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    Software Used

    Internet technology has come a long way in a short time. When I first started, I was hand writing individual pages that contained my genealogy information. I had about 2000 pages. That was a lot of work.

    Nowadays this work takes a fraction of that time. I use WordPress as the base software for this site. Even it has come along way in the past few years as has all the add-on features to it. I write some of the code for this site to get things to work how I want it to. WordPress is open source software in which I can change and tweak the code as I need.

    The database is TNG – The Next Generation of Genealogy Software.

    I would like to someday write a fully integrated Genealogy Content Management System. Maybe someday if I find enough time and gain some better programming skills.


    Browser Compatability

    The website has been designed to conform with HTML and CSS standards as outlined by the World Wide Web (WWW) consortium. This site will be best viewed in a standards compliant browser such as Firefox. Unfortunately Microsoft Internet Explorer plays by its own rules and is not fully compliant with the WWW consortium standards. If you have Internet Explorer I would suggest you upgrade to a standards-compliant web browser such as Firefox or Safari, or Google Chrome. This will give greater viewing pleasure of this site and also cause the site to load faster. Using Internet Explorer, especially older versions, may render some pages inoperable on this site.


    Images and Documents

    Images on this site are compressed in order to render the site as fast as possible and to save money due to bandwidth restrictions. Documents should print out okay, but photos will not be that great. If you want a high-resolution photo just drop me a line and I will email it to you individually if I have it.



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