The illustrations on your userpage... Do you draw those yourself? They're quite nice.
Oh, but I did have a more pressing question. First, some background. A few months back, Fandom introduced an infobox-tabber feature. Certain pages, like Welcome to Dead House, utilize it. However, the feature seems to have a weakness. If the tab-titles are too long — or if there are too many tabs — some of the titles will be cropped out.
Convoluted descriptions aside, I made an example. The tabs titled "1992............", "2003............", and "2008............" are all visible, but the "2010........." tab is cropped out. (From what I can tell, the only way to view a cropped-out tab is to click on one of the visible tabs and then use the arrow keys to scroll back and forth... Which most users would never think to do.)
Rather than cropping out the overflow, is there any way of forcing excess tabs onto a new line? I imagine it should be possible in CSS (which would be nicer than JS), but I can't figure out how to get such a feature working. (Sorry for making such a big wall of text.)
One of the page protection options is "Block new and unregistered users". I understand that an unregistered user is someone without an account, but what counts as a "new" user? (Is it based on days active? Edit count? Something else?)
(From personal experience, it seems like 90% of vandalism comes from accounts that are only a few days old, so I was thinking about semi-protecting some of this wiki's most popular pages. I just want to know the extent of this protection.)
Hey, I'm sorry for restoring the thread but I just really want to make sure that you get all the information you need. As you said, new users are those that have not been autoconfirmed yet, and users become autoconfirmed after having an account for 4 days. I know this seems like a small amount of time but it's been proven that semi-protecting pages does help decrease vandalism, so I highly suggest protecting ones that have been prone to damage in the past. Just don't go overboard with protection, of course, because you don't want to discourage new editors either.
I'll probably end up setting the "Move" function to sysop for most of the popular pages (as renaming pages seems to be the most tedious vandalism to undo). I guess I might semi-protect some of the popular pages that are close to being "complete" — i.e. cleanly formatted and well worded.
I know protecting large amounts of pages can be a tedious task, so if you need any help with it, please let me know. I use the Mass Protect script, which allows me to protect pages a lot quicker. or I can certainly help you install the script yourself if you'd like.
No, every wiki does not have a manager. We are slowly expanding our reach but it's impossible to help every single community out there. If you would like to be assigned a wiki manager, you can request one using Special:Contact. Is this wiki a TV/Movies community?
Hey! I was wondering if you can help direct me where to go with an issue I'm having. I noticed when I try to link sites that are away from Fandom in blog posts or comments, this wiki automatically inserts an s after http in the hyperlink.
My blog, for example, http://nevermore.nu will not work with the s in the url. It doesn't mean my site isn't secure. I just don't intend to pay the $40 a year my host wants to charge just to add the s to my url for Chrome. I often link pages from my blog to reference when I'm discussing Goosebumps books with fans here because I review the books there. There are other sites that don't have an s in the url as well.
This hasn't always been a problem. It's something I just noticed recently. Do you know if it's an issue just at this Wiki, or all across Fandom, and is there a way to fix it? I don't know where to go or who to contact about this issue. I figured you could point me in the right direction. Thanks for your time!
Hey! The issue is not exclusive to this wiki, it happens across all of Fandom. This is due to Fandom switching over to https a while ago in an effort to make all elements of the site more secure. It is pretty well known that http sites are more susceptible to hackers, as unencrypted data can be stolen a lot easier. Therefore, because of security concerns, I don't believe there is any way around this, but I will double check with a staff member just to be sure.
It looks like there's nothing that can be done on Fandom's side of things, but yes secure third party link shorteners could work. You can just go here, paste the link to your blog in the designated field, and it spits out a https link for you to share. However, keep in mind that the link data can only be accessed for 30 days after link creation.
Just got word back from the technical team at Fandom - apparently the https link change should not be happening. They are currently reviewing the issue and working on a solution asap. Thank you for bringing this to their attention, and I will get back to you as soon as I have an update.
There's a vandal called "Freeeze007" and he/she's been removing all info from several pages, when he/she first started, I reversed the vandalism, but it's gone too far now. I contacted GbA on Gmail and the wiki page and he isn't responding, and I'm afraid he/she might ruin this entire wiki!