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Family History Information Standards Organisation - - FHISO Regions
Genealogical Society Webmasters: Genealogy Webmaster’s Journal
Pubcon Conferences - Search Engine Land™ - Search Engine Watch
SiteProNews - Top Search Engines and Directories
Web and Designers - Web Design Blog
INFORMATION and SUBMIT URL:
Uniform Resource Identifier: Uniform Resource Locator (URL) - Uniform Resource Name
* About Genealogy - Suggest a Site
* Ancestor Quest Genealogy: Add a URL
* Cyndi’s List - Submit a New GENEALOGY Link to Cyndi's List
* Family & Home: Genealogy: Webring
Let WebRing promote your site for free.
* Familypedia: Starting Pages for People, Places, or Surnames
Free family history and genealogy records.
- Community Center | Learn | FamilySearch.org
- Help:Create an External Link
- Help:Edit & Contribute
- FamilySearch.org - Share
- Giving Back
Together we can make a difference.
- Submit a Link for Page: Linkpendium > Genealogy >
- Submit a Link for Page: Linkpendium > Genealogy > USA > Surnames
Surnames are in worldwide listings.
* Open Directory - Society: Genealogy: (dmoz)
Please review the subcategories and select the most appropriate subcategory
for site submission. Do not submit one site to multiple categories.
* RootsWeb: Registry of RootsWeb Sites: Register
Registering and promoting websites on RootsWeb.
- RootsWeb Data Submission
* Suggest A Genealogy Blog
GeneaBloggers includes in upcoming New Genealogy Blogs.
How to edit a page: Wikipedia:Introduction.
Easily edit any unprotected page, and save those changes immediately
to that page, making the alterations visible to every other reader.
GENERAL: Search Engine Submission Service Comparisons (2013)
* 80 Plus Search Engines & Directories | Databases
- Submit to search engines, directories and blogs.
* Add Your URL to Google™
We add and update new sites to our index each time we crawl the web,
and we invite you to submit your URL here.
Free submission to the top 20 search engines and directories.
Webmaster resources and submit your site.
* Ask.com: Webmasters - Register Site URL
Follow the open-format Sitemaps protocol.
Prepare sitemap and add sitemap auto-discovery
directive to robots.txt, or submit sitemap file direct.
* Best of the Web Directory: Best of the Web Blog Directory
- Best of the Web - How to Submit your Site
- Webmaster Tools
- How To Submit a Sitemap
- URL Submission
* Directory Submission Guidelines [Rules]
Getting directory approvals.
- A to Z of Directory Submissions eBook (pdf)
Comprehensive eBook on everything pertaining
to online directories and directory submissions.
* DIY Website Promotion
How to create and submit websites to search engines like Google™.
Free site submission, search engine list and website ranking.
* Exalead: Submit a Site
Internet search engine, image search engine, video search engine, etc.
* Free Directories
Rankings and reviews of free web directories.
Free website search engine submission service and add URL online.
* Jayde.com - The B2B Search Engine
- Submit Your SiteTo Jayde
* JoeAnt.com Directory
- Suggest a Site (Genealogy)
* Open Directory Project: Submitting a Site
All submissions are subject to editor evaluation.
* ResearchBuzz: Submit Your Site
News about search engines, databases and other information collections.
* Scrub The Web
Add / Submit one URL per email address per day.
* Search Engine Submission Links
* Search Engines: Whitelines.net
Free promotion plan for successful marketing, optimization and submission
of websites to search engines; gateway to the world of search engines.
* Submit a Site
Search engines and directories in the Yahoo!® Directory.
* Submit Express - Submit Google, Yahoo, Bing (MSN)
Free website URL submission.
- Add URL Free - Search Engine Placement & Registration
Search engine optimization and marketing programs.
* Submitting To Search Crawlers
Google™, Yahoo!®, Ask and Microsoft's Live search.
