Another new Ancestry feature – CMs on the Match List Page

As of late October 2018, Ancestry have released another new display feature on the Match List page: a row below each match displays the number of shared centimorgans and segments.

This should be a real time saver when reviewing matches by scanning the page. In combination with the other new feature I posted about, the “no tree” display, these are just great user-friendly features that minimizes clicking and waiting for for each individual match page to load.
I would expect it will also reduce load on the Ancestry web servers, as users are less likely to click into their latest 6.0 CM matches. That would be good news for the customers, as it should mean we see less of the “name unavailable” type of errors.

Margaret created a family tree on a genealogy website in 2012. She purchased her first DNA kit in 2017. She created this website to share insights and how-to guides on DNA, genealogy, and family research.

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