• Finding married names in custom events In a related tutorial article, we talked about Getting exposure on the search engines for our TNG site.  Now, how about letting the light shine a bit on our ancestor ladies? A big problem in searching for our female ancestors is ...
  • Getting exposure on the search engines You have your TNG website set up, it is nicely populated with dead people, your photos are magnificent, and you are anxious to let the world know about it. So, how do you get the word out so that the internet ...
  • Add ‘Military’ to your collections Using Collections in your TNG site is a good way to organize your photographs.  See the tutorial section on Media Collections for other ideas. What about military photos?  How about images of earned medals, battlefields and cemeteries, army buddy group photos, ...
  • Copying text to TNG from a word processor TNG has a lot of places where you can enter text, such as the homepage welcoming paragraph and sidebar features.  You can add stories in the Histories area of media, add sources, notes and more.  You may find obituaries, marriages ...
  • Regular backups of your TNG site You do backups of your TNG data and regularly, right?  Of course, we all have those great intentions.  We plan to back up weekly, or monthly or quarterly, or whatever inspires us.  Nope; instead we toil away every night, plowing ...
  • The Surname Cloud The Members’ Websites Project is a great resource for Guild members and the public out there.  In the Type 3 TNG project alone, we have around 160 registered surnames, submitted by over 145 Guild members.  With thousands of persons in ...
  • What’s New TNG has a handy way for sporting the latest information on your website.  One page features the most recent updates in the last 30 days: photos, documents, headstones, birth/marriage/death images, plus changes to individuals and families. This is a good place ...
  • TNG Version 12 is here! Version 12.0 of our TNG application has been released and is installed for you. There are 75 additions, enhancements and fixes in this release, so have fun trying them out. We will try to have more tutorials on the important features ...
  • Privacy, Consent, Cookies and Data Policy Because of current concerns on private information on websites, the criteria for protecting on-line information has become stricter.  New legislation, such as the European GDPR, now requires us to be a bit more conservative in our family history storage and ...
  • Commercial sites’ content usage restrictions We genealogy researchers now have a wealth of information and documents available on the internet.  The 21st century has delivered a major breakthrough in discovering our ancestors, when compared to the days of visiting libraries and written requests by mail.  ...