Three Google Workspace updates to look out for this week

Nearly each week, Google makes updates to Google Workspace. Some have an effect on solely Google Workspace area directors, whereas others have an effect on all finish customers of Google Workspace merchandise. There have been three updates to Google Workspace this week that academics and college students ought to be aware of. Extra accessibility controls

Individuals who use display readers, magnifiers, and braille now have extra management over accessibility settings for Google Workspace merchandise. Now you can set totally different accessibility choices for paperwork, slides, tables, and drawings. Which means the settings you apply to Paperwork is not going to routinely apply to Shows, Sheets, and Drawings. Learn extra about this replace proper right here.

To be taught extra about accessibility settings in Google Workspace merchandise, learn this weblog put up and watch the movies in it. And to study accessibility settings in Chrome, learn this put up and watch the movies in it.

Social hyperlinks on Google Websites

This replace simply makes one thing you’ve all the time been capable of do some simpler. There’s now an possibility labeled “social hyperlinks” within the Google Websites embed menu. You should utilize this feature to insert hyperlinks to your social media accounts and have these hyperlinks show small social media icons. That is one thing that has all the time been potential to do with icons and hyperlinks, now it’s a bit of simpler. Observe Google’s announcement about this characteristic to see an animated GIF of the method of including social hyperlinks to your Google website.

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Assigning duties in Google Docs

Earlier this yr, Google added mission administration templates and job lists as choices in Google Docs. Now, once you create a job in one in every of these templates or lists, it’s assigned to you and/or your collaborators as duties that seem within the Google Docs sidebar (and some other Google Workspace instruments you utilize). Learn this weblog put up to be taught extra and see an animated GIF of this new characteristic.