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Current List of Suggestions

TitleCreatedLast modifiedbyWatchers
Change label from Preferred name to Primary name21 Dec 20167 Jan 2017User:DataAnalyst2
Search for dates before 1000 (current functionality is incomplete)19 Dec 201620 Dec 2016User:Cos17762
Cemetery pages only on burial location10 Nov 20128 May 2015User:Tfmorris14
Finding Duplicates16 Oct 201621 Oct 2016User:DataAnalyst1
Assertions21 Dec 201213 Jan 2016User:Jrm0306310
Tweak to Duplicates Report4 Dec 201119 Nov 2016User:Cos17769
Automatically delete "emtpy" pages for living people17 Nov 201119 Nov 2016User:Cos17769
Scraping of FindAGrave cemetery pages23 Oct 201221 Apr 2015User:DMaxwell8
Upgrade MediaWiki8 Mar 201228 Oct 2016User:Cos17768
Change handling of edit conflicts3 Aug 20123 Aug 2012User:Jrich7
Redirect MySource to Source20 Nov 201211 May 2015User:Amelia.Gerlicher6
Format Date Field10 Nov 201211 Nov 2012User:DataAnalyst6
Show all spouses in Search Results List19 May 20125 Oct 2012User:GayelKnott6
Variant Names5 Feb 20126 Feb 2012User:Dallan6
Ability to merge Mysource pages with regular sources29 Apr 20141 May 2014User:Jrich5
Sorting Facts/Events without dates8 Oct 20127 May 2013User:Samwilson5
Wikipedia in other languages16 Sep 20123 Nov 2012User:Ekjansen5
Disallow the deletion of spousal pages if the family page is watched26 Feb 201226 May 2013User:Jrich5
Pruning Trees15 Nov 201119 Nov 2016User:Cos17765
Facets: Birth Century to use christening date3 Jul 20163 Jul 2016User:Cos17764
Adopt a Flexible Place Page System like Gramps 411 Nov 201523 Nov 2015User:Pkeegstra4
View the talk page - suppress when empty9 Feb 201410 Feb 2014User:Jrich4
Content Language Neutrality via Wikipedia/Wikidata6 Jan 20146 Jan 2014User:Jrm030634
Burials -- Order in Facts and Events6 May 201325 Jun 2016User:Janiejac4
Add a Title (Nobility) Event to Person pages3 Nov 201219 Dec 2012User:JBS664
Permit renaming of images3 Jun 201210 May 2015User:Cos17764
Button to print excluded people during gedcom import23 Jan 201224 Jan 2012User:Dallan4
Sorting marriages on person pgs11 Jan 201224 Jan 2012User:Moverton4
Create a 'delete' option for those of us who wish to delete a page.7 Dec 201130 Nov 2012User:AndrewRT4
Add Search Engine to Person Pages10 May 201612 May 2016User:Jrich3
Graphical Interface15 Apr 201616 Apr 2016User:Jrich3
Ability to copy/paste Source Citation during edits8 May 201511 May 2015User:BobC3
Relationship calculator9 Oct 201330 Dec 2014User:Trentf3
WeRelate API9 Feb 201328 Jul 2013User:JoshHansen3
Add child (to existing spouse) from Person page16 Dec 201217 Dec 2012User:Jrich3
Automate Family pages16 Dec 201217 Dec 2012User:Jrich3
Category Index13 Oct 20126 May 2016User:BobC3
Memorial in lieu of known burial5 Oct 201211 Nov 2012User:Jrich3
Install ParserFunctions Extension26 May 201226 May 2012User:JBS663
Unknown in page titles9 Feb 20129 Feb 2012User:JBS663
Images on non-Person pages30 Jan 201213 Feb 2016User:Helen-HWMT3
GEDCOM upload: Location button6 Jan 20126 Jan 2012User:Janiejac3
Increase person limit3 Jan 201211 Nov 2012User:Jillaine3
Gedcom uploader surname checks19 Dec 201119 Dec 2011User:JBS663
Prevent double-clicks when renaming pages19 Dec 201119 Dec 2011User:Jrich3
Recently added or selected pages4 Dec 20116 Dec 2011User:Dallan3
Forgot your user name option4 Dec 20114 Dec 2011User:Dallan3
Add Event/Fact category "Civic"17 Nov 201119 Nov 2016User:Cos17763
Streamline Add Source29 Oct 201122 Nov 2016User:Jrich3
Website Button22 Oct 201118 Nov 2016User:Cos17763
Replacing Adobe Flash24 Aug 201626 Aug 2016User:Dallan2
Button for 'add' when search turns up empty3 Jul 20163 Jul 2016User:DataAnalyst2
