Wikia v ShoutWiki
From the group that combats the Wikia skin, the Anti-Wikia alliance.
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All ShoutWiki wikis can now have the Monaco skin, see this announcement. You can also add the Monaco skin to your wiki in 10 minutes (Detailed instructions) (Discussion and questions)
Below are the differences between Wikia and ShoutWiki and detailed instructions on how to leave Wikia for ShoutWiki.
Differences between Wikia and ShoutWiki
|Choice of skin||ShoutWiki allows users to choose the following skins: Aurora, Cologne Blue, Monaco, Monobook, Modern, Nimbus, Truglass, Vector||Wikias are forced to use FandomDesktop, the current Wikia skin.|
|Leaving the wiki||States informally that they will delete the wiki on communities' request||Refuses to delete the wiki on request, staff will block and desysop editors who advertise the new website.|
2 locations: Google text ad on right of screen and small ad below toolbar.
|Ad free hosting||Ad free hosting available, information available after contacting ShoutWiki Staff||No longer available as of August 7, 2015|
|Load times||3.57 seconds to load page|
3.43 seconds to load page
|Extensions||Further information: Wikia v ShoutWiki/extensions||Further information: Wikia v ShoutWiki/extensions|
|Poll (Ajax poll)||Yes||Yes|
|Rich Text Editor||No||Yes|
- ↑ Difference between revisions of "User talk:Jack Phoenix/Archive 2" - ShoutWiki Hub - "If you want to move to a different host from ShoutWiki, we'd obviously be sad to see you go, but we feel that it's only fair to honor the community's request to have our copy of the wiki deleted."
- ↑ Ad-free hosting plan - ShoutWiki Hub
- ↑ Ad free wikis - Wikia Community Central[dead link] - "Wikia recently started offering ad-free wikis for $19.95 a month. Any wiki with less than 20,000 pageviews per month is eligible for this program." On November 24, 2010, the program was still ongoing (see Talk:Ad free wikis § Still ongoing?). On May 13, 2015, the outdated page was deleted by DaNASCAT.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Compare Reports: simpsons.shoutwiki.com, simpsons.wikia.com [dead link], GTmetrix.
- ↑ Coding
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 6.2 User talk:Jack Phoenix
- ↑ Per e-mail.