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| TNG 10.0.3
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| EN
| EN

Revision as of 07:48, 1 October 2014

Cemeteries Admin List
Summary Adds new fields to the cemetery selection form in the Cemeteries admin function, and new columns on the search results table.
Mod Updated {{{mod_last_update}}}
Download link For
TNG 10.0.3
TNG 9.2

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Author(s) Robin Richmond, with help from Ken Roy
Homepage Robin Richmond's Genealogy Database
Mod Support My Mod Support form or TNG Forums
Contact Developer My Mod Support form
Latest Mod
Min TNG V 9.2.0
Max TNG V 10.0.3
Files modified
Related Mods
My Cemetery Edit mod is related, but not inter-dependent with this mod.

Purpose of the Mod

This mod provides additional information in the Cemetery selection list so that the user (actually, an administrator) can see whether, for example, there is a fully-configured place associated with a cemetery. It

  1. Adds the Associated Place Name, along with that place's geocode data and tree name, to the list of selection results.
  2. Adds the Cemetery notes to the list of selection results.
  3. Adds "Results per page", and a "Hide notes column" checkbox to the search form.

Note that the Cemetery location and the associated Place name are almost the same, but come from different database tables.

  1. The Cemetery location is the Cemetery Name, the city, the county, the state, and the country from the Cemeteries table.
  2. The Cemetery place is the place name that is expected to be stored in the burial place field of People records.


  • A working TNG installation.
  • An installed current version of the Mod Manager.
  • The only other mod that target admin_cemeteries is my [Cemetery Edit] mod, which can be installed (or not) independently.

Automated Installation

  1. Remove and delete previous version of this mod.
  2. Backup the files updated by this mod. They are listed in the panel at the upper right.
  3. Download the .zip file. Upload and Extract to the mods folder.
  4. Follow the normal automated installation for Mod Manager, as shown in the example Mod Manager - Installing Config Files to install.

In the event of a problem

  1. Try using the Mod Manager Remove capability
  2. Contact me through My Mod Support form.

Visualization of this Mod

BEFORE: An unmodified list of cemeteries from TNGv9.2.2 or TNG10.1.
Cemetery admin list-before.png
AFTER: Cemetery search form an list as modified, showing both Place and Notes. I can now tell at a glance that the first two cemeteries on the page are not fully configured with an associated Place.

Also note the new "Results per page" field and "Hide notes" checkbox. In each browser session, the Results per page value is initialized to the system-wide "Max Search Results" parameter from the General Settings/Miscellaneous screen. The value you enter only affects this screen, and is retained in a session cookie like the search string. Since cemetery notes can be fairly verbose, and can wind up scrunching the other fields, the user can use the "Hide Notes" checkbox (also retained in a session cookie) to suppress the Notes column.

Cemetery admin list-after1.png
Another AFTER view: Here's the modified list with the Notes column suppressed.
Cemetery admin list-after2.png

Sites using this mod

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

URL User Note Mod-Version TNG-Version User-language
Robin Richmond's Genealogy Database Robin Richmond Mod developer 10.0.3 English
MOTYER Family Genealogy John Mark Motyer Public site 10.0.2 EN, DE, RU
Total Family History Scott Bennett Private Site (For right now) TNG 10.0.1 EN
Mitchell Families Online Roger Mitchell Very useful mod 10.0.3 EN