FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 25 October 2012

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Introduce new members

Kudos go to ... 

Updates and follow up

  • Digital Collections "buttons". See Vermont, Vermont Archives and Librararies, and each Vermont county page for examples. DiltsGD.


  • Information template on User Personal Image Photos  -- Steve Cottrell and --Ldrew
  • Good idea to protect your personal phot
  • RootsSearch extension for Chrome. See screen caps of usage on Geneamusings. --Ldrew
  • If you have access through the FS portal, don't use due to cookies that are created.
  • You will need to clear cookies and history, then try it.
  • FamilyTree is available to all members now.

New Agenda Items

  • Gridlines and borders are fixed but not in production yet and we do not have a time table for that release.
  • Let Lynda  know if you aren't getting emails about watched pages

Forums Overview

Be part of the solution! Make your opinions known! Post comments to an existing thread or start a new discussion at Wiki Contributors Corner forum.
Current forum threads of interest:


New since last week

Comments added since last week

Decisions made since last week

Be bold, post your agenda items!

Feel free to post on the agenda any items you wish to discuss during the meeting. If your item requires details or feedback, post them on the discussion page and link to them from the agenda. Possible topics include:
  • Moderator and Adopters
  • Style Guide Discussions
  • Project Help Requests
  • Training Requests
  • Improve the Wiki

Purpose of the meeting

Improve the Wiki

  • Forge solutions with other community contributors.
  • Share best practices, ideas, and content.
  • Discuss current issues, community matters, and strategies.
  • Move issues to decision.