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<ul><li> 1. Google Sites Overview Lesson</li></ul> <p> 2. New Google Tool </p> <ul><li>Launched February 28, 2008</li></ul> <ul><li>Lets you easily create an individual or group website </li></ul> <p> 3. Basics </p> <ul><li>What is Google Sites? </li></ul> <ul><li>Google Sites is an online application that makes creating a web site as easy as editing a document.</li></ul> <ul><li>Embed rich content (video, Google Docs documents, spreadsheets, presentations, Picasa photo slide shows, iGoogle gadgets) into any page, and upload file attachments</li></ul> <p> 4. Control of your Site </p> <ul><li>You control who can access/edit your pages </li></ul> <ul><li>You control the sites look-and-feel </li></ul> <ul><li>You can see and revert back to earlier versions of any of your sites content </li></ul> <ul><li>You can be notified via email when pages are updated, comments are made, or files are attached </li></ul> <p> 5. Storage </p> <ul><li>How much space/pages do you get? </li></ul> <ul><li>Sites created @sites.google.com/site </li></ul> <ul><li>Site quota: 100Mb/site </li></ul> <ul><li>Max attachment size: 10Mb </li></ul> <ul><li>Pages per site: unlimited </li></ul> <p> 6. Attachments </p> <ul><li>How do I attach a document? </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>You can attach files within the Attachments section at the bottom of any page or within a File Cabinet-type page.</li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>To attach a document to a standard page, click Browse next to Attach a file, browse for the file, select it, and click Open.</li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Quota is 10 Mb </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 7. Deleting a Site </p> <ul><li>How do I delete a site? </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>To delete a site, please follow these steps: </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Go to Site Settings.</li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Click Other Stuff.</li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Click Delete this site.</li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Please note that only owners have the ability to delete sites; once you delete a site, it can't be recovered by anyone. Only choose this option if you're sure that you want to delete the site. </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 8. Site Appearance </p> <ul><li>You can change the following : </li></ul> <ul><li>Themes, colors and fonts </li></ul> <ul><li>Landing page for my site </li></ul> <ul><li>Logos</li></ul> <ul><li>Sidebar navigation </li></ul> <ul><li>Remove or hide my site title </li></ul> <p> 9. Creating a Web Page </p> <ul><li>Aweb pageis an unstructured page where you can enter text, images, tables, and embed spreadsheets, presentations, videos, and more</li></ul> <ul><li>The web page has standard formatting</li></ul> <ul><li>You can create bulleted lists, numbered lists, and easily link to other pages in your site </li></ul> <ul><li>You can attach documents from your hard drive to the bottom of the page, and allow other site collaborators to comment on your pages </li></ul> <p> 10. What is the Dashboard? </p> <ul><li>ADashboardpage is a two column webpage with four placeholder gadgets to make it easy to get started creating an overview of information </li></ul> <ul><li>You can create a Dashboard page by changing the layout of a webpage to two columns and inserting gadgets in the page </li></ul> <p> 11. Announcements, File Cabinet and List Pages </p> <ul><li>AnAnnouncementpage is a page which makes it easy for an individual or group to post chronological information like news, status updates, or notable events</li></ul> <ul><li>AFile Cabinetallows you to manage documents from your hard drive and organize them into folders</li></ul> <ul><li>Listpages allow you to easily track lists of information.</li></ul> <p> 12. Extra Google Tips </p> <ul><li>Google Dictionary </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Go to Google.com </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Type the word define first </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Then type the word you want to look up </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Two Ways: </li></ul> <ul><li>define belsen (space) </li></ul> <ul><li>Ordefine:belsen (no spaces with a colon) </li></ul> <p> 13. Extra Google Tips </p> <ul><li>Google Calculator </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Go to Google.com </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>To use Google's built-in calculator function, simply enter the calculation you'd like done into the search box and hit the Enter key or click on the Google Search button.</li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Can you figure these out? </li></ul> <ul><li>44 X 4.56? </li></ul> <ul><li>6 X 72 in roman numerals? </li></ul> <ul><li>What is 100 kilometers in miles? </li></ul> <p> 14. More Google Tips </p> <ul><li>Click for more features </li></ul>

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