This website uses
Cascading style sheets to control style and presentation. This
should allow you to over-ride my choices of colours and fonts if you
want. Similar style sheets are used for the database driven and the
static pages. On the static pages, using my style sheet, internal links
appear in white and external ones in a pale yellow, whilst on the
database driven pages the links are yellow and the unlinked text is
white. The "static" pages are actually dynamically created by
which allows me to have only one place to edit to change the
header, footer or stylesheet for all pages on the site.
The database on this web site is implemented using
present Gedcom files generated from my main off-line database.
PhpGedView is open-source, and customisable, which gives great
flexibility in the presentation of the data. It also allows hyperlinks
to be made directly from narrative webpages into the database, and thus
allows the full power of hypertext to be harnessed.
For my off-line database I use
Genealogist software, which is probably the best genealogical
software available. My main criteria when searchingfor a package were
full handling of sources, an ability to record ambiguity in the data,
and a focus on recording events rather than individuals as the basic
element of genealogical data. TMG does the first two of these things
and allows editing of event tags in such way that the third is