Choose family tree. On sites with multiple family trees here you can choose which tree to map.
Choose whether to display birth location or death locations.
Second menu line:
The "births until" slider. With this slider you can mark the birthplaces of persons who where born until a certain date. The slider has ten positions.
Filter by specific family name(s)". This will open a window with all family names. Mark checkboxes next to names and press "Choose" to start mapping the locations of those families only.
After pressing "Choose" you will see a yellow banner near the top of the map, informing you which family names are being filtered. Now use the slider or "mark all location" button to place the markers.
Filter by descendants". This will open a window with all persons that have descendants. Click the person whose descendants you want to map.
A yellow banner will appear near the top of the map, informing which persons' descendants are filtered. Now use the slider or "mark all location" button to place the markers.
Third menu line:
Find location on the map". Here you can pick a location from all locations in the tree and zoom in to it automatically.
Colored markers are placed on the map according to the settings made in the menu. Inside the marker you will see the number of people born in that location.
There are 4 different size markers (from small to big): Red markers (over 100 people), blue markers (50-99 people), green markers (9-49 people) and yellow markers (1-9 people)
When you hover with the mouse over a marker a "tooltip" will show with the name of the location.
When you click on the marker you will see two links.
The first link will open a new browser tab with the Wikipedia entry about this location (if such an entry exists).
The second link will present (in the Info Window itself) a list of all persons born in this location.
The names in this list are clickable and will open a new browser tab with the family page of this person.