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Family Tree Maintenance Thursday, Sept. 16th 12:01AM MT

Posted on September 15, 2010 in Ancestry.com Site

The Ancestry.com Family Tree Service will undergo scheduled maintenance Thursday for about 3 hours beginning at 12:01 AM Mountain Time. (6:01 AM GMT, 2:01 AM Eastern, 1:01 AM Central, 11:01 PM Pacific)  During this time Ancestry Member Trees, OneWorldTree, some portions of My Canvas, the sections of the Home Page that are related to Member Trees, and the sections of… Read more

Family Tree Maintenance Wednesday August 25th 12:01AM MT

Posted on August 23, 2010 in Ancestry.com Site

The Ancestry.com Family Tree Service will undergo scheduled maintenance Wednesday for about 3 hours beginning at 12:01 AM Mountain Time. (6:01 AM GMT, 2:01 AM Eastern, 1:01 AM Central, 11:01 PM Pacific)  During this time Ancestry Member Trees, OneWorldTree, some portions of My Canvas, the sections of the Home Page that are related to Member Trees, and the sections of MyFamily.com… Read more

Family Tree Maintenance Thursday Morning (July 8th at 12:00 AM MT)

Posted on July 7, 2010 in Ancestry.com Site, Site Status

The Ancestry.com Family Tree Service will undergo scheduled maintenance Thursday morning for about 3 hours beginning at about 12:00 AM Mountain Time (2:00AM Eastern or 11PM Pacific) During this time Ancestry Member Trees, OneWorldTree, some portions of My Canvas, the sections of the Home Page that are related to Member Trees, and the sections of MyFamily.com… Read more

Family Tree Maintenance Saturday Morning (June 4th at 12:00 AM MT)

Posted on June 4, 2010 in Ancestry.com Site

The Ancestry.com Family Tree Service will undergo scheduled maintenance Saturday morning for about 1 hour beginning at about 12:00 AM Mountain Time. During this time Ancestry Member Trees, OneWorldTree, some portions of My Canvas, the sections of the Home Page that are related to Member Trees, and the sections of MyFamily.com that are related to Member Trees will… Read more

Family Tree Maintenance Thursday Morning (May 13th at 12:30 AM MDT)

Posted on May 11, 2010 in Ancestry.com Site

The Ancestry.com Family Tree Service will undergo scheduled maintenance Thursday morning for about 3 hours beginning at about 12:30 AM Mountain Daylight Time. During this time Ancestry Member Trees, OneWorldTree, some portions of My Canvas, the sections of the Home Page that are related to Member Trees, and the sections of MyFamily.com that are related to Member… Read more

Ancestry.com Monthly Newsletter in Your Online Messages Inbox

Posted on January 26, 2010 in Ancestry.com Site, Site Features

Today, for the first time, you should notice an important email communication delivered to your Ancestry.com Messages inbox: the Ancestry.com Monthly Update, our monthly newsletter. The online Messages feature is a place where members can anonymously contact one another to share research about common ancestors, as well as where we can send important company communications to… Read more

Retiring Member Connections from Ancestry.com

Posted on January 20, 2010 in Ancestry.com Site, Site Features

As we continue to offer better ways for you to find members who share your research interests, our job is to make sure that the tools we provide on Ancestry.com are useful and easy.  One feature that we’ve looked at closely in this regard is an older feature called “Member Connections” (not to be confused… Read more

Enhancements to Member Connect

Posted on October 23, 2009 in Ancestry.com Site, Member Connect

At the end of July we launched our new Member Connect feature on Ancestry.com.  Since then we have been gathering feedback from members, analyzing how it has been used, and working to continue to improve it.  I wanted to review some enhancements that were added to Member Connect yesterday, as well as highlight a few… Read more

More Details and Tips about Member Connect in Family Trees

Posted on August 1, 2009 in Ancestry.com Site, Member Connect, Site Features

This is a follow-up to my original post introducing Member Connect.  The area of the site with the most Member Connect features is family trees, so I wanted to give some more details and tips about those features.  I hope it is useful to those of you starting to test out this new feature in… Read more

Member Connect: Discover More by Connecting with Other Members

Posted on July 29, 2009 in Ancestry.com Site, Member Connect, Site Features

We hear from our members all the time that some of their most meaningful family history experiences have come from connecting with another Ancestry.com member who has rich information about one of their ancestors. That’s why we’re excited to announce the launch of Member Connect, a new feature that will make it easier than ever… Read more

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