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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]

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Report a Bug[edit]

This section is to report anything, anywhere, that you spotted on the wiki that you think needs fixing.

Linking to this site[edit]

For whatever reason, one MUST go through the main page https://warmachineuniversity.com and than click on the link there to get to any other page. Direct linking does not work.

Kensai (talk), 20. July 2018

Password Reset[edit]

Forgotten password, and trying to reset brings up "Error sending mail: Unknown error in PHP's mail() function." which seems like a bigger problem than me just forgetting what email address I linked the account to...


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 (Edit - File deleted as of 2018.10) - 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)

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

Official Forums backup[edit]

  • Requested by: Sleet01
  • Official forums are going away forever (bar some hobby threads and the Rules Questions) on Monday, March 1. I may be able to scrape some stuff; any interest in hosting it here?
  • Why we need it: reference material, the occasional laugh

Sleet01 (talk) 15:39, 27 February 2017 (EST)

Terrain Archive[edit]

BattleCollege - Terrain Archive A combined list of Terrain Special rules from NQ and League scenarios? Like it was listed for Previous Wiki.
148.163.176.226 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Sure, knock yourself out. I've created a place for it here: Special Terrain Rules
juckto (talk) 18:44, 12 October 2017 (EDT)