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== How to Create a Society Page  ==
 
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=== Step One - Create Your Society Page  ===
 
=== Step One - Create Your Society Page  ===
  
:*To begin editing your Society page, you must first have FamilySearch create one for you. Send an email to: uswiki@FamilySearch.org.
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:*To begin editing your Society page, you must have FamilySearch create one for you. Send an email to: uswiki@FamilySearch.org.
  
 
:*An email will be sent as soon as the Society page is completed.
 
:*An email will be sent as soon as the Society page is completed.
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:*If your Society does not have information that would apply in a section, delete the sections as needed.
 
:*If your Society does not have information that would apply in a section, delete the sections as needed.
  
:*NOTE: As input is collected from you and other societies, this template may change. We will contact you and work with you in adding the information.
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:*NOTE: The society page structure may change throughout the pilot project. Updates and information will be given to societies who participate.
  
 
=== Step Three - Create a FamilySearch User Account  ===
 
=== Step Three - Create a FamilySearch User Account  ===
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::*[http://help.familysearch.org/publishing/519/111396_f.SAL_Public.html Instructions] on how to Create FamilySearch account. Once on this webiste, to print the instructions, click on the printer icon at the top of the page.
 
::*[http://help.familysearch.org/publishing/519/111396_f.SAL_Public.html Instructions] on how to Create FamilySearch account. Once on this webiste, to print the instructions, click on the printer icon at the top of the page.
  
:*If you already have a FamilySearch user account, skip to Step Three. The FamilySearch user account is also used for FamilySearch Indexing and viewing some images on FamilySearch Historical Records.
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:*If you already have a FamilySearch user account, skip to Step Four. The FamilySearch user account is also used for FamilySearch Indexing and viewing some images on FamilySearch Historical Records.
  
 
=== Step Four - Log into the Wiki  ===
 
=== Step Four - Log into the Wiki  ===
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:*Type in your user name and password and press enter.  
 
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:*When you have successfully logged in, your name should appear in the top right of the screen.
 
:*When you have successfully logged in, your name should appear in the top right of the screen.
  
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=== Step Five - Edit your Society Page  ===
 
 
=== Step Four - Edit your Society Page  ===
 
  
 
:*Once you are logged in, locate your Society page by typing your society name in the search box. Example: The Brickwall Genealogical Society.
 
:*Once you are logged in, locate your Society page by typing your society name in the search box. Example: The Brickwall Genealogical Society.
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::*Instructions on how to edit your Society Info Box.
 
::*Instructions on how to edit your Society Info Box.
  
:*View an example of a [[The Brickwall Genealogical Society|completed Society page]]
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:*You may find it helpful to view a completed example of a [[The Brickwall Genealogical Society|completed Society page]]

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Map/Society Page ProjectGotoarrow.png How to Create a Society Page

How to Create a Society Page

Follow these steps:

Step One - Create Your Society Page

  • To begin editing your Society page, you must have FamilySearch create one for you. Send an email to: uswiki@FamilySearch.org.
  • An email will be sent as soon as the Society page is completed.

Step Two - Gather Information about Your Society

  • Fill out the following Society Page Form. You can save this document as a word file or you can print it and fill it out. This will be a guide to help you fill out the Society Page.
  • All of the information you gather, you will add to the Society page.
  • If your Society does not have information that would apply in a section, delete the sections as needed.
  • NOTE: The society page structure may change throughout the pilot project. Updates and information will be given to societies who participate.

Step Three - Create a FamilySearch User Account

  • Once your Society Page Form is filled out, create a FamilySearch user account.
  • Instructions on how to Create FamilySearch account. Once on this webiste, to print the instructions, click on the printer icon at the top of the page.
  • If you already have a FamilySearch user account, skip to Step Four. The FamilySearch user account is also used for FamilySearch Indexing and viewing some images on FamilySearch Historical Records.

Step Four - Log into the Wiki

  • Log into the Wiki by going to wiki.familysearch.org and clicking, "Sign in" at the top right of the screen.
  • Type in your user name and password and press enter.
  • When you have successfully logged in, your name should appear in the top right of the screen.

Step Five - Edit your Society Page

  • Once you are logged in, locate your Society page by typing your society name in the search box. Example: The Brickwall Genealogical Society.
  • Review the results list and click on your Society page.
  • Instructions on how to add information to the Society Info box and the Society Wiki page are below:
  • Instructions on how to edit the body of your Society Wiki Page
  • Instructions on how to edit your Society Info Box.