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Archive for the ‘Google Apps’ Category

Google Sites for your domain: map the domain root to a site

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/12/06

With Google Sites, you you can attach it to your domain like example.org.

In practice the example.org domain is not bound to Google Sites, but everywhere in this post, please substitute example.org with your own domain name.

In Google Sites, you can design web-sites and create “web address mapping” entries for it. However, you can only add a site mapping for a sub-domain.

But what if you want your www.example.org also to be visible as from example.org?

Then you get a nice error message “Required field must not be blank”:

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Check if a domain is services by GMail for Business (former Google Mail for your domain)

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/06/15

Google can service mail for a domain. Alphabet has renamed this service over time:

Anyway: at the time of writing it is at https://gsuite.google.com/products/gmail/.

If you send mail to such a domain and the user doesn’t exist, you get a confusing error message like this:

<<< 550 5.1.1 https://support.google.com/mail/?p=NoSuchUser [^] j191si981824wmd.134 - gsmtp

So I wanted to test if a domain is being services by gmail and found this StackExchange question:

Basically you can test it in two ways:

dig takeheart.com mx
takeheart.com. 86399 IN MX 20 ALT1.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.com.
takeheart.com. 86399 IN MX 30 ALT2.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.com.
takeheart.com. 86399 IN MX 10 ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.com.
takeheart.com. 86399 IN MX 40 ASPMX2.GOOGLEMAIL.com.
takeheart.com. 86399 IN MX 50 ASPMX3.GOOGLEMAIL.com.

–jeroen

Puns:

–jeroen

 

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If only there was a plugin to convert a Google Suite Document into Markdown S…

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/06/29

via If only there was a plugin to convert a Google Suite Document into Markdown Syntax… – Kristian Köhntopp – Google+ [WayBack]

GitHub – mangini/gdocs2md: Convert a Google Drive Document to the Markdown format, suitable for publishing. [WayBack]

In the gapps language: Apps Script  |  Google Developers

Maybe one day – when I use Google Docs more often – I make a reStructuredText version

–jeroen

Posted in Development, gapps Google Apps Script, Google, Google Apps, Lightweight markup language, MarkDown, Power User, reStructuredText, Scripting, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

How To Work with Google Reference List: all Google URLs you will ever need in one handy place – via Denis Labelle

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/11/30

All Google URLs you will ever need in one handy place: How To Work with Google Reference List I. by Dennis Labelle.

–jeroen

Posted in G+: GooglePlus, GMail, Google, Google Analytics, Google Apps, GoogleAuthenticator, GoogleBookmarks, GoogleCalendar, GoogleContacts, GoogleDocs, GoogleDrive, GoogleFlights, GoogleGroups, GoogleHangouts, GoogleMaps, GoogleReader, GoogleSearch, GoogleTranslate, GoogleVoice, Hangouts, Power User, SocialMedia | Leave a Comment »

Add a Security Key to your Google Account: FIDO U2F Security Key

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/12/08

I just added a FIDO U2F Security Key | Yubico as a FIDO second factor to my Google Account: Add a Security Key to your Google Account – Accounts Help.

The cool thing: if you don’t have your FIDO U2F key with you, you can fall back to Google two step verification mechanisms like Authenticator, SMS/Phone or pre-generated backup security codes.

–jeroen

Posted in Chrome, Google, Google Apps, GoogleAuthenticator, Power User, Security, U2F FIDO Security Keys | 4 Comments »

 
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