- Critical Analysis Of Web Crawlers' Algorithms
* Traffic Flow SEO: XML Sitemap
- Add Url: Free Search Engine Submission Links
List of almost every search engine on the Web including top tier,
second tier and some really out there search engines that allow
you to submit your site for free as many of them have limited
crawlers and may or may not ever find your site.
* URL Submission to 66 Search Engines
- Web Directory: Search Engine vs. Web Directory Submission
Submit to free web directories:
(A-C) - (D-F) - (G-J) - (K-M) - (N-P) - (Q-S) - (T-W) - (X-Z) - (0-9)
* World Site Index Web Directory
Searchable web directory of English language sites.
How to edit a page: Wikipedia:Introduction.
Easily edit any unprotected page, and save those
changes immediately to that page, making the
alterations visible to every other reader.
* Yahoo!® Directory Help Topics - Steps
- Suggesting a Site to the Directory
- How Do I Suggest a Site to the Yahoo!® Directory?
DOMAIN NAMES: Domain Name - Domain Name System FAQs
Top-Level Domain: Generic Top-Level Domain - List of Internet Top-Level Domains
* Domain It™
(A-E) (F-I) (J-P) (Q-Z)
Worldwide registry list of ccTLDs (country code top level domains).
Domain information, whois & dns report.
* ICANN: ICANN
Internet corporation for assigned names and numbers.
- Glossary of Internet Terminology
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Global coordination of the DNS Root, IP addressing
and other Internet protocol resources.
- ICANN Accredited Registrars
Currently accredited domain-name registrars for top level domains.
- Descriptions and Contact Information for Accredited Registrars
- ICANN Related Sites
- ICANN Resources
Public information regarding Internet domain name registration services.
* Netcraft Ltd
Search web by domain.
* Network Solutions®
Domain names, web hosting and online marketing services.
Domain name registries around the world.
Whois information about country-code (two-letter) top-level domains.
* Verisign™: Site Map
Domain name registration, DDoS and DNS management.
- Domain Name Services
Query/response protocol which is widely used for querying an official
database in order to determine the owner of a domain name, an IP address,
or an autonomous system number on the Internet.
Domain based research services.
- Internic | Whois
WHOIS services provide public access to data on registered domain names,
which currently includes contact information for registered name holders.
- Whois.net: academic
- Whois.net: academic-genealogy
- Whois.net: ancestor
- Whois.net: ancestorhunt
- Whois.net: ancestry
- Whois.net: dna
- Whois.net: famiy
- Whois.net: familyhistory
- Whois.net: familysearch
- Whois.net: findagrave
- Whois.net: genealogy
- Whois.net: genealogytoday
- Whois.net: geni
- Whois.net: heritage
- Whois.net: history
- Whois.net: myfamily
- Whois.net: myheritage
- Whois.net: onegreatfamily
- Whois.net: research
- Whois.net: roots
- Whois.net: rootsweb
- Whois.net: worldvitalrecords
HOMEPAGE CONSTRUCTION: Home Page - Web Page
Personal Home Pages & the Construction of Identities on the Web: Personal Web Sites
Role of personal home pages in the construction of their authors' identities.
Free private family web site for close and extended family.
* Developing Genealogy Web-Pages
Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks.
* Finally, A Society Website Anyone Can Manage
* Genealogy Hosting (business)
Best research tool is a genealogy website, for sharing information.
* Genealogy Web Creations
Website design for the genealogist.
- Resources for Website Design
* Guide to Donating Your Personal or Family Papers to a Repository
Manuscript Repositories Section of the Society of American Archivists.
* Guidelines for Publishing Web Pages on the Internet (pdf)
Recommended by the National Genealogical Society.
* myfamily.com • Sign up
Build your own private family website.
* Netvibes: Netvibes.com Blog
Publishing a home page personal web portal.
* Pedigree & Lineage Networking: Family Trees
General information, social networking and social networking with family trees.
