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The Wiki home page has been re-designed to help with links to various areas of interest for anyone who is interested in genealogy as a researcher, beginner, contributor. Check out the links there.  
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The [[Main_Page|Wiki home page]] has been re-designed to help with links to various areas of interest for anyone who is interested in genealogy as a researcher, beginner, contributor. Check out the links there.  
  
 
'''[[Help:Contributor Help|Contributor Help]] '''is a great place to get started. You'll see links to pages that will help you with editing, images, creating pages, wiki basics, and more.  
 
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If you get stuck, the following people have volunteered to give you a helping hand learning the ropes:  
 
If you get stuck, the following people have volunteered to give you a helping hand learning the ropes:  
  
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You don't need great technical skills to contribute to the wiki. ''Be bold'' in contributing and ''assume good faith'' for the intentions of others. This is wiki - have fun with it.
  
 
:Tip: [[FamilySearch Wiki:Sign your posts on talk pages|Sign your name]] on talk pages by adding four tildes (<nowiki>~~~~</nowiki>) after your question; this will automatically produce your username and the time, aiding the flow of discussion.
 
:Tip: [[FamilySearch Wiki:Sign your posts on talk pages|Sign your name]] on talk pages by adding four tildes (<nowiki>~~~~</nowiki>) after your question; this will automatically produce your username and the time, aiding the flow of discussion.

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Welcome aboard! We're glad you wish to help develop FamilySearch Wiki, and hope you enjoy participating in its community as much as we do. As a new contributor however, you may feel a little overwhelmed by the sheer size and scope of this project... but don't worry, it will become easier and clearer as you go, and if you have any problems, there will always be other FamilySearch Wikians happy to help. There are some resources set forth below to help you get started. Good luck and have fun! -- The FamilySearch Wiki Welcoming Committee

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Where do I start?

Help:Questions

The Wiki home page has been re-designed to help with links to various areas of interest for anyone who is interested in genealogy as a researcher, beginner, contributor. Check out the links there.

Contributor Help is a great place to get started. You'll see links to pages that will help you with editing, images, creating pages, wiki basics, and more.

Questions? Check Help:Questions

If you get stuck, the following people have volunteered to give you a helping hand learning the ropes:

You don't need great technical skills to contribute to the wiki. Be bold in contributing and assume good faith for the intentions of others. This is wiki - have fun with it.

Tip: Sign your name on talk pages by adding four tildes (~~~~) after your question; this will automatically produce your username and the time, aiding the flow of discussion.