Embedding rich media (videos, maps, etc.) into WordPress blog posts using shortcodes has  been a delight for all . . . except those people who are email followers on our sites. Today, WordPress announced a Jetpack update that fixes that issue for those email subscribers on your site. Why is this interesting? If you are […]

In order to get your family interested in the family’s history, you need a bit of creativity. Photos – old and new – always attract attention. Fortunately, WordPress offers a number of eye-catching ways to display them. You’ll be surprised to see how easy it is to do. This example is called a mosaic gallery. […]

A couple of interesting updates for iOS devices recently . . . The Flickr app has some performance enhancements and a new “group card” feature that makes it easier to follow what’s going on in your favorite groups. Probably the most significant update is that you no longer need a Yahoo email address to create an account […]

Are you familiar with WordPress Shortcodes? These are handy little codes that simplify adding all kinds of formatted elements to your blog posts. For example, shortcodes make it easy to build a presentation right in your post. No PowerPoint or Keynote needed. Shortcodes simplify embedding videos, make it easy to create a sitemap of your […]

Scrapbook page

Did you keep a scrapbook in your childhood? Was it something like this – black pages with all kinds of ephemera pasted or taped to them? It’s always a delight to pull out an old photo album or scrapbook and take a trip down memory lane. It’s even more exciting when we get our hands […]

Evernote does listen to their users and they learned – quickly – that we aren’t happy with the proposed privacy changes. After receiving a lot of customer feedback expressing concerns about our upcoming Privacy Policy changes over the past few days, Evernote is reaffirming its commitment to keep privacy at the center of what we […]

Christmas Tour feature

Christmas decorations have stories too. Pass them on!

Are you looking for an easy, affordable and private way to share news, photos and family history in your family? The Posthaven blog platform may be just the thing. Posthaven doesn’t have the whistles and bells offered by the the major blog sites, but it does provide a simple and easy service for posting and […]

What a delightful Christmas present! The whole family gets a gift of love. At StoryWorth, we make it easy for people to record their family stories and print them in a beautiful hardcover book. Our customers have told us over and over again how much they love our printed books, so today we are thrilled […]

Synium Software just released updates for MacFamilyTree and MobileFamilyTree which includes their new Cloud Tree feature. This feature makes it possible to work on the same family tree with any number of MacFamilyTree and MobileFamilyTree users in real time. When you make changes to your tree, those changes are transferred to your shared users within […]