Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on January 28, 2010 in Site Features

To make it easier to navigate to your account information (such as site preferences, email preferences, and alerts), we’ve created quick links in a drop down menu from the My Account link. With this change, account settings are now one click away from any page on the site.

These links replace the ones that used to be on the Collaborate pages just below the right side of the main navigation bar. If you prefer, you can continue to edit your account settings from the “My Account Information” section of the “My Account” main page.

Message Board favourites listed in the Message Boards
The message board favourites list has also moved. You used to have to click on Collaborate > Message Boards > My Favourites. Now you can easily get to the topics you care about from the main Message Boards page. Click on Message Boards under the Collaborate main navigation from any page on the site and your message board favourites are directly listed there. If you have a lot of message board favourites, you can click on the “See all favourites” button to get to your full list.

If you’ve never used the Message Boards, it’s a great place to post questions for other members to help you in your research. To keep track of message boards you want to follow, look for the star icon on the category and board pages to save topics to your message board favourites list.

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