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How to use Melappilly.com

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  Login:  
An Authorised user with Username and Password can log into the website.  
A normal Member can become an Authourised Member* by submitting his E-mail id.  
 
Login can be done using the Left Bar or by using the Login/Logout button on the top bar. Authourizred members can log into the site for more facilities. An authorized member will have facilities like Profile, Photos, Videos, Messages, Stories, Discussion, Events, Updates, Listing etc after logging into the site.
 
     
  Family Tree:  
Family Tree is the genealogical representation of Our Family.  
A Member's four Ancestral generations, Spouse, Children and Siblings can be seen at a time.  
An Authourised Member can add a New Member to the Family directly(Only after Login).  
Other Member adding will get activated after a Permission either from the Administrator* or any of the Moderators*.  
The vaccant nodes showing Add Father or Add Mother can be added by filling a simple Registration form.  
  The more we fill up the relations we can represent the maximum of members of Our Family.  
     
  Listings:  
Groups can be created using Listing.  
 
We can group our realtives or the Family members into different Titles like Close relatives, First Cousins, Second cousins and so on.
 
Groups can be used for Group Messaging .  
Groups can be used in Setting for a particular group.  
     
  Settings:  
Change of Password can be done from the Settings page.  
Home page of Authorised members could be privacy protected.  
Photos , Videos could be privacy protected.  
Comment Restriction can be done for Stories and Photos.  
 

Privacy is maintained throughout the website using this link. All the Authorised users are provided with a choice of maintaining privacy among the Members, Relatives, a group of Relatives or in the Public.For example we can set that :

  • Only a group(My Close Relatives) to view my Profile.
  • All my Relatives can view my Photos and Videos.
  • Public can view my Profile.
  • No one can view my Photos.
 
Members Created button is used to get the list of Members Created by an Auhtorized user.  
 
All the Members* created by an Authourized member is being recorded in a table for the easy access. The table will contain the member's User name and Password. Once a member from the list become an Authorized user, this record is being deleted fron his table. From then onwards he is considered to manage his account by himself. To get the list click on the button "Members Created" on the top of Settings page. Grouping is done with LISTING facilty in the left bar.
 
Notification Mail will be send for New meessage in Inbox or New Member addition.  
Birthday reminders and Event can be restricted on the Home Page.  
  Members:  
 
Members page shows a list of all members who has been added to the Family Tree. It is for easy access of the list of all members belonging to this Family.
 
     
  Ancestral Heroes:  
 
Ancestral Heroes will give you a brief detail about the Heroes of our Family , their contribution to the Society as well as the Family. Any of the family member have a suggestion to add more Ancestral Heroes, please contact the Administrator* using the Contact Us page or directly.
 
     
  Search:  
 
Search option helps to easily search a member from the whole member's list. We have got different options to search a particular person with his Name, E-mail id, Blood group or Location.Clear button has been set to clear the search fields.
 
     
  Contact Us:  
  Contact us page can be used to contact the Administrator of the Family Portal for any queries and suggetions regarding the functioning of the website.  
     
  Profile:  
 
An Authorized member can create his catogorized Profile page which includes his Primary, Educational, Socio-Religious, Family, Location details which could be viewed by others if he permit. Members have the facility to block the whole profile from the public or allow the view for a particular group of people using the Settings link.
 
     
  Stories:  
 
An Authorized Member can create or record stories of his own or related to the Family and share it with their relatives. Comment facility is available for stories. Stories can also be restricted from the public or allow to view for a particular group of people using the Settings link.
 
     
  Photos:  
 
An Authorized Member can upload his photos or view other's photos using this link. Commenting facility is also available. Privacy restriction can be done using Settings option.
 
     
  Videos:  
 
An Authorized Member can upload Video clips and share it with their relatives. Privacy restriction can be done using Settings option.
 
     
  Messages:  
 
All Authorised members can send and receive messages to and from the other members of the Family. Group messages could be sent, if we have created a group of members.For Eaxample : A group named "Close Relative" is created and has included 10 of the relatives in that group.Then if i want to send a message to only the close relatives, it becomes easy to send.
 
     
  Discussion:  
 
A discussion module is available to share views among the Family members and to get suggesions regarding that. For Example : Once a member post a Topic and his views about it, other members are able to post their views about the same topic. This facility helps the Family members to share their views easily.
 
     
  Events:  
  Event module helps you to record an Event . It also act a s a reminder . Other members also get reminders regarding this Event if the creator of the event wish to. Birthday reminders are default reminders given to all the members even without creating an event for that. We can also block the Event or Birthday reminders if we wish, using Settings option.  
     
  Updates:  
 
All Authorised member's Home page ( The page we get after login ) will have the updatesof other Family Members like newly added Photos, Stories, Videos or a Member addition to the Family. This facility will help the members to keep updated with their Family members automatically once they become a user of this Family site.
 
     
  New member:  
 
A new member could be added easily by an Authorised user without any Permission . But for outsiders or a normal member can do the registration for new member but it will get activated only by the consend of any of the Administraor or Moderators. The New member can select the Person for permission from the available list provided in the Rgistration page.
 
     
  Send Mail:  
 
If any member or outsider who wish to send an E-mail to any of the Authorised members in the Family Tree, it could be easily done by using Send Mail option.
 
     
  Mail Id:  
 
Every Authorised members will get an Email-id with their family name(domain name). For example: abcd@myfafamilyname.com.
 
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  *Authourized Member:  
    A Family member who has submitted an E-mail id is considered as an Authourised member.  
     
  * Member:  
    A member of the Family who has not submitted an E mail id is considered as a normal member. A normal member  can   anytime submit their email id and become an Authourized member.  
     
  * Administrator:  
    Administrator is the owner of the website. He is the only person who can appoint Moderators for the Family Website.  
     
  * Moderator:  
    An Authourized member can be selected by the Admistrator as a Moderator by providing certain selected privillages which  is not   available for other members of the Family Tree.  
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