So I'm sure a few of you are well aware of my stance on the new global navigation bar. I hate it. While I do admit it has some strong points, like the fact that it makes it easier to jump from wiki to wiki, it has a few major caveats, such as looking absolutely terrible on darker themed wikis. So what I wanted to do is I wanted to get the Wikia community together to help design a new global navigation bar that not only looks better on all wikis but also functions better and has a more refined layout.
The main goal of the new navigation bar should be to not only make the bar look better on all wikis, but to refine the layout and make it easier to browse Wikia for topics that the reader may be more interested in. I'll be updating this …Read more >
Over the past few years - and especially the past few months - I've been noticing that Wikia has a habit of instituting changes without a community's consensus.
This has to stop.
Wikia claims to pride itself on openness and individuality, and in many cases, it lives up to these claims. The tools Wikia gives users to collaborate on a specific topic are the best out there, bar none, and the multitude of ways in which users can customize themselves and their wikis is also unrivaled. And yet, Wikia has this strange habit of periodically trespassing on that by introducing a new feature that many communities don't need or want - something that either breaks the experience of browsing the wiki, screws up its styling, or just doesn't sit right with …
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