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Title:
Publishing your family history on the Internet
Author:
Wilson, Richard S. (Richard Scott), 1948-
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
La Habra, CA : Compuology ; Cincinnati, Ohio : Distributed by Betterway Books, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
331 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
"A companion to The Internet for genealogists : a beginner's guide"--Cover.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780938717362
Format :
Book

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Starting with an explanation of HTML and LDS GEDCOM files, Wilson guides readers through the setting up of a Web page designed to house genealogical records. Readers also learn the best ways to convert their family data for display on the Web.'


Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Table of Illustrationsp. xiii
Chapter 1 Why Publish Your Family History on the Web?p. 1
Exposurep. 3
Personal Satisfactionp. 6
Preservationp. 8
Extend Your Research Contactsp. 9
Steps to Publishing Genealogical Data on the Webp. 10
Chapter 2 Easing Into the Language of Web Pagesp. 11
HTML: a Simple Computer Languagep. 13
Working With HTML Codesp. 17
Web Editor Advantagesp. 20
Alternative Methodsp. 24
Chapter 3 Genealogical Data Considerationsp. 27
Creating a GEDCOM Filep. 29
Ancestral Questp. 31
Family Originsp. 34
Family Tree Makerp. 37
Legacyp. 39
Generationsp. 42
The Master Genealogistp. 45
Ultimate Family Treep. 48
Privacy Issuesp. 50
GED Cleanp. 51
GED Privyp. 56
Res Privatap. 58
Chapter 4 Converting Genealogical Data in Minutesp. 63
Pros and Cons of Manual vs Automaticp. 65
Automatic Conversion Processp. 66
Ancestral Questp. 68
Family Originsp. 72
Family Tree Makerp. 77
GED2HTMp. 82
GED2HTMLp. 87
GED2WWWp. 94
Gedpagep. 98
Generationsp. 103
Legacyp. 110
The Master Genealogistp. 118
Ultimate Family Treep. 127
Webbitp. 133
Conversion Summaryp. 138
Chapter 5 Putting it all Togetherp. 141
Creating Your Web Pagesp. 143
Setting Up Links and Directoriesp. 150
Internal Linksp. 151
External Linksp. 153
Mail Linksp. 157
Graphic Formats Supported on the Webp. 158
GIF Formatp. 159
Transparencyp. 161
JPG Formatp. 163
PNG Formatp. 164
Sounds and Video for Your Web Sitep. 165
Web "Hit" Countersp. 168
Meta Tagsp. 170
Guest Booksp. 173
Proofread, Inspect and Validate Your Pagesp. 175
Chapter 6 Transferring Your Pages Onto the Internetp. 177
Locating Web Spacep. 179
Working with Free Web Space Providersp. 185
Working with Your Web Space Providerp. 196
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)p. 200
Uploading With WS_FTPp. 203
Uploading Files With Netscape Communicatorp. 210
Uploading Your Web Pages With Fetchp. 212
Checking Your Uploaded Web Pagesp. 214
Chapter 7 Web Sites Where You Can Learn Morep. 215
Shareware Software Sitesp. 217
Advertising Sitesp. 218
Counters and Guest Booksp. 221
FTP Programsp. 223
Genealogy to HTML Convertersp. 225
Programs to Remove Living Informationp. 231
Graphics for Your Web Pagesp. 232
HTML Editorsp. 235
HTML and Web Trainingp. 238
HTML Validatorsp. 242
Utility Programsp. 244
Web Browsersp. 247
Web Design Aidsp. 249
Web Space Providersp. 251
Chapter 8 Free/Low-cost Advertising for Your Web Sitep. 253
Traditional Mediap. 255
Search Engines and Indexesp. 256
Genealogy Specific Sitesp. 261
Web Billboard Advertisingp. 262
What's New Lists and What's Cool Listsp. 263
Mail Lists and News Groupsp. 264
Appendix A Advanced Topicsp. 265
CGI Scriptsp. 267
Framesp. 270
Formsp. 272
Imagemapsp. 274
Java Scriptsp. 276
Appendix B Some of the Basicsp. 279
Basic DOS Commandsp. 281
Creating a Shortcut in Windows 95/98p. 286
Compression Programsp. 289
PKZip (for DOS)p. 290
WinZip for Windowsp. 291
Stuffit for Macintoshp. 295
Appendix C Glossaryp. 297
Bibliographyp. 321
Indexp. 323

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