Google Apps for Educators
Illustration by

Publishing your website


From:

Google Apps for Educators

with Aaron Quigley

Video: Publishing your website

Once you feel that your website's at a place where it's ready to viewed by the larger public, you can go ahead and publish your site. Publishing your Google site is as simple as changing it's sharing status. To access this we can go ahead and click on the blue share button in the upper right hand corner. As of right now, it's a private site. Meaning only people that I've granted explicit permission, can view, as well as make edits to the site. At this point what I'd like to do is go ahead and open up this site so that other people can see it. I don't want to give access for everyone to edit it, however. I only want people inside my community as well as my institution to be able to view the site.
Expand all | Collapse all
  1. 2m 47s
    1. Welcome
      42s
    2. Things to know before watching this course
      1m 30s
    3. Using the exercise files
      35s
  2. 18m 22s
    1. What is Google Apps for Education?
      54s
    2. Setting up Google Apps
      4m 27s
    3. Verifying your domain name
      2m 40s
    4. Adding users
      5m 30s
    5. Customizing Google Apps
      4m 51s
  3. 26m 11s
    1. Configuring Gmail
      7m 37s
    2. Gmail communication
      5m 5s
    3. Creating a school signature
      3m 56s
    4. Archiving school communication
      2m 0s
    5. Sending large attachments
      3m 5s
    6. Using common shortcuts
      4m 28s
  4. 16m 12s
    1. Collaborating with calendars
      4m 47s
    2. Adding office hours with repeating events
      4m 48s
    3. Creating event invitations
      3m 0s
    4. Managing alerts
      3m 37s
  5. 8m 8s
    1. Understanding Google Drive
      1m 44s
    2. Creating a lesson-planning workflow
      3m 21s
    3. Centralizing school documents
      3m 3s
  6. 13m 6s
    1. Understanding Google Docs
      2m 30s
    2. Collaborating with Google Docs
      3m 10s
    3. Surveying other teachers
      7m 26s
  7. 26m 2s
    1. Getting started with a collaborative planning website
      3m 6s
    2. Adding collaborators
      1m 39s
    3. Adding pages
      3m 55s
    4. Styling your website
      5m 14s
    5. Styling individual pages
      4m 49s
    6. Adding dynamic elements for user interactions
      3m 55s
    7. Publishing your website
      1m 55s
    8. Google Sites in the classroom
      1m 29s
  8. 8m 14s
    1. Adding educational apps
      3m 6s
    2. Using YouTube for education
      2m 27s
    3. Teaching with Google Scholar
      2m 41s
  9. 45s
    1. Next steps
      45s

Start your free trial now, and begin learning software, business and creative skills—anytime, anywhere—with video instruction from recognized industry experts.

Start Your Free Trial Now
please wait ...
Watch the Online Video Course Google Apps for Educators
1h 59m Beginner Nov 21, 2013

Viewers: in countries Watching now:

Google Apps has been embraced by millions of schools and campuses, but is your classroom getting the most from it? Join educator Aaron Quigley as he shows K–12 teachers how to use Google Apps for Education to streamline communication, save time, and increase content mastery. Administrators can learn how to set up Apps for Education, verify your domain name, and add users, while teachers learn how to sort personal from school email, set up email signatures, add events to calendars, and create lesson plans with Google Drive. Administrators and teachers alike can learn how to set up custom Google sites for collaboration with parents and students, and extend Google Apps with apps like YouTube and Google Scholar.

Topics include:
  • What is Google Apps for Education?
  • Creating a Google account
  • Verifying the domain name
  • Configuring Gmail
  • Archiving school communication
  • Adding office hours to calendars
  • Centralizing school documents
  • Collaborating with Google Docs
  • Creating a Google site
  • Adding educational apps
Subject:
Education + Elearning
Software:
Apps for Education
Author:
Aaron Quigley

Publishing your website

Once you feel that your website's at a place where it's ready to viewed by the larger public, you can go ahead and publish your site. Publishing your Google site is as simple as changing it's sharing status. To access this we can go ahead and click on the blue share button in the upper right hand corner. As of right now, it's a private site. Meaning only people that I've granted explicit permission, can view, as well as make edits to the site. At this point what I'd like to do is go ahead and open up this site so that other people can see it. I don't want to give access for everyone to edit it, however. I only want people inside my community as well as my institution to be able to view the site.

