The New Ancestry: October 8th Feature Update

Posted by Ancestry Team on October 8, 2015 in Ancestry.com Site, Australia, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom

Welcome to our weekly update on the new Ancestry website. This week we are rolling out a few new enhancements based on feedback we have received from you over the past couple of months. Feature update: We explored a wide range of use cases on the size and shape of profile photos, and we are… Read more

The New Ancestry: October 4th Feature Update

Posted by Ancestry Team on October 4, 2015 in Ancestry.com Site

This past week our efforts were focused on several “behind the scenes” items on the Ancestry website as well as prepping upcoming features on Media to bring you better and richer experiences. We expect to have an update on more member facing items in our next feature update next week. Top Issues Reported Below is a status on the… Read more

The New Ancestry: September 28th Feature Update

Posted by Ancestry Team on September 27, 2015 in Ancestry.com Site, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom

Welcome to our weekly update on the new Ancestry website. Last week we posted an article that covered the location issues and the solution we put in place. This week we introduced some exciting enhancements on Family Events in the Facts view. As always, we have also included links to articles and videos at the end… Read more

The New Ancestry: September 19th Feature Update

Posted by Ancestry Team on September 19, 2015 in Ancestry.com Site, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom

Welcome to our weekly update on the new Ancestry website. Last week we posted an article that covered the upcoming feature to show all events on LifeStory. These past couple of weeks most of our efforts have been on a few ‘behind the scenes’ initiatives such as: Media Gallery: photo cropping and other improvements Facts… Read more

The New Ancestry: September 11th Feature Update

Posted by Ancestry Team on September 11, 2015 in Ancestry.com Site, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom

Welcome to our weekly update on the new Ancestry website. Last week we posted an article that covered the upcoming feature of photo cropping. This coming week we will roll out a new enhancement on LifeStory. As always, we have also included links to articles and videos at the end of this post that will help… Read more

Wills and Probate Records: How Do I Find What I Am Looking For?

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on September 9, 2015 in Ancestry.com Site

  Hopefully, you’ve had some time to start looking through the new U.S. Wills and Probate Records collection on Ancestry. And I hope you’ve found something good that maybe smashed a brick wall or made you gasp with delight or dismay. I know I have! When I first started looking through these collections, I noticed… Read more

The New Ancestry: September 4th Feature Update

Posted by Ancestry Team on September 4, 2015 in Ancestry.com Site, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom

Welcome to our weekly update on the new Ancestry website. Last week we posted an article that covered new enhancements on Family Events. This week we rolled out some product fixes and we are working on photo cropping. Another exciting update is that we developed an in-depth online course on the new Ancestry to introduce users… Read more

U.S. Probates are here!

Posted by Juliana Szucs on September 2, 2015 in Ancestry.com Site

What if I told you there was a record that could walk you through your ancestor’s house and tell you what he (or she) owned, room by room? What kind of tools he used in his business? How much livestock he owned? Would you be interested? Or what if there was a record that told… Read more

The New Ancestry: August 29th Feature Update

Posted by Ancestry Team on August 29, 2015 in Ancestry.com Site, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom

Welcome to our weekly update on the new Ancestry. Last week we covered the location issues and the solution we put in place. This week we introduced some exciting enhancements on Family Events in the Facts view. As always, we have also included links to articles and videos at the end of this post that will… Read more

See Your DNA Matches in a Whole New Way

Posted by Ancestry Team on August 26, 2015 in Ancestry.com Site, AncestryDNA

AncestryDNA just released a new matching tool called Shared Matches. This new tool will help you see your matches in a whole new way, giving you clues about the common ancestor that may have given both you and your match the DNA you share today. And as a bonus, if you have had a parent… Read more