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Recent Activity

Tue, Dec 1

Void added a comment to T6537: Robots text block all bots .

Can we please start facilitating user requests instead of declining them when we can't do exactly what they've asked? I find it especially distasteful to link someone to a document that basically just tells them they are asking the wrong question instead of working with them to find an actual solution to the problem, or even just figuring out what the actual problem is.

Tue, Dec 1, 21:15 · MediaWiki

Mon, Nov 23

Void closed T6494: Strange problem as Invalid.

Hi, when setting your logo, you have to open up the actual image. This might not make sense at first, but if you are using https://lf13videos.miraheze.org/wiki/File:My_Drawing-15.sketchpad.png, the actual image is located at https://static.miraheze.org/lf13videoswiki/3/30/My_Drawing-15.sketchpad.png. Simply click on the image on the first page to get the actual file. You will need to set the logo to the static.miraheze.org variant in order for this to work.

Mon, Nov 23, 19:44 · Universal Omega, ManageWiki

Thu, Nov 12

Void added a comment to T6435: Femiwiki Skin.

Looks like missing dependencies. I've replicated this issue on a local install, and it seems to be resolvable by installing the yarn package manager and running yarn install --ignore-engine --force in the skin/Femiwiki directory.

Thu, Nov 12, 22:15 · Universal Omega, Extensions

Oct 25 2020

Void closed T6350: Logo ($wgLogo) broken as Invalid.

Looks like the logo display has been overwritten by styling in MediaWiki:Common.css.

Oct 25 2020, 17:35 · Universal Omega, Configuration

Sep 3 2020

Void closed T6130: PollNY should require SocialProfile as Resolved.

Fixed!

Sep 3 2020, 01:45 · Configuration, Universal Omega
Void triaged T6130: PollNY should require SocialProfile as Normal priority.
Sep 3 2020, 01:40 · Configuration, Universal Omega
Void claimed T6130: PollNY should require SocialProfile.
Sep 3 2020, 01:40 · Configuration, Universal Omega

Sep 1 2020

Void reopened T6111: Reset hispanowiki and hispano76wiki as "Open".

@Reception123 Doesn't seem to have been fixed.

Sep 1 2020, 17:59 · Database

Aug 12 2020

Void closed T6024: ScratchBlocks extension not parsing properly on some pages as Invalid.

See my change here. It was broken here, where it looks like you pasted the HTML output of the page into Visual Editor instead of the actual wikitext into the code editor.

Aug 12 2020, 16:01 · Extensions

Aug 2 2020

Void added a comment to T6007: Add "delete" tab to Special:ManageWiki/permissions/.

It would also be a good way to avoid issues like T5827.

Aug 2 2020, 16:28 · Universal Omega, Amanda Catherine, ManageWiki

Jul 27 2020

Void added a comment to T5942: Miraheze Phabricator not remembering login session.

It's looking like a potential browser issue, my session has persisted on my current browser (same computer, using Edge instead of Chrome), and there don't seem to be any issues.

Jul 27 2020, 22:50 · Phabricator

Jul 25 2020

Void added a comment to T5942: Miraheze Phabricator not remembering login session.

That failed too, so I'm checking now to see if it's a browser issue.

Jul 25 2020, 23:55 · Phabricator
Void added a comment to T5942: Miraheze Phabricator not remembering login session.

I can confirm, having logged in via both username + password and using the wiki logon that I get logged out after an hour or two consistently for these past few weeks (testing github logon now). Interestingly, this did not occur on my mobile device (where I logged in using password), and phabricator itself is still reporting that the sessions exist.

Jul 25 2020, 15:49 · Phabricator

Jul 24 2020

Void closed T5964: What happened to oecumene.miraheze.org? as Resolved.

Undeleted wiki, looks like you got it just before permanent deletion.