* Second Site v2: Wholly Genes
Companion program for The Master Genealogist that creates professional-quality
web pages from TMG data sets. Copy the web pages to a web server to share
your research with the world. Copy the web pages to CDs to share your ancestry.
* Squidoo™: Topics
Publish gorgeous webpages about all your favorite things and even earn money
from them. Explore topics and see who's writing about what.
Writing online has never been more fun.
- Relationships & Family
- Family History
- Genealogy & Family Trees
- Sports & Recreation
- How to Create a Genealogy Lens on Squidoo™
- Squidoo™: Search Results - family history
- Squidoo™: Search Results - genealogy
* Web Site Design Help
Learn about good design and bad design.
- Getting Started Creating Personal Web Pages
Create and design your own personal website or social networking site.
- Online Diary Tutorial
Choosing a design for your biography page.
Icon online diary, private diary and online journal.
- Web Site Tools
GENERAL INFORMATION: Web Design and Web Development
Free web development resources.
* All About Your Own Website
Guide to creating and managing websites,
to design and maintain your own web page.
* Free & Useful Online Resources for Designers & Developers: Categories
- 45+ Free Online Tools To Create Charts, Diagrams & Flowcharts
* Help 4 Web
"How to" needs of professional web developers.
* Markup Language
- List of Markup Languages
- List of XML Markup Languages: Extensible Markup Language (XML)
- XHTML - Extensible Hypertext Markup Language
Has the same depth of expression as HTML: also conforms to XML syntax.
Source of information about XHTML.
- HTML, XHTML, & CSS VQS
- Table of Contents
- XHTML Tutorials & Training Online
- W3C XHTML2 Working Group
* NetObjects® Fusion
One of the fastest, easiest ways to build, manage and promote websites.
For beginners, intuitive wizards and professionally designed templates;
for advanced users enjoy the powerful technical development capabilities.
- Product Updates & Free Downloads
* RSS: RSS Tutorial for Content Publishers & Webmasters
Features and benefits of a web format called RSS and brief technical overview.
* Semantic Web: Semantic Web Stack
Information that can be interpreted by Machines, in finding, combining
& acting upon information on the web; comprises the standards & tools of XML,
XML Schema (W3C), Resource Description Framework, RDF Schema and OWL.
* VoS: Net Tools
- Web Page Authoring
- VoS: Advanced
- VoS: For Beginners
* W3Schools Online Web Tutorials: W3Schools Sitemap
Largest web developer sit on the net - all free.
* Web Design References
University of Minnesota at Duluth: ITS&S.
* Web Developer's Field Guide | 360 Voltage
Ultimate resource for web developers, designers, bloggers,
coders, hackers, builders, and entrepreneurs.
* Web Developer's Handbook
CSS, web development, color tools, SEO, usability,
developing web-sites, exploring imagination.
* Web Developer's™ Virtual Library
Encyclopedia of web design tutorials, articles and discussions.
* Web Page Authoring Internet Resources
HTML Guides from Nanyang Technological University Library.
* Web Style Guide, 3rd Edition
Yale University Center advanced instructional media's online site design guide.
- Contents | Web Style Guide 3
2 Universal Usability
3 Information Architecture
4 Interface Design
5 Site Structure
6 Page Structure
7 Page Design
9 Editorial Style
10 Forms and Applications
CGI Scripts, tutorials, programming, clipart and webmaster tools.
Web site design, free tests, tips an links.
* World Wide Web Consortium - Web Standards
- W3C Link Checker: Other Link Checkers - LinkChecker
- W3C Markup Validation Service
- W3C Search, Site Index, Keywords: H Section
- HTML Home
News, tutorials and historical background.
