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.

Major Bug Fixes

  • Special:Search behaviour around special characters will be improved, fixing some situations where it could return a blank page.

Other Notable Changes


A comparison of dark diffs before and after this release

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

  • Dark wiki diff styling will be updated to significantly improve readability - in particular, bright highlighting is being toned down. Additionally, dark diffs on undo pages and the classic editor's 'show changes' popup will have improved theming, so they match the expected diff page design.

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