Parents' Guide to


By Jean Armour Polly, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Safe, stranger-free blogging & more for families.

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What you will—and won't—find in this website.

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Although Famster is easy to use, it does require some time to set up. You need to register in order to build your own Famster, then set your administrator password (different from the member password) and decide on your security and safety parameters. This could be a good time to gather the kids around and decide what to offer on your family site and which of those features should be public and which will be for "members only."

Although the site offers a nice selection of components, it's not without its flaws. For instance, you can't add "alt tags" to the photos -- something that's needed to make your family site compliant with accessibility standards. You also can't see or adjust the raw HTML either, but most users won't care.

Website Details

  • Genre: Blogging
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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