10 July 2017

Find A Grave – the same and yet different!

Find A Grave – the same and yet different!

Are you an avid fan of Find A Grave?  Do you regularly add memorials to it?

If yes, check out the Beta revision of the website now available for you to review and also use. 

The easiest way to get to the new site is to go to the old one and then click where it says “Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.” Or, you can click here. When you get to the new page, a window will pop up telling you a bit about why the website is changing.

The search feature is quite different looking though seems to provide the same options.  I often search on a surname within a particular county and in a way, it’s even easier as when I clicked on Cemetery Location and started typing in Wake, it then brought up Wake County, North Carolina, United States of America and I didn’t have to work my way down the old drop down menu.

As expected the look and feel of each memorial page has changed and the same information is still there, just organized and presented a bit differently.

Please do provide your feedback on the Beta version.  In the bottom right-hand corner of each page is a mustard colored bubble which you can click on and provide feedback.

Do know that both the original and the Beta version are fully workable.  You can use either platform to make changes to existing memorials or add new memorials. 

You can easily go between the two versions of the website by using the toggles on the main page of each directing you to the other version.

What do you think?  What is your favorite “new” aspect?  Are there any older elements that you think don’t work quite as well in the Beta? 

REMEMBER – your feedback on the Beta site is both encouraged and welcome!

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