Community Central

User blog:Kirkburn/Technical Update: December 2, 2014


Technical Update: December 2, 2014

Kirkburn December 2, 2014 User blog:Kirkburn

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.

New Features

  • The new design for global navigation will be released to all communities. Read the staff blog post for more details.
  • We are introducing a gallery creation tool in the VisualEditor, allowing you to create new image galleries from existing images on a wikia!
    • Note: we will be expanding the available features over time - this iteration does not include editing existing galleries or uploading, for example.

Major Bugs Fixed

  • Further Monobook fixes will go live, particular related to uses of Polls, RSS feeds and Tabber.
  • The new global navigation's notification menu will be more responsive to browser height changes.
  • The new global navigation's anchor positioning behaviour for lazily loaded elements will be improved.

Other Notable Changes

Detailed CSS updates can be found at - the diffs show changes to .css, .scss, .tmpl.php, .html, .sass and .mustache files in Wikia's codebase.

  • Tabber's tabs will no longer linebreak in the middle of a title.

Questions? Comments? Feel free to leave them below. And if you have additional bugs to report, please send them to us via Special:Contact.

Want to be notified about technical updates when they are posted? Then click here to follow this blog.

Recent technical updates

March 22nd 2017March 20th 2017March 15th 2017March 13th 2017March 8th 2017Archive

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.