LessonsWe will walk you through the basics of the components of Google Sites that facilitate using the tool as an intranet for document and information sharing. We will introduce you to site templates, pages, page editing, embedding calendars, discussion tools and managing permissions to various components of the site. We will then look specifically at document sharing via Google Sites, exploring how to upload, link and embed documents. Furthermore we will explore the connection between Google Drive and Google Sites and some best practices and suggested approaches for building a document repository using Google Sites.
Why Google Sites?
While Google Sites can have many applications, it is typically used as a department or group intranet site for document and information sharing. It is a tool that will let you create simple websites with ease. While these sites can be designed to be complex and attractive websites, the standard tools create simplistic, functional websites. Therefore the use for an intranet site. They key features that facilitate this are the fact that it is easy to edit the pages and the site through a WYSIWYG editor, it is easy to embed other Google app content, such as calendars and documents, and it is very easy to manage different levels of access to different pages on the sites based on user ID.
Planning your Site
Categories and Description
Editing a Page
Inserting Google objects, Gadgets, and Common web formatting
inserting a calendar, map, google doc
Real Text Editor
Naming additional pages
change the URL
Selecting a page template
advantages/disadvantages of using List page and File cabinet view.
Placing pages as subpages
Manage Page Locations
Edit Site Layout
Header, Horizontal Navigation, Custom footer, site width
Navigation â†’ Automatic/Manual order, page sublevels, sitemap and recent activity links
Adding additional Sidebar items
General Site Settings
Recent site Activity
Publishing so that others can view the site.
Site and page level permissions
Note: Google sites is the only Google app where there can be multiple owners.
Only owners can view the share settings of a site.
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