Return to Site Preferences

Public Profile Preferences

In order to better show off the great family history work you do, we allow you to show information about the public family history information you share and about your message board activity on your public profile. You can change these settings at any time.
This service is currently unavailable.

Update Your Settings

Public Family History Information

Customize what other members see about your profile family history information on your public profile.
Show links to any information about the public member trees I have submitted (will not show any personal family trees that you have not shared publicly)
Show photos and stories I have added to deceased individuals in my public member trees (will not show photos and stories added to living individuals or to personal family trees that you have not shared publicly)
Show information about my participation in Ancestry.com World Archives Project, including how much I have keyed or arbitrated and which projects I have worked on

Message Board Information

Choose what other members see about your message board activity on your public profile.

Include a link to posts I have made on the message boards
Show links to message boards that I have selected as favorite boards of mine
Show links to message boards that I am the administrator for (only applies to message board administrators)


Why Show More on Your Profile?

Showing more information on your public profile can benefit you, as well as the rest of the family history community.

  • Gives a fuller picture of your family history interests so that others who can help you or who may be related to you are more likely to contact you.
  • Gets the great work you've shared in your public member trees and on the message boards out to more people.
  • Encourages other people to share their research and discoveries with you.
  • Visit our other sites:

© 1997-2014 Ancestry.com | Corporate Information | New Privacy | Terms and Conditions