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We're finally back to having a meta-template to build navboxes for articles.

Back in 2018, we used to have two meta-templates for navboxes and two masterNavboxes. At that time I made a few suggestions regarding the navboxes, the main page, and the top nav menu, and how they should work together when helping users to find what they want in the wiki.

We started making an effort to organize the categories of the wiki. Then I invested sometime creating the new main page. During that time we had no navboxes on articles at all. And we stopped using the related meta-templates and masterNavs.

Just more recently I started testing new navbox models that could fit the new Fandom layout (with flexible page width), and that could do fine on mobile as well. These new navbox models have been tested separately on several articles for several months, to collect feedback from users (mostly annonymous) while they were having difficulty on finding information on the wiki.

Then yesterday all the functions and possibilities were gathered in one unique meta-template, that should be easy to use and flexible enough to create different navboxes that will be decent in all pages.

So, well... this seems to be the end of a journey that I started back in 2018, when I suggested making the main page more like a huge navbox with icons, and placing smaller naboxes on articles, more in the format of "See also" sections. It took time, but...

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