Cleaning up your data

[This article can also be found in the Wiki at: TNG Setup]You may have your family research in paper form, on loose paper, in binders, printouts from websites.  But, at least you do have some form of organization.  If you are starting with paper, then you will likely...

Family Genes mapping update

Your Family Genes TNG mapping has been updated for you.  TNG requires a unique access code for mapping to work.  This is called a Mapping API key, which is a long string of characters provided to us by Google, and allows your TNG site to use Google mapping in your TNG...

Creating image thumbnails

Image thumbnails are those small-size images that represent your photos but do not occupy a large space on the screen.  Thumbnails have a visual appeal to your visitors, over using text lists.  People can quickly see any photo items of interest to them, so this...

Template basics

A new set of tutorial articles have been started on TNG templates.  The first release includes a comparison chart of the 18 templates, template selection, your ‘Welcome Paragraph’, main and header title, the main image and header links.  The rest of the...

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 the name change upon marriage.  Let’s...