Jul 24 2020, 23:32 · MediaWiki
Void triaged T5962: ManageWiki requires multiple submissions to change status of wiki deletion/locking as Low priority.
Jul 24 2020, 19:29 · Amanda Catherine, ManageWiki
Void added a comment to T5961: Deleted wiki are still visible .

I'll also note that attempting to change the status of deletion/locking requires multiple submissions in order to go through without error. The ManageWiki page throws an error, but no actual error code or information is provided.

Jul 24 2020, 18:16 · Amanda Catherine, ManageWiki

Jul 23 2020

Void renamed T3266: Change the logo on wgaming.miraheze.org from Change the logo on https://tutorialwiki.miraheze.org/, please. to Change the logo on wgaming.miraheze.org.
Jul 23 2020, 16:30 · Configuration

Jul 21 2020

Void added a comment to T5943: Problem with Previously Manually Patrolled Revisions Now Unpatrolled across WIkis.

This is a side effect of running rebuildrecentchanges.php and will affect any wiki the script is ran on. Running rebuildall.php won't make a difference, because it runs the same exact thing.

Jul 21 2020, 13:26 · MediaWiki

Jul 10 2020

Void merged T5899: RequestWiki doesn't allow longer replies into T5898: Data too long for column error in CreateWiki.
Jul 10 2020, 13:08 · Amanda Catherine, CreateWiki
Void merged task T5899: RequestWiki doesn't allow longer replies into T5898: Data too long for column error in CreateWiki.
Jul 10 2020, 13:08 · CreateWiki
Void added a comment to T4164: Differentiate sitenotices for different cases.

What remains to be done is manual closure vs script which is still blocked on community consensus.

Jul 10 2020, 02:21 · Universal Omega, Configuration

Jul 9 2020

Void added a comment to T5896: Allow anonymous users to edit.

This effect is caused by the EditSubpages extension, which is installed on your wiki. It looks like that extension is poorly named, and may not be doing what you think it is doing.

Jul 9 2020, 21:41 · Amanda Catherine, Configuration

Jul 7 2020

Void added a comment to T5105: Investigate and Implement basic Machine Learning concepts for automatic wiki creation.

Something that could/would really help with this process is exposing the RequestWikiQueue to the api so that requests could be fetched by an external process in a programmatic fashion without having to parse raw HTML. With that alone, I'm fairly sure I could build and test a dataset and implement this in a python-based bot/script.

Jul 7 2020, 23:25 · Universal Omega, Goal-2020-Jul-Dec, Goal-2020-Jan-Jun, CreateWiki

Jul 5 2020

Void updated the task description for T5873: Error 503 Backend fetch failed.
Jul 5 2020, 21:58 · Site Reliability Engineering

Jul 3 2020

Void added a comment to T5732: Special:Badtitle.

Try adding a name to the main namespace and then deleting it.

Jul 3 2020, 19:43 · MediaWiki
Void closed T4672: Security Review for CentralCheckUser Extension as Declined.

Boldly declining, no functional implementation of a GlobalCheckUser exists, and likely won't exist for some time.

Jul 3 2020, 18:23 · Extensions

Jul 2 2020

Void added a comment to T5735: Audit user rights blacklist.

If I may clarify here:

Jul 2 2020, 16:54 · Security, Configuration

Jul 1 2020

Void added a comment to T5855: installing new extensions.

Looking like a decline to me.

  • SoundCloudTag appears to be dependent on some very Wikia specific things that we'd need to overhaul.
  • InfoboxBuilder is a maybe, but it does look outdated and the code hasn't been changed much for several years.
Jul 1 2020, 18:21 · Configuration, Extensions

Jun 28 2020

Void added a comment to T5798: Title Blacklist not taking an effect.

Can this be made public now?

Jun 28 2020, 02:34 · Security, Configuration
Void added a comment to T5735: Audit user rights blacklist.

