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Wiki Contributors Corner Forum [edit | edit source]
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Update from Search Product Management - Pilot vs Beta - 8 November 2010[edit | edit source]
Watch and Unwatch Bug - 9 July 2010[edit | edit source]
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.
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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 familysearch.org'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: http://fsbeta.familysearch.org
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
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
New Collections added 5 November 2010
a further 15 collections were reworked or added to
New Collections added 9 November 2010
New York, Naturalization Indexes (FamilySearch Historical Records) Eastern District
3 December 2010
FamilySearch Historical Records added collection 500 North Carolina County Marriage Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)