In this blog I'll (hopefully) try to examine why the products are wrong with wikia. Firstly I'd like to cross off two misconceptions. The techies know how to program and the designers are doing a good job. The techies themselves aren't the problem- its the products. So what's wrong with the products- two things, going halfway and misinterpretation.
Wikia seems to think that with every new product they need to completely redo it but they end up carrying parts from the old system that just don't work with he new system. Eg: Blogs are basically fancier essays, but the whole blog delete process is messed up. Wikia decided to piggyback off of default mediawiki deletion which is bad because then there has to be a page for every comment. Instead, the…
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