My notes edit come up but not on private or public only in edit section.

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WikiTree profile: William Baker
in Genealogy Help by Glen Baker G2G1 (1.5k points)
retagged by Maggie N.

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Glen, you have a <REF> tag at the end of what is displayed on the view pages.  First, that is not correct - it should be lower case (<ref>).  That tag indicates the start of a citation and will normally put a footnote number where it occurs and then the citation (which is everything between the <ref> start tag and the </ref> end tag) will be displayed wherever the <references /> tag is placed.  You do have that tag but it is in between the start and end <ref> … </ref> tags, so it doesn't do anything.

I recommend, for starters, that you remove the <REF> and </ref> tags.  That should display everything.  Then, if you want to add footnotes for source citations, you can do that but make sure to use a start tag of <ref> and end tag of </ref> to enclose each citation.  Leave the <references /> tag alone - it is correctly placed to display the citations if you later enter any.
by Gaile Connolly G2G6 Pilot (820k points)
selected by Maggie N.
Gaile Connolly,

Very BIG THANK YOU for the quick response, you guys are on the ball, this system has many talented  people & you are one, sorry for the stuff up as i have said before i am on my P Plates still learning the system. I have placed many of my Baker Family on the system & stacks more to come

Once again many thanks,

  Glen Felix Baker

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