User talk:ForbesMM

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This is my talk page.

Just visiting

just adding a comment Molliewog 10:40, 17 December 2007 (MST)

Pages other than English

I noticed that you had removed a page because it was not written in English, which I also understand is the direction we're taking.

With this in mind, should the following pages also be deleted?

Kip 09:48, 10 January 2008 (MST)

yes, Kip they should be deleted per our policy at Languages. Thank you for bringing this to my attention. Molliewog 09:52, 10 January 2008 (MST)

Adding counties

This discussion was moved to the England discussion page. Rdhill 17:06, 19 March 2008 (MDT)

Good catch on glitched page creations.

Saw the deletions that were made, for whatever reason the system seems to be adding some code into the title bar of the pages you had to remove because of the bad syntax.  I don't have an answer but the catch on this was a good one.

JamesAnderson 00:51, 17 April 2008 (MDT)


Sorry but the correct name for the county is 'Glamorgan' and not 'Glamorganshire' (this is a common misconception). See: GenUKI

Bromaelor 17:51, 20 May 2008 (GMT)

Delete requests

Could you please delete the pages:

Wales Poor Law Unions (it has been split into individual county pages)

UPDATE: It was necessary to reverse this as the topic is on the default menus! bromaelor 12:20, 20 November 2008 (UTC)

Surnames in Wales (it has been merged with a similar page)

Thanks. bromaelor 12:24, 30 August 2008 (UTC)

Done! Molliewog 15:19, 1 September 2008 (UTC)

Image copyright

Can you take a look at Ireland: Newgrange? Is it acceptable to insert images which have copyright notices? bromaelor 13:03, 24 September 2008 (UTC)

No, we are unable to use images with copyright notices. They must be in accordance to the creative commons license. I have deleted these images. Thanks for bringing this to my attention! Molliewog 16:14, 24 September 2008 (UTC)

Techie question

I can make a direct external link from the fswiki to the fhl using:


I would like to make a similar direct link to a specific batch on the IGI. Is this possible??? For example:

"" and then specify "region=british isles" and "batch=C090161".

If it's possible could you give me the full syntax? bromaelor 12:27, 20 November 2008 (UTC)

I don't know if this is possible. I don't know of a way to get a permanent url for a FamilySearch search. Molliewog 21:43, 2 December 2008 (UTC)

Thanks. Someone has come up with the answer. bromaelor 19:33, 3 December 2008 (UTC)

Article names

Is there a moderator with responsibility for checking on newly submitted articles?

I think the following need looking at:

A-E; F-L; L-Z; Register; This register; Address books

and I think a moderator should take on the task rather than me! There are relevant guidelines at Name a new article. bromaelor 17:19, 17 January 2009 (UTC)

I don't believe we have any process at this time, though I agree insufficient article titling is an issue. Currently, we have missionaries patrolling new articles for content. It may be possible to include checking titles with the patrol duties. I'll bring it up with the team. Molliewog 15:31, 21 January 2009 (UTC)

Add Maps

Mollie, Can you advise me how to add Texas State maps with counties, so that I can add them to the Texas portal pages for each county.  Marianne 22:37, 2 February 2009 (UTC)

Hi Marianne, I'm not exactly sure what you are asking. Maps are treated as images. If you want information on how to upload an image, go to Upload_a_file_or_image. You will find information on how to add images into articles on this page: Insert_an_uploaded_image_in_an_article Soon, we will have the ability to have clickable maps in the wiki. I have already created a map for Texas where you can click on the county and go to that county page. Let me know if you have further questions! Molliewog 16:51, 5 February 2009 (UTC)