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.

Major Bugs Fixed

  • Images from shared repositories will now appear in the new image galleries.
  • Uploading a new version of an image will no longer sometimes leaves older versions showing in Chrome. We will also run a script to fix existing images affected by this issue.

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.

  • Lua will be now enabled by default on all Wikia communties, after a successful period of beta testing.
  • Improved results when searching for existing map images when creating a new map.

Select Known Issues

  • The source editor's cursor is at the end of the page when an edit is initiated, in some cases.

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