All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Google Sites’

Google Apps Gets Admin Reports, New Sites Features

Google announced (separately) a handful of noteworthy updates to Google Apps. First off, the company introduced a new Reports section to the Admin console aimed at making it easier for admins to manage Google Apps and gain insights. The feature includes a Highlights Page, which gives an overview of all the activity across your domain. It shows how many Hangouts, …

Read More

Google Sites Users Will Soon No Longer Be Able To Modify AdSense Code

This story has been updated. Please see update at the end. Google announced on a support page that it is sunsetting AdSense for Google Sites. At the end of next month, support will be cut off. On a page called “Sunsetting Adsense,” Google says: Some important changes are coming to AdSense on Google Sites. By August 30, 2013, it will …

Read More

New Admin Features Launched For Google Apps

Google announced today that Google Apps admins can now support the needs of different user groups in their business or organization with new email settings. “Google Apps delivers a stream of innovation that brings new features to end users,” writes product manager Adam Dawes on the Google Enterprise blog. “That same innovation also applies to our Apps administrators. In the …

Read More

Google Continues to Improve Accessibility

Earlier this week, we looked at some improvements Google made to its Hangouts feature in Google+, specifically in terms of accessibility and sign language. They improved video quality and made it so it’s easier to see signing. Google has also been working on some other accessibility-related features for Google Docs and Google Calendar. “This fall, as classrooms fill with the …

Read More

Google Cloud Picker Feature Discovered Prematurely

It has been revealed that Google is testing something called "Google Cloud Picker". It’s apparently not something we’re supposed to know about yet. 

According to those who spotted it, it appeared when they tried to insert files and images into Google Sites and Blogger. A screenshot is now making the rounds, showing that it is tied to Picasa, Maps, Google Docs, and YouTube. 

Read More

Google Sites Users Can Now Integrate Google Moderator

Google has added the ability for Google Sites users to use Google Moderator.

"For example, if you have a restaurant site, you can embed Google Moderator on your suggestions page to get input from your restaurant patrons," explains Google Software Engineering Intern Eric Hysen.

Google provides steps for how to implement this here.

Read More

Google May Take Over More Design Jobs

Web designers beware. Google is expanding its templates for Google Sites, which is part of Google Apps, and the company is really pushing Google Apps these days. What this means is that as more businesses adopt Google Apps and find a wider variety of site templates to choose from, the less they may need the services of web designers for basic design work (developers are a different story).

Read More

Google Gears Up For The Holidays

It’s getting to be that time of year during which people grow much nicer and more family-oriented.  Or much more rude and antisocial.  Whatever.  Either way, Google’s making a special effort to ensure that it isn’t put out of mind over the next couple of months.

Read More

API Makes Google Sites More Useful for Business

Google has launched a new API for Google Sites as a Google Labs feature (meaning it may have some flaws). The Google Sites data API allows client applications to access, publish, and modify content within a Google Site. It is available to both Google account and Google Apps users.

Read More

Google Huge in Brazil and India

Numbers from comScore this week, revealed that Google sites account for nearly 30% of all time spent online in India and Brazil. That is three times higher than the average.

Read More

Google Sites Goes Hebrew and Arabic

Google has introduced Google Sites in Hebrew and Arabic. This makes 40 languages that Google Sites now supports.

To change the language in Google Sites, simply go to More Actions > Manage Site > General. Site Collaborators can change the language of the interface by going to the user settings page from the My Sites list. If no language is set, Google uses the browser language setting.

Google Sites

Read More

Google Launches New Features for Sites

Google has introduced some new features to Google Sites, the company’s web site creation and publishing app. The new features were made to make it easier for users to copy their site, and use more options to search and announce updates.

Google Sites now allows users to copy entire sites. You can do this by simply going to "Manage Site," then "General," and "Copy Site."

Read More

Personalization & Sercurity for Google Sites Gadgets

Google has announced three new feaures in Google Sites for making gadgets more useful for Google Apps Premier Edition cusotomers. These are:

1. Start Page Template
2. Private Gadgets
3. End-to-End Security

With the Start Page template, site owners can allow individual users to personalize specific areas of the site, presumably similar to what users can do with iGoogle.

Read More

Google Sites, Analytics Get Cozy

Even though people can accomplish great things while working as a team, not being able to measure the results is something of a limiting factor.  To fix this problem with Google Sites, then, an integration with Google Analytics has been announced.

Read More

Google Aims for Big International Growth for Sites

Early this year, Google released "Google Sites," a platform that lets users create their own sites based on templates provided by Google. The company said that users could utilize Google Sites to create :

Read More

Google Sites Becomes Open

Since not many people use Google Apps, Google Sites – which was tucked away inside – never mattered much.  It’s now been brought into the open, though, and Google is championing the product as a good way for individuals to collaborate.

Read More