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  • Connecting to the Big Tree

    Connecting to the Big Tree Last updated 20 June 2014 The goal of Geni is to create a single, accurate family tree that connects all members, with no duplicates. However, there are Geni users who are not aware that they are part of the Big tree - or not part of the Big Tree. Nor do they know " how to " connect to the "Big Tree.". Geni.com calls it the World Family Tree; see this page for W...

  • Geni Start Here Basics

    Geni Start Here Basics Basic help for new users, and those who lose their way. Including best practice standards and links to Geni help, conveniently listed. Add images to the "about box", format the page with simple code, resource links and more... Habits are hard to break and hopefully this area will be able to assist in creating, or correcting the best practices to use Geni. Need help?...

  • Geni Discussion Best Practices

    "The Start Here Basics" discussion thread was really good and informative but I think we can inprove on it. Here are my thoughts, feel free to tag curators and users you think might be interested. Michael McCann Attention All Curators and New Users Please note that these hints were written by my self and several other geni users, as a means to help their fellow users/relatives and other cur...

  • Glossary of Geni Terms

    This Glossary is a Work in Progress (WIP) of terms and abbreviations known to many users as "technical jargon" and will be updated as required. It is hoped that the Glossary will provide answers to the challenges posed by some of the terminology used for working with the Geni software application not understood by users, thus reducing the need to search FAQs or other websites for explanations...

  • Research and projects - basics start guide

    Research and projects - basic start guide This project is designed to help the "new" researcher discover ways to build a family tree. We will also cover basic use of Geni and it's features, and include the My Heritage document add on available to Geni users, at a low cost for world document searching. We will use a "real world" example in this project, and, if for any reason, this is a fami...

  • Working with sources

    This is an umbrella project about sourcing in genealogy. Please don't add any profiles but feel free to collaborate and contribute. It's a large topic, so please set up "related" projects to cover more specific areas. Types of Sources Primary sources , which are the most trusted ones, are written at the time of the event, like the priest write a baptism in a churchbook. Secondary so...