....... 4 2. HOME PAGE .............................................. .......... 5 3. Edit the page ............................................... ....... 6 4. Add new page...................................... 14 5. SETTING THE SITE TO M EASURE....................... 21 6. SPECIAL FEATURES..........................
This document is intended as a guide to use of "Google sites" to build websites.
Its ease of use allows anyone to approach and see how with a few clicks you can build a website for you. This is possible, and where its power, we can create si tes to collaborate in groups, maintain updated information, share documents and files of all kinds.
The websites created using this tool can be adapted to many situations and needs that can claim, and what most struck me from the beginning is that in themselve s serve as a "wiki". In addition if we can add a simple ad system with the struc ture of a blog. Ultimately no shortage of virtues to be consecrated as a good al ternative for web design to take into account. I have written this book attracte d by all these peculiarities, excited by the project work that occurred to me wh ile I was experiencing its capabilities. Through screenshots explain all that we can find menus, adding in some cases some ideas and real examples. Hopefully it will be useful to many people. The Author Manuel Lopez Caparros
1.1-Welcome screen to access the service at the following address: http://sites.
google.com We must have a Google Account to proceed as it asks us to identify wi
th your username and password. If not we would have to create it. Once you have
entered is just click on:
1. Write the name by which we call our site: Tests with Google sites, Manolo's W eb, Class 1 ESO, Alpujarra Project ,.... This name appears in the top frame of t he web. 2. Write the name you want to contain the URL or location to find the si
te. With this in mind, our web address is: http://sites.google.com/site/pruebasc ongooglesite Following are some options to select, but to expedite the creation default prefer to leave them as is and later configure the measure. They relate to:
Content only for adults who can see the site's theme webdesign
Finally we note the code that presents and Create a website to complete.
2. Home page
The structure presents until the change is: Top frame: Site Name: Testing with G oogle sites lateral Marco: Marco Main Navigation Menu: Home (now empty) Marco Bo ttom: Attachments - Comments This is the page is called "Home", it is the first that appear to enter the site. We will take special care in its design and conte nt by importance, as it may be the point of entry and departure of the entire si te. Also, place of welcome or presentation, content that may be of more use to t he visitor when he enters it. To build this and any other page that we add, we u se the editing tools that appear when you click on Edit page to configure proper ly, we click More Actions.
All this will be discussed in detail later.
3. Editing this page
To do this click Edit Page. . 1.-The first thing we see is a quick edit bar, wit
h which we can write: the font and size, format and font color, links, numbers,
bullets, indents and justification, remove formatting or edit the HTML (if we ar
Choose Insert: To insert any format menu item: Change sizes and put some special text formats Menu table: To insert tables Menu Design: A choice of pages to 1 o r 2 columns Any changes we make must be accepted with Save. We canceled by click ing Cancel.
Let's look at all the possibilities of these menus. 3.1-Choose Insert is fairly
ets More Text Boxes
3.1.1-Inserting an Image Insert> Image
If the image you want to include this in our team, we just have to click Browse,
locate and add. On occasion we may wish to place an image on the web. In this c ase we ask for your route (URL). To find out should only have to hover your mous e over the image and right mouse button, point to "copy link" in the dropdown me nu. In the following example has added a photo:
Clicking on the image, we can see is accompanied by an editing menu to suit our
needs: Align L: Align left Align C: R Align center Align: Align to the right siz
e S: Small Size M: Size Size Medium L: Large Original: Set of original size: Con
tour Adjust text off: No Outline text Delete: Deletes the image
The window that opens, offers three possibilities: 1 Link to a page that already have on our site (page attached): We just have to point out that interest us am ong those that have (are listed below) 2 Link to another website (Web address): write the address of the web 3 º Create a new page on the site and link to it (C reating new page): I would put the title and choose the type of page.
This ease of page creation links section reminds us of a wiki.
3.1.3-Insert other important elements Table of contents Insert> Insert Table of Contents As an example, a table of contents is an index that corresponds to the different paragraphs or sections containing a letter or text within a page. Some times it may be useful to insert to navigate faster. This table will be created only if the different paragraphs or sections of the letter are heading style. Go ogle Calendar services, documents, spreadsheets, presentations, Picasa photos, f orms, videos can be added to the page quickly. When it comes to a document, spre adsheet or presentation, we show the files you have stored in Google Docs. We ju st have to select
sections to configure the measure. Write the web address
Include edge and Title
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