Build a Genealogy Website

Build a Genealogy Website

Summary Details

Length: 60 minutes

Summary: Would you like to share your family history research with other family members but in a way that is visually appealing and doesn’t make their eyes glaze over or run the other way? In this session you’ll learn about a wide variety of options available and the best ways to post your research and hook your family members!

Description: There are many ways you can share your family history findings and this session will focus on Web-based platforms, both free and fee-based. Learn what is currently available, the technology behind the sites, and some best-practices to use when designing a workspace.

Audience Level: Beginner

Requirements: Projection for laptop/netbook computer on large screen

Content: 4 page handout


  • Why Is a Genealogy Website Important?
  • Genealogy Website Platforms
  • What’s In Your Genealogy Website?
  • Getting Other Family Members Involved in Your Website
  • Best Practices for Designing a Genealogy Website
  • Links

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