Guild Wars 2 Wiki:Reporting wiki bugs

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Please report all bugs found on Guild Wars 2 Wiki here.

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This page is for reporting bugs that you may encounter in the wiki. This does not cover in-game issues that you may encounter, nor does it cover page contents within individual articles.

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Key: Yes = Solved, No = Unsolved, No = Not a bug

No Database error when trying to merge accounts[edit]

I just attempted to merge two accounts via Special:UserMerge, and received this error: [a4a1f7d9443bf69e223961ff] 2018-05-10 20:44:33: Fatal exception of type "Wikimedia\Rdbms\DBQueryError". G R E E N E R 20:47, 10 May 2018 (UTC)

Special:Contributions/Mistress Elemental vs Special:Contributions/Mistesrian.
I'm wondering if Special:RenameUser (built into mediawiki core) is the more recent version of Special:UserMerge (provided by a mediawiki extension)? See if RenameUser works -- if it does, then I think we can get Justin to remove mw:Extension:UserMerge. -Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 22:06, 10 May 2018 (UTC)
Also a quick check of mediawiki talkpages suggests the user might have Watched the same pages? (getting the user to blank their watchlists might work) -Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 22:08, 10 May 2018 (UTC)
FWIW, I checked the error logs and the message about the error was from line 342 in MergeUser.php, which is in the function deduplicateWatchlistEntries(), so I think you're on the right track, Alex, with the watchlist cleanup. Justin Lloyd (talk) 16:27, 11 May 2018 (UTC)

No Microsoft Edge does not load pages properly when previewing edits[edit]

Steps to reproduce
  1. Open Microsoft Edge and navigate to the wiki.
  2. Press edit on any page, type your edits then press preview
  3. Instead of loading a preview, it loads no html content and displays the page as simply #.
Screenshot
bug screenshot

issue reported by User:Mervil. --Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 21:51, 9 August 2018 (UTC)

I ended up implementing a script to disable the Show preview and Show changes buttons for Edge. -Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 17:33, 25 September 2018 (UTC)

No Coordinate Map Bug?[edit]

Either I'm bugged or the interactive map is, but it doesn't seem to let me see any of the maps from lws4. For example, I input the correct coords for General Almorra Soulkeeper and while it does show the wp nearby, it doesn't show any of the Jahai Bluffs, much less the section she's in. It just shows a yellow circle around the undetailed "undiscovered" version of the map ~ Trevor95251 16:08, 25 September 2018 (UTC)

That is an issue with the official API; they haven't updated it since Path of Fire release due to ArenaNet recruitment inadequacies. Because of this underlying issue I've added some tiles to the wiki as a temporary measure. Set | localtiles = true in any infobox for LWS4 maps. -Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 17:14, 25 September 2018 (UTC)
Example fix -Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 17:16, 25 September 2018 (UTC)