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aka Tim Quievryn

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  • DaNASCAT

    How to Report Bugs to Wikia

    September 22, 2014 by DaNASCAT

    Good day Wikia!

    Every now and then, it’s important to remind our community about the important role you, our readers and editors, play in keeping our wikias free of pesky bugs. Helping squash bugs is the most intense but satisfying part of my job here at Wikia. We do the very best job we can to prevent bugs from appearing on your wikias but, considering how many features we are constantly tweaking, releasing, and testing, it's inevitable that some will always get past us.


    It's important to establish first what constitutes a "bug." A bug, in the sense we are using it, is when our code causes something on your wikia to look broken or display incorrectly, or one of our features behaves in a way that does not seem as intended.

    Let's look a real q…


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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 VisualEditor template tool will receive significant updates:

    • The tool will now list all parameters, ordered by the position they occur within the template code. A search filter will let you quickly find the specific parameter you wish to edit using the parameter name or the existing content.
    • The tool will be positioned to the side of the template being edited, can be moved, and allows the preview to be refreshed with a button click.

    As a quick preview of future updates, we are a…


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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.


    • Creating a page with the VisualEditor will no longer display a broken page title.
    • Inserting media using the VisualEditor on non-English wikias will no longer fail.
    • Making multiple source dialog edits in the VisualEditor will no longer cause some changes to be skipped.

    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.

    • Link suggestions will be added to the VisualEdito…


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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 inline OGG media player will be fixed.
    • Inline images will no longer have trailing spaces.

    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 methods used to get article text snippets for use on related pages and elsewhere will be updated. These new snippets offer increased quality by eliminating markup and attempting to provide an accurate synopsis.

    • The welco…



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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.


    • Users will now be able to change their account email address via Special:Preferences again.
    • We have finished rolling out fixes to a bug that caused some users to see the wrong image thumbnails.

    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 VisualEditor will be available on the Category, Project and User namespaces.
    • A new version of the VisualEditor backend (…


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