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Forum for Wiki Page Moderators and Adoptors[edit | edit source]

Stay up-to-date and give your input on issues that matter to you on the Wiki Contributors Corner Forum.

Update from Search Product Management - Pilot vs Beta - 8 November 2010[edit | edit source]

An upate written by Robert Kehrer, the product manager for beta search about the Pilot and Beta search functions has been posted to Feedback and Community Support site.

Watch and Unwatch Bug - 9 July 2010[edit | edit source]

The following notice was posted on the Forum 9 July 2010:

Some maintenance updates were installed on the wiki Thursday night (last night). As a result, a new bug was introduced that impacts the Watch/Unwatch feature in the wiki. Here’s a brief description of what you will experience:

When you are watching a page, the Unwatch link shows up (like it always does). Due to the bug, the Watch link will still be there, even though you are already watching the page (this is the bug).

However, if you are not watching a page, you will only see the single option to "Watch" the page. You will not see the additional "Unwatch" option.

The engineers have isolated the problem and identified a fix. They will be testing the fix and installing it to the live wiki site once the testing is completed.

Thanks to everyone for quickly reporting the problem. As a result of your watchful eyes over the wiki, we were able to quickly call in the troops and work toward the solution in a timely manner!

See also, Technical Meeting Agenda for 26 October 2010.

Wiki Success Stories[edit | edit source]

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Having difficulty signing in or combining accounts?[edit | edit source]

Tell us at Tech Support on the Forums. The fastest way to get help! We are listening.

Newly Published Collections on Family Search[edit | edit source]

08/18/2010 FamilySearch announces many more collections added to Historical Records, totalling 200 million names. Included are the 1910 US Census (additional data, still in progress), various additional data from vital records in several states, and about half this total is from 18 different other countries. This is said to have made's collection nearly the largest international family history data resource known at present.

October 2010 new collections for Historic Records are now only published in FamilySearch Beta as the closure of the Record Search site approaches FSbeta may be found at:

New collections added 20 October 2010
Ghana 1982-1984 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)
Idaho County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records) additional indexes and images added
Germany, Mecklenburg-Schwerin Censuses (FamilySearch Historical Records)

28 October 2010

Germany, Ludwigshafen Church Family Registers Extraction (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Norway 1875 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records) additional image included

Puerto Rico Civil Registration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records) additional images included

Arkansas County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records) additional indexes and images added

Minnesota State Census, 1865 (FamilySearch Historical Records) new indexed records

U.S., Minnesota State Census, 1905 1,973,884 indexed records and 52,150 digital images added

New Collections added 29 October 2010

Brazil Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Honduras Catholic Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Germany, Bremen Name Card Index to Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)

New Collections added 5 November 2010

Canada Ontario Births (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Rhode Island 1905 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Belgium, Antwerp Police Immigration Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Tennessee County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Spain, Cadastre of Marquis of Ensenade (FamilySearch Historical Records)

a further 15 collections were reworked or added to

New Collections added 9 November 2010

Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)

New York, Naturalization Indexes (FamilySearch Historical Records) Eastern District

Oklahoma Applications for Enrollment of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes (FamilySearch Historical Records)

United States, Mormon Battalion Pension Applications (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Arizona Service Records of Confederate Soldiers of the Civil War (FamilySearch Historical Records)

3 December 2010

FamilySearch Historical Records added collection 500 North Carolina County Marriage Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)