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Google Sites Tutorial

  1. 1. Google Sites<br />Presented By Mike Glennon<br />
  2. 2. Why Create a Website?<br />Share assignments and files<br />Student and parent home access<br />Announcements<br />Classroom information<br />
  3. 3.<br />Log in with your Google account<br />
  4. 4.<br />Create a new site<br />
  5. 5.<br />Choose the Blank template<br />
  6. 6.<br />Name your site<br />This will be your site’s address<br />
  7. 7.<br />Choose a theme<br />
  8. 8.<br />Enter code and click Create site<br />
  9. 9. Create Page<br />Use this to create a new page on your site.<br />
  10. 10. More Actions<br />Use More Actions to access general site information and options.<br />
  11. 11. Edit Page<br />Use this to make changes to the page you’re viewing.<br />
  12. 12. Editing a Page<br />When you’re in page edit mode, you’ll see the editing menu bar and tool bar<br />
  13. 13. Editing a Page<br />The toolbar has standard commands such as: bold, underline, insert link and alignment.<br />
  14. 14. Insert Menu<br />Standard options:<br />Image: Add a picture (Upload or from the web)<br />Link: Insert a hyperlink<br />Horizontal Line: To divide page sections<br />
  15. 15. Insert Menu<br />Insert Google products:<br />Will automatically show a list of anything associated with your account (Example: Clicking Document will show a list of all Google Docs in your account.<br />
  16. 16. Insert Menu<br />Video<br />Insert a Google or YouTube video.<br />
  17. 17. Format Menu<br />Advanced formatting options<br /><ul><li>Headings
  18. 18. Strikethrough
  19. 19. Subscript</li></li></ul><li>Table Menu<br />Insert a table on your page to organize data<br />
  20. 20. Layout Menu<br />Change the page layout<br />
  21. 21. Navigation<br />Site will automatically put every page on the navigation bar and alphabetize. <br />Navigation can also be customized.<br />
  22. 22. Navigation<br />Click<br />Edit sidebar<br />
  23. 23. Navigation<br />In the Navigation box, click Edit<br />
  24. 24. Navigation<br />To customize, uncheck<br />Automatically organize my navigation<br />
  25. 25. Navigation<br />Add pages from your site by clicking Add page<br />Reorder pages with<br />Add a link to another site by clicking Add URL<br />
  26. 26. Navigation<br />Further organize a large number of pages by creating multiple navigation menus in the sidebar<br />Each appears as a separate box and each has a title that can be customized.<br />
  27. 27. Navigation<br />To add a navigation box, click Add sidebar item<br />Select Navigation<br />
  28. 28. Design<br />To change design and other options,<br />click More actions. Next, click Manage site.<br />
  29. 29. Design<br />Site Layout<br />General display options<br />Colors and fonts<br />Customize the look of text<br />Themes<br />Customize the overall look of your site. Use a pre-made template or create your own theme.<br />
  30. 30. Thanks!<br />Thanks for attending my training. Please feel free to check my website for tech tips and resources.<br /><br />