New Search Results Page On

Posted by Crista Cowan on May 16, 2013 in Site Features, Website

Have you logged on to today and done any record searching? Then you probably noticed that we made some changes overnight to the search results page. This is part of our continued effort to improve performance on the site and the load time required for key pages. This also allows us to work towards Read More

Lessons in Genealogy Collaboration

Posted by Crista Cowan on March 13, 2013 in Research, Site Features, Website

I got an Message today from a woman related to a man in my family tree.  In her research she had come to a conclusion regarding the identity of his wife that was different from mine. . When was the last time you read and responded to your messages? . Of course, my Read More

Interactive Image Viewer – Coming Soon to More Collections!

Posted by gdavies on January 23, 2013 in Collections, Site Features, Website

Last year, we launched the Interactive Image Viewer as an interactive tool to help you view and interpret information from many of the Census records available online. We’re excited to announce that the Interactive Image Viewer will now be available for several more collections in the coming weeks. Finding and understanding historical records is one Read More Introduces NEW Support Communities

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on January 13, 2013 in Site Features, Website

We are pleased to inform you that Ancestry recently introduced a new online destination for learning and problem solving – Ancestry Support Communities – it’s our latest addition to the world’s largest online genealogy community. Whether you’re looking to share your experience and knowledge with other members, or want to connect with other product enthusiasts Read More

AncestryDNA just keeps getting better—see what’s new

Posted by Stephen Baloglu on November 15, 2012 in AncestryDNA, Site Features, Website

The day you get your AncestryDNA™ results is certainly an exciting one. But your experience doesn’t end there. We’re continually making updates to the AncestryDNA BETA site, including new features and tools designed to enhance your discoveries. So if you’ve taken the new DNA test, here’s an exciting peek into what’s new to the site. Read More

Using Facebook to Grow Your Family Tree

Posted by Finn Larson on October 9, 2012 in Site Features, Website

We are excited to announce the release of a new feature that allows Ancestry members to use Facebook to add information and new people to family trees quickly and easily. When you attach Facebook information to someone in your tree you’ll get the following: Photos: We’ll pull the most recent profile photo from Facebook into Read More

Our Privacy Philosophy

Posted by Heather Erickson on February 23, 2012 in News, Site Features, Website

We know that privacy is increasingly important to you – our users. We want you to know that we care about it too. Our newly published Privacy Philosophy lets you know we have a consistent approach to protecting your privacy and that it is at the core of the decisions we make and what we Read More