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Wintersday 2014

Can we put the page Wintersday 2014 on the front page instead of the A Very Merry Wintersday Redux. This would make it easier to list new items etc.

regards to the last sync

I am not sure we got a consensuses on the changes to the main page I for one dont really like the changes but I cant pinpoint what exactly it is I don't like. but if i had to take a guess the removal of the feature project, and more news (was going to start updating the page), along with the combination of pve and pvp these are different game modes and should be treated as such imho. -User Zesbeer sig.png Zesbeer 21:10, 29 October 2013 (UTC)

Today's FA hilarious. Mad props. --Santax (talk · contribs) 00:09, 1 April 2014 (UTC)

Wait, who's this? Dulfy is that you? It's me, dulfy! How you been? It's been ages. Psycho Robot (talk) 00:14, 1 April 2014 (UTC)
noo my watch list... good job.-User Zesbeer sig.png Zesbeer 00:24, 1 April 2014 (UTC)

Small typo

Under the living world section for the April 2014 Feature Pack it reads "which streamlines the trasmutation process" Can't edit main page, and it offends my ocd when I login :D Magua (talk) 17:59, 1 May 2014 (UTC)

Trasmutation, n, totally changing the appearance of tras. — snogratUser Snograt signature.png 20:35, 1 May 2014 (UTC)
@ Magua, the featured article bit (which is what you were talking about) can be edited from Template:Main Page/featured. Good spot though, and Jon has updated it. -Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 20:43, 1 May 2014 (UTC)

World Boss Timer

Is there room to include the world boss timer? That's among the most requested links, be great if there was a link to (or even the compact version of) the table on the main page. – Tennessee Ernie Ford (TEF) 23:38, 1 June 2014 (UTC)

I need help with a wiki like this one.

I'm making a wiki for my own personal stuff and I want a main page design similar to this one. I'll have a featured article section, and about 4 other sections (instead of the 8 i see here) How do I go about that? I'm using wikidot for my host/designer.15:03, 29 September 2014 (UTC)

Random thought about "Featured Articles"

Unlike gww, I know we're following the Release schedules now. But it came to mind: The Family Business is something I would really have liked to see in _preparations_ for the upcoming Halloween patch.

The wonderful short stories released by ANet has received a lot of criticism for not being accessible enough. Is there anything we could do to bring the short stories (and books/documents) more to the front?
E.g.: Trek of the Zephyrites in connection with the annual Bazaar (if it gets repeated), Shadowbox for SAB, etc. Maybe it would even be possible to create a (very narrow) second collumn or row next to the release-feature and use this space to link to a "related backstory" (if applicable).

There's just a lot of wonderful content that a lot of players have never seen, and if we could do anything to improve on that I'd say we should. :) Food for thought? Titus The Third User titus the third.png 19:34, 21 October 2014 (UTC)

Feedback 2015/07/10

This is a test of the mainpage feedback system. Testing, testing... --— snogratUser Snograt signature.png 20:15, 10 July 2015 (UTC)

It works! – Valento msg 20:29, 10 July 2015 (UTC)

Main Page Images

The picture of Eir on the left occasionally has the bottom half all distorted in bright colours (CGA graphics anyone?? :D) like a pixilation of a television station. Since its not always like this I'm wondering if anyone else sees it ever? The easy answer is my hardware, but I just don't think that's it. Puk (talk) 06:48, 5 August 2015 (UTC)

Using Firefox? I've gotten similar behavior across the header background image before today, admittedly I wasn't on the main page though. -Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 10:15, 5 August 2015 (UTC)
I've never seen anything like that anywhere on the wiki. I use Chrome. —Dr Ishmael User Dr ishmael Diablo the chicken.png 12:18, 5 August 2015 (UTC)

Feedback 2015/08/07

I think with the upcoming Beta and the release of the expansion it may be useful to have a link to specializations on the home screen. Under the "Basics" section there is a section called "Characters". There are links to "Attributes", "Skills", and "Traits". It may be useful to have another link here to "Specializations". --Stu (talk) 14:59, 7 August 2015 (UTC)

Getting Started

Getting Started should be the first item listed under basics and should include: Starting area, Character creation, Free accounts, etc. Another missing section is Troubleshooting, which should include Support panel (yes, I know support is on the nav bar), etc.


Since the release of the Heart of Thorns expansion, I think it would be useful to have a link to Masteries, under the Characters section. There are links to Attributes ▪ Skills ▪ Specializations ▪ Traits. Maybe Masteries should also appear here? Stu (talk) 14:50, 30 October 2015 (UTC)

Transmutation under crafting

Seeing as the Wardrobe replaced Transmutation, it doesn't make sense that Transmutation is still on the front page. Perhaps it should be removed, and Wardrobe should replace it, or get added somewhere.