Private Is Private

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Ambox notice.png The Private Is Private was added to TNG version 8 to display Private for names of individuals marked as private.

This mod is obsolete with TNG V9.
TNG 8.0

Private Is Private
Summary Private flagged persons shall be 'Private'
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Author(s) Jeff Robison
Homepage Robison and Blythe Genealogy
Mod Support TNG Community Forums
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Latest Mod 8.1.0a
Min TNG V 8.0.0
Max TNG V 8.1.3
Files modified
genlib.php, globallib.php, getperson.php, search.php
Related Mods

Purpose of the mod

This mod insures that 'Private' is displayed for individuals flagged as private.
REGARDLESS of any other settings!
Admin rights are of course respected.

TNG version: 8.1.3
TNG version: 8.0

This mod applies to TNG V8 only.

TNG V9 provides the Show Names for Private which can be set to No in the General Settings >> Privacy section.


This mod was developed by Jeff Robison.


  • A working TNG installation. The automated installation release was tested with TNG Version 8.1+.
  • An installed current version of the Mod Manager.

Automated Installation

  1. Upload to your mod folder and extract files.
  2. Follow the normal automated installation for Mod Manager, as shown in the example Mod Manager - Installing Config Files to install private_is_private_v8.1.0a.cfg'.

In the event of a problem

Revision History

Version Date Description
V8.1.0a 22 June 2011
  • Admin rights added for search.

Visualization of this mod

  • Without the mod installed and user logged in.
  • Privacy settings: Show Living Data is set to 'Always'. Show Names for Living is set to 'Yes'.
  • Privacy settings: Both the individual and spouse are flagged as 'Private'. One is also flagged as 'Living'.
  • There is no privacy.
  • With the mod installed and a user logged in or not, privacy settings do not matter.
  • Privacy settings in this visual are the same as above.
  • As you can see, the 'Private' flag now overrules all. (Except for admin privileges)

Related Links

The following mods are also related to the Private flag

TNG User sites using this mod

Please add TNG site that you have found that utilize this modification

URL User Note Mod-Version/TNG-Version User-language
Robison & Blythe Genealogy Jeff Robison Mod developer (Public site) V8.1.0/ EN, FR, GER
Our Roy and Boucher Family Ken Roy V8.1.0/ EN, FR