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I've been away from the WoW world since about January. That includes the Wowwiki. Now that I'm coming back I'm trying to get settled back in here and when I first logged in I was greeted by an ugly skin. I switched it back to what was called the "old skins: wowwiki" but as soon as I saved it I ended up at a mostly empty screen. Take a look: [1]

It works fine in Chrome. I've tried all the standard tricks like clearing the cache and such but nothing is working.

--Darxide (talk) 07:36, July 30, 2010 (UTC)

You mean the "wowwiki" skin under "Old skins" that I'm using in Firefox that works perfectly fine? I suspect you're having issues with Firefox or one of its extensions. —EGingell (T|C|F) Treader of Cenarion Circle 08:33, July 30, 2010 (UTC)
I lied, I wasn't actually using it, but I switched to it (or at least previewed it) and this: (T|C|F) Treader of Cenarion Circle 08:44, July 30, 2010 (UTC)
AdBlockPlus. The rule should be .content-ads. Disable it. Known issue. Wikia may or may not be fixing it. [Opinion: They are if they are not fixing it, as that's not a class you should be applying to your content div. Hrp.] --Sky (t · c) 09:43, July 30, 2010 (UTC)
That worked. I forgot about AdBlock, but even so I wouldn't have expected .content-ads to destroy the entire page. Thanks Sky. Darxide (talk) 02:59, July 31, 2010 (UTC)
Ah, thank GOD for this solution! Last Firefox/Flash update triggered this for me, and my stoopid brain couldn't find the problem posted on teh interwebz, so I was stuck using (*shudder*) Explorer. Serenity is now restored.  ;-) Keyesc (talk) 21:00, August 2, 2010 (UTC)
It's actually pretty easy to get around the problem as this class wasn't being applied in Monaco, so appending "?useskin=monaco&usetheme=custom", or even simply "?useskin=monaco" to the end of the URL of a given page would have displayed correctly. But that's neither here nor there... --Sky (t · c) 23:19, August 2, 2010 (UTC)
I added a detection script which says about as much. Hopefully this goes away soon, though. --PcjWoWWiki admin (TDrop me a line!C58,926 contributions and counting) 23:38, August 2, 2010 (UTC)

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