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Rappy 4187

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October 13, 2008
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  • Rappy 4187

    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.


    • On communities with Forums enabled but Message Wall disabled, links to user talk pages were pointing to the wrong destination. A fix for this is already live.
    • Several issues with preview widths and heights in the classic editor will be fixed, and further tweaks are planned.
    • The classic editor's automatic edit summaries (e.g. section titles, undo revision notes) will be fixed.
    • Sections on the global navigation's hub dropdown will no longer sometimes get split across the two column…

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    Hey everyone. It's Rappy from the Community Support Team bringing you an update on the Volunteer Spam Task Force (VSTF).

    As many of you may know, the VSTF is a volunteer group that helps keep Wikia free of spam and vandalism. They work behind the scenes to keep that annoying and pesky aspect of the internet under control on Wikia. The team is now 21 members strong with recent additions who speak several languages. Currently, the VSTF team covers Dutch, English, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Russian, and Spanish languages, and we are always working to add more to this growing list.

    Spam is an unfortunate and inevitable part of the internet, which is why Wikia is so fortunate to have a group of people like the VSTF. The…

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  • Rappy 4187

    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.


    • A third round of planned updates to the global navigation will be arriving - this week's update will include:
      • Notifications listed in a separate menu, with improved behaviour for high numbers of notifications
      • A search button in the search box
      • Larger avatar icons, and slightly thinner bar overall

    • Special:CSS will now use a consistent font across all languages, helping solve an issue with certain Asian languages, including Chinese.
    • Anonymous and new users will no longer encounter reC…


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  • Rappy 4187

    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.


    • The first round of planned updates to the global navigation will be arriving, including a revised layout, reduced heights, and updated search options. More updates will be coming in future releases.

    • The 'Views' data in Quick Stats on Admin Dashboard was showing incorrect values. Note: this fix is already live.

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

    • Link s…



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  • Rappy 4187

    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.


    • Shared Help will no longer misbehave, incorrectly showing the wrong (or no) articles in place of the real contents.

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

    • The editor 'No preference' user preference will be retired, as previously discussed - any users still using it will be migrated to the 'VisualEditor' option. As before, users remain free to change the…


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