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The 10 Useful Networking Commands You Should Know

What is my IP address? Who is the host of this website? Which mail service is this domain using? There exist web tools that can uncover these details but this sort of research can also be done using the command line on your computer.Let’s explore a few essential networking commands that will help you know everything about a website from the terminal...

How to Add Options in Google Forms Questions from Google Sheets

A school is trying to create a Google Form where students can register their details. The form would have a drop-down of countries, the names of class teachers as a multiple choice question and a checkbox style question where students can pick one or more subjects.It is easy to create such a form inside Google Forms - here’s a sample form - but there...

How to Create Zoom Meetings with Google Script

This guide describes how you can programmatically create user meetings in your Zoom account with the help of Google Apps Script and the official Zoom API.As a first step, go to the Zoom Developer Dashboard and create a new app. Choose JWT as the app type and make a note of the Zoom API key and secret. We can build Zoom apps with the OAuth2 library as...

How to Use Conditional Fields in Email Templates

The Mail Merge and Document Studio add-ons let you send personalized emails with the help of template markers.The markers automatically create a mapping between the column names in the Google Sheet and the variable fields in your email message. When the email is sent, the marker fields in the email message are replaced with the values from the respective...

How to Use Hyperlinks in Google Sheets

This guide explains how you can easily create and manage hyperlinks in Google Sheets. An entire cell in the sheet, or specific text inside the cell, can be linked to external web pages. A cell can also contain multiple hyperlinks.If you type a web page address in a Google Sheet cell, it is automatically converted into a clickable hyperlink.You can add...

Let People Quickly Save your Events on their Calendars

You are organizing an online event - maybe a meeting on Zoom or a training session hosted on Google Meet - and you would like the attendees to add the event to their own calendars. Once added to their calendar, the event will act as an automatic reminder and attendees will get a notification when the conference is about to start.There are two way to...

How to Create a Disposable Email Address with Gmail

A temporary email address is very useful when you don’t want to share your real email address with a website. There are a plethora of services - 10 Minute Email, Mailinator and MailDrop to name a few - that will mask your main email address behind a temporary alias and thus save your inbox from potential spam.The only problem with using disposable email...

SlideCasts - Sync YouTube Videos with your Google Slides Presentation

SlideCasts let you combine YouTube videos and Google Sides / PowerPoint presentations in a single-player. The speaker video and the slides appear side-by-side and, as the video progresses, the slides auto-change in sync with the video.You can try a live demo of SlideCasts here. Just hit the play button on the YouTube video and you’ll notice that the...

How to Embed Google Slides Like a Pro!

It takes 2 easy steps to embed any Google Slides deck in your website. Open Google Slides, go to the File Menu and choose Publish to web. Your presentation becomes public and you are presented with an IFRAME HTML tag that you can copy-paste in any web page.<iframe src="https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/xxxx/embed" frameborder="0" ...

How to Download Speaker Notes in Google Slides

With Creator Studio, you can easily convert your Google Slides presentation into animated GIFs and video slideshows. The add-on can also extract speaker notes from your slides and export them as a text file in Google Drive. To get started, open your deck in Google Slides, go to the Addons menu and choose Creator Studio. Next,...

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