Genealogy Blog : GeneaNet News http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/ en Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:46:17 +0100 Geneanet 2012 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Dotclear 3 Tips for Using Geneanet #4 http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/03/3-Tips-for-Using-Geneanet-4.html urn:md5:074e878f7cdd64a4316b64837df4005f Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-001-00.jpg" />As much as possible, we will post blog notes to answer your most frequently asked questions about using Geneanet.<br /> <br /> Tips of the week are:<br /> <br /> - How to download the Geneanet mobile app?<br /> - How to match your family tree?<br /> - How to match your family tree (Premium members)? <br /> <p><strong>1. How to download the Geneanet mobile app?</strong></p> <p><strong>Geneanet mobile app for Android</strong></p> <p>Go to Google Play on your mobile or tablet, then search 'Geneanet' and click 'Install'.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-004-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Or click the following link in web browser: <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.geneanet.gw">https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.geneanet.gw</a>.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-004-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p><strong>Geneanet mobile app for iOS</strong></p> <p>Go to the Apple Store on your mobile or tablet, and search 'Geneanet', or click the following link in your web browser: <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/geneanet/id405274427">https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/geneanet/id405274427</a>.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-004-03.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p><strong>2. How to match your family tree?</strong></p> <p>Click 'Search &gt; Match your Family Tree' in the menu bar at the top of the screen.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-004-04.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Fill in the search form. If left blank, it will match your entire family tree.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-004-05.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Here is the list of matches by last name, place and date.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-004-06.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p><strong>3. How to match your family tree (Premium members)?</strong></p> <p>Click 'Search &gt; Match your Family Tree' in the menu bar at the top of the screen.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-004-04.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Fill in the search form. If left blank, it will match your entire family tree.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-004-07.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Here is the list of matches by full name, spouse, place and date.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-004-08.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/03/3-Tips-for-Using-Geneanet-4.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/03/3-Tips-for-Using-Geneanet-4.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/33793 3 Tips for Using Geneanet #3 http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/03/3-Tips-for-Using-Geneanet-3.html2 urn:md5:25a30e46cb40e491779008844c1750b1 Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-001-00.jpg" />As much as possible, we will post blog notes to answer your most frequently asked questions about using Geneanet.<br /> <br /> Tips of the week are:<br /> <br /> - How to delete your Geneanet family tree?<br /> - How to print and export an illustrated family tree?<br /> - How to check your Geneanet family tree for errors? <br /> <p><strong>1. How to delete your Geneanet family tree?</strong></p> <p>Click 'Family Tree &gt; Import/Export &amp; Other Tools' in the menu bar at the top of the screen.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-003-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Click 'Advanced Options' in the left sidebar, then click the 'Delete Family Tree' tab.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-003-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p><strong>2. How to print and export an illustrated family tree?</strong></p> <p>Click 'Charts &amp; Lists &gt; Ancestry &gt; Illustrated Family Tree' in the menu bar at the top of the screen.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-003-03.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Select the theme, content and font, then click 'Create'.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-003-04.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p><strong>3. How to check your Geneanet family tree for errors?</strong></p> <p>Click 'Family Tree &gt; Import/Export &amp; Other Tools' in the menu bar at the top of the screen.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-003-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Click 'Check Family Tree' in the left sidebar, then Geneanet automatically says if there are individuals whose date of marriage is later than date of death, if there are women whose date of death is before the date of birth of their child, and much more!</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-003-05.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/03/3-Tips-for-Using-Geneanet-3.html2#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/03/3-Tips-for-Using-Geneanet-3.html2#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/33714 New On Your Family Tree: Add Family Pictures With The Geneanet Mobile App http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/03/New-On-Your-Family-Tree%3A-Add-Family-Pictures-With-the-Geneanet-Mobile-App.html urn:md5:71636d23329a72a5005c5f0868c6e190 Mon, 09 Mar 2015 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-mobile-app-add-family-pictures-00.jpg" />You can now add family pictures on your family tree with the Geneanet mobile app.<br /> <br /> At a family reunion, take pictures of your parents, siblings, children, grandchildren, etc. and immediately add them to your family tree.<br /> <br /> Or, select a picture from your mobile gallery, Dropbox or Google Drive.<br /> <br /> Your family tree and your pictures are automatically synced with your account on Geneanet.org.<br /> <br /> With the Geneanet mobile app, show your family tree and pictures to your family and friends at any time, wherever you are!<br /> <br /> This option is free, as usual. <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-mobile-app-add-family-pictures-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /><br /> <br /> Privacy: Your family tree privacy options are the same as in your Geneanet account. If you don't want information and pictures of living persons to be displayed, just change your privacy options.