Best Google Services for Web Designers

Some days it seems like Google is working hard at achieving its goal of organizing the world’s information, making it easier for us to find what we need. Other days it seems like the company plans to take over the entire world. And with a code of conduct that includes the direction of “don’t be evil,” maybe that’s not necessarily a bad thing. today we would like to offer you the list of Google services extremely useful for web designers. Check them out!

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Google Search

The most important google service for web designer. Today anyone even the smallest of us who can barely walk use Google Search:)

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YouTube

Great place in the web where you can find hundreds of videos on this or that subject.

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Google Images

Any web designer uses Google Images, here you will find any possible image, the only condition, pick your keywords wisely.

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Google Fonts

Google Fonts makes it quick and easy for everyone to use web fonts, including professional designers and developers. We believe that everyone should be able to bring quality typography to their web pages and applications.

Our goal is to create a directory of web fonts for the world to use. Our API service makes it easy to add Google Fonts to a website in seconds. The service runs on Google’s servers which are fast, reliable and tested. Google provides this service free of charge.

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Google Drive

Google Drive lets you store and access your files anywhere — on the web, on your hard drive, or on the go. Here’s how it works:

  • Go to Google Drive on the web at drive.google.com.
  • Install Google Drive on your computer or mobile device.
  • Throw your files in Google Drive. It’s right there on your device.

Now your files go everywhere you do. Change a file on the web, on your computer, or on your mobile device and it updates on every device where you’ve installed Google Drive. Share, collaborate, or work alone: your files, your choice.

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GMail

Highly usable mailing service, it provides numerous possibilities for its users.

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Google Hangouts

Chat has never been that simple-to-use. Check out Google Hangouts if you are not using it.

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Google API Client Libraries

Google Libraries API contains code frameworks which can be used on many platforms, including WordPress. While the truth behind this claim is anyone’s guess, it is often said that the Google Libraries’ framework is faster than the one that comes packaged with WordPress itself. The easiest way to integrate Google Libraries’ framework is using a plugin, but just in case you are adventurous.

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Google Sites

Need to get up a website quickly? Sites—as you might have intuited by its name—is a Google product that gives you the ability to easily create your own site. Its tight integration with other Google products enables you to quickly post YouTube videos, slideshows, Gmail calendars, Gear gadgets, Google Docs spreadsheets, and other content types in your Site.

You can keep your Site private if you want, and in that case, it can become your very own personal web-based documentation tool.

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Google Arts & Culture

Simply select a museum from the homepage and then either choose ‘Explore the museum’ or ‘View Artwork’. Once you are in the main site use the drop-down menus or the side info bar to navigate between artworks and museums. Finally create and share your own collections online. If are into some extremely creative designs you can scoop some inspiration from the world masterpieces of art.

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1 Comments

  • Wireless Internet Services
    October 19, 2012

    i am surprised to see Gtalk in this list.

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