We've both blacklisted titleblacklistlog and disabled the functionality of the extension that generates those logs. For future reference, the wgTitleBlacklistLogHits seems to only log titleblacklist hits that prevent account creations, which reveals the IP address that attempted to create the account. This is somewhat of an edge case, but I do not believe we will need those logs for anything, nor do I believe anyone (without an NDA) should be able to access which logs that do exist (which should only be on test2wiki right now).

Jun 28 2020, 02:33 · Security, Configuration
Void closed T5798: Title Blacklist not taking an effect as Resolved.

Resolved with https://git.io/JJeFx

Jun 28 2020, 00:49 · Security, Configuration

Jun 26 2020

Void reopened T5800: Changing custom domain as "Open".
Jun 26 2020, 20:24 · SSL

Jun 24 2020

Void added a comment to T5798: Title Blacklist not taking an effect.

Metawiki is only applying the local MediaWiki:Titleblacklist and not the global Title blacklist. See https://github.com/miraheze/mw-config/blob/master/LocalSettings.php#L3041

Jun 24 2020, 13:13 · Security, Configuration
Void added a comment to T5797: wgManageWikiPermissionsBlacklistGroups does not prevent creation/modification of listed groups.

Resolved in https://git.io/JfpZf

Jun 24 2020, 01:55 · acl*security, ManageWiki

Jun 23 2020

Void added a comment to T5797: wgManageWikiPermissionsBlacklistGroups does not prevent creation/modification of listed groups.

I'm thinking more along the lines of

diff --git a/includes/formFactory/ManageWikiFormFactoryBuilder.php b/includes/formFactory/ManageWikiFormFactoryBuilder.php
index 6381706..25473b8 100644
--- a/includes/formFactory/ManageWikiFormFactoryBuilder.php
+++ b/includes/formFactory/ManageWikiFormFactoryBuilder.php
@@ -541,11 +541,15 @@ class ManageWikiFormFactoryBuilder {
Jun 23 2020, 23:59 · acl*security, ManageWiki
Void removed a project from T5797: wgManageWikiPermissionsBlacklistGroups does not prevent creation/modification of listed groups: Amanda Catherine.
Jun 23 2020, 23:34 · acl*security, ManageWiki
Void triaged T5797: wgManageWikiPermissionsBlacklistGroups does not prevent creation/modification of listed groups as Unbreak Now! priority.
Jun 23 2020, 23:33 · acl*security, ManageWiki

Jun 22 2020

Void edited projects for T5792: Show variable names in ManageWiki, added: ManageWiki; removed MediaWiki.
Jun 22 2020, 02:31 · ManageWiki, Amanda Catherine
Void edited projects for T5793: Add search feature in ManageWiki, added: ManageWiki; removed MediaWiki.
Jun 22 2020, 02:31 · Universal Omega, ManageWiki

Jun 14 2020

Void merged T5758: 2b2twiki broken into T5726: Incorrect values being inserted into autopromotion column.
Jun 14 2020, 22:56 · Amanda Catherine, Production Error, ManageWiki
Void merged task T5758: 2b2twiki broken into T5726: Incorrect values being inserted into autopromotion column.
Jun 14 2020, 22:56 · MediaWiki
Void added a comment to T5758: 2b2twiki broken.

[0b494d2c66dcce05e3467cc1] 2020-06-14 22:45:12: Fatal exception of type "MWException"

Jun 14 2020, 22:45 · MediaWiki
Void triaged T5758: 2b2twiki broken as High priority.
Jun 14 2020, 22:45 · MediaWiki

Jun 11 2020

Void added a comment to T5734: How to alter site line spacing, e.g. between paragraphs or bullet list items? Common.css not having effect.

Try setting the css to .mw-body p {margin-bottom: 1em;}. CSS can be finicky when trying to get it to apply over existing CSS.

Jun 11 2020, 14:18 · MediaWiki

May 15 2020

Void added a comment to T5599: Limiting users that can edit.

You can use Special:ManageWiki/permissions for this purposes.