<br /> <br /> You can give 'Guest' access rights to your family and friends so they can see your private information and pictures.<br /> <br /> Main features of the Geneanet mobile app:<br /> <br /> - Create your family tree from scratch or download it from your Geneanet account. Then, your family tree will be automatically synced between your mobile device and the Geneanet website.<br /> - View and edit your family tree.<br /> - View and add family pictures.<br /> - Receive birthday reminders.<br /> <br /> Install the Geneanet mobile app for <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.geneanet.gw">Android</a> and <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/geneanet/id405274427">iOS</a> on your mobile or tablet.<br /> <p align="center"><a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.geneanet.gw"><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-21.jpg" /></a>&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/geneanet/id405274427"><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-22.jpg" /></a></p> <em>The Geneanet mobile app is available on Android and iOS. If you have a BlackBerry or Windows Mobile device, you can go to the Geneanet website from your web browser.</em><br /> <br /> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/03/New-On-Your-Family-Tree%3A-Add-Family-Pictures-With-the-Geneanet-Mobile-App.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/03/New-On-Your-Family-Tree%3A-Add-Family-Pictures-With-the-Geneanet-Mobile-App.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/33656 3 Tips for Using Geneanet #2 http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/03/3-Tips-for-Using-Geneanet-2.html urn:md5:c99417d7cb0e46183b7a6d94232aab53 Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-001-00.jpg" />As much as possible, we will post blog notes to answer your most frequently asked questions about using Geneanet.<br /> <br /> Tips of the week are:<br /> <br /> - How to delete a Geneanet account?<br /> - How to import a GEDCOM file into Geneanet?<br /> - How to contact a Geneanet member? <br /> <p><strong>1. How to delete a Geneanet account?</strong></p> <p>Click 'Profile' in the drop-down menu at the top right of the screen.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-001-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Click 'Delete Account' at the bottom of the page.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-002-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p><strong>2. How to import a GEDCOM file into Geneanet?</strong></p> <p>Click 'Family Tree &gt; Import/Export &amp; Other Tools' in the menu bar at the top of the screen.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-003-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Select your GEDCOM file, then click 'Send'.</p> <p>If your GEDCOM file is bigger than 10MB, you can ZIP it and upload the ZIP file to Geneanet.</p> <p>If your GEDCOM file contains an additional branch, select the option 'Add Data' to merge it to your actual family tree.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-002-03.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p><strong>3. How to contact a Geneanet member?</strong></p> <p>When browsing the family tree of a Geneanet member, click the 'Home' icon at the top left of the screen.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-002-04.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>This will open a new page, then click 'Public Contact Page'.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-002-05.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>You can send an email to the member or you can directly send a message to their Geneanet mailbox.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-002-06.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/03/3-Tips-for-Using-Geneanet-2.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/03/3-Tips-for-Using-Geneanet-2.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/33589 3 Tips for Using Geneanet #1 http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/02/3-Tips-for-Using-Geneanet-1.html urn:md5:2252e073dded5f2f2d0e4044e1fa817f Mon, 23 Feb 2015 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-001-00.jpg" />As much as possible, we will post blog notes to answer your most frequently asked questions about using Geneanet.<br /> <br /> Tips of the week are:<br /> <br /> - How to change your email address?<br /> - How to unsubscribe from the Geneanet newsletter?<br /> - How to add a family picture to your Geneanet family tree? <br /> <p><strong>1. How to change your email address?</strong></p> <p>Click 'Profile' in the drop-down menu at the top right of the screen.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-001-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Change your email address, then click 'OK' at the bottom of the page.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-001-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p><strong>2. How to unsubscribe from the Geneanet newsletter?</strong></p> <p>Click 'Newsletters' in the drop-down menu at the top right of the screen.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-001-03.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Unselect the newsletters you don't want to receive anymore, then click 'OK' at the bottom of the page. To unsubscribe from the 'Birthday Reminder' and from the 'Email Alerts', click the tabs.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-001-04.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p><strong>3. How to add a family picture to your Geneanet family tree?</strong></p> <p>Go to a person in your family tree, then click 'Archive & Pictures > Add a Picture' in menu bar at the top of the page.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-001-05.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>The picture will be automatically linked to the person. If there are many persons on the picture, you can add names to link it to every person.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-tips-for-using-geneanet-001-06.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/02/3-Tips-for-Using-Geneanet-1.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/02/3-Tips-for-Using-Geneanet-1.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/33529 New Cemetery Home Page on Geneanet http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/02/New-Cemetery-Home-Page-on-Geneanet.html urn:md5:302dda869d2a5378d4fd0470b8df6688 Mon, 16 Feb 2015 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-cemetery-home-page-00.jpg" />Many Geneanet members take pictures of cemeteries and upload them to the collaborative database.