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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.

Evernote for Genealogy

Evernote for Genealogy: Creating a Linked Research Log Index

I use Evernote to maintain a master Genealogy Index listing everyone I am researching for our family history. I also apply a Dollarhide-inspired coding system to each individual I am researching. Both tools help me make Evernote a powerful research aid in doing my family history research.

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