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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

  • The .activity-nav header was missing from Special:WikiActivity.
  • Some interface elements for polls were not appearing in the correct language.
  • Badly formatted links would cause Chat to crash, in some cases.
  • Ogg files were not working in Monobook.
  • On pages using TabView, multiple Forum Discussions modules were being displayed.

Other Notable Changes

  • Admins can now remove videos from a wiki via Special:Videos, where the delete option shows on hover.
  • All video file pages now exist locally, and videos can be removed there as well.

Select Known Issues

  • When editing a page, reordering categories within the category module will cause the categories to be removed when the page is saved.
  • Previewing a page with more than 3 interlanguage links only displays the first 3. The rest are hidden by a 'see all' link that doesn't work in the preview module.

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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