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  • Rappy 4187

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. 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.


    • We will fix several issues that were affecting wikis with Semantic MediaWiki enabled, including Special:Images display issues, page deletion issues, and some Monobook problems.
    • We will fix an issue where, on wikis with article comments disabled, blog comments were not being shown on the mobile layout.
    • An issue that could cause errors on wikis using a shared image repository will be fixed.

    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related upd…



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  • Rappy 4187

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. 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.

    Note: no release is planned for next Tuesday (August 15) due to a Polish holiday, the Assumption. The regular release schedule will resume on Thursday (August 17).


    • The Discussions page header will be updated to use more language-appropriate formatting for the post counts.
    • We recently fixed an issue where the global navigation on Discussions pages was showing the wrong text when local translations were unavailable.
    • We will be running some code that should help clean up special page ca…

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  • DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. 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.


    • We will fix an issue that caused some users to unexpectedly be logged out from their accounts, particularly when restarting their browser.
    • We will fix an issue where Special:Export was failing to include desired page information.

    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net

    • We are working on updating FANDOM's 'default' accounts from Wikieden/WikiedenBot and Fandom/FandomBot to 'FANDOM' and 'FAN…


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  • Rappy 4187

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. 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.


    • We will fix an issue that was causing some database downloads for large wikis to fail to contain all expected files. Note: when extracted, these files can be extremely large.

    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net

    • We recently removed the 'Palantir' app (a companion app for Shadow for Mordor) from the Apple App Store, due to very low usage, and we will be removing the support framewor…


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  • DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. 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.


    • We recently fixed an issue that was preventing @mail.ru accounts from receiving FANDOM emails.

    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net

    • We are continuing the spring cleaning of our codebase. As previously noted, these changes should not have any user-facing impact, but if you spot any issues after the update please do let us know!

    • We are working on a fix for users being unexpectedly log…



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  • Rappy 4187

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. 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.


    • Discussions desktop pages will be updated to show the new page header, allowing easier navigation between wiki and discussion content. Some other layout adjustments also accompany this change. See this blog post for more info!

    • We will fix an issue that was causing errors when trying to undelete pages that had comments.
    • After switching to the full site layout while on a mobile device, URL parameters should no longer be lost when navigating between pages (this was causing issues when …


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  • Kirkburn

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. 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.


    • We will fix an issue where choosing search suggestion results via the keyboard was not highlighting the correct option.

    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net

    • We recently retired the deprecated 'Wikieden Maps' feature, as mentioned on Thread:1274205. (The MediaWiki maps extension remains available.)
    • We are continuing the spring cleaning of our codebase. As previously noted, these chang…


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  • Rappy 4187

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. 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.


    • We will fix a layout issue that affected the right column in a couple of places, such as Special:AdminDashboard, main pages, and Special:Search.
    • We recently fixed an issue that caused wiki logos to always link to "Main Page" rather than the appropriate main page for a wiki.

    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net

    • We recently finished re-running the rename process for some accounts, i…


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  • DaNASCAT

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. 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.


    • Scaling of non-standard width wiki wordmarks will be improved in Chat.
    • Buttons shown during the 'forgot password' flow will no longer fail in Microsoft Edge and some older browsers.
    • We will fix missing MediaWiki messages that started with widget- (such as widget-title-newpages).
    • In Discussions, previews of links to Message Wall threads will show the thread title, rather than the thread number.
    • We will fix an issue that could cause navigation failures when viewing the mobile layout on iOS…

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  • Rappy 4187

    Here are the latest technical updates on FANDOM. 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.


    • The previously mentioned button to disable autoplay for featured videos for two weeks will now apply to all wikis, not just the wiki it was clicked on.

    Recent mobile app updates are listed on Apps Technical Updates, and detailed site CSS-related updates can be found at http://report.wikia.net

    • MediaWiki:Edit has been removed from the MediaWiki whitelist as some concerns about its behavior were identified, and due to the updated customization policy.
    • We are continuing to partially re-r…


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