Adding to trusted list...

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First of all, not sure whether this is under the right category.

Can you add someone to the trusted list of a profile by adding their WikiTree profile Id?

in The Tree House by Richard Shelley G2G6 Pilot (193k points)

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No, it has to be their email address.
by Ros Haywood G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)

More than a little inefficient in my opinion, especially if a profile manager is trying to add someone.

imagine you've identified a profile who fits a particular project's criteria, however you can't exactly add that project by its email because it isn't listed on the project page.

The current process assumes that two parties have had previous interaction, what about the 1% scenario where this is the first instance? Private message, to get the email address and then add to the list from there?

That's the way to do it. smiley It stops folk from adding people without asking if they actually want to be added.  Imagine if a person could add Haywood-41 (me) to any old profile they thought I might be interested in.  My Watchlist would balloon to unimaginable levels - and, actually, I might not be interested in said profile.  At least this way, the two parties are encouraged to 'talk' to each other first. And I get to control my own Watchlist.

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