<br /> <br /> They can easily do it with our mobile app for <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/geneanet/id925283154">iOs</a> and <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.geneanet.sauvonsTombes">Android</a>.<br /> <br /> Geneanet has released a new and beautiful 'Cemetery home page' to promote their pictures of graves and commemorative plaques. <br /> <p>Here is an example of the new 'Cemetery home page'.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-cemetery-home-page-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>To see the list of cemeteries by country, click 'Search &gt; Browse the Collections' in the top menu bar as shown below.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-cemetery-home-page-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/02/New-Cemetery-Home-Page-on-Geneanet.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/02/New-Cemetery-Home-Page-on-Geneanet.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/33466 New Geneanet Genealogy Library Home Page http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/02/New-Geneanet-Genealogy-Library-Home-Page.html urn:md5:dca736144f11bd0b0c681020b0a74aa5 Mon, 09 Feb 2015 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-new-genealogy-library-00.jpg" />The Geneanet Genealogy Library contains more than 1 billion names and about 4 million documents!<br /> <br /> Did you ever try to search it?<br /> <br /> Search your for amazing detail about your ancestors in old books, newspapers, directories, yearbooks, genealogical and historical publications, and much more.<br /> <br /> <p>Click 'Search &gt; Genealogy Library' in the top menu bar or simply click the following link: <a href="http://en.geneanet.org/library">http://en.geneanet.org/library</a></p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-new-genealogy-library-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Here is the new Geneanet Genealogy Library home page:</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-new-genealogy-library-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Page contents:</p> <ul> <li>1. A powerful search engine to search the library by last name and first name, and by keywords such as place, occupation, etc.</li> <li>2. List of the recently added documents.</li> <li>3. The collections: <ul> <li>More than 600,000 old books (family history, directories, indexes, yearbooks, military, local history, etc.) Reserved for Premium members.</li> <li>More than 3.2 million newspapers, a gold mine where you can find articles and amazing detail about your ancestors. Reserved for Premium members.</li> <li>More than 42,000 genealogical and historical publications. Reserved for Premium members.</li> <li>More than 2,000 recent books (bibliographies, genealogy works, magazines, etc.) provided by our partners. Pay per view.</li> </ul> </li> <li>4. Some information about the terms of use of the library.</li> <li>5. A slideshow which shows how to search the library.</li> </ul> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/02/New-Geneanet-Genealogy-Library-Home-Page.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/02/New-Geneanet-Genealogy-Library-Home-Page.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/33395 A New Home Page for Your Geneanet Archival Documents and Pictures http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/02/A-New-Home-Page-for-Your-Geneanet-Archival-Documents-and-Pictures.html urn:md5:eb8c093bbda03f2dd5c99385ef6c7a3d Mon, 02 Feb 2015 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-archive-pictures-00.jpg" />As promised, some new, simple and effective services now come with the new version of Geneanet to help you grow your family tree.<br /> <br /> On Geneanet, you can upload family pictures, archival records, indexes, pictures of headstones and memorials, family letters, postcards, coats of arms, and much more.<br /> <br /> A new page is now available to view, edit and add all of your archival documents and pictures.<br /><br /> <p>Click 'Family Tree &gt; Your Archive &amp; Pictures' in the top menu bar of the site, or simply click the following link: <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/media/">www.geneanet.org/media/</a></p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-archive-pictures-01.jpg" alt="EN-archive-pictures-01.jpg" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" /></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/02/A-New-Home-Page-for-Your-Geneanet-Archival-Documents-and-Pictures.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/02/A-New-Home-Page-for-Your-Geneanet-Archival-Documents-and-Pictures.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/33321 Genealogy: 2 Billion Individuals on Geneanet http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/01/Genealogy%3A-2-Billion-Individuals-on-Geneanet.html urn:md5:80386ece6354f749444c8093ba7e45aa Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-2-billion-individuals-00.jpg" />We are happy to announce that we have reached the milestone of 2 billion indexed individuals on Geneanet!<br /> <br /> It took almost 16 years to reach the milestone of one billion individuals, and only 2 years to index one billion more individuals.<br /> <br /> This is a new step: Geneanet becomes more and more useful and efficient for your genealogy research.<br /> <br /> That show our involvement in the free and collaborative genealogy: On Geneanet, you can create your family tree, search your ancestors and share with other members. The <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/privilege">Premium Membership</a> offers access to additional Geneanet services and options.<br /> <br /> We thank all of our members worldwide. You are our strength!<br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-2-billion-individuals-02.jpg" alt="EN-2-billion-individuals-01.jpg" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="EN-2-billion-individuals-01.jpg, Jan 2015" /><br /> <br /> Geneanet key figures:<br /> <br /> <ul> <li>2 billion individuals,</li> <li>2 million members,</li> <li>600,000 family trees,</li> <li>2 million unique visitors per month,</li> <li>Millions of old postcards, family pictures et archival records shared by our members.</li> </ul> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/01/Genealogy%3A-2-Billion-Individuals-on-Geneanet.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/01/Genealogy%3A-2-Billion-Individuals-on-Geneanet.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/33232 The GeneaNet 'Individual Matches' http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/01/The-GeneaNet-Individual-Matches.html urn:md5:b98f4a403f25d86d5bc7953fe4e8b860 Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-individual-matches-v5-00.jpg" />The GeneaNet 'Individual Matches' allows you to automatically search the GeneaNet database for individuals which may match your ancestors.