The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding

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The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding
Original author(s) Darrin Lythgoe[1]
Initial release 2001; 15 years ago (2001)
Stable release 11[2] / March 16, 2016; 4 months ago (2016-03-16)
Development status Active
Written in PHP
Operating system Cross-platform,[4] Windows,[4] Mac OS X[5]
Available in Multilingual
Type Genealogy software
License Proprietary software
Website tngsitebuilding.com

The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding or TNG is a genealogy software installed in a web server[6] developed by Darrin Lythgoe. It was mentioned in several press reviews used for genealogy site building.[7][8] The data is stored in MySQL database tables and displayed in PHP scripting language[9] which can be a module in different content management system platforms.

Languages[edit]

The public and administrative display messages can be translated into Afrikaans, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish and Swedish,[6] and public messages can be translated into Icelandic and Serbian while help files and installation instructions can also be translated into French and Dutch.[4]

Features[edit]

  • User account registration[3]
  • Pedigree, relationship, descendancy, register charts[3]
  • What's New and Most Wanted pages[10]
  • RSS[3]
  • CMS Integrations such as WordPress[11] and Joomla

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Lythgoe Darrin Bio detailed 2011,
  2. ^ "The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding ('TNG')". 
  3. ^ a b c d The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding Website
  4. ^ a b c TNG FAQ
  5. ^ TNG for Mac in CNET Publisher's Description, From: Darrin Lythgoe
  6. ^ a b The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding on Chromebooks, Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter, October 26, 2014]
  7. ^ Polakoff, Eileen (2005). "Building a Family History Website". Avotaynu: 24. 
  8. ^ "Grading the Next Generation". Internet Genealogy Magazine: 19–21. August–September 2009. 
  9. ^ TNG in ZDNet
  10. ^ TNG at No1reviews.com
  11. ^ GeneaNet Genealogy Blog The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding (TNG) / WordPress Plugin

Further reading[edit]

  • Christian, Peter (2005). The Genealogist's Internet. Bloomsbury Academic. p. 296. ISBN 9781903365830. 
  • Eastman, Dick (2005). "Computer Genealogist Spotlight". New England Ancestors. New England Historic Genealogical Society. 6: 41ff. 
  • Lang, Mark (August 2006). "Dynamic web pages for your family history". Family Tree Magazine. 22 (10): 44–45. 

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