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# Current Issues

## Putting current event info at the top of every page is VERY annoying

it slows down page loading time a LOT, and wastes a lot vertical space on mobile devices.
What we need is a functional header that included navigation to pages that get used a lot
Crew (nav) | Items:Components | Items:Equipment | Missions
- Flinx (talk) 13:08, 17 May 2017

The way MediaWiki works doesn't allow for a "Functional" header like you say. Also, different people use the wiki in different ways, so thats not a possibility. I am looking into the possibility of installing an extension to MediaWiki to allow anyone to enable custom sidebar sections, but thats not quite what your referring to.
As for the event notices at the top, if you don't like them, they are dismissible. That means once you click dismiss, another won't appear until the following week. (or when MediaWiki:Sitenotice-id is updated next). From feedback on Discord, the majority of people like the feature, as it provides quick notice of when a new event is announced by DB, and a quick link to their post, as well as the event page here. If more of the community were to post here against the notices, we could have a poll for/against the notices. 13:15, 17 May 2017 (CDT)
I'm fine if I'm in the majority and we keep the event headers if most people like them. The goal is to make the wiki useful to the largest number of people, and the header can be dismissed. :) ~
Dismissal is annoying because it totally dismisses it and makes it hard to get back to. Does it really need the splash image and eat up so much space?
Components | Equipment | All Items

Flinx (talk) 13:41, 17 May 2017 (CDT)
Thats not the intent of a site header. A site header should just be for announcements. If your talking about on the bar that has the buttons for page, edit, history, etc., that is also not the purpose for that bar. If you want a custom set of links, that is a perfect use of your user page. Perhaps try bookmarking your user page? 13:45, 17 May 2017 (CDT)

## Starbase Bonuses

I bit myself on this with Ilia Probe last night and just realized what I'd done a little bit ago, but Starbases are going to wreck stat posting. We're going to have to figure out what we want to do to compensate for them.

We are looking into a possible solution of having a drop down menu to select % increase in stats. Will post an update when I know if its possible. 11:46, 5 September 2017 (CDT)
I created User:Tygra_Dax/sandbox/SPb which should allow people to enter skill points with bonus and the bonus for the skill, but insert the values without bonus in the page using subst. However, a problem could to be that the new skill points cannot simply be calculated by applying the bonus and rounding to the nearest integer. In-game values can be 1 higher or lower. Only 1 though. --Tygra Dax (talk) 19:13, 5 September 2017 (CDT)
Nice, however we are going to try to implement a calculator that doesn't use Wiki syntax. See http://runescape.wikia.com/wiki/Calculator:Other/Urns, or any other JS calculator on that wiki. Also, we are going to try to implement options on the page for starbase bonuses, as seen above the infobox on this page: http://runescape.wikia.com/wiki/Guard. 19:20, 5 September 2017 (CDT)
Nice, however I don't really see how that will help with skill point input. Do you expect editors to put every value in the calculator and then paste the result as the template parameter? The switch can be helpful for reading, though. Are you guys thinking about one switch for each skill? On which wiki page are you discussing about this? I asked DB about the one-off skill points. --Tygra Dax (talk) 02:41, 6 September 2017 (CDT)