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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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  • 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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