The Reference page provides additional guidance beyond our GAP Guidelines on best practices for managing a group project.
The Allow order without join request option allows you to decide if prospective project [...]
The group join code is the ID number that is assigned to your group. [...]
On the GAP Project Profile page, what should I enter for the Website? Where do I set up a group project website?
The Website should be the URL for your group project. This is usually the [...]
The Description should be something that briefly describes the scope of your group project [...]
The Project Name should be something that briefly and clearly describes your project.
The Project Profile page is the description page for your project. You should include [...]
Paid kits are transferred to the lab on Wednesdays. The following Thursday, pending result [...]
Why are there kits listed on the Pending Shipment to Lab page of my Group Administration Page (GAP)?
Kits that are received in our offices are sent once a week to the [...]
In each kit sent in a multiple kit order, Family Tree DNA includes a [...]
Multiple kits do not have to be paid when the order is placed. You [...]
I do not wish to pay for the test, but the bill should not go with the kit. How do I bill a third party?
During the order process, you will be given the option of entering a separate [...]
When you are ready to retire as the group’s administrator, if you have co-administrators, [...]
Any family historian or genealogist can start a Family Finder project.
In a Surname Project, the common link between participants is their surname. In a [...]
A Family Finder Project uses DNA to trace descendants of a single ancestor or ancestral couple. [...]
The Group Administration Pages (GAP) are the web accounts of Family Tree DNA Project Administrators [...]