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- Editors using the mobile website on Wikipedia can opt-in to new advanced features via your settings page. This will give access to more interface links, special pages, and tools. Feedback on the discussion page is appreciated. 
- Due to the absence of volunteer maintenance of Cologne Blue skin, the link to activate it will be hidden. The skin will still work, but editors using it are encouraged to switch to another skin. 
Changes later this week
- Due to Wikimania, there is no deployment this week. 
- You can join the technical advice meeting on IRC. During the meeting, volunteer developers can ask for advice. The meeting will be on 13 August at 15:00 (UTC). See how to join.
- The “Wikidata item” link will be moved from “Tools” to “In other projects” section on all Wikimedia projects, starting on August 21st. Full announcement, Phabricator task.
I’m a Community Relations Specialist at the Wikimedia Foundation. I’m here to support the communities the foundation works with across the Wikimedia movement.
I have been a MediaWikian and Wikipedian since 2013.