Genealogy & Family Website Related Tasks to Perform:
Family Website Project Vision:
Genealogy/Family Tree Information Related:
- Information Search:
A: Begin compiling and chronicling family
history - begin by obtaining family history from most senior relatives first.
a: Ask children of
Vera C. Day and John D. Day II to collaborate on writing a biography for each
of their parents.
b: Once manuscript
is completed, digitize it (i.e.: write an electronic text version - MS Word,
PDF or HTML).
c: Create a web
page for Vera and John Day, add biographical text from previous step (b), select and add
digitized photos (preferably
jpeg format) of them to
page to accompany text.
- Media Search - for use on website:
A: Seek any and all historical family
related media, including photographs, home movies/videos, audio recordings and
writings of family
members, living or deceased, from
any relatives interested in providing such items.
B: Begin copying and digitizing media
offered by relatives - seek participation in this task from interested family
Upgrade hard drive sizes - to 2 "1-terabyte" disks. RAID (stripe) them
together to form a single 2 terabyte virtual drive (done)..
Back up all current data on existing drive to a separate computer
Once 2 terabyte virtual drive is in place, install OS in use on current
system (Windows Server 2003 - Enterprise Edition).(done).
Purchase, install and set up SSL Security Certificate to encrypt
user name/password login credentials.
Purchase, install, set up and configure "profile showcase" script for
self-maintained family address book feature.
Review, select, install and configure an appropriate genealogical database
application; application must interface with website.
→ Find genealogical database that interfaces
with web site in real time.
- Set up and configure server as email (smtp) server; then configure email
capability with "contact webmaster" form, "Family Address Book" user account
functionality, and TNGGS user account functionality.
- Edit design of Family Address Book so it's more streamlined & easier to
use; create instructions for usage by users.
- Setup, configure, and activate automated remote online data backup system.
- Create SSL connection for Photo Album.
- Set up multimedia streaming capability on server for streaming home
- Shop around for SOS (single sign on) program to incorporate SOS
capability for all protected portions of website.