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Kirkburn

aka George

Staff
  • My occupation is Technical Community Support Specialist @ FANDOM
  • Bio Netflix addict, gamer, ice cream lover. People call me 'Captain' now. I should have expected this.
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  • Kirkburn

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Tuesday and Thursday - today's notes are for tomorrow's site update. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net

    • An issue that could prevent new accounts from performing some functions will be fixed.
    • We will fix a variety of issues with the local navigation links on Discussions, including:
      • Incorrect links showing when no local 'Wiki-navigation' message has been created
      • 'Magic words' listing the wrong items
      • Links to the 'Project' namespace pointing to the wr…

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  • Kirkburn

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Tuesday and Thursday - today's notes are for tomorrow's site update. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    • Printing pages from Firefox will now include all expected content, rather than a single page of article content.
    • We will fix an issue that caused problems for some Semantic MediaWiki functionality (such as Semantic Drilldown).
    • We recently fixed an issue where "alt=" was being displayed on image placeholders.
    • We recently fixed an error that could cause some image description pages to display a blank page.
    • We recently fixed an issue that resulted in odd behaviour on some types of Messag…

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  • Kirkburn

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Tuesday and Thursday - today's notes are for tomorrow's site update. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    • We will update the caching behavior for RecentChanges and FANDOM-provided RSS feeds to improve responsiveness for anonymous viewers.

    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net

    • Support for the new global Discussions moderator group will be released - see this blog post for more info!

    Questions? Comments? Feel free to leave them below. And if you have additional bugs to report, please send…



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  • Kirkburn

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Tuesday and Thursday - today's notes are for tomorrow's site update. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.


    • We will fix an issue where choosing search suggestion results via the keyboard was not highlighting the correct option.

    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net

    • We recently retired the deprecated 'Wikia Maps' feature, as mentioned on Thread:1274205. (The MediaWiki maps extension remains available.)
    • We are continuing the spring cleaning of our codebase. As previously noted, these chang…


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  • Kirkburn

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. Keep in mind that our system updates happen every Tuesday and Thursday - today's notes are for tomorrow's site update. Also note that we change hundreds of tiny details every week, so these are just the highlights.

    Note: today is another quieter update, as a result of the recent US holiday weekend. If you had some time off, we hope you enjoyed yourself!


    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net

    • Similar to the last release, those who watch our code changes closely may notice we are doing a bit of spring cleaning - however, these changes should not have any user-facing impact. Of course, if you sp…

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