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I am only asking you to delete my profile from your webspace ([#LOS-713476]). Please delete my profile from Geni.
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* '''[[public search|Search Outside Your Tree]]'''
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* '''[[Settings]]''' - Family Group, Profile Privacy, Permissions, Blocked Users, Managed Profiles, Recent Activity, Notifications, Email & Password
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I have just got the following e-mail. There is no one connected to my profile. I have send you the mail from the email addred. Ok, I wil try again.
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Thank you for contacting Geni. You may wish to login to your Geni account and delete any of the information you would like removed from the site, including your immediate family members. To delete someone from your family tree click the small â��xâ�� in the upper right hand corner of their box. If you have the 'flip node' preference enabled you will need to flip the node and click 'remove this person'.   Because building a family tree is a collaborative process, there are three cases where you will not be able to remove a person:
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1. That person has joined Geni and "claimed" their profile.  If this is the case, that claimed user must email us directly with a request for removal.
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2. That person has other relatives attached to him or her, who would otherwise be disconnected from the tree.
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Once you have removed the information you do not want on the tree, simply send a new email to help@geni.com directly from the email address associated with the account you would like to have removed, and we will take care of this for you.
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A [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Cheatsheet Cheatsheet] is aimed at newbies to help them learn the basic formatting rules. Consult the [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents User's Guide] for general information on using the wiki software.
  
Thank you for using Geni,
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The Geni FAQ - help.geni.com
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The Geni Wiki - wiki.geni.com
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|'''Genealogy''' is the study and tracing of family pedigrees. This involves the collection of the names of relatives, both living and deceased, and establishing the relationships among them based on primary, secondary and/or circumstantial evidence or documentation, thus building up a cohesive family tree. Genealogy is often also referred to as family history, although these terms may be used distinctly: the former being the basic study of who is related to whom; the latter involving more "fleshing out" of the lives and personal histories of the individuals involved.
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* '''[[Genealogy_101|Genealogy 101]]''' - Tips to help you get started with researching and sharing your genealogy on Geni.
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* '''[[GEDCOM]]''' - A common format for storing family trees offline.
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* '''[[:Category:Surnames|List of Surnames]]''' - A list of surnames of Wiki users of [[Geni]]. Add yours to the list if you are looking for relatives!
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* '''[[Resources]]''' - Where to find lost relatives and research your family history?
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* '''[[Software]]''' - List of Software to manage your [[GEDCOM]] files
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Revision as of 21:00, 9 April 2009

Welcome to the Geni Wiki

New to the Geni Wiki? Please visit our Geni Wiki User's Guide first for instructions.

User documentation

Home | Tree | Relatives | Photos | Inbox | Profile | More

For a quick-start guide to Geni.com, see http://www.geni.com/demo

Get involved

Community tools outside of the wiki:

Also, feel free to list your suggestions here on the wiki:

  • Suggestions - The place to suggest a feature is in the forums, but here we can track commonly requested suggestions
  • Community portal - Come here to discuss the process of bringing the Wiki from Beta to "Release". This section will be removed, or set to administrative review only, once the Wiki is released.
  • Localization - Help us spread Geni in your community, and tell us about specific needs (like translation and localization) for your community, country or religion in this section.
  • Merge Collaboration - Many historicly famous people and lineages are duplicated throughout the Geni trees. Tell everybody what lines you're working on clearing up, and find collaberators to work with.

New to Wikis?

The Geni Wiki is a database of topics, guides, advice, and all other information related to Geni, created not only by the Geni Team, but also the users. Any Geni user can edit text on this Wiki.

A Cheatsheet is aimed at newbies to help them learn the basic formatting rules. Consult the User's Guide for general information on using the wiki software.

Consult the Geni Wiki User's Guide for specific Geni Wiki information.

About Geni

About Geni

Genealogy

Genealogy is the study and tracing of family pedigrees. This involves the collection of the names of relatives, both living and deceased, and establishing the relationships among them based on primary, secondary and/or circumstantial evidence or documentation, thus building up a cohesive family tree. Genealogy is often also referred to as family history, although these terms may be used distinctly: the former being the basic study of who is related to whom; the latter involving more "fleshing out" of the lives and personal histories of the individuals involved.
  • Genealogy 101 - Tips to help you get started with researching and sharing your genealogy on Geni.
  • GEDCOM - A common format for storing family trees offline.
  • List of Surnames - A list of surnames of Wiki users of Geni. Add yours to the list if you are looking for relatives!
  • Resources - Where to find lost relatives and research your family history?
  • Software - List of Software to manage your GEDCOM files
  • Terminology - A list of common terms related to genealogy
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