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Posted: Sun Jun 28, 2009 8:51 am
by pbhanney
OK, so I signed my wife up for the old Family Search the other day, and was able to log into it (the old one) and work fine (of course getting the pop-ups that everyone has been talking about it). I have tried several times in the past days to sign her up for the new Family Search with no success. We live in Utah County, and I was able to sign up during the "read-only" period, but now I can make and edit changes when I log in (yeah!).

Posted: Sun Jun 28, 2009 9:11 am
by garysturn
Ancestry Insider explains what is happening with this read only thing on his blog. It appears it has now been discontinued.
http://ancestryinsider.blogspot.com/2009/06/nfs-rollout-news-read-only-access.html

Posted: Sun Jun 28, 2009 10:27 am
by scion-p40
*Alpha* testing is going on where people already have access.

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Things to Try in the Alpha Version of the New FamilySearch
New FamilySearch Alpha
Start Date: 26 June 2009

Dear Member,
Thank you for your willingness to help us alpha test the features and functionality in new FamilySearch. This time we will be testing to ensure new FamilySearch is working correctly. There are really no changes in functionality but the underlying code has changed quite a bit so it is very . . ."

The email & instructions are rather lengthy.