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== Soliciting your opinion  ==
 
== Soliciting your opinion  ==
  
Hey James, will you weigh in on [[FamilySearch Wiki talk:Manual of Style#.22Local_Histories.22_or_.22Histories.22_heading_on_county_pages.3F|"Local Histories" or "Histories" heading on county pages?]] I want to reach consensus on this quickly in order to get a big missionary team engaged in [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Linking to Books in the BYU Family History Archives|FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Linking to Books in the BYU Family History Archives]]. Thanks in advance! [[User:Ritcheymt|Ritcheymt]] 13:46, 17 May 2009 (UTC)
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Hey James, will you weigh in on [[FamilySearch Wiki talk:Manual of Style#.22Local_Histories.22_or_.22Histories.22_heading_on_county_pages.3F|"Local Histories" or "Histories" heading on county pages?]] I want to reach consensus on this quickly in order to get a big missionary team engaged in [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Linking to Books in the BYU Family History Archives|FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Linking to Books in the BYU Family History Archives]]. Thanks in advance! [[User:RitcheyMT|Ritcheymt]] 13:46, 17 May 2009 (UTC)
  
 
== Search Engine Optimization and the FamilySearch Research Wiki  ==
 
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== Messages from others  ==
 
== Messages from others  ==
  
Hey James, thanks for the message on my User Talk page about the Maryland Maps search results from Google! You're awesome! [[User:Ritcheymt|Ritcheymt]] 15:14, 8 January 2009 (UTC)  
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Hey James, thanks for the message on my User Talk page about the Maryland Maps search results from Google! You're awesome! [[User:RitcheyMT|Ritcheymt]] 15:14, 8 January 2009 (UTC)  
  
James, thanks for the message about the ISBN glitch! [[User:Ritcheymt|Ritcheymt]] 21:31, 15 January 2009 (UTC)  
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James, thanks for the message about the ISBN glitch! [[User:RitcheyMT|Ritcheymt]] 21:31, 15 January 2009 (UTC)  
  
 
Thank you James! I had actually already used that interment.net information on the Washington County page. Those cemeteries on that page are from various transcriptions, most are from findagrave but there are a few surprises in there. I appreciate your interest! Thank you. Michael's right! You're awesome!<br>[[User:Familyjournals|Familyjournals]] 03:19, 9 February 2009 (UTC  
 
Thank you James! I had actually already used that interment.net information on the Washington County page. Those cemeteries on that page are from various transcriptions, most are from findagrave but there are a few surprises in there. I appreciate your interest! Thank you. Michael's right! You're awesome!<br>[[User:Familyjournals|Familyjournals]] 03:19, 9 February 2009 (UTC  
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{{#switch:|true=<p>I would recommend that you get a username by clicking '''<span class="plainlinksneverexpand">[{{fullurl:Special:Userlogin|type=signup}} sign up]</span>'''. You don't have to [[Special:Userlogin|log in]] to read or edit articles on FamilySearch Wiki, but creating an account is quick, free and non-intrusive, requires no personal information, and has many [[FamilySearch Wiki:Why create an account?|benefits]]. As a registered user, you gain the use of an [[FamilySearch Wiki:Username#Inappropriate usernames|appropriate]] [[FamilySearch Wiki:Username|username]] of your choice, a personal [[FamilySearch Wiki:Watchlist|watchlist]] to which you can add articles that interest you, the ability to [[Help:Starting a new page|start new pages]], and much more. Also, your [[IP address]], JamesAnderson, will no longer be visible to other users.</p>|}}
 
{{#switch:|true=<p>I would recommend that you get a username by clicking '''<span class="plainlinksneverexpand">[{{fullurl:Special:Userlogin|type=signup}} sign up]</span>'''. You don't have to [[Special:Userlogin|log in]] to read or edit articles on FamilySearch Wiki, but creating an account is quick, free and non-intrusive, requires no personal information, and has many [[FamilySearch Wiki:Why create an account?|benefits]]. As a registered user, you gain the use of an [[FamilySearch Wiki:Username#Inappropriate usernames|appropriate]] [[FamilySearch Wiki:Username|username]] of your choice, a personal [[FamilySearch Wiki:Watchlist|watchlist]] to which you can add articles that interest you, the ability to [[Help:Starting a new page|start new pages]], and much more. Also, your [[IP address]], JamesAnderson, will no longer be visible to other users.</p>|}}
 
<p>Please [[FamilySearch Wiki:Sign your posts on talk pages|sign your name]] on [[Help:Talk pages|talk pages]] using four tildes (<nowiki>~~~~</nowiki>); this will automatically produce your username and the date. If you need help, ask me on my talk page, or place <code><nowiki>{{helpme}}</nowiki></code>
 
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  on your talk page and ask your question there.  {{#if:It was decided at the community on November 17, that regular attendees at the meeting would be given an opportunity to review the welcome message and test out the {{tl|helpme}} template.|</p><p>It was decided at the community on November 17, that regular attendees at the meeting would be given an opportunity to review the welcome message and test out the {{tl|helpme}} template.</p><p>|&nbsp;}}{{#if:||Again, welcome!  
 
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Use this page to discuss things with me about some of the topics below that I have an interest in seeing happen with the FamilySearch Research Wiki.

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Soliciting your opinion

Hey James, will you weigh in on "Local Histories" or "Histories" heading on county pages? I want to reach consensus on this quickly in order to get a big missionary team engaged in FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Linking to Books in the BYU Family History Archives. Thanks in advance! Ritcheymt 13:46, 17 May 2009 (UTC)

Search Engine Optimization and the FamilySearch Research Wiki

Making sure that one can find content in the FamilySearch Wiki and having updates appear in search engines within a day or two after they are either first put on the Wiki or the page update has been made.  There are some problems at the present, as I've heard a report that Google only spiders the site about once every 15 days at present.  Given the frequency the site is updated, it should be happening at least every other day.  What can be done to make that happen?

Messages from others

Hey James, thanks for the message on my User Talk page about the Maryland Maps search results from Google! You're awesome! Ritcheymt 15:14, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

James, thanks for the message about the ISBN glitch! Ritcheymt 21:31, 15 January 2009 (UTC)

Thank you James! I had actually already used that interment.net information on the Washington County page. Those cemeteries on that page are from various transcriptions, most are from findagrave but there are a few surprises in there. I appreciate your interest! Thank you. Michael's right! You're awesome!
Familyjournals 03:19, 9 February 2009 (UTC


Thank you for placing the LDS forms topic on the agenda for today.  It is a small matter, but one of sensitivity.  Having only LDS ordinance-specific forms inadvertently sends an inaccurate message about the focus of the wiki.  There ARE tools that are designed specifically for use by Latter-day Saints, but (as I understand it anyway) this tool is meant to be very universal.


Thanks also for the domain name search idea you mentioned in last week's meeting.  I would never have thought of that, but am better prepared for an event this weekend as a result. Eirebrain 19:27, 9 June 2009 (UTC)

Welcome!

Welcome...

Hello, JamesAnderson, and welcome to FamilySearch Wiki! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like this place and decide to stay. Here are some pages that you might find helpful:

Please sign your name on talk pages using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically produce your username and the date. If you need help, ask me on my talk page, or place {{helpme}} on your talk page and ask your question there.

It was decided at the community on November 17, that regular attendees at the meeting would be given an opportunity to review the welcome message and test out the {{helpme}} template.

Again, welcome! Steve 10:05, 18 November 2009 (UTC)