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Technical Update: October 7, 2014

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 updated global navigation bar will no longer cover up the top section of some dialogs.
  • Map image uploads were sometimes failing in Internet Explorer 11.
  • On several special page lists, the line counter will no longer get cut off once the count passes 999. Thanks, Volunteer Developers!
  • Special:Following will receive several bug fixes, ensuring all pages can be easily removed from the list. Thanks, 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.

  • The Special:Promote feature will be disabled; a new feature is currently in development and will be announced soon. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us via Special:Contact.

Select Known Issues

  • Some users are experiencing difficulties when trying to change their avatar.

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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