Slider added in the Homepage

posted Mar 4, 2015, 1:23 AM by Raveendran Nilavalagan

Added a slider in the Home page to visually express the latest updates!
There are many articles that argue against using Sliders due to additional load to the site (that affects SEO). Still It is popular and used in many websites.

Creating a Slider is very simple now, thanks to Google Slides which is part of Google Drive.
Once the slide is created, it can be added to Google Sites using 'Embed Gadget'.

Web address error resolved

posted Feb 26, 2015, 8:23 PM by Raveendran Nilavalagan   [ updated Feb 26, 2015, 8:25 PM ]

This site can now be accessed through after transferring the domain control to a different hosting company.
However the site can still be accessed through
Thank you for staying!

Web address error

posted Jan 22, 2015, 1:33 AM by Raveendran Nilavalagan   [ updated Jan 25, 2015, 5:52 PM ]

This site can't be accessed through due to the problems from the domain hosting company.
However the site can be accessed through

Sorry for the inconvenience.

Google+ Posts

posted Jul 14, 2014, 12:43 AM by Raveendran Nilavalagan

Added a new page to embed featured posts from Google+.
Click Insert >Google+ >Google+ post on the page editor. Then paste the post link and click OK >Save.
At present only Public posts can be embedded.
Click Google+ Posts to view the page.

Google Reader retirement

posted Mar 26, 2013, 3:25 AM by Raveendran Nilavalagan   [ updated Mar 26, 2013, 3:41 AM ]

Google announced that the Google Reader will retire on July 1, 2013.
Hence all the Google Reader references in this site are removed. The Reader widget used in the Feeds page is changed with RSS Feed gadget.
Check the new Feeds page.

Mobile phone access

posted Jan 2, 2013, 8:29 PM by Raveendran Nilavalagan

Enabled "Automatically adjust site to mobile phones".
Click More>Manage Site, go to Mobile option and tick.

Site Maintenance

posted Sep 27, 2012, 2:31 AM by Raveendran Nilavalagan

  • Made all the external links present in this site to open in a new window/tab.
  • Removed the annoying message 'You cannot comment on this document' displayed at the bottom of all the pages. To do that Click More>Page settings, Un-check 'Allow comments', Click Save. 

Google Talk Gadget

posted Sep 18, 2012, 12:26 AM by Raveendran Nilavalagan

The FLASH based Google Talk Gadget is no more supported under Google Sites. Hence the Talk page from this site is removed.

Google Videos to YouTube migration

posted Apr 24, 2011, 9:56 PM by Raveendran Nilavalagan

Google would be ending playbacks of Google Videos soon. Videos currently uploaded and hosted on this platform should be either migrated to YouTube or downloaded as a file.

I've migrated my video embedded in from Google Videos to YouTube.  
Also all references to Google Videos are removed.

Favicon Added

posted Sep 5, 2010, 11:00 PM by Raveendran Nilavalagan

Favicon (Favorite icon), a small icon that appears on the browser tabs for a website not only adds fancy but it has functional benefits too. Especially when we scroll through browser history or bookmarks, it gives easy visualization.

I created a png file (16 x 16 pixels) with transparent background. The letter ‘R’ also has transparent background. The file is renamed as
favicon.ico and uploaded via More Actions>Manage site>Attachments>Upload to /top level. 

On Chrome browser it appears like this:

Thanks to kalpen who gave inputs to add a favicon to my site.

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