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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 1.Select content for your website 2.Some concepts of web design 3.Select tools for web design 4.Design Techniques 5.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 1.Website 2.Webpage 3.HTML language 4.Page layout 5.Theme

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

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 Index.html research.html publications.html contact.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 1.Layout of web pages should be easy navigation and visually appealing 2.Use one theme for all pages of website to create a consistent look throughout your website 3.Use CSS to predefine set of rules of presenting web page  easy on apply one theme for many pages 4.Use existing templates to save designing time

13 Publish your website on UCD’s server 1.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 2.Create html_public folder in UCD’s host 3.Copy all web pages from your local computer to html_public folder 4.Browse your website at link

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 )http://sites.google.com ▫ Wikipedia ( )www.wekipedia.org ▫ Blogger (www.blogger.com)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 ? 1.Set up a Google Account 2.Create a new Website 3.Create a Web Page 4.Edit a Web Page 5.Manage website 6.Change site layout 7.Change site theme

20 Setting up a Google account 1.Visit the link or select menu More  Sites at the Google homepage

21 Setting up a Google account 2.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 3.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 ? 1.Set up a Google Account 2.Create a new Website 3.Create a Web Page 4.Edit a Web Page 5.Manage website 6.Change site layout 7.Change site theme

26 Creating a new website 1.Sign in your Google account (done from previous steps) 2.Click on “Sites” on the my products section 3.Then click on “Create Site”

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29 Creating a new website 4.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 showhttp://sites.google.com/site/lanvu

31 What do we do ? 1.Set up a Google Account 2.Create a new Website 3.Create a Web Page 4.Edit a Web Page 5.Manage website 6.Change site layout 7.Change site theme

32 Creating a web page 1.Sign in to your Google account 2.Select Sites from menu More 3. 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 4.Click the button Create page in the web design from

34 Create a web page 1.Select template for your web page Ex: Web Page, Announcements … 2.Enter the page name Ex: Home, Project, Course … 3.Select page level Top level: same level with Home page Under Page X : sub page of Page X 4.Press Create Page button

35 Editor Toolbar Page title Page Content 1.Edit Page title & Page content by using Editor Toolbar 2.If page have download file, attach the file in Attachment section 3.Click on Save when completed

36 What do we do ? 1.Set up a Google Account 2.Create a new Website 3.Create a Web Page 4.Edit a Web Page 5.Manage website 6.Change site layout 7.Change site theme

37 Editing a web page 1.Select the web page in sidebar section 2.Click the button Edit page 3.Edit the page content like what you did when create an webpage

38 Editing a web page

39 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 ? 1.Set up a Google Account 2.Create a new Website 3.Create a Web Page 4.Edit a Web Page 5.Manage website 6.Change site layout 7.Change site theme

46 Managing your website Site contents ▫ 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 ? 1.Set up a Google Account 2.Create a new Website 3.Create a Web Page 4.Edit a Web Page 5.Manage website 6.Change site layout 7.Change site theme

50 Changing Site Layout 1.Open Site Manager 2.Select Site layout in Site appearance section 3.Press the button Change site layout 4.Select options in Change site layout box  OK

51 Changing Site Layout

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53 What do we do ? 1.Set up a Google Account 2.Create a new Website 3.Create a Web Page 4.Edit a Web Page 5.Manage website 6.Change site layout 7.Change site theme

54 Changing Theme of Website 1.Open Site Manager 2.Select Themes in Site appearance section 3.Select one Theme you like 4.Click on Preview to see the website with new themes 5.Click Save Change if selected theme is OK

55 Changing Theme of Website


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