- Basic HTML: Your Genealogy Web Site
- Dave Raggett's Introduction to HTML
- HTML Code Tutorial - Free Reference Guide
- HTML for Beginners - WebDeveloper.com®
- HTML Help by The Web Design Group
- HTML Interactive Tutorial
- Lissa Explains it All: HTML Help & Tutorials for Kids
- Oxford University Computing Services - A Guide to HTML
* YouTube™ - Basic HTML & CSS Tutorial
How to make a website from scratch.
WEB SITE HOSTING PROVIDERS: Web Hosting Service
Netcraft Ltd - Internet Research, Anti-Phishing & PCI Security Services
Includes worldwide ongoing review of most reliable hosting company sites.
* Free Web Hosting Service: Comparison of Free Web Hosting Services
- Best Web Hosting Providers
Free web space.
- Free Web Site Hosting Providers in the Yahoo!® Directory
- Free Webspace & Free Web Hosting Services
Directory list of free web hosting providers; i.e.,
free homepage hosting sites, with many reviews,
testimonials and ratings that are updated daily.
- List of All Free Web Hosts Sorted by Name or Number
- RootsWeb.com Freepages
- Google™ Page Creator
Free online tool that makes it easy for anyone to create
and publish useful, attractive web pages in just minutes.
- Google™ Sites
Makes creating and sharing a group website easy.
- Web Hosting 101
LINK POPULARITY RESOURCES: Search Engine Optimization
Methods of Website Linking
* AboutUs: Weblog - World's Largest Editable Index of Websites
We know the web. We offer tools and resources
to help improve sites and track online presence.
- How to Improve AboutUs Pages
- Tags Are Topics That a Site Is About
- Example: Academic-Genealogy.com
* ACEInsight.com - websense®
World's most advanced classification engine and analysis.
Give it a spin. Essential information protection™.
* Add Me.com
Link popularity check and website backlink checker.
* Alexa® Internet - Site Owner Tools
Website statistics and website traffic graphs.
* Competition Finder Tool
* Google™ Analytics | Official Website
Everything about how visitors find and interact with sites.
Website statistics tracking and analysis.
* Incoming Links Development Guide & Directory
- Introduction to Linking
- Generate Incoming Links
- Sources of Links
- Prepare your Promotion Kit
- Requesting Incoming Links
- Tracking your Progress
- Executive Summary
* Link Building Blog: Link-building-tools
Articles on how to build up a quality link network
to get better search rankings for your website.
* Link Popularity Check Tool
* Link Popularity Checker
From Webmaster Toolkit.
Free link popularity service.
* Measuring Link Popularity
From Search Engine Watch (SEW).
* Organic SEO Wiki
Collaborate various search engine optimization (SEO) techniques.
* Piwik - Web Analytics - Open Source
Downloadable, Free/Libre (GPLv3 licensed) real time web analytics
software program, providing detailed reports on website visitors:
the search engines and keywords they used, the language they speak, etc.
* PR Checker, Domain Age & Backlinks Tool
* Quantcast - Open Internet Ratings Service
Open internet ratings service (US basic), that is free to everyone.
Top websites, most visited websites and website ranking.
Website promotion, Internet marketing and blogging.
* SEO Blogs & Search Engine Blogs
List of most of the SEO blogs and search engine blogs on the Internet.
Free invisible web tracker, hit counter and web stats.
Seo + Sem + Smo Tool - Backlink Checker + Website Value.
Free internet service estimates how many visitors websites get on a daily basis,
with visual comparison to countries that have a similar population count.
Snoop any website.
* Website Grader
Free SEO score for websites, with custom
search engine optimization and marketing advice.
* Website Value Calculator & Detailed Information Evaluator
Traffic details, daily page views, rankings, related links, estimated site value,
estimated daily ads revenue and directory listings for various search engines.
Who ranks the web. Capture keywords that visitors use, when visiting a site.
Reputation management reimagined.
* HTML Writers Guild
Web design training
* IADAS: International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences
- Webby Award
Set of awards presented to the world's best websites.
* International Webmasters Association
Global leader for advancing the web professional.
