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3. Add a blurb on the front page that links to the "What the wiki is, and isn't" , with links from that page back to the main wiki page and to basic research tips and editing/contribution tips. It is essential to all users to know the scope of the wiki. 
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*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Purpose and Appropriate Topics|What is the FamilySearch Wiki?]] What can I expect to find on it to help me discover my ancestors?
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=== The FamilySearch Research Wiki ===
*[[Help:Wiki Basics|Wiki Basicsl]] 10 most essential tips for understanding and using the wiki. "The things I wish I had known when I started on the wiki."  
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*[[Help:Wiki Overview|The Navigation Bar]]&nbsp;This link explains the many tools in&nbsp;the purple boxs on the right side of every page (Views, Toolbox, Community, Personal tools) contains links to many functions/tools of the wiki.<br>  
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*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Purpose and Appropriate Topics|What is it?]]&nbsp;What can you expect to find on it to help you discover your ancestors.
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*Note the&nbsp;4 purple boxes on the right side of this page (Views, Toolbox, Community, Personal tools). This is knows as the "Nav Bar" (Navigation Bar)
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::*[[Help:Basic Searches|Basic searches]] (also see [[FamilySearch Wiki:How To Demonstrations|video demonstrations]])
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Revision as of 13:15, 22 June 2012

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Proposed Wiki Design Elements

by Jane's committee on how to use the wiki

  • Our approach is to create 2 new pages and add links to & from other existing pages

Material to be added to the wiki

1. Beginning Research tips & tricks

2. Beginning Editing/writing for the wiki

3. Add a blurb on the front page that links to the "What the wiki is, and isn't" , with links from that page back to the main wiki page and to basic research tips and editing/contribution tips. It is essential to all users to know the scope of the wiki. 

Wiki Research Tools, Tips & Tricks

The FamilySearch Research Wiki

  • What is it? What can you expect to find on it to help you discover your ancestors.


Wiki Basics

  • Wiki Basicsl 10 most essential tips for understanding and using the wiki. "The things I wish I had known when I started on the wiki."


Navigating The Wiki

  • Note the 4 purple boxes on the right side of this page (Views, Toolbox, Community, Personal tools). This is knows as the "Nav Bar" (Navigation Bar)
  • Each of the boxes contains tools to help you use the wiki. Click Here to learn about these tools and how to use them..


Wiki Search Tips


Communicating with others

Community Meetings

About Genealogy Research --links to 

ways to get involved

About specific wiki pages

Discussion/Talk pages

More About Researching on the Wiki

hand them off to Lee/Charles pages & Linda/Sandra/Rorie

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User Pages: Benefits of having one, Suggestions for how to create on

What How, &nbsp;Guidelines


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