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Latest tech news from the Wikimedia technical community. Please tell other users about these changes. Not all changes will affect you. Translations are available.

Recent changes

  • The AbuseFilter condition limit was increased from 1000 to 2000. [1]
  • Some Global AbuseFilter actions will no longer apply to local projects. [2]
  • Desktop users are now able to subscribe to talk pages by clicking on the Subscribe link in the Tools menu. If you subscribe to a talk page, you receive notifications when new topics are started on that talk page. This is separate from putting the page on your watchlist or subscribing to a single discussion. [3]

Changes later this week

  • The new version of MediaWiki will be on test wikis and from 28 March. It will be on non-Wikipedia wikis and some Wikipedias from 29 March. It will be on all wikis from 30 March (calendar).

Future changes

  • You will be able to choose visual diffs on all history pages at the Wiktionaries and Wikipedias. [4]
  • The legacy Mobile Content Service is going away in July 2023. Developers are encouraged to switch to Parsoid or another API before then to ensure service continuity. [5]

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