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WikiProject Alberta Gotoarrow.png Wiki Project Alberta Tasks – Locate Broken Links

Description[edit | edit source]

The purpose of this task is to find any broken links on Alberta Province topic pages.
This task is beginner task and requires basic experience with opening, reading, and reporting about linked websites.

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Questions about editing this project?

You may wish to print these instructions before you begin editing.

To Print:

  • Go to the top right-hand corner of the page within the the white area.
  • Locate the word Print or the icon of a printer. Click on the icon.
  • Print.

Instructions[edit | edit source]

1. Check the Assignment Chart below to choose an Alberta topic to edit.

2. Sign up on the Assignment Chart to accept the task. Sign-up instructions are posted with the Assignment Chart.

3. For each topic page:

a. Read the page and click on all blue links.
b. Confirm that each link goes to the correct website.
c. If the link does not go to the correct website, send an e-mail to the project director and report the broken link(s).
d. E-mail for broken links:

4. Mark the Assignment Chart to indicate you have finished the task.

Assignment Chart[edit | edit source]

If you are accepting this task:

1. Sign in to the wiki at the upper right-hand corner of this page. Use your FamilySearch account username and password.
2. Open the Assignment Chart for editing by clicking on the check mark in the box at the right opposite the Assignment Table heading.
3. Place your cursor in the box under the heading Name/Date Task Accepted and opposite your topic of choice.
4. Not all topics are included in the chart below. If your topic is not listed, this task is not yet ready for editing.
5. Type 4 tildes (~). This symbol is located on the upper left-hand part of your keyboard, next to the number 1. The ~~~~ is an electronic signature and will leave your user name and date when you signed.
6. Scroll nearly to the bottom of the page. Add a summary sentence in the Summary box saying something like, "Selected Census."
7. Click on the box "Save Page".
8. You are now signed up to complete this task.

If you are completing this task:

  • Follow the same instructions as accepting the task, except place your cursor in the correct topic box under the heading Date Completedand type the date. Then change your summary sentence to something like, "Completed Census."
Topic Name/Date Task Accepted Date Completed
Census Records

Vital Records

Church Records

Land and Property Records

Probate Records pnh 20:58, 29 March 2013 (UTC)
29 Mar 2013