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Message from the Editor
June 21 015

Happy June!

As we continue to smooth out the final kinks with our recent upgrade to MediaWiki 1.35, we are happy to share that a few of the reported issues from the initial release have been resolved. The issue involving broken functions related to user emails have been resolved.

Additionally, a known issue of Encyclopedia Pokemonis desktop links being broken for logged out users, affecting the ability for our wiki to externally link to other language affiliates has been resolved.

Currently, Bulbapedia tech is prioritizing addressing the following issues affecting user site navigation and experience:

  • A known issue of CentralAuth functionality affecting users and their ability to globally log into/link accounts
  • A known issue of the newly formatted RecentChanges design being completely broken. The old version has been set as default and users are encouraged to disable the new design in their preferences until we can fix it.

A full list of known issues related to the MediaWiki 1.35 upgrade, as well as features and updates on our progress of addressing them, can be found on our changelog. The changelog talk page may be used to report many new issues that have not been recorded so our tech can work to address them as soon as possible.

More updates to come!

Pokemaster97
Editor-in-Chief, Bulbapedia

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