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Subject: Re: [CZ] Registration at Rodclan website
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2004 13:00:35 -0500
Your instructions are terrific, and I did add my paternal
surname with a district. My poor maternal surname has no
identifying geographical area, not certain what kind of
response that will bring, but I figured I would take
advantage of your website and stick her surname out there.
Thank you for making it easy to enter the information. I
hope the subscribers will use these instructions and handle
their own registration. We must learn to do these things if
we are going to be successful in our continuing quest for
I am retaining your post in case anyone missed the full set
of instructions for registering surnames at
On Thursday, February 12, 2004, you wrote
> Sure. Below are basic guidelines that should help anyone get registered and
> add surnames to the database. They may appear a bit lengthy, but I just
> tried to list step-by-step instructions to make it as easy as possible.
> 1) From the main page http://www.rodclan.cz click on "registrace" (or simply
> click on this link
> http://www.rodclan.cz/?module=register) to go to the
> registration page.
> 2) Enter the required information
> Email - your email address where others can contact you
> Jméno - Your first name
> Príjmení - Your last name
> Web - your genealogical web pages (if you have any, otherwise leave
> Ano, chci odebírat Emailový mesícník (if you select this checkbox, you
> will automatically receive via email a list of surnames added to the
> database each month)
> 3) Click on the Zaregistrovat button
> 4) If you entered correct information (we try to validate email), you should
> see the message below. It says that your registration was successful and you
> shall receive password via email. If you see anything else, your
> registration was not completed successfully, most likely because you entered
> invalid email.
> Vase registrace probehla úspesne. Za okamzik vám emailem posleme heslo,
> které budete moci pouzít pro prihlásení na vás úcet. Pokud byste do 24 hodin
> tuto email nedostali, napiste nám do redakce a my registraci proveríme.
> 5) Upon receiving email from Rod & Clan with subject Rod & Clan -
> registrace, you have your password. It is a six-character string on the
> third line by itself (see sample message below with xxxxxx).
> Dobrý den,
> gratulujeme vám k úspesné registraci na genealogických stránkách Rod a Clan.
> Vase uzivatelské heslo je:
> 6) Go back to http://www.rodclan.cz and login by entering your email and
> password into the fields on the top left side (Email: and Heslo:) and
> hitting Enter or clicking on the blue arrow. Be careful to enter your
> password correctly - some pesky characters like number zero/letter O or
> number one/lowercase L can look similar. The best bet is to copy and paste
> the password from the email you received.
> 7) Once you are logged in, you should see a frame titled "Moje Data - Výpis
> vasich predku". This is a list of your surnames in the database (so far
> empty). If you don't see this title, login was not successful - most likely
> because you entered incorrect email or password.
> 8) Assuming you are logged in, you have four links on the left-side panel.
> They do the following:
> moje data - displays your surnames
> kontaktni udaje - displays your contact information (name, email, web)
> and also allows you to change password
> pridat prijmeni - this lets you ADD SURNAMES to the database
> odhlasit - logout
> 9) So lets add some surnames. Click on the "pridat prijmeni" link. It
> brings up a form asking for three pieces of information:
> Prijmeni - surname
> Obec - place (village/town)
> Oblast - region (this is a drop-down list with Czech regions. If you are
> unsure what region to use, simply leave this field at the default setting
> "Jina oblast" which means other region). If you want to find out the
> region, there are good reference pages with Czech regions and cities at
> With all information entered, click on the button "Pridat udaje" which will
> add the surname to the database.
> 10) If you did everything right, you should be looking at the page with your
> surnames and the one you just entered should be listed there. You can add
> more surnames following the same steps.
> 11) You can also edit or delete your existing surnames simply by clicking on
> the green links on the left side of your existing surnames. "UPRAVIT" means
> edit and "SMAZAT" means delete (to delete it you have to click on SMAZAT and
> then confirm deletion on the next page by clicking on another SMAZAT again).
> 12) Just to make sure your names are listed, click on "nova prijmeni" on the
> main page which lists names added in the past 30 days. Yours should be
> listed there. By clicking on the surname you should be able to invoke an
> email to be sent to your address. Also if you entered your genealogical web
> site during the registration, there will be a blue "W" icon next to the
> surname. Clicking on it will open your web pages. This is a nice feature
> as you can either opt to send email to someone or browse their web pages
> with their family information.
> If you got stuck along the way or are simply afraid to try, send me an email
> with your surnames and contact info and I will add it to the database. We
> purposely designed the database to be self-sufficient to limit our overhead,
> but I realize that the language barrier poses a challenge to some.
> Hope this helps,