How to manage Gedcom upload updates

+1 vote
I maintain my Gedcom in an external program, TMG. I need to know what will happen each time I want to upload a new version. What wiill happen and how to do it?


in Genealogy Help by Steven Davies G2G Rookie (160 points)

1 Answer

0 votes
Hi Steven. You can't upload a new GEDCOM to update your WikiTree profiles. The reason for this is that WikiTree is a shared tree. So automatically overwriting your profiles could undo the work of others on those profiles.

So, if you uploaded a new GEDCOM, you would have to merge each profile individually, which depending on the size of your tree could be a lot of work, and is not encouraged.

by Lianne Lavoie G2G6 Pilot (423k points)
That's unfortunate. My tree is well maintained with many source citations. Much left to be done as well. I cannot upload anything that can't be easily refreshed. I can see this tree becoming a mass of unsourced name links. Sorry


Related questions

+52 votes
16 answers
+12 votes
1 answer
96 views asked Sep 25, 2017 in WikiTree Tech by Michael Frye G2G6 Mach 1 (14.1k points)
+4 votes
0 answers
+4 votes
0 answers
+10 votes
0 answers
77 views asked Sep 15, 2016 in Policy and Style by Nan Starjak G2G6 Pilot (296k points)
+5 votes
1 answer
76 views asked Jul 4, 2016 in WikiTree Tech by James Blankenship
+2 votes
1 answer
+21 votes
9 answers

WikiTree  ~  About  ~  Help Help  ~  Search Person Search  ~  Surname:

disclaimer - terms - copyright