<br /> <br /> This powerful feature is reserved for GeneaNet Club Privilege members.<br /> <br /> Other GeneaNet members can search for 'Individual Matches' in the Archival Records and Indexes but not in the collaborative family trees. <p>Go to the page of an individual in your Online Family Tree (GeneWeb) then click the 'Individual Matches' tab:</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-individual-matches-v5-01.jpg" /></p> <p>This will open a new page with the list of the individuals that may match with your ancestor, as shown below:</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-individual-matches-v5-02.jpg" /></p> <p>If there are too many or not enough search results in the list, you can edit the search criteria:</p> <p>- Search by name variants<br /> - Search for exact first name or search for first names which contain the one of your ancestor<br /> - Ignore the place<br /> - Change the year range</p> <p>Click the 'Archive &amp; Indexes' box to search for 'Individual Matches' in the Archival Records and Indexes:</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-individual-matches-v5-03.jpg" /></p> <br /> <br /> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/01/The-GeneaNet-Individual-Matches.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/01/The-GeneaNet-Individual-Matches.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/33164 Geneanet Ranks #6 on Top 100 Genealogy Websites of 2015 http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/01/Geneanet-Ranks-6-on-Top-100-Genealogy-Websites-of-2015.html urn:md5:ccae3084cf9fff0d8173a9d2c5e07b14 Sun, 18 Jan 2015 12:15:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/top-10-genealogy-website-2015.jpg" />GenealogyInTime Magazine has released the 2015 list of the Top 100 Genealogy Websites from around the world. The list is the end product of an extensive and exhaustive evaluation of thousands of genealogy websites. It is the most comprehensive list available on the genealogy industry.<br /> <br /> Geneanet ranks #6 (Geneanet was ranked #7 last year).<br /> <br /> And Geneanet ranks #3 in the Top 10 Free Genealogy Websites of 2015.<br /> <br /> GenealogyInTime Magazine says: "Geneanet moved up one position to number 6. It is the top French genealogy website and it specializes in family trees. Over the years, we have seen Geneanet slowly move up the rankings from the number 9 position in 2012 to where it is today. It continues to grow in popularity, having 2 million members and some 600,000 family trees."<br /> <br /> We thank all of our members for their support, and we will continue to develop tools and services to help you in your genealogy research.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.genealogyintime.com/articles/top-100-genealogy-websites-of-2015-page02.html">Top 100 Genealogy Websites of 2015</a><br /> <br /> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/01/Geneanet-Ranks-6-on-Top-100-Genealogy-Websites-of-2015.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/01/Geneanet-Ranks-6-on-Top-100-Genealogy-Websites-of-2015.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/33171 What Happens To Your Data After You're Dead? http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/01/What-Happens-To-Your-Data-After-You-re-Dead.html urn:md5:1b3e0861b8b83d45ed25c74076045133 Mon, 12 Jan 2015 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-your-data-after-youre-dead-00.jpg" />You have a Geneanet family tree and you have uploaded family pictures and archival records. What will happen to your data after you're dead?<br /> <br /> This is the question that many people ask.<br /> <br /> Geneanet offers to write your will and to explain what should happen to your Geneanet family tree and data after you're dead.<br /><br /> <strong>Who owns your data on Geneanet?</strong><br /> <br /> You own your Geneanet data.<br /> <br /> Each Geneanet data is linked to a single account and every member can delete their data at any time (family tree, pictures, archival records, etc.)<br /> <br /> Geneanet don't keep your data and personal information after you have deleted your account.<br /> <br /> Geneanet will never sell your data and will never share it with third parties.<br /> <br /> <strong>And what happens to your data after you're dead?</strong><br /> <br /> To write your will, go to the 'Personal Options' menu, then click the 'Your Geneanet Account After You Die' tab, or <a href="https://www.geneanet.org/profile/genealogical/testimony">simply click here</a>.<br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-your-data-after-youre-dead-01.jpg" alt="EN-your-data-after-youre-dead-01.jpg" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="EN-your-data-after-youre-dead-01.jpg, Jan 2015" /><br /> <br /> On this page, you can easily say if you want your data to be deleted or not, and explain why.<br /> <br /> If Geneanet is notified about the death of a member and if the 'Delete data' option is set to 'Yes', their account and data will be immediately deleted.<br /> <br />If the 'Delete data' option is set to 'No', data will still be available to Geneanet visitors but newsletters will not be send anymore to the given email address. This is a good way to memorialise the genealogy research of a loved one.<br /> <br /> This is an important topic. Take a few minutes to write your Geneanet will.<br /> <br /> <p align="center"><a href="https://www.geneanet.org/profile/genealogical/testimony">Your Geneanet Account After You Die</a></p> <br /> <br /> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/01/What-Happens-To-Your-Data-After-You-re-Dead.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/01/What-Happens-To-Your-Data-After-You-re-Dead.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/33097 Top 10 GeneaNet Blog Posts of 2014 http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/01/Top-10-GeneaNet-Blog-Posts-of-2014.html urn:md5:ac8cc18a2c32a8d4d41a978b5a351415 Mon, 05 Jan 2015 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-top-10-blog-posts-00.jpg" />GeneaNet wish you a Happy New Year!<br /> <br /> 2014 has gone by. It was a great year for genealogy and for GeneaNet.<br /> <br /> As we look towards the new year, let's take a moment to have a look to the top 10 GeneaNet blog posts of 2014. <br /> Most popular GeneaNet blog posts of 2014:<br /> <br /> 1. <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/genealogyblog/index.php/post/2014/05/Groundbreaking-Geographic-Population-Structure-GPS-Tool-Finds-your-Ancestors-Genealogy-Family-Tree-and-History.html">Groundbreaking Geographic Population Structure (GPS) Tool Finds your Ancestors, Genealogy, Family Tree and History</a><br /> <br /> 2. <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/genealogyblog/index.php/post/2014/03/How-To-Export-a-GEDCOM-File-from-your-Personal-Genealogy-Software.html">How To Export a GEDCOM File from your Personal Genealogy Software?