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• 11/27/2017

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• 9/17/2016

Modernising and starting over

Hi everyone,
I've come to the conclusion that, in the grand scheme of things, a skin isn't important - content is always the priority. However, forget I said that because this is a fanon wiki, not the opposite thereof. Skins are the high-maintenance, presentation aspect of your wiki and, beforehand, this wiki was unequivocally the definition of 'Kim K butt surgery in wiki form'. Our skin was certainly controversial, since there's always going to be the one guy who loves it and won't let go, and there's always the guy who thinks otherwise and hates it, thus choosing to leave the wiki and contribute to Wattpad and whatnot. It's this very thing that started my train of thoughts to refresh this wiki's skin, to start anew - and so far, I'm content with the results. This skin is less in-your-face, eye-hurting and instead more subtle—the way a wiki for everyone should be. So, as of September 4th, 2016, the Fan Creations Wiki is now a dark theme, monochrome and sleek wikia, in stark contrast to its former tumultuous CSS-materialised attire.

Changes
If it wasn't obvious, I'll just make a changelog.

All CSS is refreshed
Does not include JS (JavaScript), which creates extra features, modules, etc. such as the Ratings Module
Temporary square background is added (will be changed)
New wordmark is added
Helvetica Neue font is added (only systems with this font downloaded get to see it, though, but I highly recommend it)
Background, buttons and main are all made dark grey
Modules, the TOC (Table Of Contents), templates and other messages are given a black background
Links are made yellow
Redlinks (links to pages which don't exist) are made a more subtle red
Infoboxes are made dark grey
The favicon (the formerly-blue 'G' at the top) has been greyscaled
These are the major changes. There are other minor fixes and things also implemented, but these aren't so obvious and thus aren't included. For a full changelog, visit:

For Wikia.css: MediaWiki:Wikia.css?action=history (changes implemented only to the Oasis - or Wikia - skin, such as the modules on the side which are exclusive to the skin you're (most likely) using)
For Common.css: MediaWiki:Common.css?action=history (changes implemented to all skins, such as the main page or image captions)
Plans for the future
Addition of more fonts here and there
Adding some colour (we're just not going to go all-out this time)
Making the skin look nice on all devices
Fixing up the chatroom
Improving of the navbar (that big dark grey-ebony thing in the top right that says 'Main Exhibition'
Making this forum post the link for the notice in front of each page (the "Are you a long term contributor" one)
Making chat all dark theme, and making the Nightosphere Skin into a light skin
Observations
Images with shadows look noticeably cleaner and sharper.
My eyes aren't on the verge of squinting whenever I look at the page.
The buttons (such as the "Edit this page" or "Discuss" buttons) have a much better :hover class than before, formerly being   deeppink so it doesn't show particularly well.
The wiki feels warmer and more neutral, when in the past it felt almost cold due to the blue background and colours.
Personal customisations

I made a request to Wikia about customising their corporate spaces on the wiki globally, but it was declined (see screenshot). This means that the only solution to making the Wikia corporate spaces (the Global Navigation and Fandom footer) is to make the users that want it to look more aesthetically pleasing input it for themselves. This code will make the global navigation stay eternally black-with-transparency and add some transparency to the Fandom footer.
Here's a preview:


Code

Click this for the code. It's been compressed into this little box so it's more user-friendly and comfortable for those who don't want to use it. It has been tested multiple times and has worked on all occasions.


/* Making Fandom footer slightly transparent
@CREDIT: User:Dragonleaf5678
@USAGE: Personal (/common.css) usage only, violates ToU if globally */
.wds-global-footer {
background-color: rgba(57, 68, 77, 0.84) !important;
}
 
