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

  • Yesterday we fixed an issue that prevented custom JS editing, and an issue that prevented custom user group changes.
  • Today we have fixed an issue were some users were incorrectly being shown a CAPTCHA form when making edits, and an issue related to bureaucrat rights and blocks.

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.

Select Known Issues

  • We are looking into an issue where Chat moderator promotion does not work from within Chat. Special:UserRights can be used in the meantime.
  • Recently we updated the user rights setup on Wikia - if you notice any problems, please let us know via Special:Contact/bug!

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