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  • #1959

    Hi Nigel, Has anyone ever asked for a daily email to be sent to them from their webtrees site with an “On this day” style layout? I can automate another site to send me the emails but I want info on the living as well which can’t be done without logging on. Any ideas? Jason.

  • #1960

    Yes, it’s been requested every so often throughout PGV and webtrees life. But always largely ignored. Here’s a few from webtrees:

    Not sure I understand your point about living relatives though. Sounds like a great way to break the privacy restrictions so carefully applied?

    My personal kiwitrees site is
  • #1961

    Thanks Nigel. I suppose the point on living relatives is I missed my nieces first birthday yesterday. It would be nice to get an email each morning with important events for the day you should be aware of. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Website like will send you a daily update but as you say, you don’t want them to have access to info on the living.

  • #1962

    I understand that. But why rely on “Todays events”? The “Upcoming events” block is to designed better for that, to give you advanced notice – not just today. Surely easier to make a habit of logging in to your site at least (say) once every week. Take a note of things like your nieces birthday and then use a tool like “Outlook” or whatever mail software you prefer to do what it does best.

    You can even (in Outlook) prepare an email to be sent on a specified date/time. So much more powerful than anything any family history software could do.

    I’m a great believer in using the right tool for the job.

    My personal kiwitrees site is
  • #1963

    Fair enough. I just thought it would be easier to receive an item rather than go out for it and I usually act in a spontaneous manner rather than the organised one you suggest. ๐Ÿ™‚ I more readily check emails not web pages and I usually use Facebook to send greetings. But, that’s just me. If there is no weight behind the idea then there is no weight ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks anyway Nigel.

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