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Home Button- return to the page that shows up when you first sign in

This website could really do with a home button that takes you back to the page that shows up when you first sign in. Every time I want to return to that initial page such as when I want to view my recommended tasks I have to sign out and then sign back in again. I have also heard several members of my ward complain about this issue. It would be great if this could be implemented because, personally, I feel like it is easier to navigate the site from that first page that pops up.
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    It is there, but not labeled as such. Most sites feature a graphic design that is recognized as belonging to the site. Click on that graphic and the “home” page opens. That is true of FamilySearch, as well. Click on the FamilySearch graphic in the upper left of any FamilySearch page and the home page will open. Right-click and you can open the home page in its own window or tab.
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    On the top left, press the Icon of the Tree with the words FamilySearch next to it. That will return you to what you are calling the home page. I know it would be so much more clear if they just printed the word "Home" instead. However, the page conforms with the current thinking in web design.
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    That comment "current thinking in web design" might be just okey doakie with the 'New' generation, but for a lot of the members here are, I suspect, well past the age of being young (in age). I to, would like to see the HOME button there. I also like the features that are accessible from that page.
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    • That particular situation isn't the only one. Remember the Hamburger menu on the Search Places page? I had never seen it before that I remember on a desktop browser menu. Sure I had seen in on apps, but that one threw me.

      The use of icons / graphics instead of words just does not work well on a site that is heavily used by us older folks. We do not learn quickly and I've been recently reminded of that when my wife decided to stick with her iPad instead of attempting to set up and use a laptop, even one that is often as intuitive as a Mac Book Pro. She can't remember IDs and passwords and doesn't remember where she writes them down.

      For those who are in their retirement years, computers are a real challenge. The only reason I'm as aware as I am is because I retired from the computer industry and even then, I'm used to the desktop / laptop computers, not the all-in-one mobile devices that people now use for mobile phones.
    • Tom: my thoughts exactly.....thanks from an oldie at 78, but I have a friend in Utah at 84.......ken
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    I think the answer lies in the average age of the FamilySearch developers compared to that of its patrons! This issue has been raised in the past but it does not look like it will be addressed.

    I have checked again and found most of the websites I use still do have a distinctive "Home" link - including that of the Family History Centre, based here in London. Sadly, the developers appear to take the same attitude of my son, who suggests if I can't get used to these things I should go back to using pencil and paper. (Actually, he's not quite as harsh as that, but he certainly thinks I should do more to work things out myself, instead of phoning him at 10 o'clock at night with a computer query!)

    (The below shows that FamilySearch websites can (and do) sometimes clearly show the "HOME" link on their pages, albeit this applies to getting back to Home in the London FHC website only. Please enlarge image and look in red heading area)

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