Archive for July, 2008

GEDCOM limits

July 29, 2008

We’re limiting imported GEDCOM files to 5,000 people.  This is to discourage people from creating huge numbers of pages at WeRelate and not monitoring them, which should improve the community experience.  After using WeRelate for awhile, if people decide that they really like wiki genealogy and want to upload a larger GEDCOM they can request to do so.

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New search engine

July 29, 2008

After several months’ work, WeRelate has a new search interface!  It’s pretty powerful.  You can find out more by reading the help page.

Cool tip: try searching images, or try searching people or families that you’ve specified a “primary image” for.

101 Best Genealogical Websites

July 8, 2008

WeRelate once again made Family Tree Magazine’s 101 Best Genealogical Websites. In a podcast interview, Allison Stacy, the editor of Family Tree Magazine, picks WeRelate.org as one of her favorite genealogical websites and spends about 10 minutes discussing the benefits and features of WeRelate.