May 15 2020, 20:11 · Amanda Catherine, Configuration
Void added a comment to T5593: Add global gadget UTCLiveClok.

There is no method to globally implement a gadget, though there is an absolutely ancient upstream task about doing so (T22153). As I don't see that being implemented any time soon, it's likely the closest you can come is by using the User:Name/global.js page to load in the script globally.

May 15 2020, 03:26 · MediaWiki

May 6 2020

AmandaCath awarded T5314: Allow wiki requester to reopen declined wiki requests a Like token.
May 6 2020, 22:08 · CreateWiki

Apr 13 2020

Void added a comment to T5410: I can’t log in to Altcyclopedia..

Did you perform these operations in this exact order?

Apr 13 2020, 01:04 · Configuration

Apr 11 2020

Void added a comment to T5212: Help needed trying to get transcluded templates to function..

Looks like this isn't possible, and there are several upstream tasks about implementing this:
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T243931
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T52329
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T41610

Apr 11 2020, 17:46 · MediaWiki, Import
Void added a comment to T5212: Help needed trying to get transcluded templates to function..

Ok, so I've been taking a look into this, and I've not been able to find much on mediawiki.org that seems all that helpful. I'm going to take a look at some methods of getting around these requirements, but we'll see if they work.

Apr 11 2020, 17:27 · MediaWiki, Import

Apr 2 2020

Void added a comment to T5226: Probable malfunction of abusefilter syntax.

Hmm, I remember looking at this earlier, and noting that it appeared the regular expression \p{L}\p{N} did not seem to be recognized or evaluated properly, but I was just testing it and it looks like it works now. @utolee90 is this still broken on your end?

Apr 2 2020, 15:28 · Configuration

Mar 12 2020

Void merged T5322: The provided authentication token is either expired or invalid. into T5321: The provided authentication token is either expired or invalid..
Mar 12 2020, 13:23 · MediaWiki
Void merged task T5322: The provided authentication token is either expired or invalid. into T5321: The provided authentication token is either expired or invalid..
Mar 12 2020, 13:23 · Configuration
Void added a comment to T5322: The provided authentication token is either expired or invalid..
In T5321#100881, @Void wrote:

Have you attempted to first login to login wiki before logging into any other wiki?

Mar 12 2020, 13:23 · Configuration

Mar 11 2020

Void updated subscribers of T5321: The provided authentication token is either expired or invalid..
Mar 11 2020, 23:41 · MediaWiki
Void added a comment to T5321: The provided authentication token is either expired or invalid..

Have you attempted to first login to login wiki before logging into any other wiki?

Mar 11 2020, 23:41 · MediaWiki

Mar 10 2020

Void triaged T5316: Wiki creation is broken as Unbreak Now! priority.
Mar 10 2020, 14:28 · Site Reliability Engineering
Void added a comment to T5315: The Login page for Toxic Fandoms & Hatedoms wiki doesn't work.

If you are getting a session expired error or similar, please attempt to clear your browser's cookies and try again. If that's not the error you are getting, or the method doesn't work, please provide more details on the error you are getting.

Mar 10 2020, 14:20 · Configuration

Mar 9 2020

Zppix awarded T5314: Allow wiki requester to reopen declined wiki requests a Like token.
Mar 9 2020, 21:24 · CreateWiki
Void triaged T5314: Allow wiki requester to reopen declined wiki requests as Low priority.
Mar 9 2020, 14:50 · CreateWiki

Mar 5 2020

Void closed T5219: For reporting stuck rename requests as Resolved.

Handled by @Paladox two days ago

Mar 5 2020, 19:43 · Site Reliability Engineering, MediaWiki

Mar 3 2020

Void added a comment to T5300: Where are these unwanted user accounts coming from on nenawiki.org?.

I'll take a look shortly. Most likely just spambot registration, and there's not all that much we can do to stop them from registering accounts. They are, however, prevented from making edits.

