Mapplace To Link mod

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Mapplace To Link
Summary Converts the placenames in the map list at getperson.php into links.
Validation The mod is XHTML compliant.Valid-xhtml10.png
Mod Updated 29 Oct 2016
Download link for
TNG 13.0
TNG 12.0
TNG 11.0
TNG 10.1.3
Download stats Mapplace 2 Link
Author(s) Erik Hoppe
Homepage Mapplace To Link mod (this page)
Mod Support TNG Community Forums: TNG Specific - Code Discussion - Addons
Contact Developer
Latest Mod
Min TNG V 10.1.3 (probably earlier)
Max TNG V 13.0
Files modified
Related Mods
Author of TNG Colouring Book
Mods by me: At my user page.

Purpose of the mod

The placenames in the list to the right of the map in getperson.php are converted into links, opening the place's page.
Option: Place pages open in new tabs.

NOTE: The mod is only tested in TNG v10.1.3 and v11.0.1 but is likely to work in earler versions too.


This mod was developed by Erik Hoppe who is NOT maintaining or developing this mod.
See Mod Support in the data box top right.


TNG version: 10.1.3
  • A working TNG installation.
  • A backup of all affected files (see the list below)
  • An installed current version of the Mod Manager (is already included in TNG)


  1. Click on the download link, shown in the summary in the upper right corner of the page.
  2. Un-zip the file and you will find the .cfg file there (if there's also a folder there: That's a Mac habit - don't bother).
  3. Move/copy/FTP the .cfg file to the mods folder of your TNG system.
  4. Follow the normal automated installation for Mod Manager, as shown in the example Mod Manager - Installing Config Files to install the mod.

After Installation

Edit Option: Place pages will open in new tabs (default is to open in the same tab).

In the event of a problem

Uninstalling the mod

If you want to completely Remove (uninstall) this mod and all its tables, you should

  1. click the Remove button to uninstall the mod and then
  2. click the Delete button to delete the config file from the mods folder.

Revision History

Version Date Description
V10.1.3.2 29 Oct 2016 Option to open pages in new tabs added.
V10.1.3.1 18 Sept 2016 Magnifying glass and Titles added to the links.
V10.1.3.0 21 June 2016 Introduction.

Visualization of this mod


Without mod

With mod

Sites using this mod

If you download and install this mod, please add your TNG site to the table below:

Regarding the Swedish-Only site below: Using the Google setting "English language" and then google for the site, I get a "Translate this page" beside the link. If I use it I get a quite decent translation...

URL User Note Mod-Version TNG-Version User-language
Botebygden / CD Jansdotter
Swedish only (community research site).
Lars Arén Open public site: Many of Erik Hoppe's mods on display. 13.1.2 SE
Luithlenfamilie Ingo Wagner not a public site 11.1.2 DE,EN,FR,NO
Roots & Relatives Remembered Ron Krzmarzick Public & Private See Here See Here EN,DE,CS
Hooley Family Links Rick Hooley Public/Private See Here See Here EN
Gambrill Family Tree Bobby Gambrill public 12.0 EN
Racine d'Alsace J-Louis Valory Public/Private - Template 1 11.1.1 French
Genealogy of the Weir and Drain Families Beverley Stimpson Public Site 11.1.2 EN C. Jegersberg Custom public NO, SE, EN
Joseph Oran Holtz Genealogy Pages Jim Holt Private See Here See Here EN
Huygens - Van de Moortel Tom Huygens Public/Private on WordPress 13.1.2 NL
MOTYER Family Genealogy John Mark Motyer Public site See here See here EN
Solem Genealogy Jan-Thore Solem Private 10​.1​.3​.2 14.0.2 EN, NO

TNG Modules Impacted

The following TNG Modules are modified, and should be backed up prior to installing this mod:

  • getperson.php