/* Global Navigation eternally dark
@CREDIT: User:Dragonleaf5678
@USAGE: Personal (/common.css) usage only, violates ToU if globally */
.global-navigation {
background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.65) !important;
box-shadow: 0 0 0 2px transparent !important;
color: #fff;
}
.global-navigation .cell-link {
color: #fff !important;
}
.global-navigation .wikia-logo__subtitle {
color: #ddd;
}
.global-navigation .explore-wikia-entry-point .chevron {
border-top-color: #fff;
}
.wikia-logo img {
background-image: url("data:image/svg+xml;base64,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");
}
.AccountNavigation .avatar {
border: 1px solid #fff !important;
}
.AccountNavigation .account-navigation-item .links-container .chevron {
border-top-color: #fff;
}
.notifications-container .notifications-entry-point {
background-image: url("data:image/svg+xml;base64,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");
}
.notifications-container .notifications-entry-point:after {
border-top-color: #fff;
}
.global-navigation .start-wikia-container .start-wikia {
border: solid 1px #fff;
color: #fff;
}
.global-navigation .start-wikia-container .start-wikia:hover {
background-color: #656E78;
}
.notifications-container .notifications-entry-point:hover {
background-color: #656E78;
}
.account-navigation-container.table-cell:hover {
background-color: #656E78 !important;
}
.AccountNavigation.active {
background-color: #656E78 !important;
}
.global-navigation .cell-link:hover {
color: #656e78 !important;
background-color: #ddd;
}
.global-navigation .explore-wikia-dropdown a {
color: #656e78 !important;
}
.AccountNavigation .user-menu > li > a:hover {
background-color: #811129;
color: #fff;
}
.AccountNavigation .user-menu > li > a {
background-color: #333;
border-top: 1px solid #6D6D6D !important;
color: #FEC356;
}
.AccountNavigation .user-menu {
border: 1px solid #6D6D6D;
}
.AccountNavigation .user-menu > li:first-child a {
border-top: 0 !important;
}
#GlobalNavigationWallNotifications {
background-color: #222;
border: 1px solid #6D6D6D;
}
#GlobalNavigationWallNotifications .notification.empty {
background-color: #333;
color: #FEC356;
}
.global-navigation .explore-wikia-dropdown a {
color: #FEC356 !important;
}
.global-navigation .explore-wikia-dropdown {
border: 1px solid #6D6D6D;
}
.global-navigation .explore-wikia-dropdown a:hover {
background-color: #222;
text-decoration: none;
color: #FEC356 !important;
}
.global-navigation .explore-wikia-dropdown a {
color: #FEC356 !important;
background: #333;
}
.global-navigation .explore-wikia-dropdown a:not(first-child) {
border-top: 1px solid #6D6D6D;
}
.global-navigation .cell-link:hover {
color: #fff !important;
background-color: #656E78;
}
.global-navigation.inverse .cell-link.top-level:hover {
color: #fff;
background-color: #656E78 !important;
}

Suggestions? Feedback? Concerns? Please leave anything relevant below. Thanks, enjoy the skin! --Dragonleaf t · c 21:59, September 4, 2016 (UTC)
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• 2/26/2016

Announcement: The Fan Creations Wiki Skin Upgrade

Hi all,
As some of you may know, the Fan Creations Wiki isn't exactly the most nice looking wiki in the world. Recent updates have unfortunately posed a large problem to the wiki's theme, so we've had to find a way to work around it.
Using a script that can recreate the look of the old Wikia Pre-April 2015, the Fan Creations Wiki can be restored. If you haven't already and enjoy using the Fan Creations Wiki, please click the button below and publish the changes. This will restore the wiki for all desktop users and mobile users. It will undoubtedly improve the wiki performance, etc.
As some of you may know, we can be considered 'pioneers' of theme design. Some may despise the theme, and some may acclaim it, it depends on the person. The design is so colourful because we want it to reflect the diversity of Wikia and the diversity of writers globally.
You may be wondering, 'But why can't you make these changes sitewide?' Well, it's simply because Wikia does not allow it. So we reach out to you.
However, our practices have not been the most well-thought out. With the rise of mobiles and tablets, it's been hard to design a colourful theme that will fit all three devices. So here's our solution, in a step-by-step format.
1) Go to your Wikia.css.
2) Insert the following code into the page:

@import url("http://community.wikia.com/index.php?title=User:Undead.exe/OldOasis.css&action=raw&ctype=text/css");
3) Publish the changes.
4) Press ctrl+shift+R. This will purge the page to process the changes.
Isn't working? Please try refreshing again, or making sure the code has been copied properly. Alternately, you can message me here.
Thanks for reading.
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A FANDOM User
• 2/3/2016

