[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Intro & SGGEE questions.

Gary Warner garyw555 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 16:59:05 PDT 2015


Something is still wrong.  Now it just hangs and does nothing when I search.


On 4/1/2015 4:33 PM, Matt Warner wrote:
> This page now appears to be working correctly.
> Sorry for the delay!
> Matt
> On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 1:10 PM, Gary Warner <garyw555 at gmail.com 
> <mailto:garyw555 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Teresa
>     Thanks for joining us, and for also giving us feedback on our website.
>     I assume that you are talking about the searchable index for the
>     scanned maps at
>     https://sggee.org/research/map_search.html
>     You are correct that this link is public, and yes, I noticed also
>     that it no longer works- seems to have broken when we recently
>     moved the server from Washington State to California.  We are in
>     the process of getting it fixed.  This index is, however, only for
>     our scanned maps, and is does not include the maps in the members
>     only section.
>     So far as searching the gazetteers, there is no search engine per
>     se, but in every browser you can use the "find" feature under once
>     of the menu tabs in that browser to search for all occurrences of
>     any letter combination on the web page (gazetteer) that is open.
>     We look forward to hearing of your successes when you can get into
>     the members only areas of the website.
>     Gary Warner
>     SGGEE Databases Manager
>     On 3/26/2015 12:51 PM, Teresa Loeffler wrote:
>           Hi,
>           I've been lurking on the list for a while now, and I thought
>         it might be time to introduce myself...well, that and I have
>         a  question about the SGGEE website that I thought I'd ask
>         here before bothering them.  My name is Teresa Loeffler, and
>         I'm trying to trace my dad's side of the family.  I've been
>         playing around on the website, and have found some interesting
>         things, but I've run into a puzzle in the maps section.
>           On the Villages and Maps page there is a link to the
>         Searchable Map Index, and I swear I remember reading somewhere
>         that you didn't have to be a member to use the Search.  Every
>         time I try the Search I get a blank white page as my result. 
>         I've gotten the same result in Explorer and Chrome.  I used
>         Lodz as one of my tries, so I know I should have gotten
>         something.  Has anyone else used this feature?  Have you
>         gotten better results?
>           Or, is the search feature there but not working yet?  I did
>         read in the description of the Gazetteers that they eventually
>         wanted to make them searchable.  Perhaps this link is that
>         future step?
>            FWIW, I applied for SGGEE membership today, so hopefully I
>         will have access to the full site soon.  I really want to get
>         a look at the Genealogy database. :-)
>           Thanks,
>           Teresa
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