</a><br /> <br /> 3. <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/genealogyblog/index.php/post/2014/02/200-Year-Old-Douche-Found-Under-New-York-s-City-Hall.html">200-Year-Old Douche Found Under New York's City Hall</a><br /> <br /> 4. <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/genealogyblog/index.php/post/2014/07/Sex-And-The-City-Star-Cynthia-Nixon-Is-Shocked-To-Find-her-Ancestor-Murdered-her-Abusive-Husband-with-an-Axe.html">Sex And The City Star Cynthia Nixon Is Shocked To Find her Ancestor Murdered her Abusive Husband with an Axe</a><br /> <br /> 5. <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/genealogyblog/index.php/post/2014/06/Skeletons-of-800-Babies-Infants-Believed-To-Be-Buried-at-Bon-Secours-Sisters-Site-in-Ireland.html">Skeletons of 800 Babies, Infants Believed To Be Buried at Bon Secours Sisters Site in Ireland</a><br /> <br /> 6. <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/genealogyblog/index.php/post/2014/05/A-Retiree-Digitizes-27-Million-Old-Newspaper-Pages-in-His-Living-Room-and-Libraries-Fight-to-Catch-Up.html">A Retiree Digitizes 27 Million Old Newspaper Pages in His Living Room (and Libraries Fight to Catch Up)</a><br /> <br /> 7. <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/genealogyblog/index.php/post/2014/01/Franklin-County-North-Carolina%3A-State-Led-Destruction-of-Town-Archives-Leaves-Historians-and-Citizens-Devastated.html">Franklin County, North Carolina: State-Led Destruction of Town Archives Leaves Historians and Citizens Devastated</a><br /> <br /> 8. <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/genealogyblog/index.php/post/2014/02/Naval-Archivists-Discover-Trove-of-Never-Before-Seen-Photographs-from-Spanish-American-Conflict-of-1898.html">Naval Archivists Discover Trove of Never Before Seen Photographs from Spanish-American Conflict of 1898</a><br /> <br /> 9. <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/genealogyblog/index.php/post/2014/09/500-Child-Skeletons-Found-in-Workhouse-Mass-Grave-Tell-of-Struggles-During-the-Irish-Great-Hunger.html">500 Child Skeletons Found in Workhouse Mass Grave Tell of Struggles During the Irish Great Hunger</a><br /> <br /> 10. <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/genealogyblog/index.php/post/2014/01/DNA-Shows-Irish-People-Have-More-Complex-Origins-Than-Previously-Thought.html">DNA Shows Irish People Have More Complex Origins Than Previously Thought</a><br /> <br /> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/01/Top-10-GeneaNet-Blog-Posts-of-2014.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/01/Top-10-GeneaNet-Blog-Posts-of-2014.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/33019 Did You Know That Geneanet Is Now Responsive? http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/01/Did-You-Know-That-Geneanet-Is-Now-Responsive.html urn:md5:7cb01f4d91001c44873e849eeff7ba2d Fri, 02 Jan 2015 06:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-responsive-00.jpg" />Almost all of the pages of Geneanet are now responsive.<br /> <br /> It means that the Geneanet layout automatically adapts itself to a particular viewing environment such as desktop, tablet or mobile.<br /> <br /> You can now browse Geneanet wherever you are!<br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-responsive-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/01/Did-You-Know-That-Geneanet-Is-Now-Responsive.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2015/01/Did-You-Know-That-Geneanet-Is-Now-Responsive.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32897 Geneanet Wish You a Happy New Year! http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/12/GeneaNet-Wish-You-a-Happy-New-Year.html urn:md5:8459c95abbed5a1cb35d08f9496c381c Mon, 29 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-happy-new-year-2015-10.jpg" />We wish you a Happy New Year!<br /> <br /> Many thanks to all of you for supporting Geneanet!<br /> <br /> Now, it's time to set some genealogy goals for the upcoming year and we hope that 2015 will bring you many new ancestors and lost relatives!<br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-happy-new-year-2015-11.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /><br /> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/12/GeneaNet-Wish-You-a-Happy-New-Year.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/12/GeneaNet-Wish-You-a-Happy-New-Year.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32893 Geneanet Wish You a Merry Christmas! http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/12/GeneaNet-Wish-You-a-Merry-Christmas.html urn:md5:c44e70df2564f9e17a62118669acd0d3 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-merry-christmas-2014-00.jpg" />We wish you a very Merry Christmas!<br /> <br /> Have a great time with your family and friends.<br /> <br /> Geneanet<br /> <br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-merry-christmas-2014-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /><br /> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/12/GeneaNet-Wish-You-a-Merry-Christmas.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/12/GeneaNet-Wish-You-a-Merry-Christmas.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32898 The Ring of Remembrance: The Names of 579,606 Soldiers Who Lost Their Lives During World War I http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/12/The-Ring-of-Remembrance%3A-The-Names-of-579606-Soldiers-Who-Lost-Their-Lives-During-World-War-I.html urn:md5:d3166ab76c90704ab21bd12924bef324 Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-ring-of-remembrance-00.jpg" />The Ring of Remembrance has been inaugurated by French president François Hollande on November 11, 2014 to pay tribute to those who died in northern France during World War I. The names of 579,606 soldiers are presented without any reference to nationality.<br /> <br /> Geneanet offers to find your ancestors: the 500 sheets of bronzed stainless steel have been photographed and all the names have been indexed. <br /> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-ring-of-remembrance-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Geneanet have photographed the 500 sheets and indexed the 579,606 names of these soldiers who came from 40 countries: Australia, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, the United States of America,...