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Marlena Hebern
GAFE: O’Neil 2015
Google Sites
EASY and SIMPLE
Tips and Tricks
Marlena Hebern
@mhebern
Resources at: marlenahebern.com
Today’s Bright Ideas!
Edit in Pixlar
Insert pictures
Add a logo (use 200)
Add a Favicon
Hide a boarder
Change navigation b...
Home Row
EDIT ADD
PAGE
MORE SHARE
Going
here!
Resize an image in Pixlar
Open an image
Image size (100 for a logo)
Resize- leaving concentration proportions checked
Save...
Remove Solid Background in Pixlar
1. Unlock the
layer
2. Grab the
magic wand
Remove Solid Background in Pixlar
3. Click to highlight the
color you wish to remove
4. Delete
5. Save as a PNG which
allo...
Insert pictures Edit
Insert
Image
Upload Image
Choose your image
Click on the image thumbnail
OK
Save
Add a Logo
More
Edit layout
Click on the header
Upload image
Click on
the
header
Choose file
Add a Favicon
More
Manage Site
Attachments
Upload
Browse
Under 150 kB
Save under 200
Favicon must be
named favicon.ico
Upl...
favicon.ico
Not:
favicon(2).ico
puppy.icoX
favicon.ico
…..and nothing else!
Hide border by editing html code
Edit page
HTML
Delete after “Table”
until just before >
Hide border by editing html code
START
END
Navigation Bar: horizontal or vertical
More
Edit Site Layout
Select Horizontal Navigation
AND Deselect Sidebar
Creating subpages More
Edit Site Layout
Click on pages
The editing
window pops up
Add page
Move up or down
or indent with ...
Page level permissions: ANY configuration works
Page level permissions: Site level FIRST
STEP ONE:
Share
Sharing and permissions
Note: share with individuals
first to VIE...
Page level permissions: Page level SECOND
STEP TWO:
Enable page level permissions
Change settings for individual
students ...
Email notices of student web changes
Email notices of student web changes
More
Manage site
Recent site changes
Suscribe
To stop emails return to
this page and
...
Different page type choices
Add Page
Name
Choose type
Web page
Add Page
Name
Choose type
Web page
This is your typical
website page
Announcements
Add Page
Name
Choose type
Announcement
Use for news,
announcements, or
blogging!
FIle cabinet
Add Page
Name
Choose type
File Cabinet
Stay organized or
submit work to the T
List
Add Page
Name
Choose type
Choose template
List
Lst
Add Page
Name
Choose type
Choose template
List
Log progress on a
project
Start page
Add Page
Name
Choose type
Start page
Insert
More Gadgets
Customize,
add calendars,
gadgets
Insert YouTube videos
Edit
Insert
YouTube
Insert link
Save
Today’s Bright Ideas!
Edit in Pixlar
Insert pictures
Add a logo 200
Add a Favicon
Hide a boarder
Change navigation bar
Mak...
Marlena Hebern
@mhebern
Resources at: marlenahebern.com
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Learn how to make a Favicon, page-level permissions, add pages, set a logo, and more.

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Easy Google Sites Tips and Tricks

  1. 1. Marlena Hebern GAFE: O’Neil 2015 Google Sites EASY and SIMPLE Tips and Tricks
  2. 2. Marlena Hebern @mhebern Resources at: marlenahebern.com
  3. 3. Today’s Bright Ideas! Edit in Pixlar Insert pictures Add a logo (use 200) Add a Favicon Hide a boarder Change navigation bar Make subpages Page level permissions Turn on and off email notices Page types Insert pictures and YouTube
  4. 4. Home Row EDIT ADD PAGE MORE SHARE
  5. 5. Going here!
  6. 6. Resize an image in Pixlar Open an image Image size (100 for a logo) Resize- leaving concentration proportions checked Save ( to desktop)
  7. 7. Remove Solid Background in Pixlar 1. Unlock the layer 2. Grab the magic wand
  8. 8. Remove Solid Background in Pixlar 3. Click to highlight the color you wish to remove 4. Delete 5. Save as a PNG which allows the transparent layer to stay intact 6. Insert into your project from your computer
  9. 9. Insert pictures Edit Insert Image Upload Image Choose your image Click on the image thumbnail OK Save
  10. 10. Add a Logo More Edit layout Click on the header Upload image Click on the header Choose file
  11. 11. Add a Favicon More Manage Site Attachments Upload Browse Under 150 kB Save under 200 Favicon must be named favicon.ico Upload image to top level
  12. 12. favicon.ico Not: favicon(2).ico puppy.icoX
  13. 13. favicon.ico …..and nothing else!
  14. 14. Hide border by editing html code Edit page HTML Delete after “Table” until just before >
  15. 15. Hide border by editing html code START END
  16. 16. Navigation Bar: horizontal or vertical More Edit Site Layout Select Horizontal Navigation AND Deselect Sidebar
  17. 17. Creating subpages More Edit Site Layout Click on pages The editing window pops up Add page Move up or down or indent with the arrows Save Click on pages
  18. 18. Page level permissions: ANY configuration works
  19. 19. Page level permissions: Site level FIRST STEP ONE: Share Sharing and permissions Note: share with individuals first to VIEW only for the WHOLE site
  20. 20. Page level permissions: Page level SECOND STEP TWO: Enable page level permissions Change settings for individual students to edit by changing the permissions one by one This icon means the page level permissions are turned on
  21. 21. Email notices of student web changes
  22. 22. Email notices of student web changes More Manage site Recent site changes Suscribe To stop emails return to this page and unsuscribe
  23. 23. Different page type choices Add Page Name Choose type
  24. 24. Web page Add Page Name Choose type Web page This is your typical website page
  25. 25. Announcements Add Page Name Choose type Announcement Use for news, announcements, or blogging!
  26. 26. FIle cabinet Add Page Name Choose type File Cabinet Stay organized or submit work to the T
  27. 27. List Add Page Name Choose type Choose template List
  28. 28. Lst Add Page Name Choose type Choose template List Log progress on a project
  29. 29. Start page Add Page Name Choose type Start page Insert More Gadgets Customize, add calendars, gadgets
  30. 30. Insert YouTube videos Edit Insert YouTube Insert link Save
  31. 31. Today’s Bright Ideas! Edit in Pixlar Insert pictures Add a logo 200 Add a Favicon Hide a boarder Change navigation bar Make subpages Page level permissions Turn on and off email notices Page types Insert pictures and YouTube
  32. 32. Marlena Hebern @mhebern Resources at: marlenahebern.com

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