- Website Design Classes Offered by IWA-HWG
* National Association of Government Webmasters - USA
Technology place for nonprofits.
* World Organization of Webmasters
Support of individuals and organizations
who create, manage or market web sites.
* World Wide Web Consortium (W3C®) and W3C Search Site Index
Develops interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines,
software, and tools) to lead the web to its full potential.
RESOURCES for WEBMASTERS: Computer - Internet - Software
Mobile Devices - News & Views - Search Engines - Trends - World
Computer and Internet resources for the experienced computer user,
genealogist, family historian, or newbie just beginning to use the Internet.
Webmaster resources and free web tools to design,
develop, and manage a successful website.
* Builder AU
By developers for developers.
HTML code help, search engine optimization and web site maintenance tools.
* PowerMapper - Visual Sitemap Generator
Automatic sitemap creation and content auditing tool for website owners,
information architects, SEOs and web developers. It is used in 43 countries,
by 30% of the Fortune 100, and major organizations like NASA and MIT.
* schema.org: Documentation - Schemas
Provides a collection of schemas, i.e., html tags, that webmasters
can use to markup their pages in ways recognized by major search
providers. Search engines including Bing™, Google™ and Yahoo!®
rely on this markup to improve the display of search results,
making it easier for people to find the right web pages.
Free programmer, webmaster and security resources.
Web developer's resource.
* World Wide Web Resources
Monitoring reference resources and sites about the World Wide Web.
WEBMASTER RESEARCH TOOLS: Free Webmaster Tools & Resources
* 150 Resources for Tech Startups
* Alexa® Internet - Website Information: Alexa® Blog
- Alexa® - Information for Webmasters: FAQs
- Alexa® Internet - Site Tools
Webmaster and blogger tools.
Free web hosting and web tools for webmasters,
* C4LPT: Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies
Making sense of E-Learning trends, technologies and tools.
- Directory of Learning Tools: » Top Tools C4LPT
Collects information about tools and resources that can help scholars,
particularly in the humanities and social sciences, conduct research.
Digital Research Tools contributors currently includes academic librarians
with expertise in the humanities, science, and business.
- Analyze Statistics
- Annotation & Notetaking Tools
- Authoring Tools
- Citation Management Tools
- Collaborative Authoring
- Collect Data
- Collection Building
- Communication Tools
- Compare Resources
- Create a Mashup
- Data Visualization
- Find Research Materials
- Image Editing
- Linguistic Tools
- Make a Dynamic Map
- Manage Tasks
- Mine Data
- Mobile Research Tools
- Organize Research Materials
- Perform Qualitative Data Analysis
- Share Information
- Social Bookmarking
- Staying Current With Research
- Text Analysis Tools
- Transcription Tools
- Useful Resources
- Visual Search Tools
- Writing Tools
* Google™ Webmaster Tools: Webmaster Tools Help
- Google™ Desktop Search Download
Find your email, files, media, web history and chats instantly.
* JoeAnt.com Directory
- Web Design: Web Design Tools
Free search term suggestion tool.
Genealogy search engine in a box.
Tutorials and tools for creating a Web 2.0 site.
- Best Tools & Services for Webmasters
- Feedmyapp - Your Daily Web 2.0 Sites Dose
* Search Tools for Web Sites & Intranets
Information, news and advice about web site searching technology.
Powerful online software tool for creating web surveys.
* Textalyser: Text Analysis Tool
Detailed statistics of your text, perfect for translators (quoting),
for webmasters (ranking), or for normal users, to know the subject of a text.
* Toolbar: On The Net - Toolbars: Trash or Treasures?
- Apps - Create a Toolbar | Conduit®
- Bing™ Bar
Toolbar keeps useful tools and up-to-date information at your fingertips.
- Google™ Toolbar
Take the power of Google™ with you anywhere on the web.
- Yahoo!® Toolbar
Stay in touch with your world.
