Hierarchical navigation and other new features in Google Sites


The following new features are available in Google Sites:
– The site navigation widget can now be organized into a hierarchical tree structure.
– The navigation widget can also be set up to highlight the current page and subgroup pages into categories.
– The editing toolbar has been updated to more closely resemble Google Docs.
– The site settings area now uses vertical navigation.
– The rendering infrastructure has been modified to improve performance. Related Colors and Fonts settings have been grouped. A "From theme" option to each variable to make it easier to revert to a previous theme.
– Sidebar gadgets and page canvas gadgets can now be independently styled via colors and fonts.
– Users can now configure a "site language" which allows for a uniform language experience for site viewers.

Editions included:
Standard, Premier, Education, Team and Partner Editions

Languages included:
All languages supported by Google Sites

How to access what's new:
To access the new navigation widget, click the 'Edit sidebar' link below the sidebar (or choose 'Manage site' from the 'More actions' menu). You can then edit the navigation widget.

To configure the site language, click 'More actions', select 'Manage site' and choose 'Other Stuff' to select a language from the 'Site display language' dropdown.

For more information:
http://googleappsposts.blogspot.com/2009/05/hierarchical-navigation-and-other-new.html

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Tasks in Google Calendar


Tasks are now available in Google Calendar

Editions included:
Standard, Premier, Education, Team and Partner Editions

Languages included:
US English

How to access what's new:
To begin using Tasks in Google Calendar, click the 'Tasks' link on the left-hand side. The task creation and management panel will appear on the right side of your screen.

For more information:
http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2009/05/tasks-now-in-calendar-too.html

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Response comments included in Google Calendar invitation reply email


When you have Google Calendar notifications enabled, your guests' comments are now included along with their response in the email reply to your Google Calendar invitation.

Editions included:
Standard, Premier, Education, Team and Partner Editions

Languages included:
All languages supported by Google Calendar

How to access what's new:
To receive your guests' comments in their email reply, you must have 'Invitation replies' notifications enabled. Under 'Settings', click the 'Calendar' tab, select 'Notifications' and click the 'Email' checkbox to enable 'Invitation replies'.

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