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24 March 2014

Upload Family Pictures to your Geneanet Family Tree

If you have family pictures, you can easily upload them to your Geneanet family tree.

1. Click the box of a person in your family tree,
2. Click "Add Family Picture" in the menu bar at the top of the screen,
3. Select the image file in your personal computer,
4. Click "Submit".

If you have pictures with multiple people, type in the name of all the persons and the picture will be automatically added to each of them.


>>> VIEW AND EDIT YOUR FAMILY TREE <<<

17 March 2014

How To Export a GEDCOM File from your Personal Genealogy Software?

Already have your family tree in a personal genealogy software? No need to build it from scratch on Geneanet! Just export a GEDCOM file from your genealogy software and import it to Geneanet.

GEDCOM (an acronym standing for GEnealogical Data COMmunication) is a specification for exchanging genealogical data between different genealogy software. It was developed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

Most genealogy software supports importing from and/or exporting to GEDCOM format. Here are some screenshots to explain how to export a GEDCOM file from your genealogy software.

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10 March 2014

Geneanet Club Privilege Pricing Is Changing

Geneanet Club Privilege pricing changes will take effect on March 19, 2014: 1-year membership will go to 45.00 Euros and 2-year membership will go to 82.00 Euros.

13 years after its launch, the Club Privilege pricing is changing so Geneanet can pursue its mission of helping genealogists.

Since its founding, Geneanet offers a free service which allow genealogists to share their family tree. Information provided by the Geneanet members are free for everyone. This free-of-charge service has a cost for the Geneanet growing organization. Since 2001, this cost is almost entirely borne by the Club Privilege members.

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3 March 2014

New on your Geneanet Family Tree: The Timeline

A chronological listing of all facts in an individual's life is now displayed in both the new Geneanet family tree software and the non-graphic family tree pages.

In the new Geneanet family tree software, the timeline is displayed whatever the number of facts is.

Geneanet now offers the opportunity to tell your family history in a new way!



In the non-graphic family tree pages, the timeline is displayed if there are facts in addition of the birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial.


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24 February 2014

New, Effective and User-Friendly Geneanet Family Tree Software

We are proud to release a new family tree software. It's not only faster and easier to use, but it's also more effective in ways that our users have been requesting.

And you know what? It's free!

Add individuals, families and facts, upload family pictures and archival records. Geneanet offers a new family tree experience to help you build your family history.

Take some time to try it!

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17 February 2014

Geneanet at RootsTech 2014

RootsTech is a family history and technology conference and trade show held annually in the Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Last week, some Geneanet folks were at RootsTech for the first time.

They visited the very impressive Family History Library, they attended conferences, they have talked with other managers and leaders, and they discovered innovative products: storytelling, mobile genealogy, multimedia, social networking, etc.

A motivating and inspiring experience for Geneanet!

Here are some pictures about Geneanet at RootsTech 2014.


10 February 2014

In 2014, Geneanet Is Changing With You!

Expert genealogists, beginners and curious are increasingly using Geneanet. There are lots of ways to do genealogy research and as many solutions to be found to make Geneanet useful for everyone.

Family trees are growing, more and more data and pictures are available, and sharing is getting easier. This is great for all genealogists and it's a real satisfaction for Geneanet to make it possible!

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3 February 2014

The GeneaNet Charts, Lists and Reports

GeneaNet offers many tools to print your family tree.

You can print some very attractive family trees, and some ascending or descending charts lists and reports for free.

And you can do the same when browsing the family tree of any GeneaNet member!

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27 January 2014

Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial Tombstones Available on GeneaNet

Do you have ancestors and relatives who died during both World Wars?

Tombstones of the Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial have been pictured by volunteer members and are now free to browse and search on GeneaNet!

Click here to access this new collection.

If you want to join the Collaborative Indexing Project, please click the 'Click here to add some Listed Persons' link below any picture of tombstone.

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20 January 2014

Are You Sure That You Don't Have Any Errors In Your Family Tree?

Are you sure that you don't have any errors in your family tree?

No individual whose date of marriage is later than date of death? No woman whose date of death is before the date of birth of their child?

GeneaNet offers Club Privilege members to automatically and instantly check their family tree for errors.

And you may be surprised!

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18 January 2014

GeneaNet Ranks #7 on Top 100 Genealogy Websites for 2014

GenealogyInTime Magazine has released the 2014 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.

GeneaNet ranks #7 (GeneaNet was ranked #8 last year).

We thank all of our members for their support and we will continue to develop tools and services to improve your genealogy research.

Top 100 Genealogy Websites for 2014

13 January 2014

How To Start Your Family History

So you have decided to start your family history. Good idea!

The first task is to collect basic information about your close family members.

Ask your relatives about names, dates and places, photograph or scan family pictures and papers, and search online databases.

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6 January 2014

Top 10 GeneaNet Blog Posts of 2013

GeneaNet wish you a Happy New Year!

2013 has gone by. It was a great year for genealogy and for GeneaNet.

In its 17th year, GeneaNet has evolved to help genealogists with their family history research, to provide more effective tools and to reach as many people as possible.

As we look towards the new year, let's take a moment to have a look to the top 10 GeneaNet blog posts of 2013.

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2 January 2014

GeneaNet wish you a Happy New Year!

We wish you a Happy New Year!

Many thanks to all of you for supporting GeneaNet!

Now, it's time to set some genealogy goals for the upcoming year and we hope that 2014 will bring you many new ancestors and lost relatives!

30 December 2013

Upload and Share Indexes on GeneaNet

Sharing information is second nature to most genealogists and GeneaNet lets you easily upload and share your indexex of birth, baptism, marriage, death, burial, census, etc. to help other genealogists with their research.

Indexes are your property and you can remove them at any time.

You can also search and browse indexes uploaded by other GeneaNet members.

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