WP Family Tree is a graphical family tree generator plugin for WordPress. Each family member have their own blog post.
The plugin works fine in 3.8.1 and it is a pleasure to see pictures when you move the mouse on the family tree.
Unfortunately, it is not ready to translate so it is not very nice when visitors are not English!
My in-laws asked if I'd put together a website for them that contains their family tree. As I wanted to be able to build a site that they could update without waiting on me to do the coding, my first thought was to see if there were any WP plugins that generated family trees. After installing and configuring WP Family Tree, I can easily say that this is exactly what I was looking for. It's easy to install and configure, and it's easy for non-technical people to add new family members to the tree. As the plugin hasn't been updated in a while, it does have one issue in terms of its compatibility with WP 3.5.2. When WP Family Tree is active, WP has trouble generating preview images when you add media to a post. Granted, as long as you give your images obvious titles, you should still be able to select the image you want for a given post. That said, it would be great if WP Family Tree could be upgraded to compensate for this issue.
This plugin is exactly that what I looked for. Especially the tree view is perfect!
I am only missing:
- the possibility for multiple spouses and change of family name because of that
- date of marriage, birth place, home place
- possibility for additional information for the particular family member (education, profession, hobbies, etc.) -> only an optional text field would be sufficient
Great plugin, but I had a conflict with the ".thumbnail" class in the styles.css file of the plugin. When I tried to add media file to a page or post, the thumbnail picture where hidden (as I found out using chrome debugger tools).
I renamed the .thumbnail class in the plugin style sheet and everything came back to normal.
Hopes this will helps other!
I really do like this plugin a lot. I will absolutely LOVE it if the developer adds the ability to print a tree to a PDF file.
Just one more "wish" would be to allow a wider view. right now it seems limited to 630px. UPDATE: I was able to resolve this with some custom css added to my theme.
As a side note: I'd be willing to pay for these features if the author ever made a "pro" version!