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Custom Page Templates in RootsPersona 3.1

There is an excellent post about the new Custom Page Templates feature that was added to Rootspersona in 3.1 Check it out at Web503! And a great tutorial on using shortcodes and adding tabs to your Perosna page! http://web503.com/tips-n-tricks/wordpress-user-tutorials/how-to-make-the-perfect-rootspersona-custom-shortcode/ Ed

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RootsPersona 3.1 is live!

It has been a while since I have put out an update to RootsPersona, but a compatibility issue with WordPress 3.5 (actually with the latest jQuery version) and a generous donation from a sponsor resulted in a pre holiday special. … Continue reading

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Microdata added to rootspersona

I thoroughly enjoyed watching the live feeds from RootsTech 2012, tweeting at the same time. Up until then I had not payed much attention to HTML5 attributes. Not that I wasn’t looking forward to a world without Flash, I just … Continue reading

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rootspersona DEBUG

OK, after working with many folks on how to debug rootspersona, I have added a debug flag to the options menu in version 2.3.1. If you are having a problem, please: 1) check the debug box on the rootspersona options … Continue reading

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Custom Styles

A user was utilizing a theme that overwrote the style for pictures, making the bordered (I like to think ‘framed’) portraits looking as little odd, so I added a Custom Style option to the rootspersona Options page. Any CSS provided … Continue reading

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Descendancy Chart

Now that I have a chance to breathe (I have mostly finished cemeteriat, a new cemetery management plugin for www.JeffreyCemetery.com) I am paying more attention to rootspersona on my own site. One of the enhancement requests I have received is … Continue reading

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Close Call

OK, there is a flaw in the plugin. Well, not actually, just a flaw in my assumptions. The premise that you can upload a GEDCOM anytime to update your data was based on an assumption: every time you export a … Continue reading

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Batch Ids sooner than I thought

I wasn’t going to start working on batch ids until Nov, but I jumped the gun and might have it by the end of the week. Well, each time you upload a GEDCOM file, you get to assign it to … Continue reading

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rootspersona 2.1?

And I already have ideas for 2.1! (though I need a break after 4 steady months of 2.0 development! Maybe in October?) filters on the index pages (‘give me only names xyz, or only ages older than 111′) index shortcode … Continue reading

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2.0.3 has a new feature!

OK, not being one to leave well enough alone… (You’re gonna like this) I added a new index feature. If you create a page and put the index shortcode in: [rootsPersonaIndexPage batchId="1"/] but add a surname: [rootsPersonaIndexPage surname='Thompson' batchId="1"/] It … Continue reading

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