</p> <p>Discover this collection of pictures and names on our page: <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/anneau_memoire">'The Ring of Remembrance'</a></p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-ring-of-remembrance-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Search a name or browse the pictures.</p> <p>To attach a picture to an individual in your Geneanet family tree, just click 'Link to your family tree' below the picture.</p> <p>Of course, access to the pictures and to the index is freely available for everyone.</p> <p align="center">Discover this collection on our page: <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/anneau_memoire">'The Ring of Remembrance'</a></p> <p><em>Photo of The Ring of Remembrance: © Felouch Kotek, Wikipedia</em></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/12/The-Ring-of-Remembrance%3A-The-Names-of-579606-Soldiers-Who-Lost-Their-Lives-During-World-War-I.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/12/The-Ring-of-Remembrance%3A-The-Names-of-579606-Soldiers-Who-Lost-Their-Lives-During-World-War-I.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32818 Some New Useful Sections on Your Geneanet Home Page http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/12/Some-New-Useful-Sections-on-Your-Geneanet-Home-Page.html urn:md5:a0cfdbfd19cb6a9e010f9251daeca3c3 Mon, 01 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-new-home-page-section-00.jpg" />Some new useful sections have been added to your Geneanet home page.<br /> <br /> Depending on the number of individuals in your family tree, one of these new sections offers different kind of tools to help you build your family tree.<br /> <br /> Another new section invites you to index our collection of headstones and memorials, and another one shows recently added archive and pictures to the Geneanet database. <p>1. If you already have a Geneanet family tree, a new section shows a carousel with most recently added or updated individuals (items are clickable), date of last update, number of attached archival records &amp; pictures and number of possible errors (with a link to the 'Check Family Tree' option). If you have 'Guest' or 'Admin' access rights to some member's family tree, you will be able to directly switch between them by selecting an item in the 'Other family tree' drop-down list.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-new-home-page-section-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>2. If you have less than 7 individuals in your Geneanet family tree, you can click a box to add new persons in it.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-new-home-page-section-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>3. If you don't have a Geneanet family tree, you can directly build it from scratch.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-new-home-page-section-03.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Another new section invites you to index our collection of headstones and memorials, and another one shows recently added archive and pictures to the Geneanet database.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-new-home-page-section-04.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/12/Some-New-Useful-Sections-on-Your-Geneanet-Home-Page.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/12/Some-New-Useful-Sections-on-Your-Geneanet-Home-Page.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32716 The New Geneanet Website Will Be Formally Launched on December 1, 2014 http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/The-New-Geneanet-Website-Will-Be-Formally-Launched-on-December-1-2014.html urn:md5:c343e3e5acfe2a1a3d16a0f14b2854a9 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:15:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-new-website-formally-launched-00.jpg" />As of December 1, 2014, find the new Geneanet website at <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/">www.geneanet.org</a>.<br /> <br /> The old website will be discontinued and the address <a href="http://www.geneanet.info/">www.geneanet.info</a> will not be available anymore.<br /> <br /> This new version will help us to develop new, simple and effective services and options, and to help you grow your family tree.<br /> <br /> <p><table width="100%" bgcolor="lightgrey" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div align="center"><p align="center"><strong>IMPORTANT: Geneanet will be down for maintenance on December 1, 2014 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm (Paris, France, Time Zone)</strong></p> </div></td></tr></tbody></table></p> <br /><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-new-website-formally-launched-01.jpg" alt="EN-new-website-formally-launched-01.jpg" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="EN-new-website-formally-launched-01.jpg, Nov 2014" /> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/The-New-Geneanet-Website-Will-Be-Formally-Launched-on-December-1-2014.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/The-New-Geneanet-Website-Will-Be-Formally-Launched-on-December-1-2014.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32692 Upload Family Pictures To Your Geneanet Family Tree http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/Upload-Family-Pictures-to-your-Geneanet-Family-Tree.html urn:md5:9f307a27537217861eabae9a6e7c0a3f Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-upload-family-pictures-00.jpg" />If you have family pictures, you can upload them to your Geneanet family tree to make it more attractive. It's free and easy.<br /> <br /> And you can kill two birds with one stone by uploading your family pictures to your Geneanet family tree as that will also backup your files!<br /> <br /> So, it's now time to get that shoebox filled with old family pictures and to turn them into digital files... <br />Click 'Archive &amp; Pictures &gt; Add Picture' in the menu bar at the top of the page.<br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-upload-family-pictures-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /><br /> <br /> Enter the name of all persons and the picture will be automatically attached to them in your family tree.<br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-upload-family-pictures-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /><br /> <br /> The picture has been added to your family tree.<br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-upload-family-pictures-03.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /><br /> <br /> If you have uploaded multiple pictures for a person, click 'Archive &amp; Pictures &gt; View' to see them all.<br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-upload-family-pictures-04.