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Widgets[]

Greetings!

I'm reaching out to you because we are making a change that will affect this wiki. As you probably know, Widgets extension is currently enabled in all the historically Gamepedia wikis. This extension works like the templates, but it allows us to include normally restricted features of HTML and other markups in regular articles and other pages.

Our team has been analyzing the feature and we have important security concerns about this extension, although we trust in our admins, we are humans, and a mistake using this feature could potentially affect millions of visitors, meaning a security risk that we can't ignore.

In order to mitigate possible problems, we are limiting Widget namespace editing to Staff, Wiki Representatives, Helpers and other groups collaborating on Fandom. It will allow you to continue invoking the widgets as before, but any change will have to be done by us, allowing us to review the changes before being applied.

This change will help us to add a necessary filter to avoid major problems, but the ideal solution would be the removal of this extension. We are currently analyzing the use of this feature in multiple wikis, including this one, so it would be great if you can show us some examples of widgets currently used in this wiki and tell us if you would need help to migrate the current widgets to JS or other wiki features that would lead us to the complete removal of this extension without losing any functionality.

Thanks —Moviesign (talk) 20:03, 3 December 2021 (UTC)

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