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The latest version of MediaWiki (|wmf24>1.24wmf15) was added to test wikis and MediaWiki.org on July 24. It will be added to non-Wikipedia wikis on July 29, and to all Wikipedias on July 31 (calendar).
Users can now download the latest version of the anti-vandalism tool Huggle.
Users can now create, edit, and view HTML comments in VisualEditor. . The cancel button in VisualEditor toolbar has also been removed. Users can still use the Read tab and the Back button in their browser to cancel their edit. 
Wikidata will soon be able to store data about article status, for example "good article" or "featured article". If their wiki has highlighted content, please make sure it is on Wikidata's list. 
It will soon be possible to directly create empty pages, for example in the user namespace. 
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