Though the task may seem to be very interesting at first glance, yet it could prove to be quite a cumbersome task while tracing to our immediate predecessors, let alone the details of previous 3-4 generations. One does not have to get disheartened as where there is a will, there is a way. With the useful tips given below, you can sure reduce the burden but still you would have to put in some effort to create an ideal family tree website.One of the most convenient sources available is Active searches using the internet. Internet has become the virtual repository of information in the modern era of today. Using reputed search engines, you just need to type in the keywords ‘family history or genealogy’ in the search field and you have a whole long list of online sites related to tracing of family history and creating a family tree. Browse through some sights to have an overview of ways and means to retrieve information. Now the question that comes across one’s mind is to how to choose the right site from the whole lot. Given below are some tips to help you decide on a particular genealogy website:1. Read through brief description of at least 4 - 5 sites. Short list the most appealing ones on a piece of paper. Compare what each one has to offer and choose the one that best suits your requirements and budget. However, it is to be remembered that the paid sites offer specialized services which may not be otherwise available on free sites such as photographs, data, records etc.2. If you do not want to go in for any of these paid sites you can opt for free genealogy website. Register on this site and carry on the search.3. You can avail the services of government owned and operated website. Since they are managed by the government, the reliability factor is slightly high as compared to free and paid sites.4. Once you have made up your mind, register and pay subscription amount if necessary and begin your search.Once this crucial decision is taken, just follow the simple instructions and use your creativity to draw out a family tree. It basically begins with the names of current generation which then branches out into include siblings of the immediate ancestor and this continues till a tree like structure is formed, hence the name Family Tree. You can add aesthetic pleasure by adding photos or just keep it in the form of plain textual record containing vital information like birth, death, residence, profession and whole lot of other information depending on your tastes and interests. Such a genealogy website would enable every member to have access to it, post comments and make changes accordingly without much of a hassle. You can also secure this website by entering in password to facilitate limited accessibility.