Continuing the Dialogue about the New Search Experience

Posted by Kendall Hulet on July 11, 2008 in Website

Thanks for your feedback on the new search interface at  I assure you that we are reading through your feedback and thinking about how we can better meet your needs with the new search.  I thought that one person in particular, Jerry Bryan, had some very insightful comments—I love getting specific examples—it really helps us Read More among Family Tree Magazine’s 101 Best Websites

Posted by Ancestry Team on July 10, 2008 in News has been named as one of the best websites for Web researchers in Family Tree Magazine’s 101 Best Websites for 2008. RootsWeb, also operated by the Generations Network, appears on the list as well in the Best for Beginning Researchers category. and RootsWeb will be highlighted in the September 2008 issue of Family Read More

Learn About the New Search in DearMYRTLE’s Podcast

Posted by Ancestry Team on July 3, 2008 in Website

   Kendall Hulet, Director of Product Management for, discusses the new search in this week’s edition of DearMYRTLE’s Family History Hour genealogy podcast. Kendall offers some tricks and tips for maximizing success in the new search and explains some of the reasons and development process behind the new search. You can listen to Read More

Introducing a New Home Page

Posted by Ancestry Team on July 2, 2008 in Site Features, Website

Today we launched a brand-new home page for logged-in members on  This new page combines the best of the old home page with all of the personalized features and tools that were once a click farther away on the My Ancestry page.  By combining the two pages into a single new home page, we’ve Read More