some users from changing their avatar have previously been fixed - please send us a note via Special:Contact/bug if you are still having issues changing your avatar.

    • New icons have been created for Game Guides and Community Apps, giving them a modern, themed look and feel. Check out the linked help pages to find out more about how the apps work!
    • 23 Community Apps based on gaming, entertainment and lifestyle communities have been released and are now available on the App Store and Google Play Store for iOS and Android, respectively.

    Questions? Comments? Feel free to leave them below. And if you have additional…



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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 script will be run to fix an issue that prevented some wall and forum replies from being restored. This script is already in progress.
    • A situation that could result in the welcome tool welcoming User:Wikia will be fixed.
    • The updated global navigation bar will no longer overlap anchor links. This fix is already live.
    • An issue that caused some image thumbnails to display incorrectly will be fixed. This fix is already live.

    Detailed CSS updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net -…



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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.


    • Some users received achievement-related errors when trying to view their user page. This fix is already live.
    • The Notifications dropdown was broken on Monobook.
    • The VisualEditor template suggestions dialog showed only two columns of suggestions in Windows browsers, in some cases.

    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.

    • The 'recently edited' sorting option w…


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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.


    Some more improvements are coming to the VisualEditor's template tool:

    • Adding a new template will now show suggestions based on popular templates from that wikia
    • Searching is improved, and can be performed by template name or article name - the latter will give you a list of templates used on that article.
    • When a template has no parameters, the tool will give better information on what to do.

    • Main pages will no longer sometimes be missing the horizontal line between the title and …


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