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Maps of LDS Geography

Maps of LDS Geography

The article “A Geography of Faith” in BYU Magazine has some interesting maps about Mormonism. When you see issues about the Church put on a map, it may give you a different perspective. Below are 3 interesting maps. See more maps in the article. Below is a...
Geographic Location & Digital Maps

Geographic Location & Digital Maps

What Is Geographic Location? Geolocation, for short, is the longitude and latitude location of an object somewhere in the world. Using global positioning satellites (GPS), you can get the location of an object  and also tell its elevation and velocity. You’ve...
Top 15 Articles on LDSMediaTalk.com

Top 15 Articles on LDSMediaTalk.com

Here is a list of the top 15 most-read articles on this blog, listed in order of the number of page views for each: 19,072 views: LDS Church Websites 17,325 views: New Meetinghouse Locator on LDS.org – Beta Release 13,103 views: LDS General Conference Memes April 2013...
Stake and Ward Websites Replaced by a Suite of Tools

Stake and Ward Websites Replaced by a Suite of Tools

The classic.lds.org website (the version of LDS.org prior to November 2010) provided a website for each ward and stake, including calendars, directories, news, and lesson schedules. There is still a link to these sites on the home page of LDS.org (see “Ward and...
LDS.org Getting Started Guides

LDS.org Getting Started Guides

The Church provides getting-started guides for several of the functions on LDS.org, such as Maps (previously called Meetinghouse Locator), Youth, Personal Progress, Duty to God, and Store.lds.org. The newest guides are highlighted in red...
LDS Maps Upgraded

LDS Maps Upgraded

LDS Maps (maps.lds.org or go to LDS.org, click Tools, then Maps) has been updated with a variety of new features to make it easier to find stake members, meetinghouses, temples, and other Church facilities. Some of the new features include a number of map display...
Help Test New Church Applications

Help Test New Church Applications

If you have an interest in helping the Church test any of the following, please click on the link: Testers Needed for New LDS.org Maps Release Tablet Prototype of Ensign Tests Possibility of Interactive Magazines” (learn more about the tablet app here) Testing...
Tools on LDS.org

Tools on LDS.org

The following is the article “Becoming Familiar with the Resources Under Tools on LDS.org” in the November issue of the Meetinghouse Technology Newsletter: The resources under the Tools menu on LDS.org provide a wealth of new applications to help members...

Why Do I Need an LDS Account?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offers a lot of online information and services, much of which is personalized to your identity and Church calling. For example, on LDS.org you can sign in and view your ward directory and calendar. You can access...
LDS Maps Now in 16 Languages

LDS Maps Now in 16 Languages

LDS Maps at maps.lds.org (previously known as the Meetinghouse Locator) is now in 16 languages: Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Swedish. Available on the new...
New LDS.org

New LDS.org

An upgraded LDS.org is now available to the public at new.lds.org. After months of improvements and testing at beta.lds.org, the new features mentioned below are now available to the public at new.lds.org. (The last major overhaul of LDS.org was released to the public...

Top Reasons People Use LDS.org

I recently put together a report on the top reasons why people visit LDS.org.  I thought the answer might interest a wider audience, so here you go. Methodology: I tried to base the rankings on events, or instances of an action happening, though I must admit, in some...

Upgraded LDS Maps Site

Back in August, I wrote about the new LDS Maps site on LDS.org, previously known as the Meetinghouse Locator. LDS Maps has now been released in the following languages: Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean,...
New Meetinghouse Locator on LDS.org

New Meetinghouse Locator on LDS.org

LDS.org provides a simple program that let you enter an address anywhere in the world and find the nearest LDS meetinghouse (place of worship). We are pleased to announce an upgrade to this program, which can be accessed beginning today through many links on LDS.org...

New Meetinghouse Locator on LDS.org – Beta Release

LDS.org has a Meetinghouse Locator application that allows users to enter an address to find the nearest LDS meetinghouse. We are pleased to announce the beta release of an upgraded version of the meetinghouse locator application on LDS.org at maps.lds.org. This...

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