Hide SSN Mod

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Hide SSN Mod
Summary Hide SSN Social Security Number Events.
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Mod Updated 12 September 2020
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TNG 12.2.0
TNG 12.3.0
TNG 13.0
TNG 12.1.0
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Author(s) Steven Davis
Homepage Hide SSN Mod (This page)
Mod Support TNG Community Forums
Contact Developer Steven Davis
Latest Mod
Min TNG V 12.1.0
Max TNG V 13.0
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This mod was developed for public sites that prefer hiding SSN Social Security Number Events from bots scrapping data.
If you have a private site requiring eveyone log in, you probably have no use for this mod.


Steven Davis


Allows public sites to hide SSN Social Security Events from bots and anyone that does not log in.
Option to show the SSN event to ALL logged in users or restrict access to users with View Information for Private Individuals rights.


  • A working TNG installation.
  • A backup of your TNG personlib​.php, reglib​.php, rpt​_ind​.php, searchform​.php, tngdblib​.php and customconfig​.php files.
  • An installed current version of the Mod Manager

Modmanager Edit options

  • The default setting (0) allows all logged in users to access numbers
  • Set the option to (1) to require private rights to access numbers

Revision History

Version Date Contents
v12.1.0.5 12 September 2020 Updated so the default mode allows SSN access to all logged in users.
First version added to TNG WIKI.
v12.1.0.4 12 August 2020 Hide SSN events on the PDF page
Hide SSN search in the advanced search options
v12.1.0.3 17 July 2020 First version released for testing


Automated Installation

  1. Download the appropriate zip file from the Mod Summary in the upper right hand corner
  2. After downloading the zip file, unzip the config file into the mods folder
  3. Follow the normal automated installation for Mod Manager, as shown in the example Mod Manager - Installing Config Files to install the hide_ssn_v12.1.0.4.cfg

In the event of a problem

  1. Try using the Mod Manager Remove capability
  2. Or copy your personlib​.php, reglib​.php, rpt​_ind​.php, searchform​.php, tngdblib​.php and customconfig​.php files to your TNG directory
    • all should be well now

Sites using this mod

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

URL User Note Mod-Version TNG-Version User-language
Family Histories Steven Davis Mod developer 12.3.0 EN