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You can view your profile by clicking on the '''[[My Profile]]''' tab.
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You can view your profile by clicking on the '''[[Profile]]''' tab.
  
Your '''Profile''' consists of information about yourself that you want to share with other family members.  When you join Geni, a profile is automatically created for you. To view your profile, click the "'''My Profile'''" tab.
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Your '''Profile''' consists of information about yourself that you want to share with other family members.  When you join Geni, a profile is automatically created for you. To view your profile, click the "'''Profile'''" tab.
  
Now the profile loads first and then we load the [[Glossary | relationship pathway]]. This means you do not need to wait for the longer relationship pathway to load before viewing or acting on the profile.
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The profile is broken down into sections. The top of the profile contains the '''Basics''', profile photo and to the immediate right of the profile photo: Name, Immediate Family, and so on. Action buttons are also included at the top of the profile page: Send Message, View Tree, and the More link includes other actions such as removing someone from your Family Group and Request Management.  
  
When viewing the profile of someone in your [[Family | Family group]], you will see a 'Remove from Family group' link on the bottom left of the bottom of the profile page.
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Underneath the basics you'll find a series of tabs.  
  
'''Which profiles can I edit?'''
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'''Overview Tab'''
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The first tab is the overview tab. This tab includes the most frequently viewed information such as recent activity, photos, and the guestbook.
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The recent activity module has been enhanced to include full stories just like your family news on the home tab. We've also integrated the latest news for better visibility and easier updating.
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'''Info Tab'''
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The info tab contains reference information that isn't viewed as often as the information on the Overview tab: Personal, Education and Work History, and Favorites.
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'''Timeline Tab'''
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The Timeline for the profile you are viewing is included here.
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'''Discussions Tab'''
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The discussions tab is part of the [[Public Discussions]] feature. On your profile it lists all public discussions that you have started. On unclaimed profiles it lists all public discussions that mention that profile. This is a great way to communicate around a specific profile and meet other Geni users who share your research interests.
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Here is a view of a Sample Profile:  <p>http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee318/geniteam/Screenshots/Screenshot2009-12-15at51324PM.png</p>
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== Which profiles can I edit? ==
  
 
<ul><li>[[My Profile|Your profile]]<li>A profile of a Geni User who has allowed their profile to be edited by anyone in their tree in their [[Profile Privacy]] settings<li>A profile of a Geni User who has not set a permanent password<li>Any unclaimed profile</ul>
 
<ul><li>[[My Profile|Your profile]]<li>A profile of a Geni User who has allowed their profile to be edited by anyone in their tree in their [[Profile Privacy]] settings<li>A profile of a Geni User who has not set a permanent password<li>Any unclaimed profile</ul>
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To edit a profile, click the "'''Edit Profile'''" link on the profile.
 
To edit a profile, click the "'''Edit Profile'''" link on the profile.
  
'''Recently Viewed By'''
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== Recently Viewed By ==
  
 
To see who last viewed the photo, note the "Recently Viewed By" list.
 
To see who last viewed the photo, note the "Recently Viewed By" list.

Revision as of 01:18, 19 December 2009

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You can view your profile by clicking on the Profile tab.

Your Profile consists of information about yourself that you want to share with other family members. When you join Geni, a profile is automatically created for you. To view your profile, click the "Profile" tab.

The profile is broken down into sections. The top of the profile contains the Basics, profile photo and to the immediate right of the profile photo: Name, Immediate Family, and so on. Action buttons are also included at the top of the profile page: Send Message, View Tree, and the More link includes other actions such as removing someone from your Family Group and Request Management.

Underneath the basics you'll find a series of tabs.

Overview Tab The first tab is the overview tab. This tab includes the most frequently viewed information such as recent activity, photos, and the guestbook.

The recent activity module has been enhanced to include full stories just like your family news on the home tab. We've also integrated the latest news for better visibility and easier updating.

Info Tab

The info tab contains reference information that isn't viewed as often as the information on the Overview tab: Personal, Education and Work History, and Favorites.

Timeline Tab

The Timeline for the profile you are viewing is included here.

Discussions Tab

The discussions tab is part of the Public Discussions feature. On your profile it lists all public discussions that you have started. On unclaimed profiles it lists all public discussions that mention that profile. This is a great way to communicate around a specific profile and meet other Geni users who share your research interests.

Here is a view of a Sample Profile:

Screenshot2009-12-15at51324PM.png

Which profiles can I edit?

  • Your profile
  • A profile of a Geni User who has allowed their profile to be edited by anyone in their tree in their Profile Privacy settings
  • A profile of a Geni User who has not set a permanent password
  • Any unclaimed profile

To edit a profile, click the "Edit Profile" link on the profile.

Recently Viewed By

To see who last viewed the photo, note the "Recently Viewed By" list.

recentlyviewedbybarak.jpg

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