The editing of the site is still going to be locked to the teachers as well as myself. To do that, I'm going to come to the top level sharing item, which is currently set to Private, here I'm going to click Change. Now the visibility options are actually listed from the least restrictive down to the most restrictive. So if I make this public on the web then anyone can search for this, find it in a search engine as well as view the website. If I say anyone with a link then the site will be hidden from search engines, but people can still navigate to it as long as they have the link. If I limit it to anyone from Orange Valley School, then only users that are logged into their Orange Valley School Google Apps for Education account will be able to view it.

And I can also choose to limit it to anyone in Orange Valley School that has the link, meaning that unless I've given them the direct link Orange Valley school members will not be able to view the site in the site section unless I've given them the link first. Here I'm going to go ahead and choose public on the web. This is going to allow everyone in the community, as well everyone at my school to find as well as view the website. Now, please be careful if you choose to share your website outside of your school. You want to make sure you're not including any student names or other information that could be considered confidential. When you're ready to publish your site, make the changes and go ahead and click Save.

So this point we've successfully published this website. Anyone on the web can now find and view it in their web browser, yet the editing is still limited to myself as well as the school teachers.

There are currently no FAQs about Google Apps for Educators.

 
Share a link to this course

What are exercise files?

Exercise files are the same files the author uses in the course. Save time by downloading the author's files instead of setting up your own files, and learn by following along with the instructor.

Can I take this course without the exercise files?

Yes! If you decide you would like the exercise files later, you can upgrade to a premium account any time.

Become a member Download sample files See plans and pricing

Please wait... please wait ...
Upgrade to get access to exercise files.

Exercise files video

How to use exercise files.

Learn by watching, listening, and doing, Exercise files are the same files the author uses in the course, so you can download them and follow along Premium memberships include access to all exercise files in the library.


Exercise files

Exercise files video

How to use exercise files.

For additional information on downloading and using exercise files, watch our instructional video or read the instructions in the FAQ .

This course includes free exercise files, so you can practice while you watch the course. To access all the exercise files in our library, become a Premium Member.

Join now Already a member? Log in

* Estimated file size

Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?

This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.


Mark all as unwatched Cancel

Congratulations

You have completed Google Apps for Educators.

Return to your organization's learning portal to continue training, or close this page.


OK
Become a member to add this course to a playlist

Join today and get unlimited access to the entire library of video courses—and create as many playlists as you like.

Get started

Already a member ?

Exercise files

Learn by watching, listening, and doing! Exercise files are the same files the author uses in the course, so you can download them and follow along. Exercise files are available with all Premium memberships. Learn more

Get started

Already a Premium member?

Exercise files video

How to use exercise files.

Ask a question

Thanks for contacting us.
You’ll hear from our Customer Service team within 24 hours.

Please enter the text shown below:

The classic layout automatically defaults to the latest Flash Player.

To choose a different player, hold the cursor over your name at the top right of any lynda.com page and choose Site preferences from the dropdown menu.

Continue to classic layout Stay on new layout
Exercise files

Access exercise files from a button right under the course name.

Mark videos as unwatched

Remove icons showing you already watched videos if you want to start over.

Control your viewing experience

Make the video wide, narrow, full-screen, or pop the player out of the page into its own window.

Interactive transcripts

Click on text in the transcript to jump to that spot in the video. As the video plays, the relevant spot in the transcript will be highlighted.

Learn more, save more. Upgrade today!

Get our Annual Premium Membership at our best savings yet.

Upgrade to our Annual Premium Membership today and get even more value from your lynda.com subscription:

“In a way, I feel like you are rooting for me. Like you are really invested in my experience, and want me to get as much out of these courses as possible this is the best place to start on your journey to learning new material.”— Nadine H.

Thanks for signing up.

We’ll send you a confirmation email shortly.


Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

Keep up with news, tips, and latest courses with emails from lynda.com.

Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

   
submit Lightbox submit clicked
Terms and conditions of use

We've updated our terms and conditions (now called terms of service).Go
Review and accept our updated terms of service.