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Autogenerated list of users with Tech rights: Special:ListUsers/tech.

Fix it! Fix it! Fix it! Fix it! Fix it! Fix it! Fix it! Fix it! Fix it! Fix it!

The people with root on the servers are Tmtoulouse and David Gerard.

If your IP is blocked from editing as an open proxy: you need to go to your provider about it. The lists we use are xbl.spamhaus.org, dnsbl.tornevall.org, all.s5h.net - if your IP is on one of these lists, then your provider has a serious problem they need to resolve. We cannot get your ISP out of the blacklist.


[edit] Herein goeth anything regarding the technicalities of the wiki

FAQs & Problems:

  • Problems with accessing the wiki
  • Queries about extensions
  • Javascript Help
  • CSS Help
  • Wikitalk Help

If you've written, or are using, some extension or script that either might give others problems or is giving you a problem, then either describe it or link to it on this page.

If you've written some piece of code that you want help with, ask here with linkage.

If your browser acts up with some code,ask here.

In short, anything techy, ask, tell or link on this page.

If you think it is a server-type issue, feel free to email the goat at dgerard@gmail.com and David might see it soonish.

[edit] Gadgets

Hey everyone, I'm really new here. so if this sounds ignorant please excuse me. Where did the gadgets in preferences go? I seem to remember having wikEd (among other things) recently and now they're gone. Thanks, Andralker (talk) 07:49, 29 August 2016 (UTC)

Well for some reason the gadgets flip on and off at random. They were still up yesterday but today they don't seem to work anymore. This has been going on for the past few months at least, so it's a pretty well known issue (that still has not been fixed for some reason).--JorisEnter (talk) 07:52, 29 August 2016 (UTC)
As a board member, I'm starting to think that we might have to push upgrading and sorting the softare to top priority... Reverend Black Percy (talk) 12:04, 29 August 2016 (UTC)
Also, it loads pages in half (when I was reading Canada, it only loaded the page title and infobox) and after I purge the page it promptly logs me out. Andralker (talk) 14:09, 29 August 2016 (UTC)
What device were you on? OS, browser? What type of internet connection? Reverend Black Percy (talk) 07:32, 30 August 2016 (UTC)
Doesn't that problem exist since AGES and no-one is doing anything (except salvaging the site, when it crashes due to databases errors)?--The (((Kigel))) (talk) (mail) 03:18, 25 September 2016 (UTC) 03:18, 25 September 2016 (UTC)
Yes.--JorisEnter (talk) 09:39, 25 September 2016 (UTC)

[edit] Something's wrong with the references

I tried to troubleshoot them on this page by following the guidelines, because most of them won't show, but i can't manage to do it.--Sofer (talk) 02:18, 27 September 2016 (UTC)

Nevermind, Reverend Black Percy helped me.--Sofer (talk) 02:33, 27 September 2016 (UTC)

[edit] SSL

Rationalwiki still has no SSL :( Deku-shrub (talk)

Allow me to quote myself — we're working on it, let's say. Th hug.gif Reverend Black Percy (talk) 18:58, 28 September 2016 (UTC)
dBMSXJEMsF/uEmo5KMl7BtergYFia0Ps/CygX3TaFZSx/SURL78gSMyPJxpFdLAycy3fZ+JsEEpzWP4/c/BlAcXQDi2D7zQoozHk2zitqk/Y06wrjkEaoUTKvomMgjSO ikanreed You probably didn't deserve that 18:59, 28 September 2016 (UTC)

[edit] Could a tech other than me...

...try using this website with a cellphone? Something changed and everything overlaps everything else and doesn't load properly. I don't know enough HTML for phones and such to be of much use here. StickySock (talk) 03:43, 2 October 2016 (UTC)

Yeah, I have the same issue. I am not sure what is wrong.--Owlman (talk) (mail) 05:07, 2 October 2016 (UTC)
My fault. I put in the MobileMeta extension and it turns out to suck. So much for quick fixes - David Gerard (talk) 19:59, 2 October 2016 (UTC)

[edit] Weird image issue

Logged-in I go to http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/File:LovelyTree.jpg and get the error Error creating thumbnail: convert: unable to open image `/home/rationalwiki/public_html/w/images/f/f9/LovelyTree.jpg': No such file or directory @ blob.c/OpenBlob/2480. convert: missing an image filename `/tmp/transform_363bc65-1.jpg' @ convert.c/ConvertImageCommand/2838.. But logged out I go to same page and see a tree instead. (((Zack Martin))) 02:00, 3 October 2016 (UTC)

I see a cherry blossom tree with no issue. Also the pepe image we had issues with before seems to have been fixed. Caching issue probably. — CheeseburgerFace (talk) 02:10, 3 October 2016 (UTC)
Now I logout and log back in and the cherry blossom appears fine for me even logged in. However, still looks like something weird is happening with caching. If it happened just now it will probably happen again in the future. (((Zack Martin))) 02:22, 3 October 2016 (UTC)
This has been going on for ages. Images need a while to display properly after uploading.--JorisEnter (talk) 08:51, 3 October 2016 (UTC)

[edit] Description problem.

Hey, new user here, I recently joined because I want to assist the secular movement and fix grammar errors when I can. So I tried to add a description and it failed, I added no personal information that would lead to me in real life, and for some reason it's not working with me. So, could somebody help me with this? — Unsigned, by: SID 6581 / talk / contribs

Never add a link to your userpage as your first edit. You should be good to go now - David Gerard (talk) 23:32, 17 October 2016 (UTC)
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