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Current issues[edit source]

Request for a change[edit source]

Hey, I have done a couple of work here within the last weeks and I want to request two changes, I cannot do:

  1. Can we please remove Heroesnexus from the Frontpage and the Sidebar? The page is dead....
  2. Is it possible to add a template similar to WoWpedias Abilities: Hover above the Abilities with your mouse in a flat text and see the tooltip description? I would do it myself, but I dont know how.

Thank you very much! --LemonBaby (talk) 10:04, 3 March 2017 (UTC)

I tried some things.... but I give up...--LemonBaby (talk) 16:20, 3 March 2017 (UTC)
I know this is more than a year late, but the hover thing would be so cool. Goldernetriever (talk)

Images failing to display[edit source]

For some reason, after Gamepedia was updated and moved to a differnet server, everything I do on the site is slower. When I upload a new image, the site does not display it immediately, like it has in the past.

Also, not sure if it's a browser thing, but the Emoji auto-complete is broken right now. I had to type this all in on Notepad before I pasted it in the edit area, because the page is crawling each time I type a character on the keyboard. — Rmkane (talk) 17:53, 28 November 2017 (UTC)

I noticed it, too. And it is annoying as hell.... --LemonBaby (talk) 05:31, 29 November 2017 (UTC)

Extreme slowness and unreliability when editing[edit source]

So, I have not been editing articles as much as I have in the past, due to the extreme latency of the site. Editing is unbearable and unreliable at times. Just letting you all know. I am sure others have noticed this too. — Rmkane (talk) 18:14, 4 December 2017 (UTC)

Cargo queries needed[edit source]

Since the move from Semantic wiki to Cargo, a couple of pages are "broken." I am not too familliar with Cargo, but I assume it uses a database in the background. I am not sure if I would even know what to query for, if I can't even see the tables.

I have noticed that Pcj has already started working on the Hero infobox template.

Templates needed to be updated

Semantic wiki templates that need to be converted to Cargo so far,

— Thanks, Rmkane (talk) 17:42, 12 March 2018 (UTC)

Alexstrasza missing from front page[edit source]

Alexstrasza seems to have somehow gone missing from the frontpage support block. Can someone look into this? --taQtaQ (talk) 10:56, 27 August 2018 (UTC)

Request to add a new CSS[edit source]


Please, add the following code to the MediaWiki:Common.css:

 * Undocumented notes styles *

.undoc {
    color: grey;
    font-size: smaller;

This is intended to use in {{undoc}} and {{undoc-x}} templates which will be used in the future addition of the undocumented notes.

Thanks! Phoe nixx (talk) 22:47, 9 September 2018 (UTC)

Request to add a MediaViewer extension[edit source]

As Phoe nixx suggested: Can we add Extension:MultimediaViewer? Tt works well in WoWpedia and would help users see enlarged version of images without leaving a page. --LemonBaby (talk) 06:07, 25 April 2020 (UTC)

Resolved issues[edit source]

Semantic MediaWiki message[edit source]

The following message pops up every time an edit window is opened:

This page supports semantic in-text annotations (e.g."World Heritage Site") to build structured and queryable content provided by Semantic MediaWiki. For a comprehensive description on how to use annotations or the #ask parser function, please have a look at the getting started, in-text annotation, or inline queries help page.

Unless this is of use to someone, I'd request for it to be removed. It generally gets a little annoying after the hundredth time, and it's been around for 3 months now. I had the same message/s popping up on Hearthstone Wiki, and Eyes was able to hide them. -- Taohinton (talk) 00:20, 4 November 2015 (UTC)

This message has been hidden now. --Alianin T •  C 19:33, 16 November 2017 (UTC)

Request for information[edit source]

There has been a user request for information on status effects like blind, stuns, stasis, unstoppable, etc with descriptions. --Alianin 17:18, 16 December 2016 (UTC)

I have added them :). --LemonBaby (talk) 10:04, 3 March 2017 (UTC)

Mechanics[edit source]

Hey, can an admin please change the following things on the front page "Mechanics":

  1. Change forts to structures
  2. Add Brawls, Mounts, Cosmetic Items
  3. Remove Talents. Its a dead end page.
  4. Remove Watchtowers
  5. Mabe change the Name into "content"?

Thanks! And maybe add them to the navigation bar on the left side...? --LemonBaby (talk) 08:36, 1 April 2017 (UTC)

please?--LemonBaby (talk) 18:44, 24 April 2017 (UTC)
It looks like some of these updates were already put in. I updated the rest. Thanks for the suggestions! --Alianin T •  C 19:33, 16 November 2017 (UTC)

Kael'thas file[edit source]

Hi. I was moving File:Kael'thas Cyberhawk 3.jpg to File:Kael'thas Cyberhawk Cyborghawk.jpg as per the new picture naming code. I have no idea what happened, but the file says it's missing now and I can't undo it. Thank you and sorry! --Esjael (talk) 3:33, 5 June 2017 (UTC)

I re-uploaded the file — it appeared to be corrupt. Also, when you move a file, UNCHECK the "Leave a redirect behind" checkbox and make sure you update the pages that linked to the image before. If you do not do this, it will create a maintenance nightmare. — Rmkane (talk) 11:18, 5 June 2017 (UTC)

Auriel Changes[edit source]

Her passive needs to be updated to 50% of damage done, and her level 7 talent bursting light needs to be removed. The numbers also need to be changed for her Q and E initial damage and center/stun damage. Thanks!

