Articles about technology for genealogy.

Blog Beat Introduction Example One

WordPress for Genealogy: Global Content Blocks for Reusable Blogging Prompt Intros

Discussing another favorite use case for the WordPress Global Content Blocks plugin, to maintain a library of reusable Intro Blurbs for regular blog prompts or columns. Take advantage of this functionality on your own self-hosted personal, professional, or society WordPress blog to save time and room for error.

Global Content Blocks - Dropdown Selection Choice

WordPress for Genealogy: Adding a Lineage Snapshot Box to Blog Posts About Ancestors, Part II

The second step in how I display and maintain biographical profile boxes on blog posts about ancestors and relatives. Using the Wordpress Global Content Blocks plugin to manage biographical data and reuse it over, with as little repeated work as necessary. Also a discussion on why I go with the plugin instead of custom functions in my child them.

Wordle: APIs for Genealogy

Learning Materials from My RootsTech 2015 Session on APIs for Genealogy

I recently taught an introductory session at the RootsTech 2015 conference on APIs, and how they are used in genealogy. I have included the learning materials from that class, for class attendees who might want to brush up on what we covered, as well as for those who were unable to attend.

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