November 11, 2016
Did you know that Fanlore is preserved by the US Library of Congress’ American Folklife Center? Read their archive head explaining what their collection is about and why Fanlore is part of it.
September 1, 2016
Stub September is a month-long challenge whose aim is to improve the 2000+ pages on Fanlore that are identified as stubs. There are also two other types of articles to focus on this month: pages that need expansion and examples wanted. The Wiki Committee will be posting some tips and tricks for locating stubs and finding inspiration, so keep an eye on the Fanlore Dreamwidth account for more!
June 2, 2016
It's time again for June Bloom, the month-long editing challenge all about creating new pages and watching them grow!
May 3, 2016
The Wiki Committee has posted an update to the Fanlore Dreamwidth community, including news relating to the recent MediaWiki upgrade and new Fanlore features.
In order to resolve an outstanding issue involving broken pages titles when there are non-Latin characters or certain punctuation, Fanlore will be undergoing maintenance on the evening (UTC) of Tuesday, May 3rd. See the Dreamwidth post for more information.
April 27, 2016
Fanlore's upgrade to MediaWiki version 1.26.2 is complete! Additionally, three new MediaWiki extensions have been deployed: Disambiguator, MobileFrontend, and Thanks. See this post for more information, and keep an eye on the Fanlore Dreamwidth community for updates!
April 18, 2016
We will be upgrading Fanlore's MediaWiki software on the evening (UTC) of Tuesday, April 26th. There should be no downtime, but you will not be able to edit Fanlore for a few hours.