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Changing the Main Page[edit]

This section is to discuss the layout and content of the main page itself.

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General chat[edit]

Stat Block Numbers???[edit]

Privateer Press has now said they have no problem with specific stats -- site should be changed to reflect that 107.147.167.144 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

PP won't let us post stats/rules on a third party site (ie here). See this threadd [1]
juckto (talk) 18:56, 22 December 2016 (EST)

Stat Blocks part 2[edit]

PP has now said it's okay to post stats as long as it's not for profit.

Can we post them here? - 98.125.226.161 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Yes. juckto (talk) 23:22, 5 January 2017 (EST)


Report a Bug[edit]

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Links not working[edit]

Sometimes when I'm browsing on my phone I can't click links. My phone just doesn't recognise it as a link. juckto (talk) 15:36, 15 June 2016 (EDT)


Request a Feature[edit]

Since we're still setting up this wiki, there are a lot of things that users would like to have that the sysadmin hasn't installed yet. This is the best place to mention them.

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Can we add a banner picture at the top of the main page? Right now it's rather bland and unattractive. I've uploaded a suitable picture here - Praetordave (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

I'm not super keen on having a banner that's taken directly from PP. I know that we use their imagary all the time for model pictures, but this feels a bit different given that it's huge and going to be emblazaned all over our Main Page; I feel it could easily be misconstrued as we're presenting it as our own artwork.
Also, we had a banner/logo discussion ages ago on the Facebook group (Link). It isn't on here yet because Kyle was supposed to add it to the top menu (right where the 'missing pic-logo' symbol is), and hasn't got round to it yet.
Anyway, I guess we could have a banner plus that logo, but as I said above, maybe not that banner. - juckto (talk) 19:04, 7 December 2016 (EST)

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We have a logo (here). How do we get it onto this page? juckto (talk) 20:38, 14 June 2016 (EDT)

Looks like you edit the settings file, and probably want to upload the image file to somewhere on this server. 610 (talk) 00:20, 21 June 2016 (EDT)

Collapsible Tables[edit]

  • Requested by: juckto
  • What it is: Allows you to collapse a table so only the top row is visible. More info at the Wikipedia article on collapsing
  • Why we need it:
    • The "Rules Clarifications" have the potential to get very long very quickly, and most of the time people don't want to read all of them if they're looking for a specific one. Shrinking them would be good.
    • The "Model indices" are really large tables. Especially for mercenaries. It would be good to shrink them (they can still be set to not-collapse on non-merc pages).
  • What we need to get it running: MediaWiki:Common.js

Dynamic Page Listing (DPL)[edit]

  • Requested by: NeonChameleon
  • What it is: Allows you to find the "intersection" of multiple categories. More info at (?)
  • Why we need it:
    • So we can sort "who has pathfinder" by faction, etc.
    • So we can set up auto-themes (when they're released)
  • What we need to get it running: (?)

Parsar Functions[edit]

  • Requested by: juckto & Ibidem
  • Essentially, it allows us to create templates with "if/else" statements. More info at Wikipedia article on ParserFunctions
  • Why we need it: For statblock templates.
    • Say, if one model has a FOCUS stat and one doesn't, currently we need two different templates (if you try to use just one template, it'll have "FOCUS = No input provided" on one of the models).
    • We don't want that, we want one template which is smart enough to not display anything for FOCUS if the user doesn't input FOCUS.
    • Similarly for models with no ranged weapons needing a RAT input, models which aren't units require a UNIT SIZE input, etc etc