Mar 3 2020, 00:22 · MediaWiki
Void closed T5296: Error when creating a new user as Resolved.

No. Now it is working properly. Thanks!

Mar 3 2020, 00:21 · MediaWiki
Void closed T5294: Can't create new accounts on GFI wiki as Resolved.

No, it seems it's fixed now. Thank you for the help :)

Mar 3 2020, 00:20 · MediaWiki
Void added a comment to T5219: For reporting stuck rename requests.

@Paladox @Reception123 this has been open for three weeks without resolution.

Mar 3 2020, 00:20 · Site Reliability Engineering, MediaWiki

Mar 2 2020

Void closed T5297: Error 503 as Resolved.

Resolved by @Paladox

Mar 2 2020, 18:19 · MediaWiki
Void merged task T5298: 503 error into T5297: Error 503.
Mar 2 2020, 18:17 · MediaWiki
Void merged task T5299: 503 backend fetch error into T5297: Error 503.
Mar 2 2020, 18:17 · MediaWiki
Void merged tasks T5299: 503 backend fetch error, T5298: 503 error into T5297: Error 503.
Mar 2 2020, 18:17 · MediaWiki
Void updated the task description for T5297: Error 503.
Mar 2 2020, 18:15 · MediaWiki
Void updated the task description for T5299: 503 backend fetch error.
Mar 2 2020, 18:15 · MediaWiki
Void updated the task description for T5298: 503 error.
Mar 2 2020, 18:14 · MediaWiki

Mar 1 2020

Void added a comment to T5287: Wanted to request access to the (bigdelete) permission if that's okay.

I think raising the limit to at least 1000 might be a decent start, given that that's the point where the software starts queuing the deletion instead of handling it in the request.

Mar 1 2020, 21:32 · Configuration

Feb 21 2020

Void added a comment to T5253: Locking a wiki out of Special pages is permanent.

This is an interesting bug that seems to be a problem with core MediaWiki (but not something all that easy to accomplish without ManageWiki), and probably something we should take efforts to prevent in ManageWiki, probably by requiring all namespace names to be completely unique.

Feb 21 2020, 02:35 · ManageWiki, MediaWiki, Site Reliability Engineering
Void added a comment to T5252: Lost bureaucrat.

Check to see if my latest action fixed it, and if so, we may want to take a look at this issue. (I'm thinking of forcing all saved group names to be lowercase, but this would require some migration for existing cases).

Feb 21 2020, 02:31 · MediaWiki
Void added a comment to T5252: Lost bureaucrat.

I believe I've seen this before. There seems to be a small bug in ManageWiki permissions where editing a group, but using different capitalization seems to "rename" the group to the new capitalization, removing the rights from anyone in the old group name. It can be resolved (I think) by editing and saving (without making changes) the ManageWiki/permissions page for the group with the correct capitalization.

Feb 21 2020, 02:31 · MediaWiki

Feb 10 2020

Void added a comment to T5206: Visual Editor fails to load.

This is possibly an issue cause by ManageWiki, specifically in the implementation of namespaces.

Feb 10 2020, 20:47 · Site Reliability Engineering, Extensions

Jan 25 2020

Void added a comment to T5159: Extension:PermissionACL.

The talk namespace is available in the same page, but different tab of Special:ManageWiki/namespaces as its parent namespace.

Jan 25 2020, 18:10 · Configuration

Jan 23 2020

Void triaged T5144: Username Change Request as Normal priority.
Jan 23 2020, 18:17 · MediaWiki
Void added a comment to T5144: Username Change Request.

For the on-wiki rename, please fill out Special:GlobalRenameRequest, thanks!

Jan 23 2020, 18:16 · MediaWiki
Void closed T5123: Please add extension:Labeled Section Transclusion as Invalid.

LabledSectionTransclusion is already available through Special:ManageWiki/extensions

Jan 23 2020, 18:14 · Configuration
Void closed T5147: How to insert a video from YouTube? as Invalid.

