Why is someone I entered on the tree not showing up on a search?

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http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Special:SearchPerson

I ran that people search but since I know I entered him, I went into my contributions and got

http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Howley-112
in WikiTree Tech by Maureen Rosenfeld G2G6 Pilot (181k points)

1 Answer

+8 votes
Hi Maureen,

People don't appear in our search index right away. It could take up to 24 hours.

(More explanation if you're technically inclined: We use a search index to speed up searches. It's not a simple database query.)

Chris
by Chris Whitten G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)

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