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If my Ancestry subscription lapses will my links to premium data still be valid?

Since this question was originally asked, Ancestry has not changed the policy quoted in Gene Golovchinsky's answer. Your tree remains intact, including the links to the content you've attached to your ...
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GedHTree - an excellent program to convert Gedcom to HTML- is no longer supported. How can I obtain a registration code?

Although the site www.gedhtree.com is no longer there, the site http://users.chariot.net.au/~ramacs/GedHTree/readme.htm still exists that contains a lot of information about the program GedHTree. The ...
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Deep Web Search Tools for Genealogy?

Generally, the iceberg analogy, as applied to genealogy, refers to the fact that most records are not digitized and not online. However the "deep web" (as defined on the graphic in the question: ...
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Personal family history website with rich media support?

Since the main purpose is to "allow the family to feel more connected", I would suggest first forming a family history group on Facebook. I started one a few years ago which has about 130 members aged ...
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Is there a space to collaborate to create a single family tree (for a surname)?

Several collaborative family tree websites do exist, such as: WikiTree WeRelate OneGreatFamily Geni Family Pursuit FamilySearch Family Tree The problem with collaborative trees in my view is that ...
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Website software that will display 'stories' as well as traditional lineage-linkage

This to me sounds like an ideal use for a blog type of site in addition to your lineage based site. You can install something like Wordpress in your hosting space and create posts (stories) in it ...
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Website software that will display 'stories' as well as traditional lineage-linkage

I have never seen anyone make a review of "story" recording software for collaboration, so you are forging new frontier here. But there are a good number of websites that are designed for story ...
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Publishing family tree online?

Contrary to others, I recommend AGAINST ancestry.com. There have been many complaints of them "not receiving" cancel instructions for the "free" trial that actually requires a ...
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Publishing family tree online?

{substantially edited} I have had a similar need: to share trees with images and biographies -- subscription-free. In principle, the research, data entry and design of your tree is a separate thing ...
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Web site or other means for collaborative annotation of photographs and documents?

Have you taken a look at Flickr.com? You can start groups, but also, you could just set up an account, and organize into albums... and download the entire album. You can also change your privacy and ...
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Privacy concerns regarding online (web-based) genealogy software

Your instructor has turned things quite around. When a person signs up to an online genealogy website, or any website or social site for that matter, there is an agreement that must be approved, that ...
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Seeking website/service that allows unauthenticated access to published trees?

Tribal Pages allows this. Tribal Pages allows visitors to the site to browse published trees as guests - without an account. As the publisher of the tree you can control the level of information ...
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Web site or other means for collaborative annotation of photographs and documents?

I would have thought a Blog would be ideal for this. Something like Wordpress with each photo on its own post and only allow comments from family members (Wordpress login required). Store all the ...
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Publishing family tree online?

Like others, I find Ancestry is excessively interested in selling enough DNA kits to pay for their incessant TV adverts. After trying a couple of other websites, I use Wikitree. This is free to use, ...
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Can I legally copy clippings from Ancestry.com?

The problem is not the copyright it is the Terms of Service. The newspaper itself is out of copyright so if you had taken your own image of an original it would be legal to distribute without any ...
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Creating and improving family tree online with help from relatives?

There a 3 ways to accomplish what you want, either: Develop your own program to build a family tree which has the features that you require. This is a big task and can cost many thousands of dollars. ...
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Creating and improving family tree online with help from relatives?

If you feel you are competent enough to set up a web hosting account (there are many many free options to offer php + mysql) and install software onto it you should look at Webtrees which is free to ...
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What can be gained by paying for a subscription website such as Ancestry?

I know this is an old question, but I'd like to add that your local library may provide free access to sites like Ancestry.com and FindMyPast. I know my local library in Far North Queensland does, I'...
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Web site or other means for collaborative annotation of photographs and documents?

I have a similar situation, and found it best to try multiple venues. Since the main purpose is to share photos with the family and get comments, I would suggest first forming a family history group ...
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Website software that will display 'stories' as well as traditional lineage-linkage

These "stories" are, in fact sources. Oral family history is a genealogical source, just the same as a government record. The only difference is the quality and reliability of the data... So, if ...
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Investigation in Buenos Aires, Argentina

If it says "Buenos Aires" it refers to the city of Buenos Aires and not to the province. You could ask for the birth certificate directly at the civil registry of the city. Here is the link.
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Personal family history website with rich media support?

I had also previously asked a variant of this question in this forum and it got moved/migrated to Software Recommendations. That post in Software Recommendations also has some information related to ...
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Personal family history website with rich media support?

I endorse @Colin's answer because for what you describe TNG (The Next Generation of Genealogy Site Building) is well worth your time to take a look at. It is developed by Darrin Lythgoe who does a ...
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Personal family history website with rich media support?

It is worth taking a look at TNG this allows a website with restricted access and individual members have various rights that allow them to publish. Webtrees is another alternative which is based on ...
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Creating and improving family tree online with help from relatives?

I just came across Full Family Tree which would seem to meet many or all of your requirements. I have not used it but its home page says: Your mission is to complete your family tree and to show ...
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