Statistics: Checkbox to exclude Talk pages in search3 Jul 20163 Jul 2016User:DataAnalyst2
Plugin to Add Sources from Ancestry / FamilySearch28 May 201628 May 2016User:Jrich2
Graphical Interface 215 Apr 201616 Apr 2016User:Jrich2
Inactive user autotag11 Mar 201511 Mar 2015User:Ceyockey2
Add Source Citation buttons before and after each Citation ID30 Sep 201430 Sep 2014User:Woepwoep2
Search form to include gender9 Dec 201310 Dec 2013User:Woepwoep2
Add icon taskbar to Source Text and Notes boxes2 Jul 20132 Jul 2013User:Goldenoldie2
Random "search" on the Main Page10 May 201310 May 2013User:Khaentlahn2
Move Person: pages to mainspace16 Dec 201217 Dec 2012User:Jdfoote12
Bug Fix: How parents are added in GEDCOM upload29 Nov 201229 Nov 2012User:JBS662
Living place holders for FTE10 Nov 201221 Oct 2013User:AndrewRT2
"with" displaying on Person pages where spouse is Unknown31 Oct 20121 Nov 2012User:Moverton2
Progress report22 Oct 201224 Oct 2012User:Janiejac2
Change the Google Plus Snippet so that it shows information1 Sep 20121 Sep 2012User:Jdfoote12
Page to delineate which image types are allowed31 Aug 201230 Sep 2012User:Dallan2
Unsourced category19 Aug 201211 Nov 2012User:GayelKnott2
Enhancing the Children List on a Family Page14 Jul 201230 Sep 2012User:Pkeegstra2
Implied References from Transcripts13 Mar 201214 Mar 2012User:Jrich2
Sound off page!!5 Jan 201212 Mar 2013User:Janiejac2
Images don't appear on pages when linked during upload3 Jan 20125 Jan 2012User:Dallan2
Make "→" section links work29 Dec 201129 Dec 2011User:Jrich2
Gedcom uploader living check19 Dec 201119 Dec 2011User:JBS662
Browse Pages - remove redirects30 Nov 20111 Dec 2011User:Dallan2
Sort template for the 'what links here' page3 Jul 201625 Aug 2016User:Goldenoldie1
Unable to add a marriage date during Edit.23 May 201623 May 2016User:Jrich1
Request for GODP record16 Mar 201616 Mar 2016User:Woepwoep1
Mobile site rendering8 Nov 201515 Nov 2015User:DMaxwell1
Sort searchable list of the pages in your tree28 Jun 201528 Jun 2015User:Janiejac1
Image Pages - Add Source Box & Source Requirement10 May 201513 Feb 2016User:Cos17761
On Compare pages, mark identical Persons23 Oct 201319 Nov 2013User:Robert.shaw1
Prevention of Living People and 'Stealth' Living People1 Aug 201329 Aug 2013User:DMaxwell1
"Return to Top" in watercooler would be helpful.28 May 201329 May 2013User:Jrich1
Need an 'add' button to search results pg when I get zero results25 Mar 201325 Mar 2013User:Jillaine1
Bring coords in from wikipedia30 Nov 20122 Jul 2013User:Goldenoldie1
Check of new Family pages for recent marriages18 Oct 201218 Oct 2012User:JBS661
Enhancing the "also located in" List14 Jul 201229 Nov 2012User:Pkeegstra1
EVENT page type5 Jul 20126 Jul 2012User:Amelia.Gerlicher1
Use a robot to change the contest page25 Jun 201225 Jun 2012User:Cthrnvl1
Thoughts on Silhouette Images26 Apr 201226 Apr 2012User:Janiejac1
On personal pages, add new type of event: loan (or so)23 Apr 201223 Apr 2012User:Diba1
Fix citations when source titles contain links28 Dec 201128 Dec 2011User:Dallan1
Tool for checking consistency of data28 May 20114 Jan 2017User:DataAnalyst8
Ref Tag Improvement5 Sep 20111 Nov 2016User:Jrich7
Sort by page title15 Jun 201127 Oct 2016User:Cos17767
Attaching the same source citation to multiple pages30 Sep 20119 May 2015User:Wongers6
Filter for "What links here"22 Jul 201129 Oct 2016User:Moverton6
Exclude unused MySources in Gedcom upload20 Jun 201129 Jun 2011User:Amelia.Gerlicher6
Match MySources in gedcom upload19 Jun 201128 Jun 2011User:Mksmith5
Sorting surnames on source pages13 Oct 201118 Nov 2016User:Cos17764
Mark as visited8 Oct 20119 Oct 2011User:Jrich4
Transcript namespace page - Source box3 May 201127 Oct 2016User:Cos17764