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Technical Update: December 3, 2013

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 Wikia Mobile Skin gets a design update and some new features. Watch the Staff Blog for more details later this week!
  • Fluid editor preview now includes an option to preview a page in the Mobile Skin.

Major Bugs Fixed

  • The content of the user toolbar is back to being aligned to the left edge of the content area.
  • On WikiActivity, Forum usernames linked to Walls even on wikis without Message Wall enabled. Thanks go to the Volunteer Developers.
  • On Special:Contributions, links to user Message Walls were broken. Thanks go to the Volunteer Developers.

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.

  • All communities are updated with fluid layout and Special:CSS.

Select Known Issues

  • There are problems with horizontal scrolling in Special:CSS on tablets.

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

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