Actually, Just update all of the patch note changes for 27.2 — (talk)‎ 22:28, 29 August 2017‎ (UTC)

Thanks for letting us know, I updated the values. If you want, next time, you can visit the Auriel data page (Data:Auriel) and update the values there.
Also, don't forget to add a signature (~~~~) to your comments, so that we can get back to you easily. :) — Thanks, Rmkane (talk) 00:18, 30 August 2017 (UTC)

Interwiki Data[edit source]

Could someone with admin rights update the Interwiki data table to include the Overwatch Wiki and the StarCraft Wiki? It would make linking to these wikis a lot easier. Wowpedia and the Diablo Wiki already have interwiki data, so it's only fair that the other 2 franchises do as well. Besides, if even the Seattle Wiki can have a place on the interwiki table, I don't see why the Starcraft and Overwatch Wikis can't. — MetricTrout (talk) 00:25, 6 September 2017 (UTC)

Thanks for adding the Overwatch Wiki! Could you add the Starcraft Wikia (Gamepedia doesn't have its own Starcraft Wiki) to the Interwiki table as well? Quite a few pages on this wiki use Template:Sc and it would make using that template a lot more intuitive, without having to add all those underscores. There are already a few other Wikia links in the interwiki table (including, as mentioned above, the Seattle Wiki), so it shouldn't be too technically difficult. — MetricTrout (talk) 23:09, 6 September 2017 (UTC)
The new Starcraft Wiki has been added as an interwiki link. --Alianin T •  C 19:33, 16 November 2017 (UTC)

Kel'Thuzad hero tile[edit source]

Could someone add Kel'Thuzad to the hero list on the landing page (Heroes of the Storm Wiki)? The page-to-be-edited is here: Heroes of the Storm Wiki/Heroes.

Just add {{Mainpage-Hero tile|Kel'Thuzad}} after Kael'thas. — Thanks, Rmkane (talk) 10:51, 6 September 2017 (UTC)

Bump — Rmkane (talk) 11:38, 14 September 2017 (UTC)
Bump — Rmkane (talk) 19:32, 17 September 2017 (UTC)
It looks like this was handled. --Alianin T •  C 19:33, 16 November 2017 (UTC)

Blizzard related wikis[edit source]

First off the interwiki for https://starcraft.gamepedia.com/ would need to be added for an official Gamepedia wiki other than the Wikia one, it just started but it'll be caught up... eventually. Secondly, adding a new section to the sidebar would be great. Here is an example of the sidebar I'm talking about. Pretty much it'll connect all the Blizzard related wikis on the Gamepedia network together. Cheers! Suraf 23:11, 15 November 2017 (UTC)

These have been added. --Alianin T •  C 19:33, 16 November 2017 (UTC)

Weekly Collection Update officially renamed to Heroic Deals[edit source]

Can an admin update the main page?

Change this:

<div class="heading">Current Weekly Collection Update</div>
{{:Weekly Collection Update}}

To this:

<div class="heading">Current Heroic Deals</div>
{{:Heroic Deals}}

— Thanks, Rmkane (talk) 11:37, 19 March 2018 (UTC)

Category:Legal notices[edit source]

All pages in this category are protected, so the category might as well be protected too.--Xanthipos (talk) 14:07, 9 February 2019 (UTC)

No. --Pcj 13:33, 21 February 2019 (UTC)
Why? Is a good reason for protecting those legal notices not a good reason for protecting that category?--Xanthipos (talk) 13:37, 21 February 2019 (UTC)
I'm sorry for intrusion here, but I figured you need an answer. Wiki maintenance like categories, content pages etc. should be handled by the community. Legal notices are Gamepedia's field of work. There is no harm in changing the category itself as it is not a legal document. One does not equal the other. Frisk (talk) 09:44, 22 February 2019 (UTC)

I was thinking about the visibility of the category itself.--Xanthipos (talk) 09:59, 22 February 2019 (UTC)

Warrior Template[edit source]

Spent the better part of an hour trying to fix it myself, but the warrior hero template seems to be listing Artanis twice. You can see it on Heroes and StarCraft. --Subsourian (talk) 22:52, 29 December 2018 (UTC)

This problem has been resolved. Apparently the issue involved a random page break in Data:Artanis. MetricTrout (talk) 16:28, 25 May 2019 (UTC)

Please add Qhira to main page melee assassins[edit source]

Qhira doesn't appear on the main page at all. Please add this hero under Melee Assassins. The page which requires the edit is https://heroesofthestorm.gamepedia.com/index.php?title=Heroes_of_the_Storm_Wiki/Heroes and it is under protection from modification by normal users.

This is the new source required:

[removed list, no longer needed]

Added. Surafbrov 15:36, 17 August 2019 (UTC)