Metal Slug Attack Wiki

UCP Damage

Huh, the site's custom theme just disappeared. Did someone press something by accident? If so that's not a problem, but right now it's difficult to tell whether it's just another UCP bug, and I for one am not inclined to mess with it without confirmation. Certainly the proper theme was present after the initial migration, although I did have to make the page background colour slightly brighter than it used to be in order to get the primary text font to switch back from white to black.

Speaking of UCP, I suppose we might as well start tracking the issues. Problems I've noticed thus far:

  • Starting with the big one: the new editor is slow, unreliable, and lacks functionality - an all-around downgrade. Assuming it opens in the first place (that link to reload if it doesn't seems to be there for good reason), all the buttons around the display render as black squares for me. Link completion is straight-up gone. The actual editing window is tiny, only showing me about 18 lines at full-screen unless I mess with my browser's zoom setting. It somehow loses track of where the text cursor is and may not actually display what's typed. Page previews are slow, and at least on the pages I frequent, seem to have a high chance of just throwing Error loading data from server: Failed to connect. instead of rendering anything. Urgh.
  • Image lazy-loading is a lot more lazy. Icon-heavy page rendering times are up significantly - even if everything's already cached in the browser, site scripts slow it down much more than before.
  • Tables are mostly ok, thanks to Alcantha‎. My already-giant Units table is much more giant, however, since there seems to be no way to get the column sort buttons in the header to move under their image-based titles any more.
  • Parent Tab's sub-menu system is broken - clicking a link that should reveal more options (eg "Games" in the template's example) now just takes users to Metal Slug Attack Wiki. I'm not sure if it can be fixed, but coming up with a replacement for those would be a heck of a chore.
  • The audio playing system (used on event pages such as Try Line and unit pages such as Caroline) is outright gone.
  • Mass image uploads can no longer be done with summary, meaning bulk files can't be categorised at the time of submission. The mass categorisation extension for fixing this after the fact also appears to be unusable.

-  Bomb Bloke (Talk/Contribs) 03:12, 13 August 2020 (UTC)

The custom theme was caused by the bot, yes it has done it twice. I am still trying to contact the Fandom staffs about this issue. Can someone go on the Community central and ask about this...
Edit: <---- Check this one.
Wayld02 (talk) 08:16, 13 August 2020 (UTC)
What bot are you referring to?
If one of us has already contacted site support then we should probably leave it at that in order to avoid doubling-up. It would be helpful to know exactly what you've reported thus far, however. -  Bomb Bloke (Talk/Contribs) 11:13, 13 August 2020 (UTC)
The User:FANDOMbot. I have first reported the issue regarding the theme to the Staffs then later on, I was sent to that particular article about the issues regarding UCP. They were still resolving all issues one by one anyway.
Wayld02 (talk) 18:44, 13 August 2020 (UTC)
In that case, you should be adding whatever it is they told you about the bot to that list. -  Bomb Bloke (Talk/Contribs) 00:11, 14 August 2020 (UTC)
I'm just disappointed that the new platform is really broken. I'll be gone for a while, gotta wait for everything to be fixed.

Wayld02 (talk) 14:26, 17 August 2020 (UTC)