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Jpearson Jpearson 9 days ago
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Fandom Stars, Fandom's New(ish) Creator Recognition Program

Fandom Stars is finally here and I’m thrilled to share the details of the program! As mentioned during Community Connect, this program will evolve because of the participation and feedback of the community. Stars has something for everyone and will continue to be a place where Fandom community members can learn, grow, and support each other. Read on to learn more about the history of Fandom’s recognition programs, the inspiration behind Stars, and what this exciting program entails.


  • 1 What is Fandom Stars?
  • 2 Recognition Over Rewards
  • 3 What Do Fandom Stars Do?
  • 4 Star-Studded Events
  • 5 Becoming A Fandom Star
  • 6 It’s Your Time to Shine!

Fandom Stars is the ultimate program designed to recognize and amplify Fandom’s most prolific creators, primarily editors.…



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Jpearson Jpearson 15 days ago
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New Discussions Moderation Tools, Including Discussions AbuseFilter, Are Coming This Year

Discussions moderation tools are essential for building healthy communities, and this blog is all about the improvements we're going to be making to those tools. You asked, and we're going to deliver, so keep on reading for more information!

Discussions has been a feature on most Fandom communities for almost seven years now. In that time it’s gone through a number of iterations and improvements, with one of the most recent ones being Theme Designer support extending to Discussions so it matches the look and feel of your wiki. One of the things that allowed us to do was make our first foray into theming on mobile web—something we’re taking even further with the Mobile Theme Designer we announced at Community Connect.

One of the biggest pain …

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Jpearson Jpearson 17 days ago
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Mobile Editing Fixes and Mobile Theme Designer Are Coming!

Over the weekend, during our Creator Tools presentation at Community Connect, we announced all of the new features we’re going to be rolling out to our editors the rest of this year. Now that you know what to expect in the near feature, we wanted to dive deeper into each feature area to give you a glimpse into what’s coming. We’ll start with the improvements coming to mobile, specifically the Theme Designer and Editing Fixes.

Before getting into that specifically, though, let’s go through some context for why we arrived at the roadmap that we did for Creator Tools.


  • 1 Creator Roadmap Backstory
  • 2 Mobile Editing Fixes
  • 3 Mobile Theme Designer
  • 4 Here’s Where You Come In

Over the last few years, most of our focus has been on the Unified Community Platform…



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Jpearson Jpearson 24 days ago
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Editor Stories: Empowering Community and Exploring Visibility with Len

Hey everyone!

This is our final editor story of the month as we’re continuing to share the stories of editors on Fandom for AAPI Heritage Month. We’ve had the opportunity to learn more about our incredible editors and their thoughts on visibility and ways we can create more inclusive environments through action. In this final editor story, hear how this change-maker takes a leadership role in their community, creates inclusive spaces for others, and explains what “visibility” means to them.

Meet Len

Give a warm welcome to Len, a Filipino-American mestiso (meaning he’s 50:50 with both Filipino and white ancestry), from California. Their fandoms include Steven Universe, Splatoon, Genshin Impact, and K-Pop (2NE1, Red Velvet, TXT, and more). Len …

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Jpearson Jpearson 25 days ago
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Editor Stories: Empowering Community and Exploring Visibility with Spooky

Hey everyone!

This month we’re continuing to share the stories of editors on Fandom for AAPI Heritage Month. Our editor stories series spotlights Asian and Pacific Island editors on Fandom. We’ll explore how these change-makers are taking a leadership role in their community, creating inclusive spaces for others, and explaining what “visibility” means to them.

Meet Spooky

Say hello to Spooky! Originally adopted from Vietnam. Spooky came to the United States at a year old. You can find Spooky cuddled up with her two cats named after her co-admins of the Warriors wiki (Cloudy is named in inspiration of SnowedLightning/Jayce’s first wiki username). Read on to learn more about Spooky and the impact she makes in her community!

1. What are your fand…

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