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- The AbuseFilter condition limit was increased from 1000 to 2000.
- Some Global AbuseFilter actions will no longer apply to local projects.
- Desktop users are now able to subscribe to talk pages by clicking on the Subscribe link in the Tools menu. If you subscribe to a talk page, you receive notifications when new topics are started on that talk page. This is separate from putting the page on your watchlist or subscribing to a single discussion.
Changes later this week
- The new version of MediaWiki will be on test wikis and MediaWiki.org from 28 March. It will be on non-Wikipedia wikis and some Wikipedias from 29 March. It will be on all wikis from 30 March (calendar).
- You will be able to choose visual diffs on all history pages at the Wiktionaries and Wikipedias.
- The legacy Mobile Content Service is going away in July 2023. Developers are encouraged to switch to Parsoid or another API before then to ensure service continuity.
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MediaWiki message delivery 01:13, 28 March 2023 (UTC)