UPDATED: New search homepage, place pages, recent searches and recently viewed collections

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on July 25, 2010 in Search, Site Features

We listened to your feedback and we are updating our search pages (New Search only). We gathered input from members through many sources and consolidated your feedback. You asked for improved navigation, maps, shortcuts to your favourite data collections, easier access to recent searches and more browsing options. You can see screenshots of these new… Read more

Ancestry Search: New Place Filters

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on April 22, 2010 in Search, Site Features

This year one of the things we are focusing on is adding new ways for you to control what’s returned in your search results. Over the past few months, we have already launched improvements to wildcards, Collection Filters, and Record Type Filters. Today, we’ll be looking at the new Place Filters available in new Advanced… Read more

Ancestry Search: New Name Filters

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on April 20, 2010 in Search, Site Features

This year one of the things we are focusing on is adding new ways for you to control what’s returned in your search results. Over the past few months, we have already launched improvements to wildcards, Collection Filters, and Record Type Filters. One of the features that has been most requested is the ability to… Read more

Ancestry Search: Improved Collection Filters

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on February 11, 2010 in Search, Site Features

As we mentioned last month, we will be launching a series of filters in new search with the aim of giving the experienced searcher a lot more control over his searches and therefore making it much easier to understand search results.

Ancestry Search: Controlling your results with filters

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on January 14, 2010 in Search

Having spent much of last year listening to what you wanted, we will be launching a series of filters in new search with the aim of giving the experienced searcher a lot more control over your searches and therefore making it much easier to understand your results.

Ancestry Search: Improved wildcard flexibility

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on January 4, 2010 in Search

Improved Wildcard flexibility has been one of the our most requested feature updates. So to start out 2010 on a happy note, we’ve updated our wildcard functionality.