My Little Pony New Character OC

Jet The dark-gray dragon with wings will make a successful servant to Professor Pericles.
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A FANDOM User
• 2/3/2016

N.e.m.e.s.i.s

This will be the first proposal of the project on 2016.
I know it's a null walk in the but this is the idea of making this as a volunteer program and the government project.
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A FANDOM User
• 12/23/2015

Project Nemesis

Project Nemesis is the choice of national security.
Fund Professor Pericles and his boss to provide of what they'll need.
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• 4/28/2015

Wikia's unnecessary modifications

For those that haven't yet seen it, I highly suggest you read this before continuing onwards with this forum post.
Wikia has been giving us a lot of negative new features lately, and a lot of them have inflicted great damage here. Recently, we fixed up the h1 (article title; the title of this is Wikia's unnecessary modifications), just to find that, a few days later, Wikia would destroy it once again. Wikia has removed the Photo Module, so again we fixed that by adding a substitute, and, because they made the global navigation, the Fan Creations Wiki repaired it by doing as much as we could; adding fonts - Wikia has disabled global navigation modifications. The h1, one of the best things here, has suffered Wikia's pathetic alterations. Out of my year (almost!) on Wikia, it's been tangible that Wikia has been very transparent with us; because of sheer negativity, Wikia finally came to the conclusion that they would edit the global navigation because of user frustration. But, I never thought it would be possible, they actually produced something worse than the global nav. That's why, after all of this controversy, I've come to the resort that we discuss this now. A lot of wikis have suffered Wikia's "improvements", and, of course, this means that there's something to do about it: it got me thinking. The Global Navigation episode managed to get Wikia to finally change the global nav and ultimately soften, which means that if we can show enough wanting of change, Wikia may remove this ugly new h1.
I doubt anyone will be reading this but, for all it's worth, comment below on what you think we should do. DRAGONLEAF5678 15:49, April 28, 2015 (UTC)
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A FANDOM User
• 4/5/2015

Photo of my New Kitten!!!

My new kitten, I named him Hairball.
Kiiten Pic
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• 4/1/2015

Introducing The New Radia Skin

Hello Wikians,
If you may have noticed, the Fan Creations Wiki has been changing rapidly yet gradually lately. Because the new theme seems so iconic to the wiki, we're going to name it: The Radia Skin. You can leave any feedback, comments or suggestions about the theme here.
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• 1/28/2015

New Construction Template

At the Fan Creations Wiki, we have currently been managing the foundations, adding CSS, and simply ensuring that the wiki stays healthy and active.
One of our most primary templates, the construction template has been used optimally, however, we cannot deny that the template was the 'best looking', and we can most certainly claim it's a controversial-looking template, so we've decided to updated it. Here's a written description of what has been altered:

Complete background. As you can obviously see, the background is now spirited and yellow, the replacement of our old and gloomy grey background.
Imagery. We have replaced the widely known Exclamation mark red image with a nicer looking golden tool icon, which now links to the template page itself. It's like a better version of Fix-it Felix!
Text colors. We have replaced the treacherous, lifeless blackened text with the rich and powerful color of gold.
Now let's compare: File:Oldconstruction.png > File:Newconstruction.png

Updates
January twenty-eighth, 23:14: Replica of original construction template created. (link)

So, what are your opinions? We'd love to have some suggestions in the comments below! I don't cry, I'm British!TalkBlogContributionsEditcount 19:35, January 28, 2015 (UTC)
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• 12/4/2014

Featured things

Okay, a lot of Wikis do this.
If you haven't seen it yet, then I'd like to know the local community's opinion on a featured vote.
...Yes, the community is tiny, but what can I say - when the community expands, this idea may come into action.
Anyways, for those who don't know what a Featured vote is. A featured vote is where someone votes for a user, picture or article, and whichever ends up with the most votes - wins. What if there are draws? Then you just take it into a tied Featured user vote! Where people vote for the remaining users with tied votes. And if that again ties, then all of those users, articles, or pictures will hit the spotlight of the Featured (article, user or picture/media.) Sound fun? You bet it does!

What an amazing mess he made of the Christmas treeTalkBlogContributionsEditcount 20:01, December 4, 2014 (UTC)
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