Template:Search Collection Link/doc

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This template is used in FamilySearch Historical Records articles to create a link to the Collection Page for published collections, or display a message indicating the collection has not been published.

Parameters[edit source]

The template requires two parameters

  • Collection ID (CID)
  • Publication status (scheduled)

The template without any supplied parameters looks like this:

{{Search Collection Link
| CID=CID
| scheduled=
}}

Template Display[edit source]

These samples use collection 2717471, Denmark Census, 1916 for illustrative purposes

Not Published Collections[edit source]

Where |scheduled= yes or |scheduled= is present

{{Search Collection Link
| CID=CID2717471
| scheduled=
}}

This displays as:

You will be able to search this collection when it is published.

Published Collections[edit source]

Where |scheduled= has been removed, the template displays:

{{Search Collection Link
| CID=CID2717471
}}

This displays as:

Search by name on the Collection Details Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
  2. Click Search to show possible matches