* URLinfo beta - Fagan Finder
Tool for handling web pages, translating, tracking changes, searching,
finding similar pages, looking up WHOIS (ownership) data,
reading reviews and many more operations.
* Webmaster Toolkit
Webmaster tools and SEO software resources.
Tools and resources for webmasters to make money online.
WEBMASTER SPECIALTY SITES: ReadWriteWeb - TechCrunch
* Add Site Search Engine:
- Google™ Custom Search
Create a customized search experience for your own website.
Create your free Blog.
- Surname Newsgroups
Blogs, genealogy newsletters and periodicals.
Share your bookmarks with family, friends, and colleagues.
* File Hosting Service: Comparison of File Hosting Services - The Verge
Free file sharing and storage.
- Comparison of Online Backup Services
- Dropbox (service): Dropbox - Simplify Your Life
- Google™ Drive: Google Drive
Businesses, professionals and individuals:
host files easily and share them with others.
- RapidShare: RapidShare: Easy Filehosting
Upload big files in one step and subsequently make them available to friends
and family via the download link. The download link can only be accessed
by the person who has stored the file. In this way, data is secured
against unauthorized access.
Find sound effects on the web.
* Google™ Webmaster Central
Webmaster resources that help with crawling and indexing questions.
* Internet Bot
- Bots vs Browsers
Public bots and user agents database and commentary.
- The Web Robots Pages: Robots Database
* Link Checkers
- W3C Link Checker
Put a dynamic map in any web page.
* Page Speed Online — Google™ Developers
* Pipes™: Rewire the Web
Powerful composition tool to aggregate,
manipulate and mashup content from around the web.
- Mashups (web application hybrid)
- APIs: Application Programming Interface
- Web 2.0: "Web as Platform", where software applications
are built upon the Web as opposed to upon the desktop.
- Category:Web 2.0:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Free merge, split, protect, encrypt and mix pdf files online.
- Google™ Sitemap Details
Easy way for you to help improve your coverage in the Google™ index.
- Create your Google™ Sitemap Online - XML Sitemaps
- How to Make Use of Google™ SiteMaps
- ROR Sitemap Generator
ROR is a rapidly growing XML format for describing your website
in a generic fashion, so that search engines can find and discover
information more easily. By default, ROR information is stored
in a ROR file called ror.xml, placed in your website's main directory.
* Talk Digger: Check Who's Talking!
Solution for any Internet user, blogger or web site owner
that wants to know who is talking about a blog,
a web site or a specific web page.
* URL Toolbox: 90+ URL Shortening Services
Making long URLs useable and shorter.
- Google™ URL Shortener
* Video Search Engine
- Bing™ Videos
Video search engine.
World's largest video search.
- Google™ Videos
- Truveo Video Search
- Yahoo!® Video Search
Search millions of videos from across the web.
Academic video search.
China's leading Internet video website.
- YouTube™ - Broadcast Yourself.™
Largest worldwide video-sharing community.
* Visual Resources Association
International association of image media professionals.
- VRA Resources
Monitor any number of websites for updates and changes.
- Cyndi's List - Wikis for Genealogy
- GenealogyWiki.org - Shared History
- List of Wikipedias
- Starting & Running a Wiki Website
- Why Wiki?
- Wiki History
- Wikia.com: Create a New Wiki
Wiki communities for everyone.
Free and pro Wiki hosting.
Wiki feature comparison: compare them all.
A place to grow communities.
Collaborative writing software online: write, share, revise and compare text.
requires personal responsibility. This demands
submitting to both national and international standards for credentials
that can be applied at the local level, within the civil licensing community.
The scholarly standards must merit research acceptability, promoted by
the community of higher learning institutions. A reduction in current
bureaucracy [Internet disorganization to a centralized unit], must be
promoted, to keep online genealogy free and independent; a part
of the socialization and learning process of society as a whole...."
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