Step 3 – Set Up Your Internet Browser & Bookmarks (Favorites)

This Step 3 is optional — it’s certainly not a requirement — but, if you take a few minutes and do this, it will definitely make working on your family history a lot easier. Here’s a nice article on choosing a browser.

Now that you’re all organized, it’s time for Step 3 which is: to get your Internet Browser set up with our Preformatted Family History Bookmarks (Favorites).

There are a zillion family history sites (maybe even two zillion).  And it’s easy to get lost in the maze.  The purpose of this step is to:

  • Have the main family history websites right at your fingertips.
  • Keep your browser organized and easy-to-use for family history.
  • Give you the basic platform to add additional sites that you find useful as you research your family.

Get Your Internet Browser Set Up To Make Working On Your Family History A Real Joy!

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PART A – INSTALL A SECOND BROWSER

The Internet is an amazing family history resource. And, to make it as easy as possible, we recommend using two Internet browsers:

When researching your family history on the Internet, it’s important to keep things simple, uncluttered, and easily accessible.  That’s why we recommend using two browsers.  For example:

  • Use Internet Explorer for you and your family’s personal use.
  • And, use Mozilla Firefox exclusively for family history use.  This way your family history bookmarks are on the top menu bar and located neatly in your dropdown menu. They’re easy to get to, and they’re not cluttered with lots of other bookmarks.

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PART B – LOAD THE PREFORMATTED FAMILY HISTORY BOOKMARKS/FAVORITES

To make things easy for you, we’ve preformatted the main Family History Internet Bookmarks (or Favorites) you’ll need.  These are shortcuts to the main Internet websites you’ll use while working on your family history.

Here’s a listing of the Preformatted Family History Bookmarks (Favorites)

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HERE’S HOW TO DO IT

Go the the Browser Setup” Help Center, follow the simple instructions, and in about 10 minutes you’ll have a second Browser loaded on your computer with all your Preformatted Family History Bookmarks—and then you’ll be ready to really rip into your family history!

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Next… Now Smile—You’re Ready To Go!