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /><br /> <br /> <p align="center"><strong><a href="https://www.geneanet.info/mon_compte/arbre_show.php">&gt;&gt;&gt; VIEW AND EDIT YOUR FAMILY TREE &lt;&lt;&lt;</a></strong></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/Upload-Family-Pictures-to-your-Geneanet-Family-Tree.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/Upload-Family-Pictures-to-your-Geneanet-Family-Tree.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32654 'GeneaGraves Weekend': Thanks To All of You! http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/-GeneaGraves-Weekend-%3A-Thanks-To-All-of-You.html urn:md5:48ce1098d1d674ee6f3353422b64ed32 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:15:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-report-00.jpg" />Last weekend, Geneanet has invited you to take pictures of graves to formally launch the GeneaGraves mobile app. You were there and we thank you very much!<br /> <br /> All these pictures and indexes will be freely available for all fellow genealogists.<br /> <br /> Here are some statistics about these two days dedicated to the preservation of our heritage. <br />You were 1,001 volunteers.<br /> <br /> You have taken pictures of more than 25,000 graves.<br /> <br /> You have transcribed more than 62,000 names.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/gallery/?action=about&amp;rubrique=monuments">Click here</a> to access our pictures of graves collection.<br /> <br /> Top 15 photographers (username/number of pictures) :<img title="EN-geneagraves-weekend-report-01.jpg, Nov 2014" style="float: right; margin: 0 0 1em 1em;" alt="EN-geneagraves-weekend-report-01.jpg" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-report-01.jpg" /><br /> <br />atrebate : 1780<br /> danyfeschet : 1095<br /> joelthome : 912<br /> hbartholomeus : 867<br /> rro100 : 541<br /> hcamping : 515<br /> xbrboulanger : 459<br /> sbouda : 423<br /> stueckrath : 378<br /> debruijnc : 355<br /> mturbil : 334<br /> dmontier : 316<br /> etude : 279<br /> angeheureux : 257<br /> pereno1221 : 255<br /> <br /> Top 15 transcribers (username/number of names) :<img title="EN-geneagraves-weekend-report-02.jpg, Nov 2014" style="float: right; margin: 0 0 1em 1em;" alt="EN-geneagraves-weekend-report-02.jpg" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-report-02.jpg" /><br /> <br />melabdi : 2491<br /> adesgranges1 : 1477<br /> dominique48 : 1308<br /> fat32 : 1189<br /> miot : 1101<br /> michelelemmery : 1056<br /> riojacques : 1010<br /> cmonique25 : 894<br /> frany1 : 876<br /> aclaudbosc : 868<br /> bribri95 : 868<br /> rebrol : 842<br /> beouzilleau1 : 803<br /> misseslya : 598<br /> iricheux : 593<br /> <br /> We have received pictures and indexes from all over the world: Germany, Belgium, Canada, Spain, USA, France, Iceland, Sweden, Tunisia, ...<br /> <br /> It has been a great satisfaction and we hope you will join us again next spring for another 'GeneaGraves Weekend'.<br /> <br /> Once again, thanks to all of you!<br /> <br /> Read more:<br /> <br />- <a href="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/09/New%3A-Take-Pictures-of-Cemeteries-with-GeneaGraves-the-New-Geneanet-Mobile-App-for-Android.html">Take Pictures of Cemeteries with GeneaGraves, the New Geneanet Mobile App for Android</a><br /> <br />- <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/community/cimetiere/">A Cemetery for Posterity</a> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/-GeneaGraves-Weekend-%3A-Thanks-To-All-of-You.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/-GeneaGraves-Weekend-%3A-Thanks-To-All-of-You.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32617 The GeneaNet 'Email Alert by Individual' http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/The-GeneaNet-Email-Alert-by-Individual.html urn:md5:13a7b4d986484da732e17c12d5ed1339 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-email-alert-individual-v5-00.jpg" />GeneaNet has a powerful feature called 'Email Alert by Individual'.<br /><br />Premium members can receive accurate emails with the latest entries by name (with name variants), by first name (with name variants), by place, by year, by occupation and by spouse.<br /><br />These Email Alerts can be automatically generated from your GeneaNet family tree!<br /> <p>Click the ‘Email Alert by Individual’ item in the drop down menu at the top right of the screen:</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-email-alert-individual-v5-01.jpg" /></p> <p><strong>Configure Automatic Email Alerts</strong></p> <p>You can create Automatic Email Alerts from a selection of individuals in your family tree to receive a weekly email with the latest entries:</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-email-alert-individual-v5-02.jpg" /></p> <p>If your family tree contains more than 2,000 individuals, the 'Sosa-Stradonitz (Ahnentafel) numbered individuals only' option is automatically selected.</p> In most cases, if you select the 'Only individuals with one or less parent' option, you will automatically create Email Alerts for individuals who are at the end of the line in your family tree.<br /><br />If you select the 'Exclude results with no additional information' option, matches will not appear in your Email Alert if the GeneaNet member doesn't have any additional information about the ancestors (parents) of the individual. <p><strong>View/Edit</strong></p> <p>You can edit your Automatic Email Alerts and you can add new ones:</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-email-alert-individual-v5-03.jpg" /></p> <p>Edit your Email Alert then click 'OK', or click 'Delete':</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-email-alert-individual-v5-04.jpg" /></p> <p>To easily create a new Email Alert, make a search in the GeneaNet database then click 'Create a new Email Alert' at the bottom of the search results list:</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-email-alert-individual-v5-05.jpg" /></p> <p><strong>Email Alert</strong></p> <p>You will receive a weekly email with the latest entries for your Email Alerts:</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-email-alert-individual-004.jpg" /></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/The-GeneaNet-Email-Alert-by-Individual.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/The-GeneaNet-Email-Alert-by-Individual.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32584 Participate in the 'GeneaGraves Weekend' on November 15-16, 2014 http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/Participate-in-the-GeneaGraves-Weekend-on-November-15-16-2014.html2 urn:md5:932a6d081cb98ff025d4c10fe12f9704 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-00.jpg" />A few weeks ago, Geneanet has launched the GeneaGraves mobile app for Android and iOS. With this app, you can easily take pictures of graves and upload them into Geneanet. Then, these pictures are free for every Geneanet member.