Ancestry Search: Place Filters on New Advanced Search

Posted by Charlene Chen on 30 April 2010 in Site Features

AUTHORED BY ANNE MITCHELL (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) 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. Earlier this week Tony Macklin announced that… Read more

Ancestry Search: Name Filters on New Advanced Search

Posted by Charlene Chen on 30 April 2010 in Site Features

AUTHORED BY ANNE MITCHELL (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) 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. Earlier this week Tony Macklin announced that… Read more

Preview of Changes to Ancestry.co.uk Search

Posted by Charlene Chen on 23 April 2010 in Site Features

AUTHORED BY TONY MACKLIN (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) We’ve been working on some changes to search, and want to give you a preview before it’s finalised, so we’ve created a small guided tour. First of all, We’d like to say thanks to all of you who have put time into helping us, posting your feedback on the… Read more

We’re always working on making your family history research quicker and easier – here’s what we’ve done lately

Posted by Charlene Chen on 19 April 2010 in Site Features

We are always listening to our members – whether it’s by phone, email or at the shows when we meet you face to face. Based on your feedback, our research and user tests our product and development teams have created and improved a series of site features during the last year. But it is an… Read more

Shoebox Tracks Records You Print and Download

Posted by Charlene Chen on 9 April 2010 in Site Features

AUTHORED BY STEPHANIE CRUZ (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) Have you ever lost track of a record you printed or downloaded that you want to go back to? You now have quick access to retrieve records you are storing offline.  Each time you print or download a record from Ancestry.co.uk, it will appear in your Shoebox in a… Read more

New filtering options coming to New Search

Posted by Karen Richardson on 19 March 2010 in Site Features

Welcome to the first Ancestry.co.uk Site Features blog post. We will be bringing you news of changes to search, trees and other areas of the site, some of which will be from our US colleagues who are also working on these features. Our first post is written by Anne Mitchell, who works on the search… Read more