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User blog:Kirkburn/Technical Update: January 27, 2015


Technical Update: January 27, 2015

Kirkburn January 27, 2015 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.

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.

  • Search suggestions will now display the destination of redirect pages, rather than the redirect itself. Thanks, Volunteer Developers!
  • Lua will gain 'RawMessage' support.
  • Hub tags in the footer area will display the updated hub name.
  • The 'Read more' section will no longer exclude pages from categories with variations on the name 'Organizations'.

Select Known Issues

  • Facebook plugins, such as the Like Box, are not displaying.

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