Using, Special:ManageWiki/extensions, enable Extension:YouTube. The second link provided should include the documentation needed to use it properly.

Jan 23 2020, 18:12 · Configuration
Void closed T5143: Request for deletion of a page as Resolved.

Done!

Jan 23 2020, 02:45 · MediaWiki

Jan 19 2020

Void triaged T5119: Reset permissions of toastycraftwiki and aranziaronzowiki as High priority.
Jan 19 2020, 03:30 · MediaWiki, Site Reliability Engineering

Jan 12 2020

Void reopened T5068: Need some help with uploading these comments. And also need help with deleting some stuff as "Open".

Per ^

Jan 12 2020, 22:10 · MediaWiki, Import
Void added a comment to T5096: Breadcrumbs for subpages and redirects.

Looks like you are hiding the div#contentSub elements using CSS. This is where those notices appear.

Jan 12 2020, 00:52 · Configuration
Void closed T5098: Restrict non registered visitors see wiki code as Invalid.

This can be set by using Special:ManageWiki/permissions. To remove the edit right from the "*" group, simply uncheck the box for the right on Special:ManageWiki/permissions/* and submit the page. To add the right, go to the unassigned permissions tab, check the box for the permission, and save the page.

Jan 12 2020, 00:44 · Configuration
Void added a comment to T5087: Extension:MathLaTeX .

Is there any reason that the Math extension (https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Math) does not work for what you are doing? The primary reason I'm asking is that the MathLaTeX extension is likely impossible for us to use, as it is designed for use in a Windows environment.

Jan 12 2020, 00:35 · Universal Omega, Extensions

Jan 6 2020

Void added a comment to T5068: Need some help with uploading these comments. And also need help with deleting some stuff.

I've deleted the pages, as they just required bigdelete.

Jan 6 2020, 03:54 · MediaWiki, Import

Dec 31 2019

Void added a comment to T4994: When you delete a name space, the associated name space Discussion still exists.

https://github.com/miraheze/ManageWiki/pull/128

Dec 31 2019, 18:53 · ManageWiki
Void claimed T4994: When you delete a name space, the associated name space Discussion still exists.
Dec 31 2019, 18:53 · ManageWiki
Void added a comment to T5011: change "$wgMaxCredits" (aka setting $wgMaxCredits to 5) on Geekia.

Relevant pull request.

Dec 31 2019, 18:44 · Configuration
Void added a comment to T4855: Configure Popups on citronhat.miraheze.org.

What needs to be done on this? I see that it has been reverted, but it's not obvious why.

Dec 31 2019, 18:34 · Configuration
Void merged T4983: Request Configuration Changes of Module (private wiki) into T4699: Module /doc subpages not using wikitext as page content model.
Dec 31 2019, 18:31 · Configuration, Universal Omega, Extensions
Void merged task T4983: Request Configuration Changes of Module (private wiki) into T4699: Module /doc subpages not using wikitext as page content model.
Dec 31 2019, 18:31 · MediaWiki

Dec 29 2019

Void added a comment to T5040: permissions/autoconfirmed#mw-section-autopromote editable when not logged in.

@Paladox could you please add a URL below pointing to whatever code change you made? Thanks.

Dec 29 2019, 17:14 · ManageWiki
Void claimed T5040: permissions/autoconfirmed#mw-section-autopromote editable when not logged in.
Dec 29 2019, 03:37 · ManageWiki

Dec 20 2019

RhinosF1 awarded T4855: Configure Popups on citronhat.miraheze.org a Like token.
Dec 20 2019, 09:56 · Configuration
Void claimed T4855: Configure Popups on citronhat.miraheze.org.

https://git.io/Je5AY if no one objects.

Dec 20 2019, 05:21 · Configuration

Dec 9 2019

Void closed T4966: Fix rename of User:IAmEiji to User:NoFace as Resolved.
Dec 9 2019, 18:31 · MediaWiki