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::*"Help:Categorization"Adding Categories  
::*&lt;a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Maintenance/General Cleanup"&gt;Repair Broken Links&lt;/a&gt;  
::*&lt;a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Maintenance/General Cleanup"&gt;Repair Broken Links&lt;/a&gt;  
::*Add information to your county and/or city pages.  
::*Add information to your county and/or city pages.  

Revision as of 21:38, 21 March 2013

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Pages and Projects That Need Your Help

Beginner Projects

Some examples of beginner projects might be checking for broken links or adding categories to pages.

  • "Help:Categorization"Adding Categories
  • <a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Maintenance/General Cleanup">Repair Broken Links</a>
  • Add information to your county and/or city pages.
  • Prepare county histories - county section of each state.
  • Repositories - what's in a repository of genealogical interest ... U.S. Canada.
  • Write about Migration Trails - Which Counties and Towns they went through in both the U.S. and Canada.

Stub Pages

A "Stub" is a page containing a limited amount of information. If you need help learning about stub pages and how to add information to them, review the article <a _fcknotitle="true" href="FamilySearch Wiki:Stub">FamilySearch Wiki:Stub</a>. Follow a link below to help fill out pages that need more information:

Wanted Pages

A "Wanted Page" is a page that doesn't yet exist, but someone created a link to it, showing that they want a page on that topic created. For online classes to learn how to create a new page or wiki article click here: <a href="http://bcove.me/m9ttknth">Creating a Wiki Article</a> <a href="http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/FHD/Local_Support/Consultant/BIG/Research_Wiki/CreatingandSearching/player.html">Searching for and Creating Articles</a>.
Follow the red links below to create a requested Wanted page:

  • Look through the <a href="Special:WantedPages">list of wanted pages</a>

Maintaining Existing Pages

Check and fix broken links

  • <a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling">Patrolling</a>
  • <a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_New_Pages">Patrolling New Pages</a>
  • <a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Patrolling#Patrolling_Recent_Changes">Patrolling Recent Changes</a>
  • <a href="Categorization">Add Catagories to pages</a>
  • <a href="Share your knowledge by adding to the Wiki">How to Make Your First Edit</a>

Specific Needs for Your Area

  • 1. State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.
  • 2. If you are interested in being a moderator for a state or country, please contact the <a href="mailto:support@familysearch.org">Support Team</a>

Other Help Wanted Projects

If there are other areas of the FamilySearch Wiki you would like to volunteer for, we have a <a href="FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Wiki">Wiki Help Wanted</a> page that lists additional projects and areas where help is needed.

<a _fcknotitle="true" href="Category:Iowa">Iowa</a> <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Category:States_of_the_United_States">States_of_the_United_States</a>