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The updated look for video thumbnails

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

  • Adding a page via the Contribute button or a createbox field resulted in confusing messages when VisualEditor was enabled.
  • Special:Promote image uploads were not working.

CSS Updates

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.

  • Styling on image and video thumbnails has changed. Most notably:
    • The attribution CSS class has been changed from .picture-attribution to .attribution
    • Other CSS changes include: .thumbinner and .thumb changing to .article-thumb and .thumbcaption to .caption.
    • The border has been removed
    • Caption text size was reduced
    • Video title is now placed below the thumbnail
    • If the video sizing is less than 270px wide, the play button is moved to the bottom left corner
  • Special:Videos now has a responsive layout.

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