MyHeritage Tree Privacy – A Guide for your Public and Private Trees

If you’ve started using MyHeritage after working with other genealogy sites such as, you may find the privacy settings to be confusing. Worse than that, you may not realize that the default MyHeritage privacy settings are different from other family tree websites. MyHeritage is more generous in giving other people access to your trees … Read more

Twelve Tips for Using Ancestry ThruLines – Part 15 of our In-Depth Guide

These twelve tips for using Ancestry Thrulines follow on from the previous chapter about the underlying systems that generate them. As ThruLines are based on other people’s family trees, some will be accurate and some will be garbage. This chapter is on the best strategies and tips to identify the most useful Thrulines for your … Read more

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Rename RootsMagic Media Files Downloaded from your Ancestry Tree

Step 1: Install RootsMagic and download your Ancestry tree The free version (RootsMagic Essentials) will complete this task. There is a step-by-step pictorial guide in this article on using RootsMagic to back up your Ancestry tree. Alternatively, this video is a step-by-step walkthrough: Step 2: Copy the RootsMagic media folder You will rename the media … Read more