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Google Sites and Chrome For Dummies

Google Sites and Chrome For Dummies

Ryan Teeter, Karl Barksdale

ISBN: 978-0-470-47001-5 February 2009 460 Pages

 E-Book

$16.99

Description

Curious about Google Sites and how team collaboration Web sites can help you share documents online from various locations? Curious about Google’s new Chrome browser? Google Sites & Chrome For Dummies has what you want to know!

Today, Google is so much more than another word for “search.” Google Sites & Chrome For Dummies shows you how to create great collaborative Web sites with Google Sites and surf the Web with the super-fast Google Chrome browser. Find out how they work with other Google Apps, too. You’ll learn to:

  • Take advantage of free hosting, free tools, and a simple, straightforward interface with Google Sites
  • Set up a Google account or Google Apps account
  • Create wiki sites that let coworkers collaborate on projects or keep family members up to date
  • Use Google gadgets to keep track of projects, manage calendars and documents, or display photos
  • Integrate documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and other Google Apps into your site
  • Work with Contact List, Google Talk, and Google Chat, and handle e-mail with Gmail
  • Download and install the speedy Google Chrome browser
  • Install browser plug-ins, enable offline access to Google Docs, and manage misbehaving tabs

You’ll even find instructions and examples to help you plan sites for personal and business use, plus a sample college course site. With advice from Google Sites & Chrome For Dummies, you can make collaboration easy and have the high-speed Web at your fingertips.

Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started with Google Sites and Chrome.

Chapter 1: Befriending Google Sites.

Chapter 2: Getting to Know Chrome.

Chapter 3: Signing Up for Google Apps and Getting Your Team Online.

Chapter 4: Exploring Google Sites.

Part II: Constructing and Sharing Your Google Site.

Chapter 5: Mastering Page Layouts and Tools.

Chapter 6: Adding Gadgets.

Chapter 7: Customizing Your Site’s Look and Feel.

Chapter 8: Bringing Collaboration to a New Level.

Part III: Getting the Most Out of Chrome.

Chapter 9: Perfecting Chrome Browsing.

Chapter 10: Uncovering Chrome’s Advanced Features.

Part IV: Building Your Own Scheme.

Chapter 11: Proffering a Personal Scheme.

Chapter 12: Building a College Course Scheme.

Chapter 13: Building Business Schemes.

Part V: More Google Apps You Can’t Do Without.

Chapter 14: Using Google Docs and the Docs Home.

Chapter 15: Docs: Google’s Word-Processing App.

Chapter 16: Calculating with Google Spreadsheets.

Chapter 17: Creating Amazing Google Presentations.

Chapter 18: Using Google Calendar.

Chapter 19: Communicating with Gmail.

Chapter 20: Enhancing Communication with Google Contacts, Video Chat, and Talk.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten More Ideas for Your Scheme.

Chapter 22: Ten More Google Apps for Your Team.

Index.