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Help:Registering with the Wiki

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{{how-to-articlesHelp article}} Registering on FamilySearch Wiki is a three-step process. Make sure you complete all three steps. You may want to print out these instructions to help guide you through the process.
'''Step 1. Register with FamilySearch <br>Registering for a Wiki.''' Registering helps FamilySearch know who you are and keep track of the articles account allows you create and edit. During registration you will be asked to provide a username and password and other information. :
:*To&nbsp;register, click&nbsp;Edit existing pages and create new ones :*Receive notification of new information on a page by watching the word '''Sign In''' in the blue bar in the upper right corner of any Wiki page.<br>:*Collaborate with fellow community members on Talk pages :*Create a user page and Talk page to practice editing
[[Image:Wiki sign-inIf you are already registered with, FamilySearch Indexing, or, or LDS websites, that account will work for this site as well and you do not need to register for a new one.jpg]]<br>
To register for an account:
:#Click "Sign In" in the upper right-hand corner of the page
:#If you think you may have an account but are not sure what the login information is, click the user name or password links below Sign In box
:#Click the "Create an Account" box in the upper right-hand corner and complete the account information
*Three options will appear as shown in the image below.
*Click '''Register''' and then follow the instructions.&nbsp;Complete the required registration information and read through the terms and conditions. After you complete the registration&nbsp;form, proceed to Step 2.
*Or, you may register by [ clicking here].
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&nbsp;<br><br>'''Step 2. Confirm your E-mail address. '''After you register, FamilySearch will send you an e-mail message. You must confirm your e-mail address to edit or contribute to the wiki.  *Open your e-mail program and find the e-mail with the subject, "FamilySearch Wiki e-mail address confirmation."&nbsp; *The&nbsp;message will contain a link. Click on the&nbsp;underlined link to send a message back to FamilySearch to indicate that your email address is valid. Then, proceed to Step 3.<br> {| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="99%"|-| [[ImageCategory:Email confirm link.png|frame|left]]|} <br>'''Step 3. Choose Your E-mail Preferences. '''You&nbsp;may&nbsp;choose&nbsp;how and&nbsp;when you want Searching the FamilySearch Wiki to send you emails. To choose these settings:  *Go to the "Personal Tools" section of the panel on the lower right side of the page. Click&nbsp;on the '''My Preferences''' link. Or, verify your settings by [ clicking here]. *On&nbsp;the Preferences page,&nbsp;scroll down to find the "Email" heading. Choose the&nbsp;email option you want by clicking the checkboxes to the left of&nbsp;the option. *Click the '''Save''' button at the bottom of the screen.<br> You are now registered with FamilySearch Wiki and have chosen your email preferences.&nbsp; Next, you may want to learn more about&nbsp;[[Help:Basic Searches|searching]] or&nbsp;[[HelpCategory:Edit and Contribute|editing and contributing]] to the Writing Wiki.  <br> <br> <br> <br> [[Category:HelpArticles]]
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