AncestryUnited.com

Frequently asked questions

Can I be part of researching and expanding on ancestryunited.com?
Can I request registration to AncestryUnited.com to view the full web site?
How do I request registration?
Can I view the entire website without registration?
I don't like the default colours schemes, can I change it?
Are my registration details secure?
I really like the design and functionality of your web site, how do I setup my own?
I've noticed errors and mistakes at ancestryunited.com. Can I request they be fixed?

Can I be part of researching and expanding on ancestryunited.com?
Yes, you can. I started this website with the intentions of exploring all avenues, branches and links of family history.

The best part about this concept is that any one, any where in the world can log in and add or edit changes to any information contained here. So you would be more than welcome if you have a family connection on any branch mentioned here.

Can I request registration to AncestryUnited.com to view the full web site?
Yes. If you believe that you have a family connection and wish to participate researching these families, please do not hesitate to request registration.

How do I request registration?

Click on the 'Sign in' tab, then 'Request a new user account'. Fill in your details, then 'continue'. An email will be sent to your nominated email address. NB: Be sure to check your junk/spam folder for this email. You will need to open this email and click on the link. You will also need to be verified by the administrator, which may mean some clarifying questions from them. Once approved, you are then ready to log in.


Can I view the entire website without registration?

No. It is currently not possible to view any details without registration.


I don't like the default colours schemes, can I change it?
Yes, you can. Locate the 'Theme' heading and select a theme that you prefer.

Are my registration details secure?
Yes. Your passwords are kept secure by the web site developers programming. The administrator does not have access to these passwords.

I really like the design and functionality of your web site, how do I setup my own?

This web site is designed using free software developed by a very talented bunch of programmers who have a very keen interest in family history. It is called webtrees and you will find more information and the option to download it at www.webtrees.net


I've noticed errors and mistakes at ancestryunited.com. Can I request they be fixed?

Yes, you can. Even better you can fix them yourself. After registration, you will be considered for editing privileges. If you have this, you can click on the pencil icon next to each event and make your changes. NB: Please be sure that the details your entering are correct, preferably sourced from official documents or other primary sources. Recording the sources are also very welcome. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the administrator.