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Free & Open-Source

webtrees is open-source software, which means it’s constantly improved by a community of developers and costs $0 - yes, that means totally FREE! All you need to use it is a website with PHP and MySQL installed.

It works from standard GEDCOM files, and is therefore compatible with every major desktop application; and it aims to be efficient and effective by using the right combination of third-party tools, design techniques and open standards.

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Secure & Private

This is a VERY important aspect of putting your family history on the web. With webtrees your data is as secure as you want it to be. Privacy settings are flexible, and control is configurable at multiple levels.

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webtrees 2.0.17 released

webtrees 2.0.17 is now available for download. There are a few bug fixes and additional census defintions, however this is mostly a security-fix release.

  • Uploaded SVG files can contain javascript.
  • Uploaded HTML files can contain javascript.
  • XSS vulnerability in add note/source modal dialog.
  • No validation on redirect URL after completing various actions.
  • No rate limit for password reset, registration and contact forms.
  • An admin can delete core files from the /data folder.
  • XSS vulnerability in tree titles in control panel.
  • User credentials are echoed in the URL when the registration form has errors.
  • The password reset form allows you to determine if a user account exists.

webtrees 2.0.16 released

webtrees 2.0.16 is now available for download. As well as a number of bug-fixes, there are the following changes:

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