• Adding images to the homepage Some of our subscribers to TNG have had initial problems getting images uploaded and installed on their home pages. It is a two-step process.  The first step is to get a copy of your image uploaded from your computer to ...
  • Search the TNG Site Your TNG site has a handy, built-in search tool.  I find it has two purposes: to locate those obscure items you added sometime a year ago, and also to find out just how popular your family tree has become. This tool ...
  • Finding unlinked media in TNG TNG makes it very easy to add media; photographs, documents, headstones, into your family history site.  Have a look at the articles on TNG: How to use media: an overview, TNG: How to add media, TNG: How to import media and ...
  • GEDCOM importing incomplete date data One of our Guild MWP users, Maurice Hemingway, hemingway.one-name.net, reported an unusual problem.  After exporting a GEDCOM file from his Legacy program and importing it into TNG, there were several living relatives showing as visible to the public.  Maurice re-checked ...
  • GEDCOM and working with ZIP files The TNG version 11 now supports the uploading and extraction of your GEDCOM files in a zipped package.  This will be very convenient for TNG users with extra-large family tree files. A zipped package is a computer file that is ...
  • Events TNG has a few built-in events ready for your use.  You see these on the edit pages for your ancestors and their families.  For individuals, you have Birth, Christening, Death and Burial events.  For families, you have Marriage and Divorced ...
  • Events: Adding your own custom events TNG has a few built-in events ready for your use, as described in the related article, Events. What if the default events are not sufficient?  Are there more?  What if I want to add my own, unique custom event?  Here ...
  • TNG v.11: Data validation Data. The lifeblood of a family history or surname study.  Without data, the tree lies barren, naked of any contributions. Having lots of data in your family tree is impressive.  I’m blown away by people’s trees with over 20,000 individuals.  ...
  • TNG v.11: Fan Charts TNG version 11 has added a new way of visualizing your ancestors.  It is called a ‘fan chart’. Starting with you, or any individual, you have a colourful display of your ancestors fanning out, starting with one individual surrounded by his ...
  • TNG v.11: Heat Maps Your TNG site has taken an awesome leap forward in making surname research exciting. The mapping feature that has been in previous versions of TNG was useful for showing locations on a map of where your ancestors were born, lived, married ...