Category Archives: Software

Get Visitor Comments on Websites at RootsWeb


Enabling – and encouraging – your visitors to contribute to your website through comments is a great way to develop an interactive and engaging website, and build a regular audience. And a powerful way to gain invaluable feedback so you … Continue reading

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Tracking Vistors to your WorldConnect Family Tree


I am interested in the demographics of who is visiting my family tree on Rootsweb WorldConnect. What country, city are visitors from? What pages are looked at most often? After a few unsuccessful attempts, I have now managed to set … Continue reading

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CrashPlan for Backup


Backup of genealogy data is essential to avoid loss of your work.  I have written before about backup, but have recently started using the CrashPlan service. This post is to let you know about this new service. Why Backup So … Continue reading

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New Zealand Cemetery Records – CD1


The New Zealand Society of Genealogists Inc. has released a new CD – New Zealand Cemetery Records: Waikato, King Country and Taupo. Their web site says this is the first in the New Zealand Cemetery Records series. The CD has … Continue reading

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Genealogy apps for iPad: Ancestry and GedView


I am looking for an app to use on my iPad for genealogy research.  This post records my test of a couple of apps. Ancestry app The free Ancestry.com app looked ideal, being able to be linked to a database … Continue reading

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Google Maps


I have just tried Google Maps, and it provides an easy way to put maps on your web site. I had some maps made in Photoshop on my site (and still there), but Google Maps allows a lot more! I … Continue reading

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Genealogy Backups!


This post is a reminder to back up your genealogy research and records regularly. Why? Because computers crash or get affected by viruses, so that you can lose all your research. So far I have had to use backups to … Continue reading

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