It’s Here!  The New OGS Website!

The website of The Ontario Genealogical Society has been rebuilt over the past several months to include many new features, and we are ready for its big launch!

The new site has a fresh modern look and feel, and it will display properly on all access devices – desktop and laptop computers, tablets and cell phones.  We’ve made it easier to find information quickly, and drill down for additional details where needed.  Our indexes are available for everyone to see, and we are working on building better information delivery options for members and non-members.

OGS members are asked to log in to the Members’ Only section of the site before the end of October.  If you have forgotten your password, just click on “Lost your password?” to reset it.  Please report any problems that are encountered to it@ogs.on.ca so that we can get them fixed before Membership renewal begins on November 1st.

The majority of our transition is complete; however, you may encounter pages which ask you to return later for more information, as we work on rolling out additional elements of the site.  We thank you for your patience and tolerance as we finalize all of the features.

As you explore the new site, we anticipate that there will be glitches – things which don’t work for you, or areas where you can suggest an improvement – and we want you to let us know when that happens.  Email us at OGSwebreport@ogs.on.ca, copy and paste the URL (web address) of the page and explain the problems you have experienced or suggestions you have.

This new site is the result of design/build expertise from our business provider, Cavera, Inc., and hundreds of hours of volunteer time on the part of Steve Fulton and Charles Godwin and other members of the Technical Support and Innovation Committee, and we thank them for the sleepless nights and endless days devoted to this task.

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