Guild Wars 2 Wiki:Changelog

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This page lists the most important updates applied to the wiki software.

Maintenance 22 April 2020

  • Upgraded MediaWiki from version 1.34.0 to 1.34.1.

Maintenance 20 April 2020

  • Added the wikiEditor extension.

Maintenance 31 March 2020

  • The localSettings.php variable $wgResourceLoaderMaxQueryLength has been removed to enable multiple resource loader modules to be loaded at once.
  • The DynamicPageList3 extension has been updated to version 3.3.3. A patch has also been applied based on this commit.

Maintenance 25 March 2020

  • Upgraded MediaWiki from version 1.30.0 to 1.34.0.
  • Upgraded Semantic MediaWiki from version 2.5.6 to version 3.1.5.
  • Enabled the NewUserMessage, Popups, TextExtracts and PageImages extensions.
  • Added the MobileFrontend extension.
  • Multiple localSettings.php variables ($wgEnableUploads, $wgAutoConfirmAge, $wgMaxAnimatedGifArea, $maxLoops, $wgFooterIcons) were changed to be uniform across all wikis.

Maintenance 24 May 2018

  • Added a Cookie Notification window.
  • Removed the Maps extension.

Maintenance 23 May 2018

  • Recreating all of the current AWS Aurora MySQL database instances with encrypted instances.

Maintenance 18 May 2018

  • Enabled IP address anonymization for the Google Analytics extension.

Maintenance 17 May 2018

  • Applied AWS Aurora MySQL minor version upgrades.

Maintenance 15 May 2018

  • Applied PHP security update.

Maintenance 20 March 2018

  • Upgraded MediaWiki from version 1.27.2 to version 1.30.0.
  • Upgraded Semantic MediaWiki from version 2.4.4 to version 2.5.6.
  • Replaced the Semantic Forms extension with Page Forms.
  • Updated DPL to DynamicPageList3.
  • Added the following extensions: Echo, Nuke, Thanks, WikiLove

Maintenance 12 June 2017

  • Changed a parameter of the MediaWiki software for the "Email this user" feature. Emails using this feature now put the sender's address in the Reply-To header instead of the From header to prevent accidental exposure of the recipient's address if email delivery fails.

Maintenance 24 April 2017

  • Upgraded MediaWiki from version 1.27.1 to version 1.27.2.
  • Reverted a previous code change that fixed issues with ampersands, apostrophes and plus signs in article names, as MediaWiki version 1.27.2 includes a fix for this issue.

Maintenance 14 December 2016

  • Upgraded Semantic MediaWiki from version 2.4.1 to version 2.4.4.
  • Updated the extension RecentChangesLogFilter to 1.3.
  • Updated the extension ListTransclusions to 2.0.

Maintenance 30 November 2016

  • Upgraded MediaWiki from version 1.26.4 to version 1.27.1.
  • Upgraded Semantic MediaWiki from version 2.3.1 to version 2.4.1.

Maintenance 31 August 2016

  • Upgraded MediaWiki from version 1.26.3 to version 1.26.4.

Maintenance 7 April 2016

  • Changed the captcha software from QuestyCaptcha to NoCaptcha.

Maintenance 16 March 2016

  • Upgraded MediaWiki from version 1.24.2 to version 1.26.2.
  • Upgraded extensions to recent compatible versions.
  • Upgraded Semantic MediaWiki from version 2.1 to version 2.3.1.
  • Disabled the SemanticFormsInputs extension due to incompatibility with the latest Semantic MediaWiki version.

Maintenance 17 December 2013

  • Patched MediaWiki software from 1.20.7 to 1.20.8
  • Updated the extension RecentChangesLogFilter to 1.2

Maintenance 7 November 2013

  • Installed the extension RecentChangesLogFilter

Maintenance 24 October 2013

  • Patched MediaWiki software from 1.20.6 to 1.20.7
  • Replaced ReCaptcha with QuestyCaptcha
  • Upgraded SemanticMediawiki extension from 1.8.0.4 to 1.8.0.5
    • Upgraded associated Validator extension
  • Upgraded AbuseFilter extension to latest snapshot
  • Updated user group permissions to make them consistent across all 4 GW2 wikis
    • Removed the ArenaNetIT usergroup.
  • Updated a few wiki settings to make them consistent across all 4 GW2 wikis

Maintenance 26 July 2013

  • Created the namespace "API", the usergroup "apieditor" and the permission "editapi"

Maintenance 27 June 2013

  • Added the deletelogentry permission to the Sysops user group.

Maintenance 21 June 2013

  • Upgraded the MediaWiki software from version 1.20.5 to 1.20.6.

Maintenance - 14 June 2013

  • Changed the Captcha system from FancyCaptcha to ReCaptcha.

Maintenance – 8 May 2013

  • Upgraded the MediaWiki software from version 1.16 to 1.20.5.
  • Upgraded all the MediaWiki extensions for 1.20.x compatibility.
    • Applied a DPL patch to fix a bug causing incompatibility with the Cite extension.
    • Applied a DismissableSiteNoticePlus patch to fix a display issue.
  • Added group permissions to fix an issue that prevented new editors from being able to watch pages.
  • Installed some extensions from the Semantic MediaWiki Bundle.
    • Upgraded the Maps extension for compatibility with Semantic Maps.