why when I try to add a link to a profile

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when I try to add a link to a profile it comes out red & I cannot get to link - what am I doing wrong .this is on profile Jolene Beaugh-21 where I am trying to add links for her -her  grandmother & grandfather from Find a Grave .

                Martha Leger               Beaugh-15
WikiTree profile: Joseph Beaugh
in The Tree House by Martha Leger G2G6 Mach 2 (28.9k points)

I think the problematic profile is Beaugh-29.


Martha, your Findagrave link goes to a (non-existent) WikiTree URL/page not a Findagrave memorial. You can correct that with the template in Bob's answer. Just remember to change the memorial number.

The number you have for Jolene's memorial is incorrect, though. Perhaps this is her memorial:

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/188622521/mary-jolene-david

If so, this is the template code to use

{{FindAGrave|188622521}}

You should also copy/paste the citation from her memorial to her profile, then add the template at the end. You will find the Findagrave citation near the bottom of her memorial.

Post back if you need help with this process.


Regarding the other red text in Jolene's biography, I'm not sure what you are trying to link in the biography, but I think you are using incorrect URLs/pages there, too.

You may need to allow someone access to Jolene's profile to fix those areas.

2 Answers

+3 votes
Format is [[Beaugh-21|Joseph Beaugh]].
by Ellen Smith G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
+2 votes
Try this:

* {{FindAGrave|5848207}}

Well, if I could read ... that link above is for Joseph's FAG page
by Bob Jewett G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)
do I leave space before each word or not ?? thanks ..

I clicked on link you sent me but nothing comes up ??

                Martha    Beaugh-15
Sorry you're having trouble, Martha ... I added that Find A Grave template to the bottom of Joseph's profile ... have a look at that.

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