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Technical Update: August 24, 2016

Kirkburn August 24, 2016 User blog:Kirkburn

Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. 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.

Major Bug Fixes

Other Notable Changes

Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related updates can be found at

  • Discussions users will begin receiving emails when content they have posted receives replies or upvotes.
    • An email is generated when a post or reply receives 5, 25 or 100 upvotes
    • An email is generated when a post receives its 1st, 5th, 10th, 25th, 50th and 100th reply
    • These thresholds align with the push notifications received by Community App users.
    • Users will be able to opt out of Discussions emails via a newly added email preference.
  • Admins will be able to manage the square "community avatar" image and wide "Discussions header" image in the Discussions desktop layout.

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