As noted in my previous post Rootsweb and the related Freepages have been 'down' since mid December, they now say they are working on reinstating those pages but that it could take weeks or months before they are fully restored (or perhaps never in some cases) .....
Family Trees/WorldConnect: Family Trees or WorldConnect allows you to upload a GEDCOM file and publish it for others to see. It is currently being reviewed by our software engineers and security team and we plan on having a read-only, searchable version up in the next few weeks. The ability to upload new GEDCOM files will be available in the coming months.
Meanwhile users who fear they have lost their work or need to rescue it to a more reliable place (as in on a chip or hard drive stored somewhere safe) should check out the Wayback Machine at https://archive.org/web/ where you may be able to find an archived copy of your work. Simply enter the URL of the now unavailable site in the search box to see the copies available.
In my own case the Rawls of Dorset pages previously available 0n the Ancestry site can be found at
Rawls of Dorset - archived.