<br /> <br /> Pictures can also be attached to any person in the Geneanet family tree. That show our involvement in the free and collaborative genealogy.<br /> <br /> To formally launch this new service, we will organise the 'GeneaGraves Weekend' for all of our members worldwide. On November 15-16, 2014, take pictures of graves in a nearby cemetery! <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-10.jpg" alt="EN-geneagraves-weekend-10.jpg" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="EN-geneagraves-weekend-10.jpg, Oct 2014" /><br /> <br /><strong>How to participate?</strong><br /> <br /> 1. Install the GeneaGraves app for <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.geneanet.sauvonsTombes">Android</a> and <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/geneagraves/id925283154">iOS</a> on your mobile or tablet.<br /> <p align="center"><a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.geneanet.sauvonsTombes"><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-21.jpg" /></a>&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/geneagraves/id925283154"><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-22.jpg" /></a></p> <br /> 2. Go to a nearby cemetery, launch the app, select a project or create a new one, then take as many pictures as you want.<br /> <br /> 3. Once you're back home, upload the pictures into your Geneanet account via a Wi-Fi access point. These pictures will be free for every Geneanet member.<br /> <br /> If you can't go to a cemetery or if you don't have a mobile/tablet, you can <a href="http://en.geneanet.org/gallery/random.php">participate in the collaborative index of pictures</a> which have been uploaded into Geneanet.<br /> <br /> See if your nearby cemetery is not already <a href="http://en.geneanet.org/gallery/?action=about&amp;rubrique=monuments">listed on Geneanet</a>.<br /> <br /> Participate in the 'GeneaGraves Weekend' and help to grow our free database of tombstones. http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/Participate-in-the-GeneaGraves-Weekend-on-November-15-16-2014.html2#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/Participate-in-the-GeneaGraves-Weekend-on-November-15-16-2014.html2#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32508 Participate in the 'GeneaGraves Weekend' on November 15-16, 2014 http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/Participate-in-the-GeneaGraves-Weekend-on-November-15-16-2014.html urn:md5:3403730ea041be57e6aaf67c57be908a Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:15:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-00.jpg" />A few weeks ago, Geneanet has launched the GeneaGraves mobile app for Android and iOS. With this app, you can easily take pictures of graves and upload them into Geneanet. Then, these pictures are free for every Geneanet member.<br /> <br /> Pictures can also be attached to any person in the Geneanet family tree. That show our involvement in the free and collaborative genealogy.<br /> <br /> To formally launch this new service, we will organise the 'GeneaGraves Weekend' for all of our members worldwide. On November 15-16, 2014, take pictures of graves in a nearby cemetery! <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-01.jpg" alt="EN-geneagraves-weekend-01.jpg" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="EN-geneagraves-weekend-01.jpg, Oct 2014" /><br /> <br /><strong>How to participate?</strong><br /> <br /> 1. See if your nearby cemetery is not already <a href="http://en.geneanet.org/gallery/?action=about&amp;rubrique=monuments">listed on Geneanet</a>.<br /> <br /> 2. Install the GeneaGraves app for <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.geneanet.sauvonsTombes">Android</a> and <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/geneagraves/id925283154">iOS</a> on your mobile or tablet.<br /> <br /> 3. On November 15-16, 2014, take pictures of graves in a nearby cemetery.<br /> <br /> If you can't go to a cemetery or if you don't have a mobile/tablet, you can <a href="http://en.geneanet.org/gallery/random.php">participate in the collaborative index of pictures</a> which have been uploaded into Geneanet.<br /> <br /> You will soon receive more information on how to participate in the 'GeneaGraves Weekend'... http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/Participate-in-the-GeneaGraves-Weekend-on-November-15-16-2014.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/Participate-in-the-GeneaGraves-Weekend-on-November-15-16-2014.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32394 The New Geneanet Website Has Been Released http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/10/The-New-Geneanet-Website-Has-Been-Released.html urn:md5:fa8738be05a3280e254041b088cbcfb7 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:15:00 +0200 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-new-geneanet-website-00.jpg" />For the last 12 months, we have been working hard to build a new, simpler and clearer Geneanet website.<br /> <br /> Based on collaboration and sharing, the Geneanet spirit has been enhanced. Of course, we have heard suggestions and concerns from our members worldwide.​<br /> <br /> Today, we are pleased to announce the new version of Geneanet. <p>Discover the new Geneanet website at: <a href="http://www.geneanet.info/">www.geneanet.info</a>.</p> <p><strong>During the next weeks:</strong></p> <p>During the next weeks, you can go to the new Geneanet website (<a href="http://www.geneanet.info/">www.geneanet.info</a>) and to the old version (<a href="http://www.geneanet.org/">www.geneanet.org</a>), and your data (family tree, archival records, family pictures, etc.) will be synchronized between the two websites.</p> <p>Meanwhile, Geneanet will add some new services and options. For example, a new family tree dashboard will be added to the Geneanet home page.</p> <p><strong>In future:</strong></p> <p>This new version marks a significant step forward and also a new starting point.</p> <p>The important technical change, transparent to the user, will help us to develop new, simple and effective services and options.</p> <p>Today, we release a new website to achieve our goal: providing a better genealogy tool to experienced genealogists and beginners who want to discover, build and share their family history.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-new-geneanet-website-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/10/The-New-Geneanet-Website-Has-Been-Released.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/10/The-New-Geneanet-Website-Has-Been-Released.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32281