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Technical Update: November 20, 2012

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

  • ¡Qué Bien! C'est chouette! New Spanish and French Wikia home pages launch this week!

Major Bugs Fixed

  • Leaderboards will now show the correct total of achievement points.

Other Notable Changes

  • The contents of the "Around Wikia's Network" footer will be lazy-loaded.

Select Known Issues

  • Share button pop-out is not showing page-specific Twitter and Facebook counts.
  • Images inside <tabber> and <tabview> do not lazy load as intended.
  • Special:Videos messages show broken messages or messages in the wrong language.

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

UPDATE: There were some minor issues with today's release, and with the short week for the US holiday, the decision was made to roll back the changes and postpone the updates until the next scheduled release. We're of course disappointed that this will delay the launch of the new Spanish and French home pages, but check in next week for all that and more!

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