Google Apps Script For Google Sites

posted Nov 7, 2010, 9:25 PM by Thiyagaraaj M   [ updated Nov 7, 2010, 10:33 PM ]

Google Sites lets you create public or internal web sites, and today we???re enabling scripts to support multi-step workflows in sites.

For example, your company can create a site for employees to browse and register for training sessions and career development programs. On the page describing each training session or class, you could add a ???Register Now??? button, which would automatically add registrants to the class roster, add the details of the session to each participant's Google Calendar, and email users to confirm enrollment. All of these automated actions can be driven by a script embedded in the site.

Starting today, you can create, edit, and launch Google Apps Scripts from any Google Site, which allows you to automate business processes that involve multiple applications. As in the example above, an Apps Script function can automate tasks such as sending emails, scheduling calendar events, creating and updating site pages using data from other systems, and more.

You can build a script by clicking ???More actions??? > ???Manage site??? > ???Apps Scripts.??? Once you???ve added a script to your site, you can add links or buttons to trigger the script from any page. For tips to get started with scripts, visit the Google Apps Script site.