The following is excerpted from the Church Newsroom. To read the full article, CLICK HERE.
FamilySearch.org has added functionality in 20 languages since August, making the world’s largest (and free) genealogical service available to anyone in 30 total languages. The website has been available in 10 languages (Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish) since it first launched in 2007.
“Expanding FamilySearch into additional languages is giving us the opportunity to reach more of our audience worldwide and to enrich their ability to make fun, memorable family discoveries and connections,” says Steve Rockwood, CEO of FamilySearch International.
FamilySearch users can create free accounts, build family trees, explore billions of genealogical records and add family memories and artifacts using any of the 30 languages below. FamilySearch’s Family Tree mobile app is available on iOS and Android if the language being used is supported on a user’s device.
Anyone visiting FamilySearch.org with a web browser set to one of the new languages can automatically navigate the site in that language. Otherwise, users can select their preferred language from the list of choices in the site’s language setting at the bottom of FamilySearch.org.
To see the available languages, CLICK HERE.