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Technical Update: February 3, 2016

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Here are the latest technical updates at Wikia. 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

  • ListUsers no longer shows odd, broken results for some bot-global listings. This fix is already live.
  • Videos with certain special characters in their title no longer show broken thumbnails. This fix is already live.
  • Larger Ogg files will no longer sometimes fail to play in Chrome. This fix is already live. Updates dependent on caching.

Other Notable Changes

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 Licensed Video Swap feature will be retired and no longer visible in the Admin Dashboard.

Select Known Issues

  • We are currently investigating why the 'full site' option on the mobile skin is not always keeping you in the full site.

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