To all FamilySearch Wiki Contributors: An apology is in order...
By way of introduction, my name is Ben Bennett and I’ve recently joined the FamilySearch team as the product manager for the Wiki and Forums. Put simply, my job is to ensure that your experience, as contributors and users of the Wiki and Forums is excellent. To this end, an apology is in order.
As you know, we recently implemented a new user ID/sign in process for the FamilySearch Wiki. As we implemented this new system, I personally heard from many of you. You shared with me problems that were occurring for you as you tried to sign in, edit or do other things that resulted in lost work, lost time and frustration for you, our key contributors and users. Please accept my sincere apology for the poor performance and poor experience associated with the Wiki during the past few weeks. Please also accept my commitment that the FamilySearch team will learn from this experience and do all that we can to prevent situations like this in the future. To this end, I wanted to share with you ...CONTINUE
We wanted to send out a quick letter of appreciation for contributing in one of the FamilySearch Historical Records articles. It’s contributions like yours that keep our project rolling forward. If you have some time and feel like you could help us further, please visit: https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:WikiProject_FamilySearch_Records
In this page you will find information about the FamilySearch Historical Records project and different tasks we need help with. Another option would be to send us an email asking us for ways to help: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. We’d love to hear from you and help you out in any way we can.
The FamilySearch Records Team