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1 Create a website with Google Sites
Lan Vu

2 Overview Review on Web Designing Create a website with Google Sites

3 Review on Web Designing
Select content for your website Some concepts of web design Select tools for web design Design Techniques Publish your website on UCD’s server

4 Select content for your website
1. Transcript 2. Resume 3. Letters of Recommendation 4. Internship Information 5. Course Work 6. Certifications 7. Academic Recognition/Awards 8. Leadership Positions 9. Volunteer Work 10. Student Government 11. Hobbies, extracurricular info Ex:

5 Some concepts of web design
Website Webpage HTML language Page layout Theme

6 What is Website ? It is a collection of Web pages Images Videos
Other digital assets Music *.pdf *.doc, *.docx *.ppt, *.pptx Game Databases

7 Web page Website is a collection of Web pages
A Web page is a document on World Wide Web Web page is usually in HTML or XHTML format Every Web page is identified by a unique URL (link) It can be accessed through a web browser (Internet Explorer , Fire fox)

8 HTML language Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is an language used to present content of a web page HTML web page is a file with extension *.html or *.htm Ex: mypage.html, bio.htm index.html , index.htm (default page) Viewed by using web browsers Internet Explorer, Fire Fox, Opera, Safari

9 Layout of Web page

10 Theme http://www.cs.colorado.edu/~hughesal/ Index.html contact.html
research.html publications.html

11 Select tools for web design
Self design your ePortfolio website by using web development tools Create ePortfolio website by using existing online services

12 Design Techniques Layout of web pages should be easy navigation and visually appealing Use one theme for all pages of website to create a consistent look throughout your website Use CSS to predefine set of rules of presenting web page  easy on apply one theme for many pages Use existing templates to save designing time

13 Publish your website on UCD’s server
Connecting to host using WinSCP Host: ouray.cudenver.edu Username: your username used to log in to UCD’s Password: your password used to log in to UCD’s Create html_public folder in UCD’s host Copy all web pages from your local computer to html_public folder Browse your website at link .cudenver.edu/~yourusername

14 Create your website with Google Sites

15 Create website using online services
Use online services for auto creating website and web pages Google Sites (http://sites.google.com ) Wikipedia ( ) Blogger (www.blogger.com) And so much more

16 Create website using online services
Benefits: No HTML knowledge is required Fast Most are Free Easy to do Usually provide some templates for your choice

17 Create website using online services
Drawback: NOT flexible Not provide all needs for a website Available web layouts and templates may not fit your desire Web content may be limited by services provided by provider

18 Create a website with Google Sites
Why choose Google Sites? Free Easy to use Support many types of content Image, Movies, Calendar, Google Map … Good choice for a personal website

19 What do we do ? Set up a Google Account Create a new Website
Create a Web Page Edit a Web Page Manage website Change site layout Change site theme

20 Setting up a Google account
Visit the link or select menu More  Sites at the Google homepage

21 Setting up a Google account
If you have a Google Account, sign in to your account and done Note: Your Gmail account will work. Otherwise, click on “Sign up for site” to register a new one.

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23 Setting up a Google account
If you have to “Sign up for site” Fill in the Create an Account Form You can use any address to create Google Account Google will send you an for Account Activation, Click on the link in the Sign in your account after Account Activation is completed

24 Setting up a Google account
Account activation Fill in the form Sign in

25 What do we do ? Set up a Google Account Create a new Website
Create a Web Page Edit a Web Page Manage website Change site layout Change site theme

26 Creating a new website Sign in your Google account (done from previous steps) Click on “Sites” on the my products section Then click on “Create Site”

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29 Creating a new website Setting up website information Choose a temple
Ex: Blank template Enter your Site Name: Ex: Lan Vu’s Website Enter URL for your site Ex: “lanvu” and your website link is Choose a Theme Ex: Iceberg Enter the code and click Create button

30 Creating a new website Note: You can test your new website after this step by logout your account and enter your website link in web browser Ex: enter in your IE browser , it will show

31 What do we do ? Set up a Google Account Create a new Website
Create a Web Page Edit a Web Page Manage website Change site layout Change site theme

32 Creating a web page Sign in to your Google account
Select Sites from menu More Select the website you want to edit Note: skip step 1 – 3 if you are still signed in after creating your website.

33 Creating a web page Click the button Create page in the web design from

34 Create a web page Select template for your web page
Ex: Web Page, Announcements … Enter the page name Ex: Home , Project, Course … Select page level Top level: same level with Home page Under Page X : sub page of Page X Press Create Page button

35 Edit Page title & Page content by using Editor Toolbar
If page have download file, attach the file in Attachment section Click on Save when completed Editor Toolbar Page title Page Content

36 What do we do ? Set up a Google Account Create a new Website
Create a Web Page Edit a Web Page Manage website Change site layout Change site theme

37 Editing a web page Select the web page in sidebar section
Click the button Edit page Edit the page content like what you did when create an webpage

38 Editing a web page

39 Editing a web page Editor Toolbar

40 Editing a web page Allow inserting many types of content Text Image
Link Calendar YouTube clip Google map , Menu Insert

41 Editing a web page Allow formatting the content easily by using editor toolbar and menu Format Menu Format

42 Editing a web page Add & edit tables by using menu Table Menu Table

43 Editing a web page Allow setting page layout in just one click by using menu Layout Menu Layout

44 Some other page actions

45 What do we do ? Set up a Google Account Create a new Website
Create a Web Page Edit a Web Page Manage website Change site layout Change site theme

46 Managing your website Site contents Site settings
Pages, Attachments, Page templates Site settings Site name, Domain name, Monetize … Site appearance Site layout, Colors, Fonts, Themes

47 Managing your website Open Site Manager page

48 Managing your website Select an option & edit option values
Site manager

49 What do we do ? Set up a Google Account Create a new Website
Create a Web Page Edit a Web Page Manage website Change site layout Change site theme

50 Changing Site Layout Open Site Manager
Select Site layout in Site appearance section Press the button Change site layout Select options in Change site layout box  OK

51 Changing Site Layout

52 Changing Site Layout

53 What do we do ? Set up a Google Account Create a new Website
Create a Web Page Edit a Web Page Manage website Change site layout Change site theme

54 Changing Theme of Website
Open Site Manager Select Themes in Site appearance section Select one Theme you like Click on Preview to see the website with new themes Click Save Change if selected theme is OK

55 Changing Theme of Website


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