What’s New on FamilySearch—July 2016


Each month, FamilySearch publishes a list of new changes and updates to the FamilySearch.org website. This list includes changes to Family Tree as well as other parts of FamilySearch.org. In some cases, these changes will also be published as individual articles where the need to do so exists.





Recently Released

There is a new way to look at memories within your Gallery. The Gallery has new arrangement options as well as visibility for you to date and place information on each memory.

Note: The arrangement options will not show memories missing information. For example, if you select Title A-Z, only memories with titles will show, though your count on the My Memories album does not change.

FamilySearch: Memories Tab on the Family Tree People Page

The process of uploading or attaching memories to a person through the Memories tab on the Family Tree people page has been simplified. The single Add link to do both has been replaced by two buttons within each section: the first one, Upload Memory, uploads a new memory, and a second button, Select from Gallery, selects a memory from previously uploaded memories.

FamilySearch: People Page Updates in Memories

Updates to People page within Memories. 

  1. If a person is linked to your tree, the name of the person in Memories and the tag on each memory will now match the vital name showing in your Family Tree.

  2. The People page will default to the Close Relatives Show option.

  3. The Show option of Close Relatives will allow you to sort by options of Last Name and First Name. Last Name sort will then also sort by First Name. First Name will then also sort by Last Name. 


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