Losing FamilySearch.org functionality from links to digital images. What am I doing wrong?

What happened to FamilySearch?

The new.FamilySearch.org website was recently closed down because, among other things, it no longer allowed us to provide the best possible service and data resources to our users. The few users who were still using the new.FamilySearch.org site were redirected to the current FamilySearch Family Tree website.

How do I update FamilySearch?

Click your name in the top right corner, and then click Settings. Under the FamilySearch logo in the top left corner, click the tab labeled Contact. Click inside the email box, and update your email address. Scroll to the bottom of the page, and click the blue Save Changes box.

How do I add a source to FamilySearch?

Steps (website)

  1. Sign in to FamilySearch.
  2. Navigate to the Person page of the individual for whom you have an outside source.
  3. Click the Sources tab.
  4. Click Add Source.
  5. Click Add New Source.
  6. Enter information about the source. Enter an event date. The date allows you to sort sources chronologically.

How do I copy a source from ancestry to FamilySearch?

Move to FamilySearch Family Tree:

  1. Find the ancestor for whom you want to add the new record / source.
  2. In the Person view of your ancestor, select Sources from the available links on the Details tab (below the banner with your ancestor’s name, dates, etc.)
  3. Click Create a Source.

How often is FamilySearch updated?

Find your ancestors using these free archives online, including birth, marriage, death, and church records. Millions of new genealogy records are added each month to make your search easier. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Check back next month and, in the meantime, search existing records on FamilySearch.

Is FamilySearch owned by the LDS Church?

FamilySearch is a nonprofit organization and website offering genealogical records, education, and software. It is operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), and is closely connected with the church’s Family History Department.

How do I fix errors in FamilySearch?

To edit or delete a correction you made, click the Edit icon. If you used the record to add a person to Family Tree, check the name in Family Tree, and make corrections as needed. After you make the correction, you can also attach the document to the record of your ancestor in Family Tree.

How do I report errors on FamilySearch?

How to report an error in the FamilySearch Research Wiki

  1. While on any page in the Wiki, on the left side of the screen, find the Give Feedback section.
  2. Click Report a Problem.
  3. Fill out the form with information about the problem.
  4. When you finish, click Submit at the bottom of the form.

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