Here’s the poster for our monthly Members only Zoom session 2-3pm, Sat 4th June
Share your tips and techniques for FamilySearch
Free, pre-registration required.
Monthly, members only, Zoom sessions to help with some of the basics that help with genealogy.
These short sessions, 40 mins max, are aimed at gaining practical experience of the topic in the comfort of your own home
Any difficulties encountered can be sorted using the screen sharing facility Zoom offers.
Pre-registration is required, so please register your interest using the Contact Form above, entering “How to” as the subject.
The topic for each session will be announced in the comments below.
First Sat of the month, 2pm , Feb thru Nov, unless advertised otherwise.
If you haven’t used Zoom before please mention this in your registration request so we can get you connected.
From Nov 2021 on these sessions are being re-focussed to “Why do (I/we/you/…?
And we reserve the right to change the title but usually along the lines of Where / how / why / when / what /who do/does I/we/you with no apologies, but many thanks to Rudyard Kipling
Members only “How to” online session this Saturday – Using Zoom.
2pm for 45 mins max.
Please use the Contact Us above to register, and advise what device you intend using.
We will try to get you started by whatever means needed!
This is the first of an intended monthly set of online members only “how to…” sessions using Zoom.
All financial members of Kapiti Genealogy are registered with this site.
Logging in allows you to:
The Login screen accepts either a username or an email address, the latter being that recorded in our membership database.
(Those members sharing an email address need to read this post first.)
When the password reset email arrives, follow the link provided and enter your desired password, twice.
You should now be able to log in using your email address and this password.
Do visit your profile to update your contact details, find your Username, and update your “nickname” or newsletter options as described above.
If you end up in a foreign looking page showing Dashboard top left
get back to the main website by hovering your mouse over the Kapiti Genealogy home link above and select Visit Site
If you have any trouble logging in, check that you only have one screen open for the site.
Close down any others that may have opened, and refresh your browser (instructions vary by browser, but will be something like Menu: View, then reload or refresh, or F5).
Any further problems, please use the “Contact Us” page for this to be investigated further.
This post explains how to change the file behind an existing link, if you have edit privileges.
Position your cursor at the beginning of the link/file to be updated
Click the “Insert into Post” button at the bottom of the screen.
Highlight the old link and delete it.
Your initial password will be advised once your registration is complete.
It should be changed at your first site log in by visiting your profile.
At the same time you may select a nickname that will be shown with any of your edits or posts, as opposed to your formal username.
NB login names are not case sensitive, but passwords are.
Go to the head/shoulders icon top right of the page
Select Edit My Profile
To alter the name associated with your posts, change the nickname, and if necessary, select it in the “Display name publicly” pulldown box.
Scroll down to the bottom and input, and verify, your new chosen password.
When finished editing, click on
at the bottom of the screen.
Only logged in, registered, users may post or comment, but all such content is visible on the internet.
All financial members of Kapiti Genealogy are/will be registered with default information and their passwords advised individually once registration is complete. (See separate post about changing your password etc.)
Clicking on the +New above (top left of your screen) will open a list of items you are able to add.
Alternately, hover your mouse over Kapiti Genealogy to activate the menu shown above.
Both will open the new post screen.